Baldwin Library of Children's Literature : Digital Collection --
A collection of 2500 fully digitized children's books published from 1850 to
1900 in the U.S. and U.K. Provided by the George A. Smathers Libraries
at the University of Florida.
Bioedonline -- Biology
teacher resources from Baylor College of Medicine.
Child Care & Early Education
Research Connections - a multidisciplinary database of over 10,000
resources, including journal articles, reports, and datasets from research
projects. Maintained by the National Center for Children in Poverty at
Columbia University, the Inter-University Consortium for Political and
Social Research, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Webcasts, video clips, and podcasts from the San Francisco Eploratorium: The
Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception. Select from the
categories : Everyday Science, History of Science, Popular Culture, Popular
Science, and Science in Action.
The gateway to educational materials -
free lesson plans and other teaching and learning resources.
International Children's Digital
Library : A Library for the World's Children - A digital library of
outstanding children's books from around the world. Developed by the
University of Maryland and the Internet Archive, with funding from the
Institute of Museum and Library Services.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
-- "Included on this fully searchable site are links to more than 500 lesson
plans from pre-K-12, NCTM standards for school mathematics, job postings and
grant notices .... Though much of the content on the site is free,
most journal articles are reserved for members only." -- P.M. Storm, CHOICE,
Home Page - Articles, tips, links to web pages, with the goal of
mentoring and inspiring new teachers. Provided by Inspiring Teachers
Publishing, Inc., a small business created by 2 Texas teachers.
Teacher's Domain : Multimedia
resources for the classroom and professional development - Provided by
WGBH, the PBS station in Boston. Most materials are for science
subjects. User needs to register (for free)
Online legal research service provides quick, easy access to West's vast
collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal
resources, as well as current news articles and business information.
Books : Poems, Stories, Plays, Essays, Lectures and Interviews for Children
and Adults -- One-on-one interviews of writers by Don Swaim at CBS Radio
studio in New York. Each typically lasts 30 to 45 minutes. Also
a few readings of children's books and readings and lectures of noted
writers at the Ohio University Spring
Literary Festival. Wired for Books is a production of the
WOUB Center for Public Media, Scripps College of Communication, Ohio
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
ED.gov -- The official Website of
the U.S. Department of Education, a primary source for education policy and
Digital Classroom of the National
Archives -- Includes lesson plans for working with documents,
videoconferences, and student activities.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on the
Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional bills
and hearings. Provided by the Government
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide
- Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."