Reference sites exist primarily as a source of information for their users. They can be encyclopedias, wikis, lists, databases, review sites, and more, but however they are structured, their primary focus is providing factual information or context about specific topics.
Religion , Reference
Studylight.org provides Fast, Accurate and FREE Bible Searches, along with the most comprehensive collection of Bible Study Tools and Resources on the internet. Our mission is to provide fast and easy access to the most comprehensive collection of Bible translations, Bible Study Tools, Resources, and Historical church writings on the internet.
Reference , Film & Television
IMDb is the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. It is an online database of information related to films, television programs, and video games, taking in actors, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, and trivia. Actors and crew can post their own resume and upload photos of themselves for a yearly fee. U.S. users can also view over 6,000 movies and television shows from CBS, Sony, and various independent film makers....
Religion , Reference
Bible Gateway, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is the most visited Christian website. Founded in 1993, it's the original multilingual Internet Bible resource. It empowers global users to freely read, hear, search, study, compare, and share the Bible in more than 200 versions and 70 languages, using their desktops, laptops, tablets, ereaders, or smartphones. Bible Gatewayâ€™s engagement features include a daily blog, more than 60 email devotions, verses-of-the-day, & reading pla...
Reference , Languages
The world's most popular dictionary and thesaurus with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, word origins, quotes, audio pronunciations, example sentences and Word of the Day! Look up the meaning of words, slang, phrases, idioms, and abbreviations in our free English Dictionary, Spanish-English Dictionary, Legal Dictionary, Medical Dictionary and more! Dictionary.com, one of the leading online dictionaries, was founded in 1998 by Brian Kariger and Daniel Fierro, as part of Lexico Publis...
Reference , Wikis
Wikipedia is a collaboratively edited, multilingual, free Internet encyclopedia. Volunteers worldwide collaboratively write Wikipedia's 30 million articles in 287 languages, including over 4.5 million in the English Wikipedia. Anyone who can access the site can edit almost any of its articles, which on the Internet comprise the largest and most popular general reference work. In February 2014, The New York Times reported that Wikipedia is ranked fifth globally among all websites stating, "Wit...
User Review , Link Sharing
FlitterWeb is a website designed to allow users to share and review their favorite websites, webcomics, webseries, and other content that can be found online. It is free to use and entirely user-driven, with the moderation team populated by the most active users on the site. Members can submit reviews for websites, add websites to the database, rate other users's reviews positively and negatively, connect with each other through private messages and more, and increase their Esteem values th...
Reference , Search Engines
About.com is an Internet-based network of content, providing articles and videos about various topics. The site, visited each month by approximately 90 million users, competes with other online resource sites and encyclopedias such as Wikipedia. About.com was acquired by New York Times in February 2005, which later announced plans to sell the site to IAC, owners of Ask.com and the Reference.com network, for $300 million.
Cartography , Reference
Google Maps is a desktop and mobile web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, offering satellite imagery, street maps, and Street View perspectives, as well as functions such as a route planner for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (beta test), or with public transportation. Also supported are maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API, and a locator for urban businesses and other organizations in numerous countries around the world. Google Maps satel...
Tutorials , Video Streaming
The Lynda.com Online Training Library teaches computer skills in video format to members through monthly and annual subscription-based plans. The company was founded in Ojai, California and has since moved to Ventura and Carpinteria, California, where it currently employs more than 200 full-time staff members and more than 140 teachers who earn royalties from their shared revenue model. The company website was created in 1995 and the company was incorporated in 1997. Lynda.com evolved from...
Film & Television , User Review
Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 and devoted to film reviews and news and information about films; it is widely known as a film review aggregator. Its name derives from the cliché of audiences throwing rotten tomatoes or vegetables when disapproving a poor stage performance. The company was created by Senh Duong and since January 2010 has been owned by Flixster, which itself was acquired in 2011 by Warner Bros. In September 2013, the website introduced "TV Zone," a section for re...
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