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Thu 8 AM - 10 PM
Fri 8 AM - 7 PM
Sat 10 AM - 6 PM
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Selected Websites

Acronyms

Acronym Finder
http://www.acronymfinder.com/

Almanacs

InfoPlease
http://www.infoplease.com/

Art

Google Art Project
http://www.googleartproject.com/

WebMuseum
http://webmuseum.meulie.net/wm/paint/

Biographies

American Presidents
http://www.americanpresidents.org/

Biographical Dictionary
http://www.s9.com/biography/

The Biography Channel
http://www.biography.com/

Business

Annual Reports
http://www.annualreports.com/

Fortune 500 Companies
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code
http://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/sicsearch.html

Stock Market
http://finance.yahoo.com

Calendars

10,000 Year Calendar
http://calendarhome.com/tyc/

Calculators

Martindale's Calculators On-Line Center
http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html

Math.com
http://www.math.com/students/calculators/calculators.html

Careers

CareerBuilder
http://www.careerbuilder.com/

CareerZone
https://www.careerzone.ny.gov/views/careerzone/index.jsf/

College Grad -- Resumes and Templates
http://www.collegegrad.com/resumes/quickstart/agree.shtml

JobStar Central -- Resumes
http://jobstar.org/tools/resume/index.cfm

Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Workplace Writers
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/pw/index.html

Colleges & Universities

America's Best Colleges (U.S. News & World Report)
http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college

American Universities
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/au/

Braintrack University Index
http://www.braintrack.com/

Historically Black Colleges & Universities
http://www.edonline.com/hbcu/

Peterson's
http://iiswinprd03.petersons.com/ugchannel/

Princeton Review
http://www.princetonreview.com/?popup=no

U.S. Two-Year Colleges
http://cset.sp.utoledo.edu/twoyrcol.html

Countries, Geography, Maps

CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

How Far is it?
http://www.indo.com/distance/

MapQuest.com
http://www.mapquest.com/

Outline Maps
http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxindex.htm

Perry Castanada Library - Map Collection
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/

Portals to the World
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

World Bank
http://data.worldbank.org/

Directories

Area Code Listing, by Number
http://www.bennetyee.org/ucsd-pages/area.html

Area Code Listing, by State/Country
http://www.bennetyee.org/ucsd-pages/area.state.html

Internet 800 Directory
http://inter800.com/

ThomasNet
http://www.thomasregister.com/

USPS Zip Code Lookup
http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp

Encyclopedias

Britannica Concise
http://concise.britannica.com

Columbia Encyclopedia, 2001-4
http://www.bartleby.com/65/

Encyclopedia.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com/

Encyclopedia Smithsonian
http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Ethnic Studies

The King Center
http://www.thekingcenter.org/

Government & Politics

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/chiefs/#U

Gotham Gazette - New York City News and Policy
http://www.gothamgazette.com/

League of Women Voters - Find Your Elected Officials
http://hq-salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/5950/getLocal.jsp

New York City Home Page
http://www.nyc.gov/portal/index.jsp?front_door=true

New York City Community District Information
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/neigh_info/nhmap.shtml

New York State Home Page
http://www.state.ny.us/

Office of the Federal Register
https://www.federalregister.gov/

Project Visa: Visa and Embassy Information around the World
http://www.embpage.org/

Project Vote Smart
http://www.votesmart.org/

Rulers of the World (going back to 1700)
http://rulers.org/

Tax Policy Center
http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/

THOMAS - U.S. Congress on the Internet
http://thomas.loc.gov/

United States Congress
http://www.house.gov/

United States Historical Documents
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/help/constRedir.html


Health

Global Health Facts
http://www.globalhealthfacts.org/

Medline
http://medlineplus.gov/

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health-information/

Law

Findlaw
http://findlaw.com/

Library Catalogs

CUNY Libraries
http://libraries.cuny.edu/

WorldCat (World Catalog)
http://www.worldcat.org

New York City Public Libraries:
New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/collections
Brooklyn Public Library
http://catalog.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
Queens Library
http://www.queenslibrary.org

Other New York City University Libraries:
Columbia University
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eresources/catalogs.html
New York University Libraries
http://www.bobcat.nyu.edu

Literature

Books Online (Internet Public Library - includes selected short stories, fables, and poetry)
http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hum60.60.00/

Poetry Foundation (full-text poetry)
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/

Dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Online
http://www.m-w.com/

Visual Dictonary
http://www.infovisual.info/

WordReference.com
http://wordreference.com/

YourDictionary.com
http://www.yourdictionary.com/

Thesaurus

Thesaurus.com
http://thesaurus.com/

Quotations

The Columbia World of Quotations
http://www.bartleby.com/66/

Movies

Internet Movie Database
http://www.imdb.com/

News

ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/

CNN
http://www.cnn.com/

MSNBC
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

Newsday.com
http://www.newsday.com/

NewsDirectory
http://www.ecola.com/

The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/

Online Newspapers
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/

Statistics

Census 2000 Data Access and Use
http://www.proximityone.com/cen2000.htm

Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/

FedStats
http://www.fedstats.gov/

Geostat Center: Collections: Historical Census Browser
http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/

U.S. PopClock
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/popclock

Style & Writing Guides

Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online
http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/

Writing Center at University of WI-Madison
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/

Modern Language Association (MLA): Handbook FAQ
http://www.mla.org/handbook_faq

Purdue's MLA and APA style pages
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ (MLA)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ (APA)

St. Martin's MLA style
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/smhandbook7e/#t_623495____

Laguardia Community College MLA Guide
http://library.laguardia.edu/research/mla

Laguardia Community College APA Guide
http://library.laguardia.edu/research/apa

Units & Measurements

College of Chemistry
http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/weights/equivalences.html

Weather

NOAA National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

Weather.com
http://www.weather.com/

 
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