Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
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Provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present. Public Land States include the 30 states where land was surveyed with the rectangular survey system and land descriptions utilize the terms section, township, and range.
Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs, and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.
From the National Library of Medicine, this website has consumer health information about genetic conditions as well as the genes responsible for those conditions. Includes descriptions of symptoms, the diagnostic process and treatment options, as well as links to reliable genetics resources for students and teachers and introductory explanations of genetics concepts.
The online GNIS Database provides information about geographic place names in the United States as is commonly found in a printed gazetteer.
Information about culture, communications, travel, and business, as well as maps, for 175 countries and territories.
The social media site for book lovers, Goodreads allows readers to write and read reviews, as well as connect to other readers.
Govinfo is a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO) and it provides free, public access to official publications from all three branches of the federal government.
A searchable database of thousands of grants and scholarship opportunities offered by private and government institutions located in the US and abroad.
Free resource for online education on various grant and grant writing topics for nonprofit organizations, including online courses, sample documents, a knowledge base with detailed answers to common questions (many topics available in Spanish) and more.
Scholarly, government and general interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.
A small concise document which discusses the importance of a business plan and its key components.
Free online courses from Harvard University.
This website from the National Library of Medicine contains consumer health information and patient education materials in over 40 languages, including Spanish, Bosnian, Chinese, and more. It has culturally and linguistically appropriate information about diseases, symptoms, treatment, and prevention and is especially helpful to individuals with limited English proficiency.
Integrates the full text of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters topical overviews; and reference books.
Provides access to U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940, full text of local and family history books, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant applications, and Freedman's Bank records.
Full coverage of the New York Times from its inception in September 18, 1851 as the New York Daily Times. Current up to three years behind the current year of publication. This database along with the New York Times available through ProQuest Newsstand provides coverage of the entire run of the New York Times newspaper up to the present!
Searchable full text and full image articles from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper from 1874-2003.
Key events in United States history.
Features digitized southern plantation records from 1775-1915, documenting the far-reaching impacts of plantations on the nation. Plantation records include both business records and personal papers drawn from archives across the American South. Also has a timeline feature, highlighting key events in the 1800s with quick links to documents relating to those events.