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Publications provided by the U.S Department of State that include country information on people, history, land, political conditions, economy, travel, and government.


Web site provides free comparative rate information on products such as certificates of deposit, home equity loans, money market accounts, credit cards, mortages, and car loans.


Useful collection of articles and tools that let you compare online banks, credit card offerings, money market accounts, mortgages, loans, insurance, and more.

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Defines search engines and directories. Explains how to construct a search strategy and Boolean logic. Reviews several popular search engines.From University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Online bookstore selling new, used and out of print books and textbooks.


Browse both fiction and non-fiction bestseller lists in categories like "Thrillers" and "Biographies." Also includes the New York Times bestseller list as well as popular books for children.

Searchable library of reference works, from the Bible to Parliamentary procedure.


Known for its collection of online literature, poetry, and reference books.

Searchable collection of complete texts of anthologies and works of individual poets representing American and English poetry from 1250 to 1920.


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, Columbia World of Quotations, and Simpson's Contemporary Quotations searchable by title, author and subject.


The Baseball Almanac features historic baseball facts, research, and statistics.


Offers late-breaking news and analysis, questions and answers, and journalist’s war diaries.

Category:Current Events

Basic introduction to bead embroidery. Patterns include looms, kits, and stringing. Tutorial gives directions for projects ranging from beginner to advanced.


Security and Exchange Commission's online publications assist the first-time investor in reading financial statements, researching companies, selecting brokers and investment advisors, and comparing mutual fund expenses/fees.


Introduction to how govenment works, including branches of government, how laws are made, and citizenship.

National Council on Aging’s website that helps seniors or their caregivers locate government programs that may pay some of their costs for essential services such as health care and utility bills.


National Council on Aging Site helps people 55 and over locate public and private programs that offer savings on prescription drugs.

Berit’s Best Sites for Children

Just For Fun: Crafts, Coloring, Especially for Girls, Funnies, Holidays & Seasons, Animals, Arts, Environment, Health, Penpals and Chat, Internet Safety.

Gateway to annotated history sites that have been reviewed for accuracy and usefulness.

Category:World History

Search reports on companies in the Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Albany, and Syracuse regions.

The Better Business Bureau site.


Collects and sells new and used books online to fund literacy projects worldwide.

Category:Book Prices

What's cooking in Betty's kitchen?

BiblioBoard Popular


BiblioBoard, the PatronsFirst® digital library, works elegantly across all mobile and web platforms and offers unlimited, multi-user access to library patrons. BiblioBoard’s diverse selection of multimedia content continues to grow everyday and features works from traditional publishers, historical archives, cultural institutions, independent authors, local organizations and more.

BiblioBoard SELF-e connection

Are you an author? Connecting Indie Books, Libraries and Readers SELF-e helps develop robust local writing communities and keeps libraries at the center of the indie book movement.

BiblioBoard's PressBooks

Are you an author? Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks Public is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more—all through your library.

This web site links to live and online auctions and gives high and low price estimates for hardcover books.

Category:Book Prices

Online literature and study guides for 2000 classic texts of fiction, drama, short stories, and poetry.

Searches out-of-print books that are available from thousands of booksellers worldwide.

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A free service that formats citations according to MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian. Registration is required to save bibliographies to an account.

Category:Citing Sources

Historical Quotes tool looks up closing price for stock or mutual fund.


Features music charts, news, reviews, and information about the artist.


Biographical information on U. S. senators and congressmen from 1774 to present.

Biographies arranged alphabetically by name and chronologically by mathematician's birth from 5th century B.C. to 20th century.


Affiliated with the Biography Channel of the A&E Television Networks.


Online tutorials in biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, human biology, immunology, Mendelian genetics, and molecular biology.


Large directory of annotated biology links under categories such as animal and plant biology, ecology, evolution, microbiology, and genetics.


Resource offering sixty biographies of African-Americans, timeline from 1600-2000, and summaries of selected African-American literature.

Category:Black History

A comprehensive resource covering "six centuries of African American history," BlackPast links to over 100 speeches from 1789 to 2004, primary source documents, timelines and an online encyclopedia of over 1,000 entries about African American people, places and events.

Category:Black History

Documents related to the remediation of tributaries that flow into Onondaga Lake.


Web-based reading motivator developed by Sylvan Learning Center. Children earn points toward prizes by reading and answering a short comprehension quiz.


Organized by title, author and genre. Excerpts of recommended books from various genre, both fiction and nonfiction.

Reading Group Guides provide description of book, questions and author biography. Browse by author, title or category.

Resource for book collectors searching for rare, out of print books, or volumes to complete sets. Provides links to sources for used book buying with one search form.


Articles on book industry news, access to literary journals and reviews, and a directory of book sites around the world. Users can also search updated bestseller lists, find listings of literary events, and read author interviews.

Search for single or pair names. Site also contains a top 20 list and alphabetical search.


This website provides authoritative information on breast cancer treatment, prevention, screening and testing, research, statistics, and clinical trials.


An accurate, current, and comprehensive resource for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty. Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.

Encyclopedia that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Two levels, Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school, offer unique content that is of interest to every student. Search easily across levels by topic or subject area.

Britannica School (Elementary, Middle and High levels)

Thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases for elementary, middle, or high school students. There is Read-aloud, a font size adjuster, and built-in translation tools support students with special needs and ELLs.

Digital images from 1896-1970 covering news sports, social history,and entertainment.


Features theater listings and show times for over 1900 separate venues including London's West End.


This web site for Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine provides special hotel and airline rates, destination ideas, e-newletter and tips from experts and readers.


Official site of the Buffalo Bills football team.


Careers you might like based on your favorite subjects in school.

Business Decision

Find customers and understand markets. Combines extensive consumer household, market segmentation, and demographic data from ESRI® with GIS mapping technology. Research tools for developing business plans and assessing service population.

Business Economics and Theory

Over 150 full-text journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. The former Business & Company Resource Center has been transformed into Business Insights: Essentials. Access company profiles, industry rankings, brand and product information.

Common questions from first-time home buyers--and better yet, the answers! Everything you need to know, from building to buying.

Category:Real Estate

FDA tips and warnings on buying medications and health products online.