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Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles
General Reference Sources
Provides a free online dictionary, thesaurus, Quotes, and other English language learning resources.
Provides a free online dictionary, thesaurus, word games, video, and other English language learning resources.
Provides a free online visual dictionary, which overs 20,000 terms with contextual definitions and 6,000 full-color images.
Comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Includes Russian and Spanish. French, German, Italian, and Chinese are no longer included in the Libraries' subscription.
Covers more than 4000 points of word meaning, spelling, punctuation, grammar and style.
Provides free online lessons to both young and adult English learners.
The complete Encyclopedia Britannica and more: "Our guide to the Web's best sites includes more than 125,000 sites, and you can also search the text of more than 100 million Web pages to find more information."
Covers grammars, idioms, pronunciations, slangs, and other English language learning resources.
Provides a list of library terms in English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, French, and Spanish, and a list of definitions of library terms in English.
Covers grammars, writings, practices, and plagiarism for ESL learners. The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/) is a useful resource for writers at all levels.
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
Free web-based bibliographic citation software developed for Firefox browsers that is useful for organizing your research sources, creating bibliographies and sharing sources with others. Zotero will capture bibliographic information and links to documents found on websites or library databases. See the brief tutorials for Getting Started.