Books, Journals, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Libraries & Books

  • ERIC - Bibliographic records of education literature plus a growing collection of full text

  • GRIN - Scholarly Publishing House

  • Home - The MIT Press - The MIT Press online catalog contains descriptions of in-print and out-of-print books, current and past journals, online ordering/subscription options, contact and customer service information, news, events, and other materials relating to our publications.

  • John Benjamins - ebrary revolutionizes the way people conduct research and acquire information on the web by combining a powerful discovery engine, full-text viewing, and state-of-the-art reference tools with an extensive collection of books, periodicals, maps, and archival works.

Journals & Magazines

  • Dialtet - Portal de difusión de la producción científica hispana - Universidad de la Rioja
  • Internet TESL Journal (For ESL/EFL Teachers) - The Internet TESL Journal is a monthy web journal for teachers of English as a second language. It includes lesson plans, classroom handouts, links of interest to ESL teachers and students, articles, research papers and other things that are of immediate practical use to ESL teachers.
  • T.H.E. Journal Online: Technology Horizons in Education - T.H.E. Journal provides an integrated channel of print and e-media to efficiently reach K-12 administrators and teachers who recommend, specify, or approve the purchase of technology for their districts, schools, and classrooms.
  • TESL-EJ Issue 11.2 - TESL-EJ, Teaching English as a Second Language Electronic Journal, is a fully-refereed academic journal for the English as a Second Language, English as a Foreign Language and Applied Linguistics professional community.



Dictionaries & Glossaries


  • English etymology dictionary
    I hope this map of the wheel-ruts of English will be useful or amusing to a lot of people. It's not meant to be pedantic: These are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant 600 or 2,000 years ago. Think of it like looking at pictures of your friends' parents when they were your age. People will continue to use words as they will, finding new or wider meanings for old words and coining new ones to fit new situations. In fact, this list is a testimony to that process.

  • English-Dictionary.us
    The English dictionary is an amalgamation of open content English dictionaries available online and offline. This site is designed with a simple, no-frills layout to ensure high performance and ease-of-use to all visitors. The database currently contains over 320,000 dictionary references, and is constantly being added to. The search function features predictive typing, enabling the user to view references on-the-fly.

  • Investopedia - Financial Dictionary
    A free financial dictionary with thousands of terms and buzz words. Each term not only contains the definition but also tips, related terms, and related links to help you better understand the word.

  • List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature
    The List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature includes, alphabetically and chronologically, the official nomenclature of bacteria and the nomenclatural changes as cited in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, or published, or validated in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology (1997, 47, 590-592). It is extensively annotated to clarify the Rules which govern the scientific nomenclature.

  • Medical Dictionary
    An English medical dictionary of medical-related terminology and information online

  • Sebastian's Technical Glossary
    Building pathology & construction technology, architecture, civil, structural, forensic, mechanical, pavement and materials engineering with elements of testing and quality science.

  • Strange and Unusual Dictionaries
    Includes free on-line versions of the Dictionary of One-Letter Words (over 700 entries), the Dictionary of All-Consonant Words, and the Dictionary of All-Vowel Words.

    TERMITE is the ITU's 60,000-entry terminology database containing primarily Telecommunication terms relating to technical standards. The database also Includes terms pertaining to technical fields and administrative and Financial matters relevant to the structure and functioning of ITU. The entries are primarily in English, French, Spanish and sometimes Russian (transcribed), although some may also contain Italian, German and Portuguese.

  • The Biographical Dictionary
    This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. It can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

  • The Dictionary Net
    A unique reference resource offering comprehensive word and phrase definitions from a variety of english dictionary resources.

  • WWWebster(TM) dictionary
    Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate(R) dictionary, 10th Edition. "What can you do here? Look up a definition, pronunciation, etymology, spelling, or usage point in the WWWebster dictionary. Check out the Word of the Day. Enjoy transcripts of our Word for the Wise radio program."