REFERENCE and HOMEWORK HELP
Reference and homework help databases and search sites
for students, parents, educators and the general public.

 
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Reference Help         -         Reference Organizations         -         Reference Works

Almanac - Atlas - Citation - Concordance - Dictionary - Directory - Encyclopedias
Glossary  -  Handbook  -  How-tos  -  Journal  -  Magazine  -  Mathematical Table
Newsgroup  --  Newspaper  --  Periodical Index --  Scientific Table  --  Thesaurus

CURRENT EVENTS & INFORMATION
 CNN. com: Student News and Education + World news | Education | The Guardian
Guinness World Records and Rankings, Records, Countries of the World
Internet Resources: News - For Teachers (Library of Congress)
News, Media & Travel and Portal:Current Events
Open Syllabus Project - Open Syllabus Explorer
Mapping college curriculum across 1M+ syllabi.
Virtual Learning Resources Center
 Academic Information Websites

HOMEWORK HELP: Homework: Study Skills
Study Skills For Students: Making & Following a Study Schedule
* Assignment Help
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Brainly.com
  Homework help (
80% of questions get answers within 10 minutes).
* CliffsNotes™ and PinkMonkey.com
  Literature notes, free booknotes, book notes study guides and online textbooks.
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Elementary Education
  Lesson plans to homework help and more.
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Elementary School Students
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HippoCampus
  Homework and study help.  Free algebra, biology, environmental science,
  American government, U.S. history, physics and religion homework help.

* Homework Helper [refdesk.com]
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Jiskha Homework Help
  Post homework questions online and get free homework help from tutors.

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Chat With a Live Tutor
  - Post a New Question
* Khan Academy: Khan Academy
  - Exercise Dashboard
    Learn almost anything--for free.
  - YouTube
™ - Khan Academy's Channel

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Learning Ace
  Discover and learn.

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Learning Styles Online.com
 
Free information and tools to understand and use learning styles effectively.
* Marked by Teachers.com
  Get coursework and essay homework help.
* OpenStudy™
  Social learning network where students ask questions, give help,
  and connect with other students studying the same things.  Make the world
  one large study group, regardless of school, location, or background.
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Quiz Hub
    K-12 educational quiz games (iPad compatible).
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Quizlet™
  Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and study games.
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skills4studycampus:
Palgrave Study Skills
  Free resources full of practical advice for university study.
* SparkNotes®
  Popular study guides written by Harvard University students & graduates.
* Study Guides & Strategies
  Educational public service helping learners succeed.
* Study Skills
   How to study site by Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources.
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Study and Success Strategies | SLC | UC Berkeley
  Meet the rigors of university coursework at UCB and elsewhere.
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ACE | Study Strategies
  - Essential Guide Col Prep
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Essential Study Tips for Successful College Students | Bags In Bulk
  -
Prepare for College
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Test Prep Review
  Online resource for test preparation.
  - Free Practice Tests - Varsity Tutors
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Tutorial Resources on the Internet (pdf)
  Discover pathways available through the Internet
  to find the latest tutorial resources and sites.
* Tutorvista.com™
  Online tutoring and homework help.  Interactive whiteboard
  to work problems, simulations, assessments and other tasks.

*
WyzAnt Tutoring:
Discover Free Educational Resources - Lessons
  Find a private tutor.
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HOMEWORK: STUDENT EDUCATION:
Topic Outline of Education
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EDU - YouTube™
  Provides schools access to hundreds of thousands of free educational videos.
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TED-Ed - YouTube™
    Harnesses the talent of the world’s best teachers and visualizers, extending
    great lessons beyond a single classroom to anyone with internet access.
* Homeschooling
  - International:
    -
Homeschool Curriculum, Grades 2 - 12
      Online curriculum for public schools, alternative and charter schools.
    - Homeschool Organizations and Support Groups: Homeschool World®
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HomeSchoolMom.com
      Homeschooling support and encouragement
.
    - HSLDA | Home Schooling—International
      - Homeschool: HSLDA-Home School Legal Defense Association
  - USA and Canada:
    - A2Z Homeschooling
      Homeschooling curriculum, laws, programs and friends,
    - Homeschool.com:
Top 100 Educational Websites for 2016

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National Home Education Research Institute
      High-quality research (e.g., statistics, facts, findings),
      on home-based education (homeschooling).
* Living FAMILY & FUN Portal
  Strengthen family ties with fun times, shopping, finances, home life,
  working, education, recreation and social interactions.

* Schools - Colleges - Universities: Alumni & Genealogy Education
  Worldwide comprehensive resource of educational institutions,
  past and present students, alumni, associations, faculty,
  friends and military personnel.
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CengageBrainiac
    From the classroom to the dorm room — a student’s guide to college life.

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Lists of Universities & Colleges
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U.S. Department of Education
    Topical subject resources covering all aspects of education.
    - Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
      Provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents
      and teachers on how the U.S. government works.
    -
Educational Associations and Organizations (archived)
    -
Find a School
      Find schools and after-care.

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Helping Your Child With Homework
    - My Child's Academic Success
      Find ED programs by subject.
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Other Online Educational Resources
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Recursos en español
      Education resources for Spanish speakers.
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State Contacts & Information
    -
Teaching Resources & Lesson Plans
     
Free U. S. Federal resources for educational excellence.
      Includes:
Arts & Music, Health & Phys Ed, Language Arts,
      Math, Science, U.S. History Topics, U.S. Time Periods
      and World Studies.

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HOMEWORK: STUDENT RESEARCH TOOLS and TOPICS:
Learning - Research & Learning
* Academic Disciplines
  - Academic Education Learning Resources: Educators

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Archive
  - Archives & Knowledge Management
    Scholarly online resource evidence and records.
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K-12 Web Archiving
* Book - Portal:Books: (Category)
  - Books - Publications: Genealogical Materials
    -
Genealogy - Wikibooks, Collection of Open-Content Textbooks
    - Google™ Advanced Book Search
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Computer Software: Software: Genealogy Programs Support
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Childrens Educational Software

    Review of books, software, videos and toys, with teacher and parent resources.
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College Tech: 101
    Indispensable apps, websites, services and resources for students.
  -
Educational Software Reviews by Children's Technology Review
  -
List of Free and Open-Source Software Packages
  - Review Corner
    - Parent Channel Reviews Educational Software for Kids
    - SuperKids Software Review - Reviews Index:
New Software Reviews
* FindTheData
  Find, compare and decide about information from three sources:
  public databases, primary sources (manufacturer websites) and expert sources.
*
iSEEK - Education
  Targeted search engine for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers.
* News Agencies & Newswires
  -
News, Media & Travel
*
Standards: Measurement
  - Documentation & Publications: Professional Genealogical Sources
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WatchKnowLearn
  Free educational videos for K-12 students, from organized directory.
* Web Search Engine: Top Search Engines & Directories
  Genealogy and family history Internet portals and browsers.
  - Education: Web Searching and The Internet
  -
Famhoo?
    Family friendly search engine.
  - Internet Safety for Kids
  - Microsoft Online Safety Community
    Avoid common scams and safely share family history online.
    - Bing for Schools
    - Block Adult Content with SafeSearch - Bing
  -
netTrekker® from Knovation

   
Educational search tool for schools.
  - OneKey.com
    Kid safe search engine.
  -
Parent Strategy for Internet Safety - Programs - (USA) National PTA
  -
Raising Digital Citizens | StaySafeOnline.org
  - Safe Search for Kids
    Google™ safe search engine for kids with friendly search.
    - Dibdabdoo.com
      Child / kid safe search.
    - For Kids: Safe Search using Google™
   
  Now available for 246 countries.
    - SafeSearch: Turn On or Off - Search Help - Google™
  - SafeSearchLock
    Websites and search engines that filter objectionable content.
  - Search Education – Google™
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Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation
  - Student Research Resources - Marcus P. Zillman
    Student research resources on the Internet.
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Sweet Search
    Search engine for students.
      - Topmarks Education
        UK teaching resources, interactive resources,
        worksheets, homework, exam and revision help
.
* Writing: Handwriting - Writing Systems & Manuscripts
  - English & Literature - Writing Information
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How to Write a Term Paper (with Example Papers)
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International Writing Centers Association: Writing Centers Online
    - Writing Center Directory
      Indexing known college and university writing centers in the USA
      and Canada; effort to catalog all English writing centers worldwide.

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Peter's Online Typing Course
    Free online typing lessons for everyone.

    - Typing Tutor - Learn To Type
    - Virtual Keyboard Online
      Type in your language, from anywhere;
      on-screen virtual keyboard emulator.

  - Research Guide for Students
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Scribendi.com: Resources
   
Proofreading and editing services.
  -
uw-madison writing center
    Writer's Handbook - University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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REFERENCE HELP: Reference: Portal:Contents
Portal:Contents - Overviews
* Abbreviations
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Abbreviations®.com - All Acronyms Dictionary
  
  Directories; search engines: acronyms,
    abbreviations and initialisms on the Internet.
* Answers.com®
   Online dictionary and encyclopedia.
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Ask®.com - What's Your Question?
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Credo Reference: Credo Reference
  Smart research starts here.  Easy access to trusted content
  from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers.
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Credo Reference > Where Are You From?: Blog
    Free access to Credo available through any subscribing library.
* Etymologies
  - Foreign Languages: Translations & Translators
* Internet Resources: Reference
* ipl2 Resources by Subject
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CEOExpress
    Business portal for executives created by a busy executive.
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Pearson - Prentice Hall Reference Center
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Library Science: Topic Outline of Library Science
  - Professional Library Sources
    -
Licensing Resource Links | LIBLICENSE
    - Tools and Links from the Cybrarian’s Web
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Postal Codes
  - Worldwide Postal Information
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Topics by Country
  - CIA - The World Factbook
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Flags of the World: Vexillology
    -
Lists of Flags -
Mooney's Flag Report - World Flag Database
  - National Anthems:
National Anthems of the World - Lyrics, Audio & More
  - WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
    General resources for all countries.
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Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

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REFERENCE ORGANIZATIONS:
* Libraries -
List of National & State Libraries
  - Digital Library Projects
  - Libraries & Museums

    Reference shelf for the genealogist and family historian.
    Information for the amateur to professional researcher,
    including Harvard, the U. S. Library of Congress, public,
    private, college, local, university, international,
    worldwide library links and classification systems.
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Library Directories in the Best of the Web Directory

 
- Types of Libraries
    - IASL: International Association of School Librarianship
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REFERENCE WORK: Reference Work
Reference Works in the Public Domain
* Almanac

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List of Almanacs
    -
World Almanac For Kids Online
* Atlas:
Portal:Atlas and Gazetteer
  - Geography & Maps
    -
Outline Maps
* Citation
  -
Citation Index
  - Citing Sources
  - Indexers
  - Science Citation Index
* Concordance (publishing)
   - Where there is no list of every word in a book,
     search for individual words:
     - Amazon.com: Search Inside™ the Book: Books
     -
Books Help - Google™
* Dictionary or Lexicon (comprehensive)
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Dictionary : Vocabulary.com
  - English & Literature: Dictionaries & Information
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Visual Dictionary Online
  - Zip Mouse: Dictionaries,  Encyclopedias & Reference Material
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Directory - (Databases)
  - Computer - Internet - Software: Genealogy Programs Support
    - Music & Games
  - Web Directory:
List of Web Directories
    - Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index, 1999 - 2015
    - Educators / Directory of Wikis
    - JoeAnt.com Directory
    -
Martindale's 'The Reference Desk'
     
International art, business, science & technology.
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Refdesk.com
      Reference, facts, news; free and family-friendly resources.
    -
Virtual Middle School Library
      Sources for students, parents, teachers and librarians.
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Virtual Reference Shelf
      Selected web resources by the Library of Congress.
    -
Voice of the Shuttle (VoS): Reference
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Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedias on the Net
 
Lists of Encyclopedias (By Language) - List of Online Encyclopedias
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Baike.com: 互动百科-百科更权威
    China's largest wiki site, (formerly Hudong and Hoodong),
    is a for-profit social network in China, which includes
    the world's largest Chinese Encyclopedia /news website.
    - Yongle Encyclopedia
      Chinese encyclopedia, the world's
Biggest and Earliest Encyclopedia,
      an achievement unsurpassed until the 21st century Wikipedia.
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Citizendium: Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
    Create the world's most trusted knowledge base.
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Britannica.com
    -
Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
    - Encyclopedia Britannica Lists

  - Encyclopedia of Genealogy: Index

    A B C D E É F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Encyclopedia.com
   
From encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions,
    biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.

  - Infoplease®
    Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, biographies, dictionary, thesaurus,
    with
current facts, free online reference, research & homework help.
  - Online Encyclopedia
    Search over 40,000 articles from four encyclopedias, including
    the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.
    - 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - JRank Articles
    - Encyclopedia of the Nations
      Information about countries of the world, United Nations, and world leaders.
    - Law Library
      American Law and Legal Information - JRank Articles.
    -
Science Encyclopedia - JRank Articles
  -
Scholarpedia: Scholarpedia
  - Wikipedia®: The Free Encyclopedia
    Written collaboratively by contributors from all around the world.
    The site is a wiki, which means that anyone can edit articles,
    simply by clicking on the edit this page link.
    - Help:Searching
      -
Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface - NCSU Libraries
    -
List of Wikipedias - Meta
    - Portal:Contents
      - Portal:Contents/A–Z Index
*
Glossary: Portal:Contents/Glossaries
  -
glossaries - Google™ Book Search
  -
MetaGlossary.com
  - Research Tools, Articles & Forms
*
Handbook
  - Family Genealogy & History Internet Education Directory - Wiki
* How-to (
Wikibooks:How-tos Bookshelf)
  - How Do I Begin To Document & File Family History?  An Introduction
  - wikiHow [to do anything]: Categories of Articles -
wikiHow Sitemap
    Worldwide collaboration of thousands of people focused on one goal:
    teaching anyone in the world how to do anything.
    - Education and Communications
      - Learning Techniques and Student Skills
      -
Research and Review
*
Journal (Electronic Journal - Scientific Journal)
  -
List of Open Access Journals: Journals
* Magazine: Magazines
* Mathematical Table:
MATH + Mathematics + Education
  -
Mathematical Tables - Google™ Book Search
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Newsgroups
  -
Surname Newsgroups: Blogs, Genealogy Newsletters & Periodicals

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Newspaper  
  - Newspapers

*
Periodical Literature: International Standard Serial Number
  - ISSN |  :
issn - Google Sheets
  - Periodical & Microform Resources
* Scientific Table - Images

  -
Scientific Reference Tables

* Thesaurus
  -
Wordsmyth (Dictionary - Thesaurus)
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