General Resources



  • Digital Librarian "A librarian's choice of the best of the Web maintained by Margaret Vail Anderson."

  • Great Books Online "The preeminent Internet publisher of literature and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information free of charge on the web."

  • Project Gutenberg "The first and largest single collection of free electronic or eBooks created by Michael Hart."


  • Acronym Finder "World's largest and most comprehensive database of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms."

  • English Dictionary "Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus via the web."

  • Webopedia "Online computer dictionary for computer and internet terms and definitions."


  • Encyclopedia Smithsonian "Helps answer frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian with links to resources on subjects from Art to Zoology."


  • EPodunk In-depth information about any town or city in the U.S.


  • Citing Electronic Sources "A site created by Jacksonville State University to assist their students with citing information from different sources."

  • Copyright Site "This site is sponsored by Stanford University Academic Information Resources, NOLO - Law Books & Legal Forms, Onecle, LexBlog & Justia Law Firm Web Site Design. Included on the site are various helps to information on copyright and fair use of information."

  • Electronic Sources "Duke University Libraries' site for citing information using different styles."

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook "A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations."

  • "Best tool for seaching for federal, state, local and international government agencies and information."

  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S. "Contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the U.S. Also includes selected international data and a guide to other sources."