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Help for students searching the Web

Good Places to Start Looking

These sites have almanacs, encyclopedias, atlases, and dictionaries and are a good place to begin when you do not know a lot about your topic.

Infoplease.com: All the knowledge you need.

Fact Monster has an almanac, atlas, encyclopedia and dictionary. The reading is not as hard here as at InfoPlease.

Click here to go to Fact Monster.

Use a Search Engine to Search the Whole Web

If you still have not found the information that you need, try Google which will search the whole internet


Other Places to Look for Information

RefDesk.Com - This site has links to dictionaries, atlases, weather, and lots of reference web sites.

This site is maintained by Linda Bertland, retired school librarian. Please address any comments, additions, or corrections to info@sldirectory.com.