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What can I find in this guide? Recommended print and online reference resources for a variety of topics, including: computers & software; government & regulations; demographics & statistics; health & safety; management; maps & travel; writing & publishing.

Disclaimer: This site is maintained by the SDZG Library for the use of San Diego Zoo Global staff and volunteers. Although we make every attempt to provide accurate information, some of the resources and links may become outdated. If you have suggestions for updates or additional resources, we welcome your feedback.

Dictionaries & Thesauruses

    Random House Unabridged Dictionary and other sources; includes audio pronunciations, word origins
  • Lexicool
    Portal to 8000+ dictionaries and glossaries; search by language or subject
  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    Limited online access to the complete Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    Dictionary of synonyms and antonyms, from Random House Unabridged Dictionary and other sources
  • Wordnik
    Definitions from multiple sources; examples in context; audio pronunciations; lists of similar words

Abbreviations & Acronyms


  • Bartlett's Quotations
    Search a database of 11,000+ quotations, compiled by John Bartlett (10th ed., 1919)
    Search a database of 300,000+ quotations by 20,000+ authors

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