Internet Reference Library

Almanacs


Information Please Almanac
http://www.infoplease.com
This site includes contents of the Information Please Almanacs , a biography database, a dictionary, an atlas, and articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia . You can search these ready reference works together or separately or browse the Almanacs. There are feature stories each week covering topics in the news, with links to pertinent Almanac content and other Web resources.(LII)

The Farmer's Almanac
http://www.farmersalmanac.com/

Old Farmer's Almanac
http://www.almanac.com/
Online companion of print almanac of same title. Contains information on sunrises, weather, astronomy, folklore, gardening, and more. Searchable.(LII)

Refdesk.com
http://www.refdesk.com/
An enormous, searchable collection of links. "Facts-at-a-Glance" has links to ready reference sites with everything from college rankings to a zip code finder. "Current News/Weather/Business/Sports" includes links to newspapers, magazines, and headline news. "Refdesk Subject Categories" is an alphabetical directory of links by subject. "Top Reference Tools" links to encyclopedias and other sources of facts. Fun and help and advice sections round off the site.(LII)

 




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