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Metasearch Engines
Dogpile
Mamma.com
Metacrawler.com

Educational Search Engines
English Server
Voice of the Shuttle - a website for Humanities research

Online Reference Tools
Merriam-Webster Dictionary - official site includes online versions of the collegiate dictionary and thesaurus, also includes the talking dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries Online - official site includes online versions of the Learner's Dictionary, Dictionary of American English, Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
The Free Dictionary - a talking dictionary with a comprehensive thesaurus and simple word-to-word translation machine
Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia online which everyone can edit. It is also offered in Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Polish and Swedish. However, this is not a reliable source for academic researches.
APA Style.org - provides complete guidance on the rules of APA style
Research and Documentation Online - provides style manuals and sample papers in MLA, APA, Chicago and CSE formats

Grammar
Common Errors in English - the online version of Paul Brian's Common Errors in English Usage
Modern English Grammar - the online English grammar hypertext book

Online Newspapers/ Magazines

CNN Interactive
BBC
Aljazeera
Wall Street Journal
World Net Daily - a free press for free people
New Scientist
Big think
Project Syndicate - provides incisive perspectives on our changing world by those who are shaping its politics, economics, science, and culture all over the globe.


E-Books
Project Gutenberg - the first producer of free ebooks
Open Culture - free cultural and educational media
The Literature Network provides over 1200 full books and over 2000 short stories and poems by over 250 authors
Classic Short Stories

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