Reference


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Website Description
ASL Fingerspelling This ASL fingerspelling site is a tool to help you get receptive fingerspelling practice.
ASLU American Sign Language University is a sign language resource site for ASL students and teachers. Here you will find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.
Data.gov Find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Duolingo Learn a foreign language for free!
FedStats Celebrating over 10 years of making statistics from more than 100 agencies available to citizens everywhere
Gale Virtual Reference Library More than 12,000 eBooks from over 100 industry-leading publishers for every discipline and a unique research experience with.
Google Translate Translate a website address or translate a document.
Indiana Stats STATS Indiana is the statistical data utility for the State of Indiana, developed and maintained since 1985 by the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
InfoPlease World Almanac Providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938.
Inspire A collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents.
Internet Public Library A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions.
Life Quotes Library On our website you'll find more than 36,000 quotations from over 6,000 famous people.
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary For more than 150 years, in print and now online, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information.
RefDesk A free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.
Snopes The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
Statistical Resources The Clark Library Government Information Collection includes statistics, reports, legislation and policy from all levels of government.
Thesaurus.com Provides over 70 million global monthly users with reliable access to millions of definitions, synonyms, audio pronunciations, example sentences, translations and spelling help through our services.
Visual Dictionary The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.
World Book On-line An encyclopedia on-line for all ages, including timelines and student resources. Username: jdcpl   Password: jdcpl

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