Are there good, reliable reference resources on the Internet?  Yes.  This list is by no means complete.  It is intended to give you a feel for what’s out there.

American Society for Indexing

http://www.asindexing.org/site/refbooks.shtml 

Council of Science Editors

http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/links.cfm

Fact Monster from Information Please

http://www.factmonster.com/science.html 

General Tables of Units of Measurement (NIST)

http://ts.nist.gov/WeightsAndMeasures/Publications/upload/h4402_appenc.pdf

How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/

HyperPhysics, HyperMath, HyperBiology

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html

tcaep.co.uk  (constants for science, math, and astronomy)

http://www.scenta.co.uk/tcaep/

 The World Almanac e-Newsletter

http://www.worldalmanac.com/wa-newsletter.aspx?show=200802

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