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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

World

GEOGRAPHY
Geography Topics on Librarians' Internet Index

Atlapedia Online - Physical and political maps, key facts and statistics on all countries of the world
World Factbook - From the Central Intelligence Agency
Flags & Maps of the World
Global Gazetteer - Directory of world cities and towns, sorted by country, with a map for each 
Historical Country Names - List of formerly used country names
NationalGeographic.com -
Website of the National Geographic Society
Official City Sites
- Worldwide
Portals to the World - Electronic resources from around the world selected by the Library of Congress
World Weather Information Service - Weather observations, weather forecasts, and climatological information for selected cities

HISTORY
American Memory
- A digital record of American history and creativity from the Library of Congress
Avalon Project at Yale Law School
- Documents in law, history, and diplomacy pre-18th - 21st century
Chronology of US Historical Documents
- From pre-colonial times to the present
Documenting the American South - Primary resources for the study of Southern history, literature and culture
HistoryBuff.com - A historical reference of press coverage from the Newspaper Collectors Society of America
History Cooperative - A pioneering nonprofit humanities resource offering top-level online history scholarship
History Guide - For high school and undergraduate students taking classes in history or intend to major in history in college
HistoryNet.com
- From the Primedia History Group, the world's largest publisher of history magazines
HistoryWired
- Smithsonian Institute offers a virtual tour of its National Museum of American History, Behring Center
Making of America - A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction
National Archives - Valuable records to find clues about your family’s history, prove a veteran’s military service, or researching an historical topic
World History.com
- Timelines, famous people, science, technology, and inventions

LANGUAGE
Language Topics on the Librarians' Internet Index
Babel Fish Translation
- Translate a block of text or an entire web page
Learn Spanish
Voice of America Pronunciation Guide
Web Spanish Lessons

 

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