25 free encyclopedias - Wikipedia alternative
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  1. Citizendium: This wiki focuses on credibility, using both the general public and credentialed experts. It works just like Wikipedia, but better.
  2. AmericanFactFinder: This database from the US Census Bureau is a great source for information on housing, economics, geography and population.
  3. The Linguist List: The Linguist List is home to a peer-reviewed database of language and language-family information.
  4. Intute: Created by a network of UK universities and partners, this database is full of evaluations from subject specialists.
  5. Classic Encyclopedia: This online encyclopedia is based on the 1911 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Brittannica. Although quite old, it offers an in-depth look on more than 40,000 items, and it’s widely considered to be the best encyclopedias ever written.
  6. Virtual Reference Shelf: This Library of Congress site offers a number of high quality selected web resources.
  7. MedBioWorld: Get professional medical and biotechnology information from this resource for journals, reference tools, databases, and more.
  8. Library Spot: Check out this site for libraries online, a reading room, reference desk, and more.
  9. FactCheck.org: FactCheck.org researches politics and delivers the truth on candidates and more.
  10. iTools: Use iTools’ research tools to find facts and theories on just about any subject.
  11. Browse Topics: Maintained by professional librarians, this site links to Federal websites that offer facts.
  12. WWW Virtual Library: Created by Tim Berners-Lee, who also created HTML and the Web, this library uses experts to compile high quality information.
  13. Open Site: Open Site uses volunteer editors to offer a fair, impartial Internet encyclopedia.
  14. CredoReference: CredoReference aggregates content from some of the best publishers in reference, offering more than 3 million reference entries.
  15. Internet Public Library: In the Internet Public Library, you’ll find references for nearly every subject out there.
  16. Infoplease: Infoplease offers an entire suite of reference materials, including an atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia, and almanacs.
  17. STAT-USA/Internet: This service of the US Department of Commerce offers information on business, economics, trade, and more.
  18. Mathematica: Mathematica, the Wolfram Library Archive, offers research and information on math, science, and more.
  19. Refdesk: Refdesk calls itself the single best resource for facts, and it delivers. Visit this online reference desk to find facts in their tools, facts-at-a-glance, or facts search desk.
  20. AskOxford: This reference tool from Oxford University Press offers facts and tips on the English language and more.
  21. The Old Farmer’s Almanac: Whether you’re searching for weather, food, gardening, or beyond, you’ll find what you need in this online almanac.
  22. eXtension: The information you’ll find on eXtension is objective, research-based, and credible.
  23. FindLaw: This listing of legal resources makes it easy to find cases, codes, references, and much more.
  24. CIA Factbook: The CIA Factbook offers information on world countries and more.
  25. Martindale’s: The Reference Desk: Find reference material for nearly everything, from medicine to weather.

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