Almanac of Literary Information

Information related to literature: writers, their work, and all such things of a literary nature.

Ask the Experts

A comprehensive listing of links to experts in various fields.

Numerous free online encyclopedias and advanced reference search tools.

Convert It

Convert just about anything to anything using Micro Images math conversion tables.

Electric Library

The Electric Library makes it possible to conduct real research over the Internet, using a deep database of reliable sources. Subscribers get 30 days free use of this site.

GrassHopper Shopper

A huge page full of Research Engines to help writers get the jump on gathering information.

Information Brokerage

Becoming an information broker can prove to be a bright home-business decision for a writer.


Search dictionaries, thesauri, the Bible, and many other tools.

Law Resources

Links to research on all types of law resources including a vast library of legal decisions.


Free access to class prep tools, The Bridge project, and web lectures on torts, contracts, property and other legal topics.


A listing of libraries on the Internet.

My Virtual Reference Desk

A one-stop site for all things Internet: news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia (50 areas), facts on file, FAQs, tutorials, search engines, Win95, free stuff, games

Online Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias

An annotated listing of dictionaries, glossaries and encyclopedias that have some sort of version online or, if you will, a glossary of glossaries.

Research Resources for Writers

A directory of categorized research resources for writers including original articles.

Research Tools

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Romance Central: Research

Contains many site listings for researching historical facts. From early medieval to modern day time.

The Spire Project

A better way to find information. Research, searching the web, or whatever you happen to be looking for - you will find it here.


A networking resource for reference questions that have people, in essence, stumped. Sponsored by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University, Stumpers-L was founded as an email-based resource where reference librarians can help each other find the answers to difficult questions, but anyone can join.

The Virtual Reference Desk

Reference index from Purdue University

Writers Free Reference

A list of free reference sites useful to writers and anyone looking for free information.

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