Online Manuals

Online Dictionary
Online Dictionary Database Query at The DICT Development Group. It contains following dictionaries: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913); WordNet (r) 1.6; U.S. Gazetteer (1990); Jargon File (4.0.0/24 July 1996); The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98); The Elements (22Oct97); Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary; Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's).

GIMP Manual

The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program, a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring, similar to Adobe Photoshop, but running on X Window system on Unix/Linux platforms.

HTML 4.01 Specification

HTML 4.01 is the document type used on this site (


Java Standard Edition Platform Documentation at

Hypertext Help with LaTeX

A wonderful LaTeX manual in NASA.

Debian User Documentation

Debian is a free, or Open Source, operating system (OS).

Linux Document Project


The Mathematica Documentation Center

On, the creator of Mathematica.

Eric Weisstein's world of Mathematics

MathWorld is a convenient, comprehensive, and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. Like the vibrant and constantly evolving discipline of mathematics, this site is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries.

MATLAB help desk

On, the developer of Matlab.

Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics

On-line version of Martin V. Zombeck's Handbook of Space Astronomy &s; Astrophysics.

Physical Reference Data

Physical Reference Data at National Institute of Standards and Technology.

GNU Manuals Online

GNU Manuals on Free Software Foundation site

Pine User's Guide

The default email reader on most NYU systems (SCIRES, IS, ...).

FreeBSD Hypertext Man Pages
Searches for man pages on many Unix-like systems (BSD, Linux, Unix, ULTRIX etc).

Sun Product Documentation
Sun Product Documentation ( gives you online access to an expanding library of Sun technical documentation on both hardware and software products.