Librarians' Internet Index - Ready Reference and Quick Facts
Links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, almanacs, and more.

RefDesk
A web site that indexes and reviews web-based resources.

Infoplease
Includes an almanac, dictionaries, maps, and current events coverage.

Wikipedia

Dictionary.com

Onelook
An index to more than 600 separate dictionaries.

American Heritage Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Roget's Thesaurus

Thesaurus

Old Farmer's Almanac

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

CIA World Factbook
Both this site and the next provide excellent profiles of the nations of the world, including demographic, historical, political, economic, and geographical information.

Country Studies

Anywho
Use this site to find addresses and phone numbers of individuals and businesses.

Switchboard
Another address and phone number search site.

Mapquest

Internet Movie Database
Everything you ever wanted to know about films, movies, actors, directors, etc.

Zip Code Lookup

United States Census
Information from the 2000 United States Census.

Minnesota Quick Facts