Good Links Outside of Our Walls
New Orleans Public Library

Language
  • Babelfish Translation Service
    Translate a web page or any text that you enter from one language to another.
  • Braille Bug
    An introduction to braille from the American Foundation for the Blind
  • Dictionary of Chinese Characters
    Among many other things, you can enter English keywords and generate the corresponding Chinese characters.
  • FreeTranslation.com
    "The fastest, web-based translation service. And it's FREE."
  • Hobo Signs & Symbols
    A neat guide to the chalk symbols that American hobos used to communicate with their comrades.
  • Systran
    Translate a web page, a word, a paragraph, or whatever from English to one of several languages. And more.
  • Travlang
    Learn the language of the country that you are traveling to, consult a translating dictionary, and link to other travel-related web sites.
  • Wordsmyth
    The educational dictionary-thesaurus, "designed to emphasize full, supportive usage information in entries, including example sentences and phrases, and indicators of context and grammar. It offers extensive crossreferencing, too; for each meaning of a word, lists of synonyms and similar words are provided, each hyperlinked to its own, precise definition. "
  • yourDictionary.com
    A "comprehensive and authoritative portal for language and language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages. "

  • Check out Yahoo's Linguistics and Human Languages Sites


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Updated 6/14/2010