- Acronym Finder - The world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.
- American Fact Finder - Provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data comes from several censuses and surveys.
- Bartleby's Quotations - The 120,000 most authoritative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.
- Digital Public Library of America - Explore over 7 million items from libraries, archives, and museums including select exhibitions.
- FactCheck - Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.
- Florida Electronic Library - Access many databases to do research - free to all Florida residents.
- Internet Archive - Over 6 million texts, 1.5 million movies, 100,000 live music shows, and 2 million audio recordings available for free. Also allows you to enter a URL and browse snapshots from over 417 billion websites.
- Internet Public Library - A guide to various internet resources by subject including digital newspapers and magazines.
- Snopes - The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Almanacs, Calendars
- Calendars Through The Ages - Explore different calendars of the world, past and present.
- Earth Calendar - A calendar of holidays and celebrations around the world sorted by date, country, or religion.
- Infoplease - Provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus.
- Merriam-Webster - Free searchable dictionary and thesaurus, word games, a word of the day, and many other English language and vocabulary reference tools and resources.
- Old Farmers Almanac - Offers free long range weather forecasts, full moon dates, weather history, sun rise and set times, best planting dates, and folklore.
- World Clock and Time Zone Map - Find the current time for any place in the world.
Calculators & Conversions
- ConvertWorld - Tools to convert volume, length, currency, mass, area, and speed.
- Martindale's Calculators - Hundreds of calculators, applets, and spreadsheets for various applications sorted by subject area.
- Units of Measurement - A dictionary of units of measurement.
Codes, Standards, & Manuals
- Florida Building Codes - View the 2014 Florida Building Codes.
- National Electric Code - Adopted in all 50 states, the NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.
- National Fire Protection Association Codes & Standards - View the NFPA codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.
- Aerial Photography: Florida - Historical aerial photographs of Florida ranging from 1937 to 1990.
- Exploring Florida Maps - A collection containing approximately 6,000 historic and contemporary Florida maps.
- Florida Historical Map Collection - Historical digitized maps of Florida.
- Old Florida Maps - A large collection of historical maps sortable by period from the University of Miami.
- Pinellas Aerial Image Retrieval System - Find and locate aerial images from Pinellas county.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Florida - Historical Sanborn maps showing historic businesses.
National & World
- American Memory - The map collection of the Library of Congress - a vast amount of digitized maps from around the world.
- Google Maps - Current maps featuring driving directions, current traffic, and street views of the world.
- Map Collection, University of Texas - Online current and historical maps from around the world.
- The National Map - Make your own customizable maps as well as view historical and current topographics and aerial photographs.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Over 6,000 digitized Sanborn Maps from around the U.S., Canada, Cuba, and Mexico.
- U.S. Zip Codes - Searchable, printable zip code maps for the U.S.
- World Map Collection - A huge searchable collection of historical maps from the State University Libraries of Florida.