Online General Reference Sources

Click on one or more of the pages listed below to access both qualitative and un-reviewed articles and books which have been made available through the ‘Creative Commons’ license.

  • Dictionary- MacMillan English which has as its source a database containing millions of examples of English as used around the world
  • Dictionary – The Oxford English Dictionary providing standard usage of English –
  • Dictionary – ‘YourDictionary’ is a free online English dictionary which gives you definitions, thesaurus entries, spelling, pronunciation, and etymology results for your word
  • Dictionary – the ‘Merriam Webster’ online dictionary provides standard American usage of English
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – this has more than 5560 full text academic journals in different subjects
  • Guide to Grammar and Writing – this contains scores of digital handouts on grammar and English usage, over 170 computer-graded quizzes, and much more useful information