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AC Access Only Access for Austin College Only Free Access Free Access Dictionary of Literary Biography is provided by Texshare TexShare Information About Resource Information about the resource



  Academic Earth: Video Lectures from the World's Top Scholars Free Access Academic Earth offers more than 1,500 videos of course lectures from top-rated universities. Video and audio portions of lectures are provided among over 17 subjects.
ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection ACLS Humanities E-Books Restricted Access
Information about Humanities E-Book Collection
  Attorney.org Free Access  
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations Bartlett's Familiar Quotations Free Access 10th Edition.
  Biographical: NNDB: Tracking the Entire World Free Access This site collects information on "noteworthy" people with about 37,000 profiles. You can use a mapper tool to map people and to make connections between them.
       
Biographies & Memoirs eBooks Biographies & Memoirs eBooks Restricted Access
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Information about NetLibrary
Birds of North America Birds of North America Restricted Access detailed and scientific information covering each of the 716 species of birds that nest in the US and Canada.
Braintrack Braintrack Free Access The World's most complete Education-Index. Over 5500 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 161 Countries.
Britannica Image Quest Britannica Image Quest Restricted Access
Information about Britannica Image Quest
  British Museum Collection Database Search Free Access This database provides two-dimensional works from around the world located in the collections of the British Museum.
World Leaders World Leaders - CIA Publications Free Access  
World Factbook CIA World Factbook Free Access  
Cities of the U.S. Cities of the United States, Gale Virtual Reference Library Restricted Access
Information about Cambridge Historical Statistics of the United States
Collaborate dot org Collaborate.org Free Access Share data, collaborate and network globally.
Columbia Gazetteer of the World The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Restricted Access is an encyclopedia of geographical places and features.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Restricted Access 190,000 full-text poems.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2012 Restricted Access
Information about The Columbia Gazetteer of the World
Credo Reference Credo Reference Center Restricted Access Credo Reference is a leading provider of reference services for libraries and information centers. By using unique proprietary technology that integrates information through a network of intelligent, multi-dimensional cross-references, Credo Reference delivers real added value to students, researchers, businesses and reference help desks worldwide.
Currency Exchange - Universal Currency Converter Currency Exchange - Universal Currency Converter Free Access provided by Xenon Laboratories.
SunSITE Digital Library Digital Library SunSITE Free Access at UC Berkeley
EasyBib EasyBib Restricted Access   Information about Duke Journals Online
NetLibrary soon becoming eBooks on EBSCOhost
eBook Collection - Browse by Subject (Firefox browser recommended) Restricted Access
NetLibrary is provided by Texshare
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EDGAR EDGAR Free Access U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission corporation filings (10-K, 10-Q etc.)
The European Library The European Library Free Access Search library catalogs across the European National Library and other libraries throughout Europe. Search collections of rare books and maps that are accessible online through catalogs.
Excite - Travel Excite - Travel Free Access Travel information and more.
Fiction eBooks Fiction eBooks Restricted Access
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Information about Family Studies Abstracts
FinAid FinAid Free Access the Financial Aid Information Page. This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.
  Foreign Information by Country Free Access Links to web sites for approximately 245 countries/territories is assembled here. Each country has a profile that contains links that are arranged into categories: Government Information, Country Profiles, Diplomatic Relations, Health, Peacekeeping and Military Information, and Related Topics. This is a valuable resource for those seeking in-depth, comprehensive information about a country.
Abell Library Guide to Free EBooks Free ebooks Free Access An alphabetical list of websites where free ebooks can be downloaded, read online, or searched for via directories or web portals.
  Frequently Asked Questions on the Web Free Access can search for frequently asked questions (and answers to them) by keyword or quickly browse by newsgroup hierarchy.
Global Edge Global Edge Free Access a web-portal to knowledge connecting international business professionals worldwide to information, insights and learning resources on global business activities.
College of Liberal Arts: GPA Calculator GPA Calculator Free Access  
GPO GPO FDsys Free Access This online catalog is the finding tool for federal publications and provides direct links to documents available electronically on a wide variety of subjects. It includes descriptive records for both historical and current publications. To access only electronic documents, click on the Advanced Search tab, then select Internet Publications from Catalogs to Search at the top of the screen.
  Hoover's Online Free Access Features Masterlist Plus company database
Human Rights Library Human Rights Library Free Access a combined effort of the University of Minnesota Law Library and West Publishing.
  ibiblio Free Access The Public library and Digital Archive
Internet Archive Internet Archive Free Access
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
Internet Public Library Internet Public Library Free Access IPL is now in its second version, incorporating the original IPL and now Librarian's Internet Index. This site is maintained by librarians and graduate students in MLS/MLIS programs and is constantly updated. Websites that are linked are assessed with a collection development policy to ensure that the information is the best available and most trustworthy.
  Learners TV Free Access free website offering 10,000+ videos of lectures on a variety of subjects including biology, physics, chemistry, computers, medicine, dentistry, nursing, engineering, accounting, management, psychology, history, language, literature, and law from various universities. The site also includes more than 400 Science Animations and practice tests for medical topics.
  Library Grants Center Free Access Aids librarians and friends of libraries identify funding opportunities.
Local Times Around the World Local Times Around the World Free Access  
The National Archives The National Archives Experience: Digital Vaults Free Access The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) collects and preserves US government records. Its Digital Vaults include approximately 1,200 digitized documents, photographs, drawings, maps and film clips. Search by keyword and tags; customize the exhibit experience by collecting images and creating posters, movies and games that can be shared by email. This media-rich site requires Adobe Flash 9 player, but an html version of the site is accessible.
  National Debt Free Access  
National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive 1888-1994 Provided by Gale National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive 1888-1994 Restricted AccessProvided by Texshare
Information about National Journal
The Nationalism Project The Nationalism Project Free Access The Nationalism Project is a scholarly website with information about anything regarding the topic of nationalism. It offers clearly unbiased information on nationalism with links to other useful websites.
O net Online O*NET Online Free Access provides hundreds of occupation-specific records that detail information for each about the work, knowledge required, requirements, wages, employment data, and more. Search for various occupations by skill sets, industry codes, occupations in demand, and required schooling.
Peterson's Education Center Peterson's Education Center Free Access  
  PollingReport.com Free Access provides trends in American public opinion.
  ProCon.org Free Access
  Project Diana Free Access the international archive of human rights legal documentation.
  Publisher's Catalogs Home Page Free Access  
Pulitzer Prize Winners Pulitzer Prize Winners Free Access  
The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years Restricted Access
Information about Reader's Guide Retrospective
  refdesk.com Free Access "Refdesk is free and family friendly. The site is the single best source for facts on the Net; a one-stop site for all things Internet: news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia, facts on file, dictionaries and encyclopedias, tutorials, search engines, Windows Operating Systems Resources, free stuff, games and much more."
Reference eBooks Reference eBooks Restricted Access
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  Research and Subject Guides Free Access from the University Library of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
RHIN RHIN: Refuge Health Information Network Free Access This is a collaboration between health professionals and the National Library of Medicine to promote the health and welfare of refugees. This provides health information for both refugees and those providing care to them.
  Scholarly Societies Project Free Access links to scholarly society Web pages or gophers which meet the University of Waterloo Library's selection guidelines. It excludes state or local chapters of larger societies and some selective institutes.
Roper Center iPOLL Search Roper Center Archives Restricted Access
Information about Roger Taylor Curriculum Guides
Seas and Waterways of the World: an Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues Seas and Waterways of the World: an Encyclopedia of History, Uses, and Issues Restricted Access
Information about The Serials Directory
  The Secular Web Free Access is an index of humanist, atheist, agnostic and other miscellaneous resources sponsored by the Internet Infidels.
Shakespeare Survey Shakespeare Survey Restricted Access Information about The Serials Directory  
  Soshiku Free Access online semester-type planner that manages assignments
Sun and Moon Rise and Set by the U.S. Naval Observatory Sun and Moon Rise and Set
(U.S. Naval Observatory)
Free Access  
Tax Forms Tax Forms Free Access Replicas of the official IRS forms. Most can be printed, filled out, and filed with the IRS. Includes link to download Adobe Acrobat Reader necessary to view the forms
Texas Reference Center Texas Reference Center Restricted AccessTexshare
Information about Texas Reference Center
Treasures from Europe's National Libraries Treasures from Europe's National Libraries Free Access is a virtual exhibition with descriptions and images of treasures from all over Europe, going back as far as the 8th century.
  Tutorials Free Access Tutorials for free access resources
USPS United States Postal Service (USPS) Free Access Includes postal rates and Zip+4 database
U.S. Weather Maps U.S. Weather Maps Free Access  
Victoria Research Web: Scholarly Sources for Victorian Research Victoria Research Web: Scholarly Sources for Victorian Research Free Access This site offers a collection of resources regarding the Victorian era, including searchable catalogs and sources for photographs and images.
UM Weather Weather - University of Michigan Free Access was created by the Weather Underground of the University of Michigan and has links to hundreds of other weather sites.
The Weather Channel The Weather Channel Free Access  
  Weather by CNN Free Access  
Wunderground: Weather Weather: Wunderground Free Access  
  WebElements Free Access is an online periodic table. Two versions are available, a Professional edition and a Scholar's Edition.
West's Encyclopedia of American Law West's Encyclopedia of American Law Restricted Access
Information about Washington Post
  World Flags Database Free Access is maintained by Graham Bartram.
  WWW-VL European History Primary Sources Free Access An index of scholarly websites offering online access to digitized primary sources on European history. Websites listed on EHPS are not only meta-sources but also include invented archives & born digital sources. A short description is offered for each website listed, which are categorized according to country, language, period, subject & source type. The portal can be searched in a variety of ways. Listed websites can be accessed for free; some require registration. EHPS is a work in progress; new content is regularly added. Stay updated on new entries or specific categories in which you are interested by following EHPS via Twitter & Facebook.
  WWW-VL The History Index Free Access This Index's original author, Dr. Lynn H. Nelson, University of Kansas, launched this site in 1993. It is now maintained by Serge Noiret and Inaki Lopez Martin at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
  WWW-VL History Central Catalogue Free Access European University Institute, Florence, Italy: find historical materials and findings for worldwide historical subjects.

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