Library
Internet References

The following Internet addresses are grouped by subject and can be used for online researching.

The list of Internet research sites has been compiled by the Colorado Northwestern Community College Library staff , and separated into topics to assist with researching.

 

 

 

 SEARCH ENGINES                                                                               

http://www.itools.com/
Find-It lets you search the World Wide Web, Use nets, Software Libraries, etc.

http://www.excite.com/
Excite organizes search results by summary.

http://www.findhow.com/
FindHow - The How-To Search Engine.

http://www.altavista.com/
Alta Vista searches over 31 million pages.

http://www.lycos.com/
Lycos' education section has Education New, Top Sites and a Community Guide.

http://www.webcrawler.com/
Good general search engine with a worthwhile career/education section.

http://www.yahoo.com/
The Old Reliable is always good for general searches.

http://www.brint.com/
Management, business and technology search engine.

http://www.google.com
A new search engine that does a pretty good job of returning intuitive results.


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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CITATION SOURCE SITES

http://www.mla.org
MLA Style Guide

http://www.apa.org
American Psychological Association homepage with online style guide references.


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GENERAL REFERENCE RESOURCES

http://www.refdesk.com/
My Virtual Reference (One stop reference guide on the Internet)

http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/~martindale/Ref.html
Meta site with extensive links to all sorts of reference data

http://www.findlaw.com/
Legal resource with links to federal, state, local, small business, and private law

http://www.edoc.com/
Links to the leading medical journals available online…some are free, but all citations are available with unlimited access

http://www.m-w.com/
Merriam Webster's New Dictionary

http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett/
Bartlett's Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

http://www.aclin.org
Access Colorado Library & Information Network


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CAREERS

http://www.jobtrak.com/
With over 35,000 visitors per day and 3,000 new job openings daily, Jobtrak is one of the most
popular career sites on the Internet.

http://www.ets.org/
Lots of information on standardized tests (SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.), careers and more.

http://www.philanthropy.com
The Chronicle of Philanthropy online is a great resource for finding a job in the non-profit world.
It's fully searchable and has articles and news regarding non-profits as well as Internet resources.


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EDUCATION

http://www.amerimall.com/
This college education resource lists different colleges and programs by subject, also has tips on
SAT preparation, etc.

http://www.CampusTours.com
Virtual campus tours of U.S. colleges and universities.

http://www.CampusExplorer.com
School Search Made Smart.


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FINANCE

Social Security Handbook

http://simonsays.com/
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 1999

http://findlaw.com/16forms/index.html
Findlaw: Legal Forms

http://www.stockmaster.com/
StockMaster stock, fund quotes

http://www.bankrate.com/brm/default.asp
Bank Rate Monitor

http://www.businesswire.com/
Business Wire—news

http://www.quicken.com/
Quicken Financial Network

http://www.moverquotes.com/
Mover Quotes

http://www.bloomberg.com/
Bloomberg Online

http://www.mfmag.com/
Mutual Funds Online

http://www.zpub.com/sf/arl/
Annual Reports Library

http://www.streeteye.com/
Street Eye investment resources

http://www.xe.net/currency/
Universal Currency Converter


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FINE ARTS

http://www.thinker.org/
The site for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco has a children's section and tips for art teachers. Lots of works online that can be viewed

http://www.nmwa.org/
Women in art from the Renaissance to present day has good biographies on female artists and a gallery showcasing some of that art.

http://gallery.euroweb.hu//index.html
Over 2,800 digital images of European paintings done between 1200 and 1700 AD. Complete listing of artists with biographies.

http://www.classical.net/
Good resource site for composers, their works and biographies. Also has articles and a good section about classical music appreciation.

http://www.saumag.edu/art/studio/chalkboard.html
Lots of good information and tips for college art students.

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/art/art.html
"Eyes on Art" contains several class activities to aid in learning about different techniques of art and art appreciation. Mainly for high school up, but there are things for all ages on the site.


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GOVERNMENT SOURCES

http://www.fedstats.gov/
The Federal Interagency Council maintains the full range of statistics produced by more than 70 agencies.

http://www.fedworld.gov/
Perform keyword searches from here to locate resources within almost every agency of the U.S. government.

http://www.nwbuildnet.com/nwbn/govbot.html
GovBot enables fast, accurate and timely searches of U.S. government Web pages, documents, statistics, agencies, departments and resources.

http://lcweb.loc.gov
Start here to search the catalogs of the Library of Congress.

http://www.nara.gov/
The National Archives and Records Administration offers reproducible primary documents for use in the classroom.

http://www.peacecorps.gov/
Everything you need to know about becoming a Peace Corps volunteer.

http://www.uscourts.gov/
The Federal Judiciary Home Page answers questions about the organization and operation of the federal courts.

http://xroads.virginia.edu
Read about the development and evolution of the original "Mall" in Washington, D.C.

http://ssdc.ucsd.edu
Social Sciences Data Collection. Includes Congressional Record,
Index, and Federal Register.

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/
Internal Revenue Service

http://www.fbi.gov/
Official FBI site

http://www.odci.gov/
CIA World Factbook

http://www.lib.virginia.edu
County and City Data Books

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
U.S. Federal Register

http://new.usps.com/cgi-bin/uspsbv/scripts/front.jsp
U.S. Postal Service. Includes address and Zip Code information.


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HISTORY

http://www.webcom.com/shownet/medea/bulfinch/search.html
Search Bulfinch's Mythology: The age of Fable.

http://blackfacts.com/
Black Facts Online

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
Core documents of U.S. Democracy

http://www.fedworld.gov/supcourt/index.htm
Supreme Court Decisions

http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rulib/
American and British History Reference Resources

http://www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory/superindex.html
The Internet African American History Challenge has bios of several major figures in African American history and a number of online quizzes you can take to test your knowledge.

http://www.worldwar1.com/index.html
WWI: Trenches on the Web is an excellent WWI history site. It has biographies, details about the war and the politics leading up to it, etc.

http://www.historychannel.com/
The History Channel Online. Where the past come alive.

http://www.hyperhistory.com/
Excellent comprehensive history site. Works on the synchronoptic concept of history, showing how one event or era affects another.

http://www.s9.com/biography/
Impressive online biographical dictionary. Can search by name, date or keyword.

http://www.biography.com/
A&E's Biography Web site has a searchable index of biographies of famous figures throughout history.


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HUMANITIES

http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/seait/
South East Asian Images and Texts Project has a huge searchable database of photographs and images relating to South East Asian history and culture over the last century. Well-designed and interesting.

http://www.literature.org/Works/
Complete literary classics online from several canonical authors including Shakespeare, Twain, Bronte, Austen, Poe, Dickens and more.

http://www.ushmm.org/
Holocaust Museum Online. Excellent site.

http://www.nativeweb.org/
Native Web has links to good resources concerning native/indigenous peoples from all over the world.

http://lanic.utexas.edu/
Good Latin American Studies link page/resource.

http://www.indians.org/welker/natlit.htm
Indigenous Peoples Literature has stories, poetry, quotes, famous people and more from native peoples.

http://www.teleport.com/~mgroves/
GREAT resource page for high school and college literature students. Very complete link page. Lots of good info.

http://www.standard.net.au/~garyradley/
Good geography site that identifies all the countries in the world and quizzes you on your geography knowledge.

http://www.atlapedia.com/
Atlapedia has great maps and detailed info about every country.

http://www.aclin.org/
Statewide network providing access to more than 230 library catalogs.


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NEWS SITES

http://www.ipl.org/cgi-bin/reading/news.out.pl?co=USA&st=Colorado
Internet Public Library reading room with links to every on-line newspaper in Colorado

http://www.cnn.com
The CNN homepage with news that is instantly updated as it is reported


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SCIENCE

http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html
The Nine Planets

http://nix.nasa.gov/
NASA Image Exchange

http://www.nceet.snre.umich.edu/EndSpp/Endangered.html
Endangered Species

http://www.epa.gov/enviro/
Envirofacts Warehouse

http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html
Tree of Life (Phylogeny)

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.html
Web Geological Time Machine

http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/
NIST Chemistry WebBook

http://chemfinder.camsoft.com/
ChemFinder Chemical Compound database

http://www.envirolink.org/
EnviroLink

http://www.york.biosis.org/
Biosis Zoology Internet

http://www.MonarchWatch.org/
Talks about Monarch butterfly anatomy, migration patterns, etc. Also compares and contrasts anatomies of butterflies and moths.

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/
Fairly high and technical, but a very informative site. Tells all the details of the Mars Pathfinder mission as well as the next three planned Mars missions. Lots of diagrams, images and technical specs.

http://www.educatorscorner.com/index.html
Designed for college-level engineering students and professors. Has tons of experiments that can be downloaded as well as some that are interactive on the site.

http://www.windows.umich.edu
Windows to the Universe is an excellent science site with info on Earth science, space science, historical figures in science and much more.

http://www.seaworld.org/
The official Sea World/Busch Gardens site has lots of good resources. We like the "Animal Bytes" section that has essential information on numerous land and sea animals.

http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu/
The Why? Files has interesting news and archived articles about different issues and topics in science.

http://www.sln.org/
The Science Learning Network.


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SPORTS

http://www.leonardsworld.com
Not enough sports information in your life . . . well, at this site your luck will change!

http://espnet.sportszone.com
ESPN Sportszone

http://www.sportsline.com/
CBS SportsLine

http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/index.html
National Baseball Hall of Fame

http://www.fastball.com/pastime/records/
Fastball's Reference Section

http://www.majorleaguebaseball.com
Major League Baseball

http://www.nhl.com
National Hockey League

http://www.nflplayers.com/
National Football League Players

http://www.nba.com
National Basketball Association


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TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

http://www.iteawww.org/
International Technology Education Association has lots of good technology resource links.

http://minot.com/~nansen/index.html
Technology Coordinators Resource Center.

http://www.pcwebopedia.com/
PC Webopaedia is a handy listing of Web and technology-related terms.

http://www.news.com/
CNET's news.com is a great place to go for all the latest technology news.

http://www.supporthelp.com/
Supporthelp is an online database of technical support numbers that can be searched by product, company or subject area. Very handy.


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WRITING and GRAMMAR

http://www.wsu.edu
Common Errors in English

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/
Grammar and Style Notes

http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
Good English composition and grammar resource. Lots of tips and articles, as well as quizzes.


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