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Suggested Websites by Subject

Subjects are alphabetically listed

Biographical Information:

  • Start with the encyclopedia –General overview data and web links
  • See Wilson Biographies Online (via iConn) offers full text profiles of individuals from past to present. This is accessed through our  Electronic Resource page of this site or at www.iConn.org with a password or Connecticut Public Library Card number.
  • REF 920 section is our collection of biographical dictionaries in print.
  • BIO is the call number for biographies, they are arranged by the person’s last name.
  • Biography Resource www.amillionlives.com
  • Celebrity Profiles www.celebrityalmanac.com
  • Internet Public Library www.IPL.org In the biography section there is an extensive list of online biographical information sources.
  • Official Site of A & E's Biography www.biography.com
  • Online Biographical Dictionary www.s9.com/biography/ “More than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day."

College Information

English

Fine Arts

History

 United States

World

Ancient

Political Science

Languages

  • Database sources: (Links are on our Electronic Resource page.)
  • Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en línea (Grolier Online): Spanish Language encyclopedia.
  • Informe! (Revistas en Español) (iConn.org): Full-text Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals.
  • Lands and Peoples (Grolier Online): English language resource, with information on culture and history of countries of the world.
  • About.Com: French Language http://french.about.com/ "The ultimate resource for students, teachers, and lovers of the French language: dictionaries, verbs, lessons, dialects, linguistics, games, quizzes, and much more."
  • All Info About Spanish Language http://spanish.allinfo-about.com/
  • Bonjour de France http://www.bonjourdefrance.com/ Learn French Online
  • Learn Spanish http://www.studyspanish.com/tutorial.htm

Math

Music

Philosophy

Science

Sports/Health

Teacher/Professional Resources

Technology

Statistics & Facts

  • County and City Data Books http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/ccdb/ This is the electronic versions of the 1988 and 1994 County and City Data books.
  • FedStats http://www.fedstats.gov/ More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public, from local to international topics.
  • Global Statistics http://www.geohive.com/ Ranging from country profiles with their capitals, surface area, economy, and population, to the highest mountains in the world.
  • Historical Data: The United States, 1790-1970 http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/ Utilizing the power of the web, this interactive site enables you to create tables and charts with information about the people and the economy of the U.S. for each state and county for all decades from 1790 to 1970.
  • Population Resources Bureau http://www.prb.org
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