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Information at your fingertips! Here you will find authoritative online sources for information, data, and primary literature. If you need help, ask a librarian.

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World Book Online*
with World Book Dictionary 
American Heritage Dictionary 

Quick Reference Resources Online 

Dictionaries, Grammar, & Acronyms  Literature 
Encyclopedias & Almanacs  News 
Government, Law, & Elections  Statistics & Demographics 
Internet Search Tools   Theology Reference Resources 
Maps, Atlases, & Travel  Study & Test Preparation Resources 
USPS, Time & Date, Traffic & Weather 

 Looking for Research and Writing resources? Visit our newly designed Research Help page.

Additional Reference Portals

Library Spot   Catholic Times: Resources   
Martindale's The Reference Desk  Useful Reference Sites (University of Texas Libraries)  
Refdesk.com  100 Search Engines for Academic Research (TeachThought) 

*Library databases restricted to ODU community

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