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The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
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News Releases

First Canadian Online Dream Dictionary features artist Erich Rock
2009-10-13
Kathleen Meadows - Psychic Advisor
New Canadian Dream Dictionary at http://www.dreamsdictionary.org

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Dave VE7CNV's Truly Canadian Dictionary of Canadian Spelling
Dave VE7CNV
Article
This is a dictionary with Canadian English spelling. By Canadian spelling I mean that which is used in Hansard (the official transcript of proceedings) by the Parliament of Canada (which represents Ca...
List of online dictionaries
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
An online dictionary is a dictionary that is accessible via the Internet through a web browser. They can be made available in a number of ways: free, free with a paid subscription for extended or more...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
Article
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
Roget's Thesaurus of Words and Phrases
Roget, Peter Mark; Roget, John Lewis; Roget, Samuel Romilly
Book
1852
Grosset & Dunlap
The Skeptic's Dictionary
Website
A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions.

Sources Bookshelf

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary CD-ROM
Book
2001
The text is the complete Canadian Oxford Dictionary, which can now be used in different modes and ways. Access is by holding the cursor over a word in a document or an Internet site.
The Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
Second Edition
Corréard, Marie-Hélène; Grundy, Valerie
Book
Contemporary French language in a concise and accessible format. Over 175,000 words and phrases and 270,000 translations that cover all areas from technical and business to literary.
Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects
Parks Canada
Book
1997
This dictionary provides knowledge about Canada's special places and a classification of more than 500,000 objects.
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
From 1900 to the Present Day
Palmowski, Jan
Book
1997
More than 2,500 entries, detailed yet concise, covering countries, individuals, political parties and movements, and events.
Dictionary of Ologies and Isms
Quinion, Michael
Book
2005
A Dictionary of Superstitions
Opie, Iona; Tatem, Moira
Book
1989
Divinations, spells, cures, charms, signs and omens, rituals, and taboos arranged A - Z by term.
Dictionary of the Internet
Ince, Darrel
Book
2001
About 3600 entries, mostly jargon from networking and Internet usage, with many abbreviations and technical terms.
Gage Canadian Dictionary
Revised and Expanded
Book
1983
Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary
With additional material from a Thesaurus of Old English
Book
2009
A historical thesuarus that presents synonyms and their meanings in chronological order, noting their appearance and disappearance, representing a map of the development of words in the English langua...
Informatics Glossary
Translation Bureau
Book
1997
A glossary of key terms and concepts in the the field of informatics and computers.
Lexique Analogique
Translation Bureau
Book
1997
This index contains over 250 entries and can be used as a French-English glossary.
The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Winchester, Simon
Book
2003
New Words
Hargraves, Orin (ed.)
Book
2004
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
Book
2004
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
Oxford Concise Dictionary of Quotations
Revised Edition
Partington, Angela (ed.)
Book
1964
A compact and entertaining source of literary and historical quotations.
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations
Kemp, Peter
Book
1997
About 4000 quotations, all arranged by subject in one alphabetical sequence blending topics and authors, with a chronological arrangement within each subject.
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
Ayto, John; Simpson, John
Book
1992
There are 5000 slang words and phrases here, words commonly found in the UK, North America, Australia, and other parts of the English-speaking world.
The Oxford Dictionary of New Words
Knowles, Elizabeth; Elliott, Julia
Book
1991
If you want to know the hot words of the Eighties and Nineties then this dictionary is a requirement. It covers over 20,000 high-profiled words and phrases.
Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Second Edition
Knowles, Elizabeth (ed.)
Book
2000
These entries tell the story behind words, names and sayings. The range is from short definitions to more detailed accounts.
Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Speake, Jennifer
Book
1982
Here are 1100 proverbs, 40 new coinages, and about 400 updated examples, as well as annotations and current citations from around the English-speaking world.
The Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Spooner, Alan (Editor)
Book
1999
This work contains 150,000 alternative and opposite words that will help to improve your wordpower and communications skills.
The Oxford Reverse Dictionary
The New Way to Find Those Elusive Words on The Tip of Your Tongue!
Edmonds, David
Book
1999
The Reverse Dictionary lists about 31,000 items. Items that share a particular concept or theme are found as entries within the listing devoted to that item.
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Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
Word for Word
Clark, Stewart; Pointon, Graham
Book
2003
The authors try to explain the differences between word usages. Here are about 3000 examples that are confusing because they look alike, sound alike, or seem alike.


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