Internet Resources: Reference Tools

Salem State University Library

Calendar Zone Extensive collection of links to online calendars.
Time and Date Extensive collection of links to online calendars.
Best College/Grad School Rankings; US News and World Report. Rankings of undergrad and grad programs.
College Navigator: National Center for Education Statistics; NCES Information on colleges and universities from IPEDS reports.
Yahoo: Colleges and Universities Directory of college/university web pages.
see also Databases by Subject - Reference Tools
Currency Converters
OANDA: The Currency Site; OANDA. Provides real-time rates and links to a variety of currency converters.
xE: Currency Converter; XE Corp. Produces a currency table based on selected currency. Goes back ten years.
Dictionaries; Houghton-Mifflin. Extensive directory of links to online dictionaries.
see also Databases by Subject - Reference Tools
Gazetteers; Directory of gazetteers.
Google Maps Find addresses, maps; view the earth.
Government Gazettes Online; U. Michigan. Directory of gazettes put out by various governments.
MapQuest Find a geographic location and directions/mileage through this site.
Yahoo Maps Enter an address and get a map of the location.
Commonwealth Communities; Information on Massachusetts' cities and towns including basic demographics from the US Census.
Department of Revenue; Information on state taxes and links to tax forms. Official web site for the state of Massachusetts. Contains links to all MA departments and services.
Massachusetts Trial Court Libraries Links to Massachusetts laws/bills and federal legal information as well.
Registry of Deeds; Online database of deeds for many Massachusetts communities.
Phone Numbers
AnyWho; AT&T Find US business and home phonen numbers. Reverse lookup available.
BigBook; Verizon Find US business and home phone numbers. Reverse lookup available.
Canada411 Find Canadian phone numbers for individuals and businesses.
EuroPages Find European business phone numbers.
Infobel World Find international phone numbers. Contains links to many international phone directories.
Switchboard; Infospace, Inc. Find US business and home phone numbers.
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Reference Web Directories
INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collection; University of California Directory/Database of high quality online reference tools.
Internet Public Library: Reference; University of Michigan Extensive collection of online reference tools.
Librarians' Index to the Internet; Californian librarians. Directory/Database of online reference tools and useful web sites.
NOBLE: Web Directory of online reference tools.
see Databases by Subject - Statistics
Weather Weather; Weather for the boston area.
National Climatic Data Center; NOAA Weather data.; The Weather Channel Weather lookup by zipcode
US Postal Service: Zip Code Lookup Find zip codes for US communities.