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Directories (Businesses or People)
Concierge.com SMARTpages
Encarta Atlas



MapQuest Switchboard: The Internet Directory
Maps @ nationalgeographic.com The Ultimate White Pages

The Ultimate Yellow Pages

Dictionary.com Encyclopedias
Encarta World English Dictionary


¡iTools Language Tools - Dictionary, Thesaurus Encarta Encyclopedia
Merriam-Webster OnLine - Dictionary, Thesaurus Encyclopedia Britannica *
OneLook Dictionaries


Oxford English Dictionary * 
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online *Quotations
yourDictionary.com Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
 Simpson's Contemporary Quotations

Dictionaries - Translating


Yahoo! BabelFish Translation  
¡iTools Language Tools - Dictionary, Thesaurus  
Logos Multilingual Dictionary Portal  
WordReference.com Online  

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Thanks to a donation from an alumnus, the Special Collections at ACU's Center for Restoration Studies now houses two Ethiopian religious texts dating back to the turn of the 19th century.

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