Research Sites for Writers


Any Day in History: Events that occurred on a specified day.  

Ask Miss Grammar: Grammar archives.

 

Bartleby.com: Searchable fiction, nonfiction and reference books.

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Contains an Occupational Outlook Handbook  with information about jobs, pay rates, and trends.

 

FEDSTATS: Statistics produced by more than 100 government agencies.

 

Internet Address Finder: Email addresses, phone numbers, etc.

 

Internet Public Library: Submit reference questions by email.

 

Local library: Check to see if research databases are accessible from home. For example, EBSCO, Proquest, and The New York Times may be available.

 

Martindale's Reference Desk: Links to calculators, science tables, maps, etc.

 

Profnet: Connects journalists with PR people and sources.

 

The Virtual Reference Desk: Variety of reference links from Purdue University.

 

WhoWhere? White pages, reverse phone look ups, etc.

 

 

Writers Free Reference Desk: An eclectic mix of resource links.

 

Zip Code Lookup: For US cities. 

 

  


 

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