American Presidency Project
The American Presidency Project has gathered the texts of many documents related to the Presidents. Party platforms, inaugural addresses, State of the Union addresses, executive orders, proclamations, and much mare are available.
Art History Resources on the Web
Anyone wanting to begin studying art would benefit from this site. Examples of styles of art are included along with history and maps. Prehistoric through comtemporary art is covered.
Ask Dr. Math
Ask Dr. Math provides answers to frequently asked questions, formulas, and the opportunity for students from elementary school to graduate school to email with their questions.
Basic Steps in the Research Process
You’ll find guidance here for writing research papers, in easy to follow steps. Where examples are needed, links are provided for clarification.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress offers brief biographical sketches of our federal legislators.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
The Library of Congress offers a collection of pages from selected newspapers, from 1900 to 1910. More coverage is to come.
Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
Use this helpful guide when putting the finishing touches on term papers.
Citizendium may help locate information needed for a school project. Citizendium is a user-contributed encyclopedia, edited with the help of experts.
Learn about the nation’s history through this website that traces the actions of Congress from 1933 to date. Major legislation passed by each Congress is mentioned, and more.
These studies from the Library of Congress offer in-depth information about countries. They were published between 1988 and 1998, but will still be useful for many assignments.
Curriki offers free access to educational materials.
Dinosauria On-Line provides lots of useful information about dinosaurs. Articles from the Journal of Dinosaur Paleontology are included, along with a dinosaur dictionary, a pronunciation guide, a dinosaur genera list, picture gallery, and more.
Directory of Open Access Journals
The Directory of Open Access Journals offers free access to many scholarly journals. Some are only available as citations to articles, while many are available in their entirety.
Discoveries, from the Society for the History of Discoveries
Follow links from the home page of the Society for the History of Discoveries to information about discoveries and maps.
Endangered Species Program of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service allows you to learn about endangered plants and animals in the U. S.
Famous Missouri People
Famous Missouri People lists those who have made a difference in the state. This website will serve as a starting point in research. Information included is name, position, and place of birth.
The State Historical Society of Missouri offers this selection of profiles of famous Missourians. Included are biographies, photos, timelines, and links to related sources. The site is still under construction. Some profiles are listed but not completed.
Flags of the World
This site offers a color picture of each country’s flag, plus information about the country with the click of a button.
Foreign Relations of the United States- Historical
The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers this site, containing historical volumes of the reports, Foreign Relations of the United States. New volumes are being added as they become available.
General Chemistry Online
A great place for the budding chemist to learn more about the science.
Great Websites for Kids
The American Library Association sponsors this collection of links to sites for kids. Some are for fun, and others will be of help in school.
Hall of Famous Missourians
The Hall of Famous Missourians is located in the Missouri State Capitol. View bronze busts depicting the individuals, and learn about them in brief biographies.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources offers this site, where you can learn about endangered species worldwide.
Search tables of contents of scholarly journals to aid in your research. Consult your librarian to inquire about obtaining copies of articles not held by your library.
The Monologue Archive can be of help to students in need of a dramatic piece for class or audition. The database is arranged by monologues for men, women, children, and seniors.
National Biological Information Infrastructure
Students can use the NBII to search for information to help in their research in biology.
National Security Archive
The National Security Archive offers access to a wide range of historic documents formerly considered classified by the United States federal government.
NYPL Digital Gallery
The New York Public Library Digital Gallery offers hundreds of thousands of images “for personal research and study…only.”
This site offers information about the elements. Click on an element to learn about it.
PlagiarismChecker allows students to check their work for possible instances of plagiarism before putting it on the instructors desk. It also helps authors track use of their work using the same technology.
The United States Department of State issues these reports about countries. While they’re intended for people serving the United States abroad, the information about life in other countries will be helpful in writing reports for school.
Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
This site provides information about U. S. presidents from Hoover to Clinton. View selected records from their administrations, timelines, and other exhibits.
Public Library of Science
Public Library of Science offers free access to articles published by researchers who choose to share their work with fellow scientists. The free access comes with the stipulation that ownership of the material must be acknowledged.
R & D Expenditures at Federally Funded R & D Centers
Researchers may be able to use the information provided here to help focus their research.
Scholarpedia offers encyclopedic information researched and written by experts in their fields. Articles are peer-reviewed and can’t be changed without intervention from the articles’ creators.
Science and Arts Gateway for Education at Cornell University
Cornell offers resources for teachers and students, links to websites about math, astronomy, physics, computers and more.
The publisher, Sage, offers this source of information and discussion about the social sciences. Sign-up is necessary, but joining is free.
St. Louis Walk of Fame
The St. Louis Walk of Fame offers photos of and information about famous residents of St. Louis. Those included were either born in, or spent critical parts of their lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
State Government Information Page
The Library of Congress offers this State Government Information Page, which has links to maps and information about state governments.
Study Guide Zone
Study Guide Zone offers examples of questions asked on a wide variety of tests. You’ll find samples from admissions tests, licensing exams, vocational tests, and more.
Symbols of the United States
Evergreen State College offers this helpful site, with information about many of the things that symbolize the United States.
The American Presidency
The Smithsonian Institution offers this site, rich in information about the Presidency.
The Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab
Purdue University has put together a wide variety of information and advice on writing, including using various methods of citing resources, writing resumes, advice on avoiding plagiarism, and much more.
Windows to the Universe: Mythology
Windows to the Universe devotes a portion of its website to mythology. There is information here about mythology of the Sun, Moon, Earth, and constellations, plus classical and world mythology.
Wordwide Telescope offers the opportunity to explore space from Earth, or to view Earth from space. A download is necessary.