Who needs expensive, bulky encyclopedias and specialty dictionaries? The Web provides it all for free:

OneLook Dictionaries (http://www.onelook.com) Some 75 dictionaries-from slang to physics and accounting-are online and searchable.

Funk and Wagnalls (http://www.funkandwagnalls.com) Log on to this dandy multimedia encyclopedia.

Information Please (http://www.infoplease.com) Once a staple in every business library, this information resource (on current events, trends, government offices and much more) is now presented at no charge on the Web.

Roget's Thesaurus (http://www.thesaurus.com) Need a better word to complete a thought or letter? Get it here.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett) Find out who said what, where and when.

AltaVista (http://www.altavista.com) Stumped by a foreign word? A great-fast and free-translation service hides on the home page of this popular search engine.

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This article was originally published in the July 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: www.supersites.com.

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