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Need Food?

Direct2Food is an online resource family food pantries, soup kitchens, and meal programs in metropolitan Chicago. Direct2Food will also help you determine eligibility for food stamps and resources for Women, Infants, and Children. 18 more words

Keeping up with the state of research

Get yourself subscribed to a mailing list. Preferably one for researchers in your field. There is a great archive of lists available here:

https://listserv.uta.fi/cgi-bin/wa?INDEX

Even if you don’t actively participate in these lists, it’s tremendously powerful to have an overview of what is *actively* going on in your field. 87 more words

Learning Process

BonPatron

bonpatron.com

Quick Pros-

  • highlights actual errors as well as potential errors
  • offers explanations as to why they may be errors
  • simple copy/paste interface

Quick Cons- 226 more words

French

Google Translate

translate.google.ca

Quick Pros-

  • very fast, real time translation (ie. You don’t have to click and load a new page for every translation)

Quick Cons-

French

Linguee

linguee.com

Quick Pros-

  • translates phrases and compound terms
  • offers real world examples pulled from various sites
  • translates context

Quick Cons-

  • no definitions
  • offers a lot of results-putting the responsibility on the user to try and figure out which result corresponds best to their needs…
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French

Larousse

larousse.com

Quick Pros-

  • detailed, nuanced, easy to follow entries
  • tabs that link to additional information on a given word
  • handy-dandy verb conjugator

Quick Cons-

  • each click loads a new page, which take a while to load sometimes…
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French

WordReference

wordreference.com

Quick Pros-

  • really fast, it’s easy to load and navigate between pages
  • offers Collins Dictionary entries
  • includes a handy French verb conjugator

Quick Cons- 332 more words

French