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View Resource CleverKeys

Sometimes users may discover that they need access to quick information from a variety of sources while using different applications, such as Microsoft Word or Outlook Express. The CleverKeys application can allow them to do just that with its non-intrusive interface. The program will provide users with access to definitions, synonyms, and basic reference information from several trustworthy...

http://cleverkeys.software.informer.com/
View Resource From now on, the Encyclopedia Britannica will only be published online

Encyclopedia Britannica ends print, goes digital http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sns-rt-us-encyclopediabritannicabre82c1fs-20120313,0,338011.story After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/13/after-244-years-encyclopaedia-britannica-stops-the-presses/ Encyclopedia Britannica to stop printing...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2012/0316
View Resource Wikipanion Screenshot

We all know the dangers of relying too faithfully on Wikipedia, which can sometimes lead us astray. But the platform remains a productive resource for initial forays into obscure topics. Wikipanion streamlines users' Wiki browsing and search activities with history grouped by visitor date, advanced bookmarking, and multiple search methods. Think of it as a quick and easy way to explore Wikipedia....

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wikipanion/id288349436?mt=8
View Resource Terminology Screenshot

Terminology is a comprehensive reference tool for the English language. It combines a dictionary, a thesaurus, and an internet-enabled research tool. Terminology's dictionary/thesaurus feature is usable offline. It contains clear, simple definitions along with root words, synonyms, antonyms, more/less specific words, audio pronunciations, and more. Terminology supports wildcard searching,...

https://agiletortoise.com/terminology/