Skip to main content

Research, Consultation, & Author Resources

Home  Academic Research  University Websites  Media  Politics  Governments  Citizen Resources  Author Resources  Academic Videos  Other Resources   
Political Science Blogs
Gutenberg Resources
Dictionary & Encyclopedia
Author eBook Promotion
Dictionaries & Encyclopedia


Bucknell's collection of Online Dictionaries (800+)


Merriam-Webster free online dictionary, thesaurus,, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and more


Links2Go - Reference - English


Dictionary Development Group Links & FTP's for Download look-up page


UW-Stout Library Reference of Cambridge Dictionaries


Encyclopedia Britannica



Bartleby publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction

Voycabulary Makes the words on any webpage into links, look them up with just a click--in a dictionary of your makes choice.

One Look Dictionaries logical virtual Dictionary Search, Reverse Dictionary, and translations


Oxford Dictionariescomprehensive dictionary, grammar guidance, puzzles and games, and a language blog.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography podcast: over 150 episodes and counting! Listen to a selection of Oxford DNB biographies, either by downloading the individual life or by subscribing to our fortnightly podcast, released every second Wednesday. Each episode lasts between 10 and 25 minutes. Find out who's featured so far. You can also search by place (for lives near you) or by face, via our gallery.