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General Reference

DICTIONARIES

S9 Biographical Dictionary                        

This website is one of the largest biographical dictionaries on the Internet.

 

Dictionaries- from LibrarySpot

This website provides a selection of dictionaries on the Internet. It provides special and foreign language links as well.

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary               

Online presence of America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information.

 

FACTS 

Calculators- from LibrarySpot

This offers a selection of calculators for your personal or professional use. It provides links to functions by topic.

 

Occupational Handbook                      

This is the nation’s premier source for career information. The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe what they do, work environment, pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

 

TimeandDate                                       

This website provides free access to time and date information. It offers many resources and tools regarding time and date information.

 

U.S. Census Bureau                            

The mission of the U.S. Census Bureau is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

 

U.S. Time- Official                              

This is a link to the official U.S. time, provided by the federal government.

 

World Factbook- CIA            

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for world entities.

 

World Leaders                        

This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases. Also included are the subdivisions of various countries (the links are at the bottom of the respective country entries), as well as a selection of international organizations. Recent foreign ministers of all countries are listed separately.

 

GENERAL REFERENCE

Bartleby's                    

The Internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse providing students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, all free of charge.

           

Find a Grave                                       

Find the graves of your ancestors. See the graves of thousands of famous people from around the world.

 

Flags of the World- CIA                      

Here is a link to the CIA’s website featuring the flags of the world.

 

HowStuffWorks                                  

Learn about how stuff works from the Discovery Channel.

 

InfoPlease                                           

An authoritative online source for all kinds of factual questions since 1938.

 

ITools                                     

Use the best search tools to find everything. Look up words to find out what they mean. And much more.

                       

LibrarySpot                             

This is a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

           

Library Guides- from NEOMED         

This is a link to library guides provided by the NEOMED.

 

MyVirtualReferenceDesk                     

This is a link to various resources for information on the Internet.

 

Quoteland                   

This is a search engine dedicated to popular quotes. Search for a known quote or just browse on a particular subject.

 

United States Postal Service (USPS) - Zip Code Locator        

Look up zip codes by street address, city, and state. Or, find all zip codes within a city and state.

 

HISTORY

Art History Resources on the Web                   

Here is a website that offers the visual experience of art.