50 States.com
Students will find lots of helpful information about states through the links provided here.
http://www.50states.com/

Actorama.com Database of Monologues
Actorama offers a large selection of monologues for actors and actresses to choose from.
http://www.actorama.com/monologues-scenes/

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.
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/

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.
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html

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.
http://mathforum.org/dr.math

AuthorMapper
AuthorMapper may be of help to those deciding where their research in the sciences should lead them.
http://www.authormapper.com/

Basic Math Quick Reference Handbook
Free access is offered to this source of information about mathematics.
http://qrefhandbooks.com/default.aspx

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.
http://www.crlsresearchguide.org

Biodiversity Heritage Library
Learn about the plant and animal life around us.
http://biodiversitylibrary.org/

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress offers brief biographical sketches of our federal legislators.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp

Biography.com
TV’s Biography Channel provides brief biographies and photos of notable people.
http://www.biography.com

Bookshelf (Life Science and Healthcare)
This service offers *free access to over 700 texts in life science and healthcare.*
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books

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.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/ElectronicResources/full_description.php?MainID=1841

Cite Source
Use Cite Source to help document sources used in writing research papers. Choose the style, and view examples of citations.
http://citesource.trincoll.edu/

Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
Use this helpful guide when putting the finishing touches on term papers.
http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/subjects/guides/government/cite.html

Citizendium
Citizendium may help locate information needed for a school project. Citizendium is a user-contributed encyclopedia, edited with the help of experts.
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Main_Page

Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online
Delve into the research conducted by Charles Darwin.
http://darwin-online.org.uk/

Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The complete works of William Shakespeare are available here for students or anyone wanting to enjoy these classics again.
http://shakespeare.mit.edu

Congressional Timeline
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.
http://congressionaltimeline.org/

Country Studies
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.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs

Curriki.org
Curriki offers free access to educational materials.
http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome

Dinosauria On-Line
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.
http://www.dinosauria.com

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.
http://www.doaj.org/

Discoverers Web
Discoverers Web provides brief information about, and links to information about discoverers.
http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery

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.
http://www.sochistdisc.org

Discovery and Exploration
The Library of Congress offers information about discoverers.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/dsxphome.html

Dolan DNA Learning Center
This site offers an encyclopedia of genetic disorders, information about eugenics, and other information for teachers and students.
http://www.dnalc.org

Earth Portal
Learn about life on Earth, and about threats to the environment through Earth Portal.
http://earthportal.org/

Encyclopedia Mythica
The Encyclopedia Mythica provides information about Greek, Japanese, and Norse gods and their genealogy, with plans for adding more in the future.
http://www.pantheon.org

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.
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/

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.
http://www.50states.com/bio/mo.htm

Famous Missourians
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.
http://shs.umsystem.edu/famousmissourians/famousmissourians.shtml

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.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/flagsoftheworld.html

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.
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/

General Chemistry Online
A great place for the budding chemist to learn more about the science.
http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/index.shtml

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.
http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm

Green Energy Portal
The U. S. Department of Energy offers access to research into green energy initiatives for students and others.
http://www.osti.gov/greenenergy/

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.
http://www.house.mo.gov/famous/default.aspx

High School Ace
High School Ace offers links to many sites that will aid students in their journeys through high school.
http://HighSchoolAce.com

Human Anatomy Online
Explore human anatomy through this site.
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

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.
http://www.redlist.org

JournalTOCS
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.
http://www.journaltocs.hw.ac.uk/

Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court
Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court provides information about selected United States Supreme Court cases.
http://www.landmarkcases.org/

LIFE Photo Archive
View many photos taken for LIFE magazine.
http://images.google.com/hosted/life

Math.com
Help can be found here for the mathematically challenged. Look here if you need help with everyday math, geometry, statistics, and many more subjects.
http://www.math.com

Merriam Websters Word Central
Use this dictionary to search for definitions, synonyms, and rhyming words.
http://www.wordcentral.com

MIT OpenCourseWare
MIT offers free access to learning materials in engineering, chemistry, health sciences, architecture, and more.
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

MIT OpenCourseWare/ Chemistry
MIT offers free access to students everywhere, to the same information used by its chemistry students in their classes.
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemistry/

Monologue Archive
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.
http://www.monologuearchive.com

My Wonderful World
National Geographic offers help to young people, in learning about the world around them.
http://www.mywonderfulworld.org

NASA Images
View photos and more from NASA collections.
http://www.nasaimages.org/

National Biological Information Infrastructure
Students can use the NBII to search for information to help in their research in biology.
http://www.nbii.gov/portal/server.pt/community/nbii_home/236;jsessionid=CA7211FFFB05077ECEABE0C9FB0E

National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art offers online tours of its collection, art history, introductions to art movements, and links to much more information.
http://www.nga.gov

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.
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

Neuroscience for Kids
Neuroscience for Kids offers lots of information to help them learn what goes on in their noggins.
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html

NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
The National Institute of Standards and Technology offers this collection of mathematical information.
http://dlmf.nist.gov

Nobel Prize Winners
Visit this site for information about Nobel Prize winners, articles by them, games, simulations, and more.
http://www.nobelprize.org/index.html

NYPL Digital Gallery
The New York Public Library Digital Gallery offers hundreds of thousands of images “for personal research and study…only.”
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Online Library of Liberty
The Online Library of Liberty offers the text of many of the important written works that have formed our modern civilization.
http://oll.libertyfund.org/

Open Courseware Consortium
Open Courseware Consortium pulls together courses from many respected universities, all available to anyone who wishes to benefit from them.
http://www.ocwconsortium.org/

Open Thesis
Open Thesis allows free access to theses, dissertations, and more. Participation is voluntary, so not all such documents will be found here.
http://www.openthesis.org/

Paper Rater
Paper Rater offers free help to students working on papers for school. The service helps with spelling, grammar, and with avoiding plagiarism.
http://www.paperrater.com/

Periodic Table
This site offers information about the elements. Click on an element to learn about it.
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tools.cfm?DocID=24&Grade=9-12

Philosophy Bites
Learn about philosophy, both the historical and modern views.
http://philosophybites.com/

Picsearch
If you need a source of illustrations in addition to Google’s image search, try this site.
http://www.picsearch.com

PlagiarismChecker
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.
http://plagiarismchecker.com/

Portals to the World
The Library of Congress offers these basic descriptions of countries.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

Post Reports
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.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS58299

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.
http://www.presidentialtimeline.org

PubChem
PubChem “provides information on the biological activities of small molecules” and may be help for more advanced science fair projects.
http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

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.
http://www.plos.org/

Pulitzer Prize Winners
Learn here about winners of the Pulitzer Prizes from 1917 to date.
http://www.pulitzer.org

R & D Expenditures at Federally Funded R & D Centers
Researchers may be able to use the information provided here to help focus their research.
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ffrdc/

Raders Chem4Kids
A great place for kids and others to start learning about chemistry.
http://www.chem4kids.com/

Scholarpedia
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.
http://www.scholarpedia.org/

Science 360
View short videos about many aspects of science.
http://science360.gov/files

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.
http://www.cac.cornell.edu/education/sage.aspx

Science Daily
Visit this site for the latest news in science.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/

Science Fair Central
Science Fair Central, from TV’s Discovery Channel, offers help with science fair projects.
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/

Science Niche
Science Niche offers a wealth of information aimed at helping teachers and students of science.
http://scienceniche.com/

Science Tracer Bullets Online
Science Tracer Bullets, from the Library of Congress, offer assistance in researching topics in science.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/

Science.gov
Science.gov is a portal to science-related information produced by our federal government.
http://www.science.gov

SciFair.org
The Society for Amateur Scientists offers help in choosing and implementing science fair projects.
http://www.scifair.org

SocialScienceSpace.com
The publisher, Sage, offers this source of information and discussion about the social sciences. Sign-up is necessary, but joining is free.
http://www.socialsciencespace.com/register/

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.
http://www.stlouiswalkoffame.org/

State Government Information Page
The Library of Congress offers this State Government Information Page, which has links to maps and information about state governments.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/stategov/stategov.html

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.
http://www.studyguidezone.com

Symbols of the United States
Evergreen State College offers this helpful site, with information about many of the things that symbolize the United States.
http://www.evergreen.edu/library/govdocs/symbols.html

Test Prep Review
This site, from a commercial test preparation company, offers short sample tests that may help you prepare for your next education-related test.
http://www.testprepreview.com

The American Presidency
The Smithsonian Institution offers this site, rich in information about the Presidency.
http://americanhistory.si.edu/presidency/home.html

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.
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Thesaurus.com
Use Thesaurus.com to help write that important paper, when the right word just doesnt come to mind!
http://thesaurus.reference.com/

U. S. Geological Survey Publications Warehouse
The U. S. Geological Survey Publications Warehouse may be able to help locate elusive literature in the field of geology.
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/

Understanding Science
Understanding Science seeks to help students become more familiar with science.
http://undsci.berkeley.edu

Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
The Virtual Frog Dissection Kit may help students prepare for a real dissection in class.
http://froggy.lbl.gov/virtual

Webmath.com
Webmath offers help with everyday math, algebra, geometry, calculus, and more.
http://www.webmath.com

Wiley Open Access Journals
Publisher Wiley is offering free access to scientific journal articles, in the interest of furthering continued research.
http://www.wileyopenaccess.com/view/index.html

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.
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/mythology/mythology.html

World Digital Library
Learn about the world’s countries through historic documents and images.
http://www.wdl.org/en/

World Treaty Index
World Treaty Index leads the user to sources of full text treaties.
http://worldtreatyindex.com/

Worldwide Telescope
Wordwide Telescope offers the opportunity to explore space from Earth, or to view Earth from space. A download is necessary.
http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/experienceIt/ExperienceIt.aspx

WorldWideScience.org
WorldWideScience.org links students to sources for scientific research from many countries.
http://www.worldwidescience.org

YourDictionary
Your Dictionary offers an English language dictionary, and links to foreign language, medical, computer, and science dictionaries as well.
http://www.yourdictionary.com