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Reference Bookshelf is a directory of web-based reference resources. Content is selected by reference librarians in Victorian Public libraries. There is an emphasis on Victorian and Australian sites, however, international sites will be included if assessed as being appropriate.

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Audio & Video Databases
Australian Military History
Bibliographies
Biography
Business Information
Calendars, Calculators and Convertors
Careers & Courses
Community Information
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Dictionaries
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Environment
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Games
Genealogy
Government & Politics
Health & Medicine
History
Homework Help
Image Databases
Law
Literature
Museums & Galleries
Music
Myths and Legends
News Resources
Online Bookstores
Science
Search Engines
Victorian University & TAFE Colleges
Weather
World War One
World War Two
Writing Competitions
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InteliHealth: Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster
Category: Dictionaries
A dictionary of medical terms from Merriam Webster.
Online Etymology Dictionary by Douglas Harper
Category: Dictionaries
An online dictionary of word origins.
Symbols.com by Symbols.com
Category: Dictionaries
An online dictionary of Western symbols and ideograms.
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by Bartleby.com
Category: Dictionaries
A classic work of reference, and invaluable to the writer and reader.
Merriam Webster by Merriam Webster
Category: Dictionaries
Includes access to the Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Philosophical Dictionary by Garth Kemerling
Category: Dictionaries
The Philosophical Dictionary contains literally thousands of entries, along with rather effective hyperlinks to additional essays and resource material. For many of the major philosophers, the site provides a brief discussion of the major philosophical tenets and contributions to the field, along with providing a bibliography of primary and secondary works and Internet links.
Macquarie Dictionary by Macquarie Library Pty Ltd
Category: Dictionaries
Access to Australian words and slang through the Macquarie Concise Dictionary
Hutchinson Dictionary of Difficult Words by Hutchinson
Category: Dictionaries
Lists nearly 14,000 words. Can browse the list of words alphabetically or search for a word.
A Dictionary of Slang by Ted Duckworth
Category: Dictionaries
An online dictionary of slang. While it is of British origin, the dictionary includes many words and phrases the originate outside the United Kingdom. Submissions are verified for meaning and use before being listed in the dictionary.
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