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Not sure about doing a scientific or mathematical conversion?  Perhaps one of these resources will help...

Dictionaries, Etc.

Dictionaries, acronym finders, and thesauri can prove very useful in learning what a word means or locating synonyms.

Miscellaneous Reference Resources

Looking to locate some basic information, but not sure where to go?  You have come to the right page!  Below is a list of Web sites that students frequently ask us about here at SBU University Libraries.  If you cannot find the information you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us via phone, IM, e-mail, or in-person.  We look forward to helping you!

  • Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
    Provides lists of Newbery and Caldecott Medal winners from 1938-Present.
  • CNNMoney
    Following the stock market? Take a look at this Web site maintained by CNN.
  • Cornell University Law School
    To obtain a listing of current court decisions, check out this site!
    Apply for federal financial aid via FAFSA.
  • Google Maps
    Google Maps gives directions to and from specified locations, just like MapQuest.
  • Library of Congress
    The Library of Congress is not only known for its storehouse of non-circulating books, but other collections as well, such as photographs, recordings, etc.
  • LifeQuotesLib
    A non-profit organization that maintains a growing list of over 30,000 quotes from famous people.
  • MapQuest
    Get directions to a restaurant, store, etc.
  • Movie Review Query Engine
    Consists of over 90,000 movie reviews.
  • Newspapers & Magazines
    Search by country/region to locate a list of newspapers and their publishing frequencies.
  • State Symbols USA
    Includes facts and pictures of U.S. state symbols - state bird, flower, seal, etc.
  • U.S. Universities
    The University of Texas At Austin publishes current lists of all universities/colleges in the United States.

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