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Reference Gateways
Badgerlink  Wisconsin's connection to the world of information.
USA Gov    The "official" gateway to government information.
Internet Public Library  Basic tools that you'd expect to find in a library
Librarian's Index to the Internet  Annotated reference section
Kid's Click Web Search  Portal access to a variety of topics
Library Spot A rich collection of reference links
iTools    Offers search boxes in different areas, like search tools, language tools, map tools, and more!

Almanacs
CIA World Fact Book Provides detailed country information
Fact Monster A fun almanc designed for middle schoolers
Information Please Almanac several topical almanacs
US Census Bureau Provides, business, people, and geography information about the U.S.


Encyclopedias
Biography
Academy of Achievement Profiles of extraordinary individuals
Biographical Dictionary More than 28,000 bios of notable figures from history
Bio True Story Over 25,000 biographies from A&E
Distinguished Women of Past and Present Bios of women past and present
Inventors Hall of Fame Bios by inventor or invention
PBS Biographies Offers profiles of notables originally featured in broadcasts
Presidents Hall Contains speeches, profiles of the presidents, first ladies, and vice presidents
Presidents of the United States With background info, election results, notable events for each president
Uncle Sam's Who's Who in the Federal Government Offers bios of major elected officials

Dictionaries and Translators
Law Dictionary Defines legal terms
Medical Dictionary Defines medical terms
Merriam Webster offers a dictionary and a thesarus
Phrase Finder  Phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions
Picture Dictionary a multilingual picture dictionary designed for language learners of all ages
Rhyme Zone type in words to find rhymes and synonyms
Your Dictionary offers content from more than 1800 dictionaries in more than 250 languages
Webopedia defines computer and Internet terms
Webster's Word Central features links to related words and a rhyming dictionary