Databases - Electronic Reference

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Online Reference Shelf

General
Full TextBritannica Online (encyclopedia)
Full TextGale Virtual Reference Library
Index / Abstract / Catalogjake (E-resources index)
Full TextCQ Researcher (current events)
Full TextQuotations (LexisNexis)
Full TextWorld Almanac

Biography
Index / Abstract / CatalogBiography & Genealogy Master Index
Full TextBiography (LexisNexis) (politicians, bus. executives, etc.)

Countries / States
Full TextCIA World Factbook (countries)
Full TextCountry Profiles (LexisNexis) (facts & statistics)
Full TextCountryWatch.com (facts & news)
Full Text Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan (Nations and Associated Jurisdictions)
Full TextNations of the World (Library of Congress)
Full TextState Profiles (LexisNexis) (facts & statistics)

Dictionaries
Full TextyourDictionary.com (English + 200 languages)
Full TextOxford English Dictionary
Full TextMerriam-Webster Online Dictionary (Collegiate, 10th ed.)

Miscellaneous
Full TextCareer Guide to Industries
Full TextCollegeSource (college catalogs)
Full TextOccupational Outlook Handbook
Full TextO*NET Online - The nation's primary source of occupational information
Full TextWhat Can I Do With This Major?

Statistics
Full TextCounting California (Calif. government Statistics)
Index / Abstract / CatalogFedStats (government statistics)
Full TextHistorical Statistics of the United States
Full TextPolls & Surveys (LexisNexis) (Ropers)
Index / Abstract / CatalogPopulation Index (world demographics)
Full TextRAND California (Calif. statistics)
Mixed Full Text / IndexSocial Science Database Archive
Mixed Full Text / IndexStat-USA (statistics)
Full TextStatistical Abstract (U.S. statistics)
Full Text United Nations Demographic Yearbook
Full Text United Nations Statistical Yearbook


ART
Full TextGrove Dictionary of Art
Full TextPerseus Project (Greek & Roman)

BUSINESS
Full TextBiography (LexisNexis) (politicians, bus. executives, etc.)
Full TextCurrent Employment Statistics
Full TextMergent (Business & finance)
Full TextPolls & Surveys (LexisNexis) (Ropers)
Full TextU.S.A. Trade Online
Full TextZack's Univ. Analyst Watch (Investment Data)

EDUCATION
Full TextCurriculum Resource Center (CRC) / Facts on File (education)
Full TextWestern Assoc. of Schools & Colleges Membership Directory

 

GOVERNMENT

LITERATURE
Full TextBartleby.com (reference)
Full TextContemporary Authors (biographies)
Full TextContemporary Literary Criticism
Full TextDictionary of Literary Biography
Full TextPerseus Project (Greek & Roman)

MUSIC
Full TextGrove Dictionary of Music

PHILOSOPHY
Full TextStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

POLITICS
Full TextLexisNexis Congressional Universe (U.S. Congress)
Full TextCQ Weekly (U.S. politics)
Full TextProject Vote Smart (U.S. politics)