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Language

Words
 
 
Dictionaries (Paderborn)
Dictionaries (Bucknell)
Hypertext Webster
     
Merriam Webster
Roget's Thesaurus - U. of Chicago
Roget's Internet Thesaurus
     
Bartlett's Quotations
Acronym Server
Acronym Finder
     
One Look Dictionaries
Wordsmyth
Logos
     
Dept of Defense Military Dictionary
WordNet (Princeton)
Semantic Rhyming Dictionary
     
The Online Medical Dictionary
Glossary of Literary Terms
Ambroce Bierce - The Devil's Dictionary
     
The Visual Thesaurus
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Animated American Sign Language Dictionary
     
Jane's Defence Glossary
Ambroce Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary
World Wide Words
     
The totally unoffical Rap Dictionary
The malapropism page
Computer jargon lexicon
     
Webopedia
computer terms
Funk & Wagnall's - Lycos
The Cambridge Dictionaries
     
The Exploding Dictionary
xrefer
Dictionary of Science & Technology
     
Medifocus
Jargon Scout
Bartleby.com
     
Foreignword.com
 
     
Legal Words
 
 
International Law Dictionary
Legal Dictionary - Lectric Library
The Law Office Dictionary
     

Information

General Resources
 
 
Internet Public
Library
Information Please
Purdue: The Virtual Reference Desk
     
Encyberpedia
Berkeley Internet Index
Library Spot
     
Galaxy
 WWW Virtual Library - Stanford 
 Meta Index 
     
 Virtual Reference
Desk
Corp. Investigative Services
Needle in a Cyberstack
     
Internet Encyclopedia
U. of Michigan Documents Center
 C.I.A. World Factbook
C.I.A. foreign govt. leaders
     
U.S. Census Bureau
Bible Gateway
Research-It!
     
Symbols
Columbia University U.S. Government Documents
Encyclopedia Brittanica's Internet Guide
     
International Organizations Websites
Internet Encyclopedia
of Philosophy
United States Government Manual
     
Bureau of Governmental Research
 American Memory
Lycos Company Sleuth
     
Science Journals (Stanford U.)
Great American Speeches
Firstgov.gov
     
Startspot Mediaworks
Business.com
Merck medical information
     
Refdesk.com
Complete Planet
USATrace
     
Non-profit organizations
Corporateinformation.com
Nevada's largest employers
     
Area code info
   
     
Journalists' Resources
 
 
 Reporters' Resources
 Virtual Library: Journalism
Reporters Network
     
American Journalism Review
Journalistic Resources
Reporters' Internet Guide
     
Internet Journalism Resources
Investigators Guide to Internet Sources
Quotations
     
U.S. Copyright Office
 CyberScribe: Web links for Journalists
National Press Club
     
Newsmaker Profiles
Forbes 500 -1998
Fortune 500 - 1998
     
Columbia Journalism Review
Hyperhistory
The Image Bank
     
Newswatch.org
First Amendment Handbook
Reporters' Committee for
Freedom of the Press
     
  Newsnow
Hoovers [company info]
Opinion Pages.org
     
News search engine
Stratfor.com
Moreover - news database
     
Knowledgerush
The Corporate Library
Pandia Newsfinder
     
Newspaper headlines
   
     
Data - Statistics
 
     
FedStats (Fed Interagency Council on Statistical Policy
Finding Data - Journalists Guide
Data on the Net - UCSD
     
United Nations Statistics Division
Eurostat
Government Information Sharing Project - OSU
     
White House Social Statistics Briefing Room
Univ. of Michigan Documents Center
U.S. National Debt Clock
     
GPO Access
National Center for Education Statistics
Nevada State Data Center
     
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Stat-USA
Regional Economic Information Service
     
State & Metropolitan Area Data Book
Stateline.org
Pew Center on the States
Repositories of Primary Sources
     
Public Record Databases - Pacific Information Resources, Inc.
State & County Quick Facts
FastFacts
     
Newspaper Collections
 
 
CJR Newspaper Finder
AJR Newslinks
N-Net
     
The Paperboy
News Index
Newspapers Online
     
Web Press
NewsHunt
 News Resource
     
News and Newspapers Online
The Ultimate Collection of News Links
  Crayon's News Links
     
E-zines
MetaGrid: Newspapers & magazines
NewsDirectory
     
Onlinenewspapers.com
   
     
News Archives
 
     
Newspaper Archives
Searchable News Archives
Washington Post
     
People
 
 
The Biographical Dictionary
Philosophers
Newsmaker Profiles
     
Biography.com
Nobel Laureates
20th Century Women in Physics
     
20th Century leaders - a timeline from Time
  Arts & Letters Daily  
World Biographical Index
     
Population
 
     
Population Reference Bureau
World Population Clock - Sunsite
World Population Clock - U.S. Census Bureau
     
U.S. Population Clock - U.S. Census Bureau
United Nations population division statistics
 
     
Nevada Libraries
 
 
Cooperative Libraries
Automated Network
Government Publications
Nevada and the West
LV/Clark County
     
Neon UNR
Univ. of Nevada
Library.nevada.edu
     
Boulder City
Washoe County
Washoe County Law
     
Clark County Law Library
UNLV Law Library
     
Other Libraries
 
 
Library of Congress
St. Joseph's (ultimate) list
LibrarySpot
     
Academic search engine
The Researching Librarian
The Library Index
     
Maps
 
     
Map Quest
City Search
Cyber Maps
     
City.net (Excite)
Maps & Directions
Altapedia
     
Maps.com
   
     

Legal Stuff

Miscellaneous Legal
 
 
Library Spot Law Libraries
Appellate Counselor
Jurist: The Law Professors' Network
     
Divorce Source
Mining Company Guide
U.S. Patent Office
     
Nevada Law and You - Reno Gazette-Journal
National Consumer Law Center
Lawnewsnetwork.com
     
SEC filings - 10k Wizard
   
     
Legal Forms
 
 
Legal Forms - FindLaw
Legal Forms - ILRG
Legal Forms - Lectric Law Library
     
 CounselQuest 
   
     

Grants

 
Nat. Endowment for the Humanities
Catalog of Federal
Domestic Assistance
Foundation Center
     
Pitsco's Grants & Funding
Yahoo grants page
Pew Charitable Trusts
     
F.S. Beveridge Foundation
State & Local Competitive Grants
American Political Science Association - Grants & Fellowships
     
National Academy of Sciences grants list
Andrew Mellon
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
   
Rockefeller Foundation
Carnegie Corporation
 
     

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