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Agriculture:

Agriculture Collection Agriculture full-text journals
Agriculture Journals Agriculture full-text journals
Green File Full-text articles about humans impact on the environment
GreenR Full-text articles on environmental & ecological topics
Video Archive/USDA Agricultural Research Video Archive of Ag Departments’s Research Service
AGRICOLA Catalog of the National Agricultural Library
Agricultural Marketing Resource Center Value-added agriculture resources
Agriculture Glossary General glossary of agriculture-related terms
Desert USA: Desert Plants & Wildflowers Index Desert flora of USA
Forestry Images Trees, plants, wildlife, pests, people, places, scenes
HortiPlex Plant Database Plant images & databases
Insectclopedia Insect research portal
National Agricultural Statistics Service Timely, accurate & useful agriculture statistics
NewCROP Purdue University’s Center for New Crops & Plants
Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic University of Minnesota’s plant clinic
PLANTS Database USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services
The Garden Helper Guides to gardening, flowers and house plant care
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Database  Use the advanced search feature to find plants by color, location & more
Wildflowers Native to Oklahoma Indigenous Oklahoma wildflowers


Business & Economics:

Business Source Premier Full-text business resources for 2,300 + journals
Regional Business News Full-text resource of regional business journals
Small Business Reference Center Resource for persons interested in starting a business
Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor, economics and statistics
CNN Money Business, financial & personal finance news
Hoovers Information on companies, industries & executives
IDEAS Economics & finance research
Universal Currency Converter Calculate currency and foreign exchange rates
Workplace Writers Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab


Careers & Jobs:

LearningExpress Library Job search, workplace skills, jobs& careers, computer basics
Career OneStop Careers & career information
Ask CFPB The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau provides answers and guidance for many questions regarding paying for college, financial decisions, student loan repayment, and more
Job-Hunt How to find your new job
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013-2014 Occupations, required education or skills, prospects, earnings
Oklahoma Dept. of Commerce: Data & Research Lead Agency for OK economic development
Oklahoma Economy OSU’s Center for Applied Economic Research forcasts, research, stats
USAjobs Federal government careers
Vocational Information Center Resource guide for vocational education, careers


Communications and Fine Arts:

American Folklore Famous American folktales, myths, tall tales
American Rhetoric Speech bank, top 100 speeches, journals, associations
Oklahoma State Capitol Art Collection Art work found in Oklahoma’s State Capitol Bldg
Bartleby’s Free online classics, reference, literature & nonfiction
Classical Music Navigator Composers, basic works, forms & styles of music, glossary
Color Matters Color theory & application
Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Grammar Girl Quick & dirty tips for better writing
HumanitiesWeb.org Humanities website with 25,000 articles
Indigenous Peoples Literature World-wide archive of cultural materials – literature, music, etc.
Internet Resources for Writers Writing and writers links to web resources
Jurn.org A curated academic search-engine, indexing 4,410 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.
Library of Congress Digital Collections Library of congress Digital Collections including – Performing Arts, Photos, Poetry
Literature Map Tourist map of literature, a reader’s advisory
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline Heilbrunn Timeline of art history
National Peotry Alamanac Poetry, poems, bios from the Academy of American poets
National Portrait Gallery People who made contributions to American history/culture
Poetry Archive Online collections of recordings of poets & their work
Poetry Tool About.com site – includes how-tos, references, dictionaries, terms
Popular Songs in American History From colonial times to 1900
Quotations Page Quotes & famous sayings
RhymeZone Rhymes, synonyms, definitions
Roughstock’s History of Country Music Country music from the 1920′s to post-1990 new traditionalists
Smarthistory Enhanced Art History Textbook Multimedia web-book designed as a dynamic enhanced art history text.
Smithsonian Archives of American Art Archives of American Art
Virtual Library for Theatre & Drama For professionals, amateurs & students
Web Gallery of Art Image collections, virtual museum of European art, 1100-1800


Databases:

Academic Search Premier Multidisciplinary full-text article database
Agriculture Collection Agriculture full-text journals
Agriculture Journals Agriculture full-text journals
America’s Historical Newspapers Database of full-text newspapers & news articles, 1690-2000
America’s News Database of full-text, current local, regional & national newspapers
Bibliography of Native North Americans Database of all aspects of culture, history & life, 16th century to present
Business Source Premier Full-text business resources for 2,300 + journals
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text Database contains full-text of top nursing & allied health literature
Consumer Health Complete Database of full-text nursing & allied health journals
CREDOreference Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
Dyna-Med Database for medical professionals
EBSCOhost Database provider that includes multiple databases for educational research
Education Journals Database of mostly full-text articles on all aspects of education
Education Research Complete Database of mostly full-text articles and books on all aspects of education
ERIC Database of records & links to full-text documents back to 1966
Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Funk & Wagnals New World Encyclopedia Database of encyclopedic entries of a variety of subjects
Gale Virtual Reference Library Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
Green File Full-text articles about humans impact on the environment
GreenR Full-text articles on environmental & ecological topics
Health Source: Consumer Edition Database of consumer health information
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database of full-text journals focusing on medical disciplines
LearningExpress Library Job search, workplace skills, jobs& careers, computer basics
MAS Ultra General article database designed for high school libraries
MasterFILE Premier General article database designed for public libraries
MEDLINE Nat’l Library of Medicine’s index to a variety of medical disciplines
MEDLINE with Full-Text Nat’l Library of Medicine’s full-text medical journal database
Military & Government Collection Database of current news related to military & government
Newspaper Source Plus Database of 860 full-text newspapers, TV and radio news transcripts
Nursing & Allied Health Collection GALE: Database of mostly full-text articles on nursing & allied health topics
Nursing & Allied Health Source PROQUEST: Database of mostly full-text articles on nursing & allied health topics
Nursing Resource Center Database of mostly full-text articles on diseases, conditions, drugs
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Database of current social issues, pro & con arguments
Professional Development Collection Database designed for professional educators, full-text articles & books
PsycARTICLES Database from APA, includes full-text articles on psychology
Pyschology Collection Database of mostly full text articles on psychology topics
Regional Business News Full-text resource of regional business journals
Small Business Reference Center Resource for persons interested in starting a business
SIRS Knowledge Source Database of articles on leading issues, government, arts & humanities
SIRS Knowledge Source – Government Reporter Database of historic & government documents, directories, almanacs
SIRS Knowledge Source: Research Database of current issues most studied & debated by students
Teacher Reference Center Provides indexing & abstracts to professional education journals
TOPICsearch Database of full-text articles on current event topics


Education:

Academic Search Premier Multidisciplinary full-text article database
Education Journals Database of mostly full-text articles on all aspects of education
Education Research Complete Database of mostly full-text articles and books on all aspects of education
ERIC Database of records & links to full-text documents back to 1966
Professional Development Collection Database designed for professional educators, full-text articles & books
PsycARTICLES Database from APA, includes full-text articles on psychology
Pyschology Collection Database of mostly full text articles on psychology topics
Teacher Reference Center Provides indexing & abstracts to professional education journals
APA Psychology Help Center Online consumer psychology resources
College Search Find colleges by major, location, type, financial aid, etc.
College View Find scholarships, financial aid, career & minority information
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders Articles on mental disorders & conditions
Encyclopedia of Psychology Links to a variety of psychology topics
Higher Education Resource Hub Comprehensive collection of higher education information sources
HigherEdInfo Student success, advanced placement, ACT/SAT scores, stats
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Education statistics of U.S. & other nations
Oklahoma Higher Education Informational resource for all of Oklahoma higher ed institutions
Peterson’s Comprehensive guide to college information
PsychCentral Mental health symptoms & treatment information
Social Psychology Network Psychological research and teaching


Faculty Resources:

Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Dance Mat Typing Improve your students’ typing skills by using these keyboarding games
Peters Online Typing Course Improve your students’ typing skills by using this website of typing lessons


General & Reference:

CREDOreference Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
Funk & Wagnals New World Encyclopedia Database of encyclopedic entries of a variety of subjects
Gale Virtual Reference Library Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
MAS Ultra General article database designed for high school libraries
MasterFILE Premier General article database designed for public libraries
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Database of current social issues, pro & con arguments
SIRS Knowledge Source Database of articles on leading issues, government, arts & humanities
TOPICsearch Database of full-text articles on current event topics
Abbreviations Acronyms & abbreviations resource
Dictionary of Units of Measurement Explains metric system & other units of measurement
Information Please Almanac Up-to-Date statistics, facts & figures
Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus Online Free online dictionary and thesaurus
New York Public Library Picture Collection
Omnibiography Online biography directory
One-Look Reserve Dictionary Describe concept & get a list of words related to the concept
Online Etymology Dictionary Describes the history & evolution of words
ReferenceDesk Dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, facts
ReligionFacts Objective guide to world religions
Snopes Urban legends reference pages
SpanishDict Spanish to English translation, dictionary & translator
Visuwords Online graphical dictionary
World Time Server Current time & date in cities & countries world-wide


Government:

Military & Government Collection Database of current news related to military & government
SIRS Knowledge Source – Government Reporter Database of historic & government documents, directories, almanacs
City-Data.com Stats about all U.S. cities
ePodunk City, town, county & community information
FedStats Access to stats & information produces by 100+ Federal agencies
Governments on the WWW Database of governmental institutions on the web
GovTrac.us Track legislation & votes in U.S. Congress
National Archives & Records Administration The Nation’s history through documents, photo & records
Oklahoma’s Official Web Site Official web site of the State of Oklahoma
Political Resources on the Net Index of world-wide political sites
SearchGov U.S. Government’s official search engine
State Photo & Multimedia Galleries Images of each state
The Supreme Court Database Resource for all aspects of the Supreme Court, 1953-2008
Thomas Source for federal legislative information
US Census Bureau Data & statistics
Uncle Sam’ Photos Directory of the U.S. Government’s free stock photo sites
USA.gov U.S. Government’s official web portal
The Whitehouse Official site of the U.S> President’s residence


Health, Medical & Nursing:

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text Database contains full-text of top nursing & allied health literature
Consumer Health Complete Database of full-text nursing & allied health journals
Dyna-Med Database for medical professionals
Health Source: Consumer Edition Database of consumer health information
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database of full-text journals focusing on medical disciplines
MEDLINE Nat’l Library of Medicine’s index to a variety of medical disciplines
MEDLINE with Full-Text Nat’l Library of Medicine’s full-text medical journal database
Nursing & Allied Health Collection GALE: Database of mostly full-text articles on nursing & allied health topics
Nursing & Allied Health Source PROQUEST: Database of mostly full-text articles on nursing & allied health topics
Nursing Resource Center Database of mostly full-text articles on diseases, conditions, drugs
Affordable Health Care Act 2013  Public access to apply for health care
American Indian Health Information portal on health issues related to American Indians
American Library Association – Affordable Health Care Act Explanation of the Affordable Health Care Act with links to services and agencies involved
Anatomy Atlases Digital library of anatomy information
Centers for Disease Control Major component of the Dept. of Health & Human Services
Deciphering Medspeak Medical Library Association’s medical dictionary
DrugDigest Information about prescriptions, herbs, supplements, side effects, etc.
Evaluating Internet Health Information A tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
Global Health Facts Provides global health data by country
HealthFinder.gov Health information from the federal government
InteliHealth Harvard Medical School’s consumer health information
Kidshealth Reliable children & teen health site
Lab Tests Online Consumer education on blood, urine & other lab tests
Mayo Clinic Clinical experts provide current medical & health information
MedlinePlus Public Health Information supported by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
McGill University Virtual Stethoscope Tutorial on the use of a stethoscope from McGill University, Canada
Medical Abbreviations Dictionary Medical, pharma and healthcare acronyms & abbreviations
MedicineNet Health & medical information produced by doctors
MedPix: Medical Image Database Teaching files & medical images database
National Center for Alternative Medicine Part of the Nat’l Institutes of Health, explores alternative medicine
National Center for Health Statistics Provides U.S. public health statistics
National Institute of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources Website
NetWellness Health & wellness information from Cincinnati U, Ohio State & Case Western
NutritionSource Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition web site
Oklahoma Health Connection OU Health Sciences Center
PubMed Nat’l Institute of Health’s medical information portal
Quertle Searches biomedical information from PubMed, MEDLINE, and TOXLINE
SafeMedication Medication search engine, safety information about medications
WebMD Consumer heath & medical information
Womenshealth.gov Consumer health & medical information for women


History & Geography:

America’s Historical Newspapers Database of full-text newspapers & news articles, 1690-2000
Chronicling America: History American Newspapers Selected American newspapers from 1836-1922
Best of History Web Sites links to over 1,200 history websites – ancient to modern
British History Online Digital library of primary & secondary sources, medieval to modern
Chronicles of Oklahoma OK Historical Society’s OK history publication
Chronology of US Historical Documents OU college of Law’s documents from precolonial to present day
CIA World Factbook Comprehensive country profiles from around the world
DigitalHistory University of Houston’s comprehensive history collection
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture OK Historical Society publication on OK history & culture
EuroDocs: Primary Historical Docs from W. Europe Links to European historical documents
Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties OK State University’s digital services
Making of America Primary sources in American history – antebellum through reconstruction
Map Collections, 1500-2002 Library of Congress’s map collections
McCasland Map Collection Early Indian Territory and Oklahoma state maps
National Museum of the American Indian Includes Comprehensive listings of Native American Resources
Oklahoma Today People, places, history & culture of Oklahoma since 1956
Panoramic Map Collection Library of Congress’s panoramic maps collection
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection University of Texas’ historical map collection
Search historical Newspaper Archives GenealogyBank’s newspaper archive, 1690-2007
Timeref.Org Medieval & Middle Ages history timelines
Vital Vietnam Archive Texas Tech University’s Vietnam archive of documents, photos, etc.
Watershed Information Network EPA’s site for protecting & restoring water resources
Web Atlas of Oklahoma Project of ECU’s Department of Cartography & Geograpy
World Rankings & Records Comprehensive source of world ranking & records
World War I Document Archive Primary documents of WW1
WorldMapper Collection of world maps according to subject


Libraries:

Best Information on the Net St. Ambrose University Library’s list of selected Internet resources
Digital Commons Open Access Repository published by Universities
Eastern Ok District Library System Public library of Eastern Oklahoma Library District
Internet Public Library – ipl2 Searchable subject directory of reliable websites
Library of Congress USA’s national library
Oklahoma Dept of Libraries Oklahoma’s state library
ReferenceDesk Internet reference source
ShareOK Repository University Research Repository including OU and OSU Research
Southeastern OK Public Library System Public library of Southeastern Oklahoma District
WorldCat (OCLC) World-wide online library catalog


Math & Science:

Math & Science:

Biology Web Directory Biology web directory & search engine
ChemDex Chemistry web directory
ChemSpider Chemical structure database
Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
NASA Visible Earth Catalog of NASA images & animations of Earth
National Weather Service National authority of weather
National Geographic Photography Pictures, photo tips, wall papers, galleries
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Federal agency focused on oceans & atmosphere issues
National Park Service Official web page for the U.S. National Park Service
National Severe Storms Labortory Norman, OK research center focused on severe weather issues
Online Conversion Resource for weights, measures, calculators, converters, etc.
Online Tornado FAQs Storm Prediction Center’s frequently asked questions about tornadoes
Paleontology Portal Fossil photos; browse by location, time period or type
Percentage Calculator Free online took to calculate percentages
Physlink Physics & astronomy online portal
Science.gov Portal of government science information
U.S. Fish & Wildlife National Digital Library Official web page of the Fish & Wildlife Service
Virtual fossil Museum Pictures of fossils across geological time & evolution
WebElements Periodic Table Web-based periodic table of the elements
What’s That Bug? North American Insect identification
Wolfram alpha Calculates math and science problems


Newspapers and Web News Resources:

America’s Historical Newspapers Database of full-text newspapers & news articles, 1690-2000
America’s News Database of full-text, current local, regional & national newspapers
Newspaper Source Plus Database of 860 full-text newspapers, TV and radio news transcripts
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Selected American newspapers from 1836 – 1922
Search Historical Newspaper Archives GenealogyBank’s newspaper archive, 1690 – 2007


Social Sciences:

Bibliography of Native North Americans Database of all aspects of culture, history & life, 16th century to present
CREDOreference Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
Gale Virtual Reference Library Database of general reference materials on a variety of subjects
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Database of current social issues, pro & con arguments
SIRS Knowledge Source: Research Database of current issues most studied & debated by students
TOPICsearch Database of full-text articles on current event topics
50 States States & capitols
African Studies Center/African countries Penn University’s Countries of Africa
Age Source: AgeStats Worldwide Comparative statistical data about older adults worldwide
Association for Childhood Education International Promotes childhood education & development programs
Bureau of Justice Statistics Stats about crime, victims, drugs, offenders, etc.
Child & Family Web Guide A directory of websites on child development
Child Welfare Information Gateway Children’s Bureau, provides print & online access to resources
ChildCare.gov Official source for all U.S. government child care information
Fathers.com Online resource for dads created by Nat’l Center for Fathering
FBI Uniform Crime Reports National crime stats
Kids Count Data Center State profiles on child well-being
Map Gallery of US Ethnic Groups Cultural geography of the U.S. & Canada
Native American – Federal Web Sites Collection of Federal Websites focusing on Native Americans
Native American Materials Native American Materials Directory
Oklahoma City National Memorial/Museum Museum & memorial dedicated to victims of Murrah Bldg. bombing
Oklahoma Tribal Government Oklahoma Tribal Government Websites:  History and Culture
Population Projections for Oklahoma Oklahoma Population Projections Report 2012
Population Reference Bureau Information on U.S. & world population trends
ReadyWeb Information & resources on school & learning readiness
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services U.S. Government’s principle agency for health & human services
Zero to Three National Center of Infants, Toddlers & Families


Streaming Video:

Films On Demand Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.


Study Skills:

LearningExpress Library Basic Skills, computer & internet tutorials
A+ Research & Writing Resources for college & high school students
Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial U. of Illinois at Chicago tutorial
How To Study Variety of study skills resources
OWL: Online Writing Lab Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab
Study Guides & Strategies 20+sec of 250 study guides
Foundations First Tutorials to improve research, grammar, writing, and vocabulary skills


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