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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary is a comprehensive and complete online dictionary with easy searching.
A Web of On-line Dictionaries provides links to over 400 dictionaries in more than 130 different languages.
French-English Dictionary translates words from French to English or English to French.
Spanish-English Dictionary translates words from Spanish to English or English to Spanish.
Roget's Thesaurus is searchable by keywords or full text.
Free Internet Encyclopedia is composed of information available on the Internet, presented by topic.
Letsfindout Encyclopedia contains information on a variety of subjects from places & people to birds & bugs.
Encyclopedia.com has over 17,000 articles which contain cross-references for further research.
SAILOR is a public network of Maryland information which connects libraries, schools, and government agencies.
Eastern Shore Regional Library is located in Salisbury and is composed of 8 libraries on the Eastern Shore.
Maryland State Law Library has records & briefs on court cases, legislative history, special collections, etc...
Electric Library launches a search through newspapers, magazines, books, maps, photographs, & works of art.
Library of Congress allows the public to search through their extensive library catalog.
LibrarySpot contains links to various types of libraries and referencees on the internet, plus feature articles.
Internet Public Library contains links to current information.
Biography.Com, sponsored by the Biography Channel, provides a database of over 20,000 brief biographies.
Biographical Dictionary of more than 25,000 notable persons can be searched by various methods.
Research-It! is a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for ALL your research needs.
Virtual Reference Desk has links to information on almost any topic you can think of!
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper has a lot of information, over 520 links, to help with reports, etc...
Information Please allows searching or browsing in sports, entertainment, U.S., world, people, society, living, business & economy, or science & technology.
Online Schoolyard is a good link page for a number of different subjects.
The Daily Times is located in Salisbury which contains local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
The Somerset Herald is located in Princess Anne and contains local news, events, and weather.
Star Democrat is located in Easton and in addition to news, it contains sections on food, finance, health, etc..
The Baltimore Sun is updated daily and contains national and Maryland news, plus searchable archives.
USA Today is updated more than once daily for national news, and contains searchable archives.
The Washington Post is updated more than once daily for national and world news, plus searchable archives.
The Washington Times is updated weekly and contains news based in Washington D.C.
Time provides features from the weekly magazine plus Time Daily, which contains up-to-the-minute news.
Newsweek is coming this fall.
US News & World Report brings the weekly magazine to the internet, with archives of past issues as well.
People Magazine contains features from the weekly magazine on people, entertainment, and books.
Life Magazine is a pictorial magazine which contains articles on a variety of subjects.
Entertainment Weekly provides info on music, tv, books, movies, celebrities, etc...
Smithsonian Magazine brings the monthly magazine to the internet.
WBOC TV-16 is based in Salisbury, updated daily, and contains news, sports, weather, and community news.
WMDT TV-47 is updated daily, contains news, sports, weather, community news, and a live webcam.
Maryland Public Television has a learning center and programs for healthy communities.
ChannelOne provides the stories and features shown on Channel One each week.
CNN has news, politics, weather, business, sports, technology, entertainment, books, travel, health, and style.
C-SPAN is updated often and contains news on public national, and world affairs.
Fox News is updated constantly and provides all kinds of news.
ABC News is updated constantly and allows you to customize it, so you get the news you want.
MSNBC is sponsored by Microsoft and is updated constantly with up-to-the-minute news.
Yahoo! Daily News provides news from a variety of sources including the Associated Press.
The Nando Times is an internet-based newspaper which provides national, world, sports, politics, weather, etc...
NPR Audio News is updated daily, and you can listen to the news over your computer.
ESPN Sports News provides up to date sports scores, articles, and headline news.
Sports Illustrated News provides features from their magazine, up-to-the-minute scores, news, and articles.
Fox Sports has news and features on all sports and a scoreticker, which shows scores as they come in.
Maryland Maps provides maps of Maryland cities, counties, election districts, natural resources, and more.
Perry Castaneda Library Map Collection has many world and U.S. maps, plus historical maps of the U.S.
MapQuest provides Interactive maps of any address in the U.S and many international cities.
Atlapedia Online has physical and political maps, as well as key facts and statistics on countries.
County and City Databook provides socioeconomic, business, housing data, and more for counties and cities.
Statistical Abstract premier source for statistical data collected by the U.S.
Stat-USA provides information collected by the government for the U.S. business, economic and trade community.
FedStats more than 70 agencies in the U.S. Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public.
The On-Line Books Page has more than 7,000 full-text books on the internet, plus other interesting features.
Yahoo! Authors links sites about authors in categories such as classics, fiction, playwrights, nonfiction, etc...
Internet Book Information Center is a guide to books, authors, & book-related resources on the internet.
Citing Electronic Sources offers examples for citing electronic documents in APA, MLA, and Turabian formats.
Writer's Web offers suggestions on organizing a paper, punctuation, style and documentation.
Grammar and Style Notes provides specific information on usage and general articles on style.
MLA Style deals with the mechanics of writing, such as punctuation, quotation, and documentation of sources.
Literary Criticism Collection
American Literary Classics Moby Dick, Heart of Darkness, Huck Finn, Red Badge of Courage and more.
Literary Classics Shakespeare, Twain, Bronte, Austen, Poe, Dickens and more.
Maryland Archives contains resources and information on the state of Maryland and its government.
Maryland Electronic Capital provides information on all aspects of state and local Maryland government.
Maryland State Law Library has records & briefs on court cases, legislative history, etc..
U.S. Historical Documents is an in-depth, comprehensive chronology of historical events.
History of the USA is a complete source of information pertaining to the history of the U.S. for students.
Historical Text Archive provides history information for various countries.
The History Channel provides what happened on this day in history, as well as fun games to learn history.
United Nations Home Page has general info on the UN, plus current news and history.
The White House Online contains info on current and past Presidents & Vice Presidents, and more.
THOMAS: U.S. Congress Online provides Congress news, House & Senate archives, and current bills & laws.
Worldwide Governments provides links to governments and government agencies from all over the world.
The U.S. Constitution has the complete Constitution online.
Official Federal Government Web Sites provides links to all Government organizations on the web.
WW II text and photos about WW II.
Civil War Resource Page information on American Civil War.
World War I biographies, details about the war and the politics leading up to WW I.
The CIA World Factbook 1997 provides information for more than 250 countries, including geography, map, flag, population, government, economy, communication, transportation, and the military.
Ancient World Web links to sites dealing with history, archaeology, and the ancient world.
Vietnam War good resource for information on the Vietnam War
African American History Challenge has biographies of several African Americans
History on the Web index to history on the web.
History Online shows how one era or event affects another.
Biographical Dictionarybiographical dictionary searchable by name, date or keyword.
Women Biographies women of past and present biographical dictionary.
American Presidents Grolier's look at American presidents and the presidency.
Western Civilization history of Western Civilization link page.
A & E's Biography Web searchable index of biographies of famous figures throughout history.
European History Europe/Russia/Eastern Europe History index
Holocaust Museum site of the Holocaust Museum
Wonders of the Ancient World 7 wonders of the ancient world.
Encyclopedia of Women's History Biographies of women past and present.
Native Web links to resources concerning native/indigenous peoples from all over the world.
African Studies link and resource page to African Studies on the Web.
Celebrating Women's History has biographies of over 60 historical and contemporary women.
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names thesaurus of geographical names.
Encyclopedia Mythica covers mythology from numerous cultures.
Chesapeake Bay Program has info on the Chesapeake Bay and its concerns, such as pfiesteria
Carnegie Science Academy
Department of Natural Resources has a weekly newsletter, and environmental updates and information.
The Discovery Channel provides feature stories, news, live animal cams, and mind games.
Discover Magazine discusses current issues, has science news, archives, and a photo gallery.
Martindale's Reference Desk links to general reference sources and tons of science information.
Birds information about birds.
Nova Nova online deals with many science topics.
Earth & Space Science information on earth science, space science, and historical figures in science.
Environmental Science information on ecology and environmental science.
Sea World information about land and sea animals.
Sciene Learning Network information about many science topics.
Chemistry for Kids information on chemistry concepts and terms
Cells Alive information on cells, bacteria, viruses and more.
Space Science resources and news pertaining to space science.
Human Anatomy Online interactive biology site.
Life and the Universe deals with biology, astronomy and geology.
NASA Online website of NASA Space Center.
The Virtual Zoo information about animals.
Physics 2000 information on physics.
Map Site allows you to create maps to show average precipitation, snowfall, cloud cover and more.
National Geographic Magazine has articles and photographs of the past, present, and future of the world
Women in Artcovers women in art from the Renaissance to present day.
European Paintings over 2,800 digital images of European paintings done between 1200 and 1700 AD.
Absolutely Arts search engine to lots of different art sites.
The Louve Online website of the Louve Museum.
Composers site for composers and their works and biographies.
Photographic History resource site for photographic history, figures and terms.
Math Archives links to math related resources on the web.
Algebra On Line has online tutoring and an Algebra-related search function.
Math Tables has various tables for all different types of math.
Explorations in Math, Science, & Technology provides fun math, science, & technology activities.
Interactive Mathematics has all kinds of different math subject areas, including geometry, probability, and more.
Math History groups math history by era (Greek math, Arabic math, etc..)
The American Mathematical Society has lots of current news and issues for math educators.
Explorer is a math resource search engine.
Beat the Calculator is filled with mental tips to do quick arithmetic in your head.
Clarke University Math History math history site with timelines, chronology, and regional math history.
Math History a good resourse for math history.
- Weather a gateway providing forecasts across the country.
The Weather Channel provides U.S. and International conditions and forecasts.
Intellicast provides current weather information as well as archived meteorological data.