ACA Study, Research & Writing Skills Page
comprehensive site lists information on how to do research on a subject, write a paper or thesis, and be a better graduate student. It also lists many online resources to help you with your writing.
BioTech's Life Science Dictionary
This free resource was developed at Indiana University and is still very much under
construction. Currently, most of our 6700+ terms deal with biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, cell biology and genetics. We also have some terms relating to ecology, pharmacology, toxicology and medicine.
Compton's Home Library
Search Compton's encyclopedia for all of the information you have been looking for.
The Elements of Style
This book aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten
the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. If you are writing a paper and have forgotten a
grammar rule, then check out this site.
Do you have a subject you need to look up in an encyclopedia? Encarta is
the one for you. Explore topics and activities with their online searches.
Glossary of Medical Terms - Definitions
Take a look at their definitions for a quick reference to conditions like albinism, Parkinson's, etc...
Glossary of Frequently Misused or Misunderstood Physics Terms and Concepts
This site is filled with information about various
aspects of physics. This site has good information that may help pre-optometry students on the OAT.
Need a definition? Search more than 160,000 entries in the Web's most up-to-date dictionary. Looking for the perfect word? Find it in the
Web's best thesaurus. Discover great new language books, contests, and other hot happenings! Explore a wealth of language resources and information.
Periodic Table - WebElements
Your quick and handy reference to the periodic table and some basic chemistry information.
Unit Conversion Page
Did you forget how
many feet are in a mile? Well, this page allows you to enter the conversion you want and with a press of a button, tells you the answer.
Physical Quantities, Units, and Universal Constants
This site has list and symbols for the SI System. It also has some handy definitions.
National Academy of Opticianry
The National Academy of Opticianry (the Academy) is the only international organization dedicated solely to education and training for ALL ophthalmic dispensers.