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Chicago

Chicago Fact Book
http://www.ci.chi.il.us/PlanAnd Develop/ChgoFacts

Encyclopedia of Chicago
http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org

Explore Chicago Collections

 

Chicago Collections Consortium (UNCAP)
http://uncap.lib.uchicago.edu/

Government & Politics

ILLINOIS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION-LEGISLATIVE ACTION CENTER
http://capwiz.com/ala/il/directory/statedir.tt?state=IL&lvl=state

Find your elected officials in your area:

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
http://clerkweb.house.gov   
http://www.house.gov

U.S. Senate
http://www.house.gov

Citation & Writing Guides

Duke University Libraries (Writing Help)
http://library.duke.edu/

Long Island University C.W. Post Campus Library Citation Style for Research Papers
http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citapa.htm  

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab—OWL
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Citation Machine –The Landmark Project
http://citationmachine.net/
     
EasyBib Citation Template
http://www.easybib.com/  

WHY CITE?
http://plagiarism.org/

Country Profiles

ABC-CLIO WORLD GEOGRAPHY (Electronic Subscription)
http://www.worldgeography.abc-clio.com/login.aspx
NOTE: Click on PUBLIC LIBRARY barcode box and enter your School Library barcode.

CIA  FACTBOOK
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/countrylisting.html

CULTURE GRAMS (Electronic Subscription)
EBSCO INFORMATION CENTER
Select STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER
Key in the name of your country and CHECK the country profile box.


LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COUNTRY STUDIES
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/

Health & Wellness

Genetics Home Reference     
http:ghr.nlm.nih.gov

Medline Plus 
http:medlineplus.gov

National Women’s Health Information Center   
http://4woman.gov

National Library of Medicine   
http:www.nlm.nih.gov

History (U.S. & Illinois)

AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decades.html

AMERICAN MEMORY PROJECT of the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

A CHRONOLOGY OF U.S. HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
http://www.law.ou.edu/hist

SIRS  DECADES     (Electronic Subscription)

ILLINOIS

ILLINOIS BLUE BOOK—DIGITAL ARCHIVES PROJECT
http://www.idaillinois.org

ILLINOIS LABOR HISTORY SOCIETY
http://www.kentlaw.edu/ilhs


Justice & Social Issues

ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES    (Electronic Subscription)
Facts.com

SOCIAL ISSUES—Multnomah County Library
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/sochc.html

Music & Poetry

Essentials of Music
http://www.essentialsofmusic.com

Grove Dictionary of Music
(Electronic Subscription)

LitFinder
(Electronic Subscription)
http://www.litfinder.com/login.asp?code=mmchs

Poetry Archives
http://www.emule.com/poetry

English & Theatre

American Literature
(Electronic Subscription)

Literature Resource Center
(Electronic Subscription)

Shakespeare @ Enotes
http://www.enotes.com/william-shakespeare
Shakespeare Resource Center

http://www.bardweb.net
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/

http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/playcriticism.htm

Scotland is Macbeth Country
http://thelandofmacbeth.com/

Plagiarism 101
http://www.plagiarism.org/

Understanding and Preventing Plagiarism
http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/preventing-plagiarism/

     

Literary Criticism

Internet Public Library
http://ipl.org/div/litcrit/

Google Scholar –Advanced Search
http://scholar.google.com/advanced_scholar_search?hl=en&lr=

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