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Agriculture

  • American Farmland Trust - Working to stop the loss of productive farmland and promote healthier farming practices in the U.S.
  • Food and Agricultures of the World - Agropolis-Museum is a Science Center with online exhibitions. Visitors will find a global perspective of agriculture and the foods consumed by people in different nations.
  • Seeds of Change Garden - The Seeds of Change Garden, created on the initiative of the Smithsonian Institution, teaches about diversity and history by looking at the evolution of agriculture and cuisine throughout the world.
  • The Land Institute - Research in natural systems agriculture featuring perennial grain polycultures using nature as its measure.
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • Western Livestock Journal - A livestock publication that offers coverage of news affecting the livestock industry, particularly cattle.

Animals & Insects

Birds

  • AvianWeb - Information on many species of companion birds and articles on issues including behavior, health, care, breeding, and transportation.
  • Aviary Birds - Offers information on aviary building, suitable plants, choosing suitable birds, rearing, feeding, care, and a forum.
  • Birds and Buildings Forum - Creating a safer environment for birds.
  • Owling.com - A site dedicated to owls.
  • Pacific Northwest Raptors - PNR specializes in training and working with captive-bred birds of prey, training their handlers, and in educating the public about raptors.
  • Second Chance Birds - Information on parrot rescues, problem behaviors, diet requirements, toys, tips, and other subjects related to keeping a bird healthy and happy.
  • The Aviary - Information and weekly articles on species, health, care, adoption, and recipes.

Bugs

  • BugGuide - An excellent guide to insects with lots of pictures.
  • Entomology Collection - Searchable database from the at the University of Alberta, Canada, that includes images of many specimens.
  • Insect Identification - Reference that breaks down North American insects and spiders. Features facts, articles and photographs.
  • Pherobase - Extensive searchable database and references concerning insect pheromones and semiochemicals.
  • Public Health Entomology - Center that conducts research on mosquito control. Includes downloadable information guides on a number of insect species.
  • Systematic Entomology - Guide to online insect resources from North Carolina State University.
  • Systematic Entomology Laboratory - United States Department of Agriculture website that provides research, products and data on a wide variety insects.

Endangered Species

  • Bagheera Endangered Species - An educational web site about animals vanishing from the Earth.
  • Biological Diversity - Special issue of Our Planet magazine, focusing on biodiversity.
  • EarthPulse - An initiative launched by the National Geographic Society to raise awareness about pressing global conservation issues.
  • EDGE of Existence - A project to conserve the world's most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species. Features photographs and details of the 100 most threatened animals, and explains the research and protection measures undertaken by scientists. Includes donation facility.
  • Endangered Earth - A web site which promotes the plight of endangered animals around the world.
  • Endangered Species at EELink - Links to Internet resources about endangered species.
  • WWF: Species Program - Conservation project news, factsheets and status reports of threatened species such as great apes, rhinos, whales and tigers.

General

  • Animal Diversity Web - General information about all genres of the animal kingdom, from mammals to reptiles.
  • Animal Planet - News about the station, animal series, and fun and games with animal themes.
  • Animals - Facts, information, photos, pictures, sounds, habitats, reports, and news by National Geographic.
  • Aquarium database - Aquarium guide with access to database of aquatic fish, plants, biotopes and articles.
  • Cat Information - Everything you always wanted to know about cats. From what breed to buy to training and vaccinations.
  • Dog Information - A detailed listing of the various dog breeds with information on how to choose the right one for your situation plus info on dog breeders and the AKC.

Veterinary

Art

  • Art History Resources - In-depth lists of link organized by period.
  • Artcyclopedia - Artcyclopedia is a great starting point for finding museum-quality art on the Web.
  • AllCrafts - AllCrafts is a good place to find a wide variety of crafts from traditional to unusual.
  • Art Safari - This site prompts kids and adults to explore paintings and sculptures from the Museum of Modern Art.
  • NYPL digital gallery - Provides over 337,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collection of The New York Public Library.
  • Web Gallery of Art - A virtual museum and searchable database of period paintings and sculptures.

B

Biographies

  • Biographical Dictionary - Includes more than 25,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.
  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present - This site has biographies of women including writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others.
  • Find a Grave - This site contains information about where everybody who has anybody is buried. Searchable by name, claim to fame, location, birth dates and death dates.
  • The Nobel Prize Internet Archive - This site provides a collection of information about all of the past Nobel Laureates, organized by prize and year. Entries include brief biographical information plus links to related Internet sites.
  • MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive - This site contains a collection of over 1000 biographies of mathematicians and other math related information.
  • The Official Web site of the Nobel Foundation - Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.
  • Presidents of the United States - This site contains all the information you may need about all past presidents including biographies, speeches, writings and where possible, audio and video clips, election results, odd facts and presidential term highlights.

Business

Economics

Please see Economics...

Corporate Information

  • Brief Reporter - The Definitive Source for Legal Briefs.
  • Business.com - The leading business search engine and business directory designed to help its users find the companies, products, services, and information they need to make the right business decisions.
  • Corporate Information - Find company information including financial data, stock prices, press releases, and official corporate homes pages.
  • Hoover's Online - Business information on 12 million public and private companies worldwide, including company profiles, in-depth financials, contact names, competitors, industry trends, news, and more.
  • SEC Filings & Forms (EDGAR) - Access to registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms for all companies, foreign and domestic.
  • The Thomas Register - Comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America.
  • The Microsoft IT Academy - The IT Academy offers free, online, self-paced technology courses on three levels - basic digital literacy skills, Microsoft Office Skills and advanced skills for Microsoft professional certification.

International Business

Small Business


C

Careers

Career Research

  • Career Explorer - Search by career or by state for the school that offers the courses you need.
  • Career Path - Self assessment tests, advice and tips about choosing a career.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - The OOH describes careers by the training and education needed, expected job prospects, working conditions, an more.

Job Search

Resume Help

Children's Sites

Please see Kid's Page.

Calculators, Conversion Tools

  • ConvertIt.com - Conversion and Calculation Center that contains links to measurement conversion, currency exchange rate, world time zone, reference information, and more.
  • Convert-me.com - Weights and measurement conversion.
  • Interest.com - Mortgage calculators
  • megaConverter - An ever-growing set of weights, measures and units conversion/calculation modules that allows users to discover things like how many seconds old they are, the difference between a gallon in the USA and a gallon in the UK, how many nanometers in an inch, how many quarts in a caldron, and more.
  • Roman Numeral Converter - This site converts between Roman and Arabic numbers.

Calendars, Time Clocks

  • The Calendar Zone - You will find all kinds of calendars, such as Celestial Calendars, Cultural & Religious Calendars, Holidays, Millennium Info., Calendar Reform, Today Calendars and Web & Interactive Calendars.
  • Holidays on the Net - Find many different dates, descriptions of holidays across the year including special celebrations that occur each week.
  • The Official U.S. Time - Provides current, verified time for each time zone and special state zones in the United States.
  • Time Zone Converter - Look up time zone by country and city and/or different combinations.
  • The World Clock Time Zones - Lists different time zones and cities on the same page for easy reading and comparison.

Consumer Guides and Information

  • BadDealings.com - Provides an arena for members to complain about a product or service. Search the database for the latest information on consumer complaints and scams.
  • BBB Better Business Bureau - The leading business search engine and business directory designed to help its users find the companies, products, services, and information they need to make the right business decision.
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service - A non-profit community service organization assisting consumers in financial difficulty by offering quality credit counseling, consumer education and personalized debt management solutions.
  • ConsumerReports.org - Provides ratings, buying guides, product reviews and consumer information from the experts at Consumer Reports Magazine and Consumers Union.
  • Find-it! Consumer - Your connection to consumer protection and safety information in Washington State.
  • FCIC Consumer Action - Government guide offering general buying tips and ways to resolve marketplace problems, as well as information on specific topics such as credit, cars, insurance, and travel.
  • Fuel Economy Guide - Gas mileage (MPG), greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks.
  • Government Complaint Center - Explore the best online government complaint resources.
  • Kelley Blue Book - New and used car pricing.
  • NADA Appraisal Guides - Vehicle values, trade-in information, loan estimations, new car reviews, model comparisons, rebates and incentives, consumer buying tips.
  • US Consumer Gateway - Your resource for consumer information from the federal government.

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e-books, e-journals

e-books

  • Alex Catalog of Electronic Texts - A collection of public domain documents from American and english literature as well as Western philosophy
  • Electronic Test Center - 1,800 publicly-available ebooks from the University of Virginia Library's Etext Center, including classic British and American fiction, major authors, children's literature, American history, Shakespeare, African-American documents, the Bible, and much more.
  • National Science Digital Library - Comprehensive source for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
  • The Online Books Page - Listing over 25,000 free books on the Web.
  • Search e-books - Search engine for online books.

e-journals

  • Boxes and Arrows - A peer-written journal on the practice, innovation, and discussion of design including graphic design, interaction design, information architecture and the design of business.
  • Diggings - Discovering a Sense of Place in Pend Oreille County, a newsletter published by Kalispel Natural Resources Department, WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension.
  • The Library Journal
  • North Columbia Monthly
  • PubMed - A service of the National Library of Medicine providing access to over over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
  • PubMed.NL - Free journal articles from the National Library of Medicine.

Economics

  • Federal Reserve - Here you can find links to instructional materials and tools that can increase your understanding of the Federal Reserve, economics and financial education.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
  • Economic Ed Website - The purpose of EcEdWeb is to provide support for learning economics in all forms and at all levels.
  • A World Connected - Discusses globalization and how it affects topics such as environment, WTO, sweatshops, outsourcing, human rights, trade & economics, and culture & religion.
  • The Motley Fool - Financial advice, investing and stock information.

Education

Local Schools & Colleges

Please see Community Links > Schools & Colleges.

College

  • Braintrack University Index - Index to institutions of higher education throughout the world.
  • College and University Home Pages - College and University Home Pages - alphabetical Listing.
  • Colleges, Schools and Universities Listings - Alphabetical listing of community, graduate, management, law, dental and medical schools, colleges and universities around the globe.
  • Council of International Schools: Higher Education - Information on the higher education systems of different countries and regions, advice on admissions and financial aid for international students, database of member institutions, and other resources.
  • Getting Ready for College Early - A handbook for parents of students in the middle and junior high school years by the US government.
  • The Value of a College Degree - Provides full-text access to the ERIC Digest of this name which examines the financial and social advantages which are associated with a college degree.
  • The New Essay - Any and every discussion about engaging Millennials in the classroom invariably includes technology. As a generation raised almost entirely around the Internet, mobile phones, multimedia, and other relatively recent generations, their communication needs differ greatly from their predecessors. Innovative educators have seized upon these patterns and established creative strategies that deliver familiar material through brand new conduits.

Homeschooling

Please see Homeschooling Resources for Parents.

Reference

  • ECS - No child Left Behind - This site offers access to a variety of information about all 50 states and their status in terms of meeting NCLB requirements.
  • Education World Homepage - School issues, technology, and a searchable database of over 100,000 education links for teachers, parents, and students.
  • EduHound - EduHound is a directory of educational resources.
  • Educator's Reference Desk - Educator's Reference Desk (formerly AskERIC) provides a search interface to the ERIC Database, providing access to over one million bibliographic records on educational research, theory, and practice.
  • Smithsonian Education - The Smithsonian Education site is subdivided into sections for teachers, students, and family.
  • The Microsoft IT Academy - The IT Academy offers free, online, self-paced technology courses on three levels - basic digital literacy skills, Microsoft Office Skills and advanced skills for Microsoft professional certification.

Teachers

Please see Resources for Teachers.

English & Literature

Literature & Poetry

  • BookSpot - Features book reviews and news, reading lists, and author and publisher information.
  • A Celebration of Women Writers - Comprehensive listing of links to biographical and bibliographical information about women writers, and complete published books written by women. Searchable by time period, country, and author's last name.
  • A Collection of Classics - An exploration into the meaning of a classic. Provides an introduction to authors who have written classics and guides writers on the path to creating their own classics.
  • The American Literature Archive - Literature from the late 19th to early 20th century. Includes full text of several novels.
  • Nobel Foundation - Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.
  • Bartleby.Com - Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse, providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with access to books and information on the web.
  • Poetry Archive - The Poetry Archive is a great way to enter the world of poetry with readings by hundreds of poets.

Writing

Environment

  • Ecology Communications - A source of global environmental issues, scientific research project coverage, gardening tips for backyard ecologists, coverage of current topics.
  • EnviroLink - EnviroLink categories include air, earth, fire, flora and fauna, and water with lots of links in each.
  • Environmental Services Directory - Directory of environmental services, products, and information sources available in Washington State.
  • National Council for Science and the Environment - This site provides objective, scientifically accurate information about a wide range of environmental issues.
  • National Lead Information Center - Information on lead in paint, dust and soil.
  • Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics (OPPT) - OPPT provides information about pollution prevention.
  • Our Planet - Maintained by the United Nations Environmental Program, this is a web-based bimonthly magazine that covers environmental issues like ozone, water, climate change and energy.
  • U. S. Environmental Protection Agency - This site has useful resources for students and teachers, concerned citizens, researchers and scientists, business and industry, and state/local tribal networks with links in each category.

G

Genealogy

  • AdoptionRegistry.com - This site is a good place to start looking for lost birth relatives. It includes a reunion registry.
  • Ancestry - This site lists over 274 million names in 1,728 databases, including Social Security, military, and immigration records. It contains both free and subscription based resources.
  • Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
  • FamilySearch - A collection of free family history, family tree, and genealogy records.
  • Find a Grave - This site contains information about Where everybody who has anybody is buried. Includes photos. Searchable by name, location, birth dates and death dates.
  • GeneaSearch - Search for ancestors, build family trees and find family history with free genealogy lookups, family surname newsletters, beginner's genealogy guide, and more.
  • National Genealogical Society - National Genealogical Society provides training, research assistance, news, and other resources.
  • RootsWeb.com - Search tools, family trees, mailing lists, message boards, links, and more.
  • Sorenson Genealogy Foundation - The Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF) is a nonprofit organization founded to build a publicly accessible genealogical database.
  • Treasure Maps Online Family Genealogy - Free genealogy search tips, how-to articles, and family tree help.
  • USGenWeb Project - This site is run by a group of volunteers working together to provide Web sites for genealogical research in every county in the United States. Provides links to family reunion bulletin boards, state and county historical archives, and national research projects.
  • Washington Digital Archives - The Washington State Digital Archives is dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent legal, fiscal or historical value, including Marriage Records, Death Records, and Birth Records.
  • Washington History - Search for your ancestors in this collection of Washington Census and Naturalization Records.

Geography, Maps & Travel

Geography & Maps

Travel

  • Experience Washington - Official site of Washington State tourism.
  • Fodors.com - Restaurant and hotel reviews, smart travel tips.
  • How Far is It? - This site allows you to calculate the distance (as the crow flies) between two places, mostly US destinations.
  • MapMuse - Find places to live, learn, work, and play.
  • ePodunk - Community profiles, demographics and vintage post cards of cities, towns and villages across the country.
  • Roadside America - An online guide to offbeat tourist attractions.
  • National Scenic Byways Program - Guide to byways by the USDOT Federal Highways Administration.
  • Winter Travel Info - WSDOT travel information.

Government

Please see Government Links.


H

Health

General Health Resources

Anatomy

  • GetBodySmart - Human anatomy and physiology including tutorials and quizzes on the skeletal, muscle, nervous, circulatory, respiratory and urinary systems.
  • Human Anatomy On-line - The place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human body.
  • The Innermost Brain - Museum exhibit featuring the roles of the genome, the body, the brain and personal and collective histories in our mental functioning.
  • Voxel-Man Gallery - Computer-generated visualizations of various parts of the human body, based on medical imaging and the Visible Human Project.

Drug Information

History

Local History

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Washington & Idaho History

US History

  • American Memory - Library of Congress historical collections for the National Digital Library.
  • History - It's happening - a free resource designed for Middle and High school students, to accompany the study of North American History and support your library's celebration of important calendar events, such as Women's History Month, Black History Month, and Presidents' Day.
  • Presidents of the United States - This site contains all the information you may need about all 41 presidents. You can locate biographies, speeches, and writings and where possible, audio and video clips, election results, odd facts and presidential term highlights. Also included are first ladies, cabinet members, and additional important members of presidential life.

 

Home & Garden

Cooking

Gardening

Knitting & Sewing

  • Knitty - Knitty is a free web-only knitting magazine with a sense of humor.

I

Internet Help

  • Recommended Search Strategies - UC Berkeley Library's Five-Step Search Strategy.
  • Search Engine Showdown - News, reviews, and guides to web searching.
  • LibrarySmart - How to find the BEST information on the web. Information literacy is about helping citizens develop critical thinking skills in locating, using and evaluating information.

L

Law & Legal

Legal Help & Advocacy

Legal Research Sites

  • FindLaw: Internet Legal Resources - Contains directories of Internet legal resource for business, public and consumer, legal professionals, corporate counsel, and students.
  • Hieros Gamos: The Comprehensive Legal Site - A comprehensive multi-lingual legal resource, including a directory of bar and legal associations, law schools, law firms, legal publishers, consultants, and others who provide support to the legal profession.
  • LawCrawler - Provides a search engine to query legal web sites and databases.
  • LawGuru.com - Free legal research tool searches more than 535 legal search engines and tools.
  • Lawyers.com - Collections of recent and historic Supreme Court decisions, hypertext versions of the full U. S. Code, U. S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil Procedure, and other important legal materials.
  • The Avalon Project - Provides access to materials in the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government with links to supporting documents.
  • Thomas - Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

Legal Forms


M

Math

  • Education for Kids - Math flashcards and games for money, time, and general math.
  • MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive - The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive is a website maintained by John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson and hosted by the University of St Andrews in Scotland. It contains detailed biographies of many notable mathematicians, as well as information on famous curves and the development of various mathematical topics.
  • Math2.org - Math reference tables, message boards, links.
  • The Math Forum - A resource for improving math learning, teaching, and communication offering problems and puzzles, online mentoring, research, team problem solving, collaborations, and professional development.
  • Mathnerds - Free math help and tutoring site committed to inquiry-based education.
  • Roman Numeral Converter

 


N

Native American Resources

Art Resources

Education Resources

Environmental Resources

General Resources

  • Kalispel Tribe
  • NativeCulture.com - A comprehensive portal site for Native American resources.
  • NativeWeb - This site contains a searchable database with over 3,000 Internet resource links and has a Resource Center, which makes it easy to navigate the extensive collection of information

Health Resources

  • Indian Health Service (IHS) - IHS is the federal agency responsible for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.  This site includes information about medical programs, area office locations, and a kid's page.
  • National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research - The center focuses on research, training, information, dissemination, and technical assistance relating to the mental health of Native peoples.  This site provides links to local mental health centers, publications, and research findings.

Law & Legal Resources

Media Resources


R

References Tools

Almanacs

Dictionaries

Encyclopedias

Other Reference Tools

  • Babelfish Translation Service - Provides online text translation between English and Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish as well as Russian to English.
  • Rhyme Zone - Type in a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, and more.
  • Roget's Thesauri - Contemporary version with 35,000 synonyms.
  • The Glossarist - Searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries.
  • Word Detective - Questions and answers about words and language in a humorous vein.

S

Science

General

  • How Stuff Works - A source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
  • Infomine - Scholarly Internet Resource Collection - This site features access to university level research and educational tools on the Internet. You can select biological or physical science to get scholarly Internet links.
  • The Why Files - This site gives a fresh story each week about a science discovery. It features in-depth explorations of the science behind the headlines.

Astronomy

Chemistry

  • ACS ChemCenter - This site serves as a starting point for a wide range of chemistry related information.
  • Periodic Table of the Elements - This site provides an easy-to-use periodic table.
  • Chemical Industry Supplier Registry - Manual compilation of chemical suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers for price and capacity of commodity and specialty chemicals by name or CAS registry number. Site includes new projects, free magazines, JOBS, news and events.

Earth Science/Environment

Please see Environment...

Physics

  • Amusement Park Physics: The Forces Behind the Fun - This site explains what happens to you on a roller coaster and the reasons it feels the way it does. You can even design your own roller coaster. A physics glossary is also available. This site is interesting for everyone.
  • PhysLINK: the Ultimate Physics Resource - This site provides useful links to many sources of information, including reference societies, journals, history, news and more. Site useful for all levels of users, is reliable and updated.

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Teens

Please see Teen's Page.