Library: Websites

 


 

Public Agenda: Helping Americans Explore Today's Issues
Controversial Issues: More Information
Professional Citation Lookup
Reference, Facts, News - Free and Family-friendly Resources
Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
Quotes, Poems, Novels, Classics and hundreds more
The Biography Channel - Bios Search
Find the best book reviews, book awards, online texts, reading lists, author and publisher information, book stores, book news, book events and more
Cambridge Dictionary Online: Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus
Information You Can Trust
Merriam - Webster Online
Webgrammar's Free Tips: References, Grammar, Editing, Spelling, Design, Marketing, and Typograph
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8000 different fine artists can be viewed online

 


Great Websites!

Reference sites and databases

Library Online Resources

www.ipl.org
The Internet Public Library - enough said

www.learner.org
Annenberg Videos - For teachers to use in class or for students to use as a tutoring video.  Anyone can sign up.  All subjects covered.  Amazing resource!

www.refdesk.com
everything (and how to get to everything) in current reference

www.webgrammar.com
Unbelievable grammar resource

www.bookspot.com
Everything in books and authors

owl.english.purdue.edu/
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University
Best source I have found for writing

Audio and Written Books to Download (Free or Cheap as Free)

librivox.org
FREE audiobooks in the public domain (meaning older, classic works)

www.gutenberg.org
FREE written book downloads in the public domain

www.audible.com
audiobook downloads (cheaper than buying in a store)

www.bartleby.com
Great books online.

To Tell the Truth!

www.snopes.com
PLEASE consult this website before spreading or forwarding any Internet rumors.  This is a site that dispels lies and truth-stretches.

For Teachers

rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
Teachers can use this site to make up rubrics.

www.readwritethink.org
Great lessons!

Earth, Wind, and Fire Sites for Science

volcano.oregonstate.edu
Volcano World

earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic
National Earthquake Information Center

www.tornadoproject.com
Tornado Project Online

www.nhc.noaa.gov
National Hurricane Center

Government Sites

www.census.gov
The Census Bureau

govspot.com
Lots of interesting data

www.statelocalgov.net
State and local government on the web

medlineplus.gov
Trusted health information

Public Agenda
www.publicagenda.org/

For Fun!

www.yall.com
Online magazine of Southern Culture