Helpful Links

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Arts & Entertainment

The J. Paul Getty Research Institute's Union List of Artists Names 
Looking for "American printmaker John Paul ___"? Search Getty's database of over 200,000 artists for a match.

Search Cambridge History of English and American Literature, The Harvard Classics, The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Greek plays, Aesop's fables, Grimm's fairy tales, and numerous poetry anthologies.

The Internet Movie Database 
Look up movie & TV titles, dates, cast & crew, character names; detailed, accurate, and indispensable.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
The resource for all Academy related information, including awards schedules, history, activities, scholarships, and more.

Popular Music 
Search for artists and albums from rock, pop, jazz, hip-hop, country, folk, and other popular genres.

The Recording Academy
The preeminent arts advocacy and outreach organization in the U.S., with the mission of positively impacting the lives of musicians and our society at large.

Billboard Online
Reviews, news, artists, video, blogs, top-ten music charts, and more.


Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The official website of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

General Reference

Infoplease Almanacs 
Check out's handy almanacs, covering Ambassadors to Flags to World Statistics, and everything in between. Search biographical database of over 30,000 well-knowns.

Infoplease Almanac - Awards 
Find winners of Nobel, Pulitzer, Tony, Oscar, and many other awards on Infoplease's Awards site.

Enclyclopedia Britannica Online
One of the world's most trusted sources of information on virtually every topic imaginable. 
Searchable reference texts include The 2001 Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia of Word History.

English Language

One of North America's leading publishers of language-related reference works.

OneLook Dictionaries
A great resource for crossword solvers and wordsmiths.

Cambridge Dictionaries
An excellent quick reference source for word meanings. 
Search the American Heritage Dictionary, Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1998), Wordnet, and Online Medical Dictionary.

Anagrams at 
Make anagrams, and check out the cool Anagram Hall of Fame.'s Crossword Dictionary and Solver
A useful resource for crossword solvers, the original program was created by computer scientists at Duke University.

Foreign Languages 
Type a word and translate it into Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, all at once.

Translate between English and French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, and Spanish. 
Find links to online dictionaries covering over 260 foreign languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu.