Infoplease Almanac: Biography
The Smithsonian has created a site for biographies of American artists and athletes, soldiers and scientists, inventors and social reformers, and other interesting people.
Almanacs, Encyclopedias, and Dictionaries
Information Please Almanac
Find statistics and facts here as well as an atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia and thesaurus.
Webster’s Online Dictionary
This easy to use site is advertised as the largest online dictionary on earth with over 3 million words and expressions.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.
Census Bureau (U.S.)
2012 Statistical Abstracts: The National Databook
VHI access to music lyrics.
MTV access to music lyrics.
LyricsMode.com is a comprehensive online music resource which is providing text lyrics for music compositions. At the current moment LyricsMode.com has more than 700,000 lyrics for more than 30,000 artists and this amount grows day-by-day.
Other Reference resources
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
The 50 States of the United States
Internet Public Library
Links to reference resources, international newspapers, and colleges can be found here.
Internet Movie Database
This excellent site provides extensive information on 180,000 movies including the casts, crews, studios and fan pages. A search engine for the database is available.
The Library Spot
Links to quick information.
Refdesk.com The single best source for facts
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