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2008 edition. Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.
The Acronym Finder is a searchable database of more than 287,000 abbreviations and acronyms covering many disciplines. Its strengths include computer, technology, telecommunication, and military acronyms and abbreviations.
Issued in 2001, this is still the major resource tool and features more than 200,000 entries covering the abbreviations, symbols and acronyms used in science and technology. Found in Science Library Bar Q179 .E64 2001
Offers a collection of quotation sites like Quoteland, Quoteworld, The Quotations Page, Bartlett’s Familiar, and Creative Quotations. Also features sites by quotation topics such as movie quotes, Bible quotes, and scientific quotes.
Features an extensive collection of quotes by women famous in various fields of art, drama, music, science, literature, law, social sciences, and academia. Also provides biographies or links to additional information about some of the featured women.
Statistical, demographic and political data on countries and territories around the world: generates tables and charts for individual country profiles as well as comparisons. Data from U.S. and international agencies; every statistic is documented.
QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Information presented is from the U.S. Census Bureau and includes estimates of population, breakdown by gender and race, population density, and some economic statistics.