Whether you are a traveller attempting to translate a word, a student of a second language seeking guidance on some vocabulary homework, or a native speaker of a tongue, you'll find all the linguistic help you need right here. Click on any of the above hyperlinks and you will be granted access to reference works that will help you get your written project done with the least amount of frustration possible. But before you jump to your next location on our Web site, be sure to check out Brown University's Virtual Reference Collection, available through Brown's Library World Wide Web site.
General Reference has reference works that cover all areas, including encyclopedias and almanacs.
The Dictionaries page contains English-language and foreign-language dictionaries, as well as dictionaries of slang, expressions, and rhymes.
See the Thesauri section for a list of online thesauri.
In the Quotations section are collections of famous quotes, as well as quotes from specific sources.
Lastly, Specific Subjects contains reference resources in architecture and art, astronomy, biography, biology, business, cognitive science, computing, cooking and culinary arts, engineering, genealogy, geography, history, law, leisure, literature, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, politics, religion, rhetoric, sports, and technology.