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Reference

  • RefDesk.Com
    Refdesk is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources. Super vanilla-design web site with tons of information.
  • The Old Farmer's Almanac
    Astronomy, weather, outdoors, gardening and food info. How many days until spring?
  • About.Com
    Guides and articles by experts in a gazillion fields and topics.
  • Google Scholar
    Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
  • Infomine - Scholarly Internet Resource Collection
    A guide to the internet for academic research with links to over 20,000 web sites.
  • Internet Public Library
    Virtual reference for 13,000 web sites, by subject. Also has a Teen Space. From the University of Michigan.
  • Wikipedia
    Wikipedia content is free and contains millions of useful articles.
  • Wisdom Quotes
    Gazillions of quotes to challenge and inspire.
  • Urban Legends and Folklore
    Heard a rumor on the internet? Don't get caught in a hoax - this web site can help.

Digital Libraries

These web sites are from universities, schools, encyclopedias and other institutions - they are searchable and contain articles, photo galleries and other reference materials from their collections.



Highlights

Image: History Link History Link
The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History -- a massive historical resource for Washington State.

Image: Farmers Almanac Farmer's Almanac
Astronomy, weather, outdoors, gardening and food info. How many days until spring?

Image: Federal Student Aid Logo Federal Student Aid
Free info from the US Dept of Education on prepping for your education past high school -- and finding the $$$ to pay for it.

Gates Millennium Scholars
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential.