Skip Navigation

Scout Archives

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Electronic reference sources -- Dictionaries


View Resource is one of the numerous related offerings from StartSpot Mediaworks. All of their Spot sites are very user-friendly portals to relevant sites and resources; this particular site offers resources relates to books and libraries. Each site has a similar layout, with subsections such as Must See sites, In the News, By the Numbers, Themes, You Asked For It, and On Exhibit in the main...
View Resource Merriam-Webster Online: The Language Center

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary is available for searching on the web. Each retrieved word is accompanied by pronunciation, usage, grammatical function, a brief etymology, and of course, definition. A thesaurus can be queried for similar words, hypertext cross references are available, misspellings return suggested spellings, and there are hypertext links to illustrations. The search system supports...