Richmond Tweed Regional Library


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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries


Britannica Library

Accessible from home with your library card number.
Britanica Library is more than an encyclopedia. It contains comprehensive information in a variey of formats for all ages.


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Onelook Dictionary Search 

OneLook enables you to find definitions and translations of words and phrases in multiple online dictionaries by doing a single search. The reverse dictionary feature lets you describe a concept and find a list of words and phrases related to that concept.

The Phrase Finder 

The Phrase Finder has the meanings and origins of thousands of English says, phrases, idioms and expressions. is an online searchable version of Roget's Thesaurus.

Aboriginal Languages of Australia

This Virtual Library web catalogue was founded in January 1996. It currently has annotated links to 332 resources for 100 of the more than 200 Aboriginal languages.

Auslan Signbank

Auslan Signbank is a language resources site for Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Auslan is the language of the deaf community in Australia. In the site click on login to create and account or sign in.


The world's largest and most comprehensive online directory and search engine for acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms.


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