FAMEPedia:Reference desk

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The FAMEPedia reference desk works like a library reference desk. Ask a question here and FAMEPedia volunteers will try to answer it.

Before asking a question, please try the search boxes at right to search FAMEPedia as a whole or the reference desk archives. See also the reference desk guidelines.

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Computing reference desk

Entertainment reference desk

Humanities reference desk

Computers and IT Entertainment Humanities
Computing, information technology, electronics, software, and hardware Sports, popular culture, movies, music, video games, and TV shows History, politics, literature, religion, philosophy, law, finance, economics, art, and society

Language reference desk

Mathematics reference desk

Science reference desk

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Spelling, grammar, word origins, linguistics, language usage, and translation requests Mathematics, geometry, probability, and statistics Biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, geology, engineering, and technology

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Miscellaneous reference desk

Reference desk archives

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Tourism, vacations, and travel

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For questions that don't fit in any of the other categories Old questions are archived daily

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