Acronyms and Abbreviations
Very fast searcher and useable even with Lynx.
"...all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military."
"Over 1143888 anagrams served!"
Wordsmyth Educational Dictionary-Thesaurus
"...dictionary and a thesaurus with powerful and flexible search capabilities."
From the time-honored Merriam Webster company.
Uses "...several freely available dictionary databases, with over 300,000 total headwords..." Ongoing project.
Multi-language translating dictionary.
"1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary"
Internet Public Library
Search for internet, world wide web documents.
Incredible scholastic resource by the University of Riverside, California.
Another tremendous library source from the folks down under searching multiple libraries.
National Lib. of Australia
Search specific to the National Libraries of Australia.
Informational articles and content.
"...unified interface to common resource discovery sources."
Search by subject or keyword.
San Francisco Public Lib.
Search by keyword, subject, author, title, call number, "et cetera."
Use a categorical or alphabetical index or a search form .
Penn. Lib. Web
Lists the 15 libraries at the University of Pennsylvania.
"a site dedicated to making your search for myths, legends, folklore, and religions both past and present easier and more enjoyable."
"...more than 27,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world"
All those words that give English it's flavor.
The American Memory
"Historical Collections for the National Digital Library"
Today in History
Pick a date and get a list of historical events for it.
Large list of genealogical database searchers.
Online Encyclopedia and Reference Resources
CMU Pronouncing Dictionary
"...pronunciation dictionary for North American English that contains over 100,000 words and their transcriptions."
Use the search form or browse through a huge alpha list of categories.
Keyword search allows search through all or each of 5 categories or literature.
As the title says, honest Abe pages and info.
Symantic Rhyming Dict.
"...use it to help write poetry, song lyrics, greeting cards, witticisms, and more."
"...will attempt to identify automatically the language of a sentence, phrase, or word..."
Library of Congress
By both keyword and alpha index.
"... the Internet equivalent of an academic research library for the social sciences."
Internet Classics Arch.
"Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation."
Online Medeval and Classic Lib.
"...ollection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization."
Surname searches in four countries. (Multiple popups)
Recent Ovidian Bibliography
"...publications relating to Ovid from 1990-present."
"...more than 14,000 diverse articles to the resources available on Infonautics' popular online research service."
Use either the search or browse link.
Search options include multiple quotations databases.
Web of Online Dicts.
"...linked to more than 1,000 dictionaries in 200 different languages."
"...offers kids a student dictionary, Word of the Day, and interactive word games. Includes homework help and lesson plans for parents, teachers."
"...finds only single English words, not phrases, names, or proper nouns (yet), and it only supports words up to 10 letters long (so far)...."