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Miscellaneous - Quick Reference 
Find links to complete and interesting information about the 50 states. Great for homework assignments!

Acronym Finder 
This site provides information on how to do things all sorts of practical things - from changing the oil in the car to frosting a cake or selling your house online and moreà Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initialism stands for at this site.

INFOMINE: scholarly Internet resource collections 
"Provides links to Internet sites arranged by major scholarly categories (like Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Visual Arts.) Don't be fooled by the title. This web site is not only appropriate for college students but also for secondary school students and the general public. Navigation is simple and intuitive. Each Internet source cited includes an abstract, states the intended audience and tells whether the site if free or fee based. Especially helpful for the general public is the ""General Reference"" link on the homepage--it links the user to a vitual ready-reference library."

List of Lists 
Looking for the top 50 restaurants by sales? Best places to live? Top companies in an industry? Top film rentals? You can find hundreds of lists at this archive.

Ohio Data Links 
This site has links to a variety of subjects, such as agriculture, demographics, education, the environment, and other areas of interest, focusing on Ohio.

"A wealth of trivia information including, but limited to, lists of patron saints, quotations, word and phrase origins and lots of other fun stuff. However, while the Information presented in this web site is believed to be accurate - the creators of this site"" make no guarantees as to the accuracy or correctness of any information included within."

Virtual Reference Shelf 
"This web source for fact-based e-reference is compiled by the Library of Congress. It arranges Internet sites alphabetically by subject for quick, ready-reference use. It also includes current hot button topics for quick access to sites on timely subjects. It's coverage compares favorably to the Internet Public Library Reference Service or the Librarian's Index to the Internet."

WorldCat searches online catalogs of libraries all over the world, then lets you narrow down the results to see where to find those items close to home.