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Auto Repair

Chilton’s Auto Repair: Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. 

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Biographies

Biographical Dictionary: Over 18,000 names in this dictionary

Biography.com -This site provides links to biographies of 20,000 personalities

Academy of Achievement – Biographies on many famous and worthy people

Biographies of Women Mathematicians

Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

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Business

Business Company & Resource Center: Company and industry information - Comany, industry and articles.

Business & Company Profiles
: More than 200,000 directory listings including the Graham & Whiteside International Company Directories.

Taxes - Kansas Department of Revenue - This link is for business information only.

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Dictionaries

Dictionary.com

One Look Dictionary Search

Merriam Webster Online

Visual Dictionary: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary with accurate pictures

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Computer

Computer Database: news & reviews of hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communication and technology applications.

Open Clip Art Library: This is an open source and free

Inpics.net - This is a tutorial based on pictures not just words

Create Your Own Webpage

Free Desk Top Publishing Software: (like Microsoft Publisher): PagePlus SE - free desktop publishing with some templates and other options. (NOTE: Do not download this software to your computer if you have Microsoft Publisher installed on your computer!).

HTML Tutorial

Letterpop.com: Newsletters, presentations, invitations, etc

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English / Literature

Bartleby: Encyclopedia, quotations, verse, dictionary, thesaurus, English usage – enter item in search box. Other sources are also available on the pull down menu.

Farmers Almanac (for the current year) – lots of information on calendars, definition or word for the day, home,  weather, gardening, astronomy (tides, moon, surnrise etc.) food, advice, community, gardening

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - see a much longer list of helps under Shakespeare below!

Classic Novels

NoveList: Find more to read based on what you already know and like.

Literature Resource Center: covering over 130,000 writers – Searches “Persons” Country; Searches “Works” (type – like art, fiction, folktale, classics graphic novels, diaries, biographies) and between 20th Century B.C to 21st Century AD.

Map of Kansas Literature – This site provides biographical information, samples of poems, a list of their works and any websites linked to their name. Simply click on the city of your choice and the famous authors can be found. Then simply click on the authors name or picture and the information about the person will be displayed. A listing of the cities is also found to the right of the screen; which may also be used.

Project Guttenberg: Project Gutenberg is the brainchild of Michael Hart, who in 1971 decided that it would be a really good idea if lots of famous and important texts were freely available to everyone in the world.

Kansas Poets and Poetry – A resource for Kansas Poetry – It provides a page to share biographical information about Kansas Poets and Kansas Poetry

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Health

Health Reference Center Academic, 1980 – present: Has basic and advanced searches, subject and periodical searches in full text and peer reviewed articles on health and nursing.

Kansas Health Online - Find out how to stay healthy, understand your medical condition, how information can work for you. Also has tools  to compare hospitals, find doctors and information about healthy lifestyles to help you make healthy choices.

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Street Drugs – Learn about how to watch for drug abuse.

National Institute of Drug Abuse – Education about Drugs and abuse

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Kansas History and Current Information

Government Information

Kansas State Government- The official site

Kansas Constitution

Kansas State Bylaws

Kansas State Data Center – for statistical information of all sorts available. You may request help here too.

Kansas State Legislation

Kansas Legislature – State Senators and Representatives, plus Committee Members

Kansas Counties

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Law

Lexis-Nexis: Federal jurisdictions for the last ten years, as well as all United States Supreme Court cases.

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Library Information

State Library of Kansas

Kansas State Library Catalog

Kansas Library Card Sign-up

Kansas Library Login

Request an Article

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Math

Metric Conversion table

Metric Conversion Tool or Unit Converter

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Newspapers

Custom Newspapers: full text from over 150 worldwide newspapers: Has basic search, advanced search, magazine/journal search capabilities and subject search guide.

Newspaper Source: Cover-to-cover full text for 35 U.S. and international newspapers: Has basic search, advanced search, magazine/journal search capabilities and subject search guide.

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Research

Guide for writing research papers

7 steps to research

Citation Site - Helps with MLA, APA, Chicago for many different types of materials

Online Citations - Shows the recommended methods of documenting in MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE and other styles

Plagiarism: What is it and how to avoid it 

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Sports

The Official Site of the Kansas State University

The Official Site of Kansas University

The Official Site of the Kansas City Royals

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US Government

Library of Congress- Historical site for US materials

THOMAS - A USA government online website that can be searched for current and past Senate and house bills and resolutions, Supreme Court information, treaties and even the Presidents calendar and writings. It also has information on the U.S Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Legislative processes.

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Shakespeare Helps

                     Shakespeare Online: http://www.shakespeare-online.com/

                     Shakespeare Works: http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/works.htm

                     No Sweat Shakespeare: http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/

                     Characters: http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/characters.htm

                     Absolute Shakespearke: http://absoluteshakespeare.com/index.htm

                     Sonnets: http://absoluteshakespeare.com/sonnets/sonnets.htm

                     Shakespeare’s Biography: http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/schools/Springfield/eliz/ShakespeareBiog.html

                     The Comedies

                            Complete Text of Twelfth Night

                            Complete Text of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

                            Complete Text of Much Ado About Nothing

                            Complete Text of The Tempest

                            Complete Text of Winter’s Tale

                     The Histories

                           Complete Text of King John

                           Complete Text of Henry IV, Part 1

                           Complete Text of Henry IV, Part 2

                           Complete Text of Henry V

                     Poetry

                           Complete Text of The Sonnets

                           Complete Text of A Lover’s Complaint

                           Complete Text of The Rape of Lucrece

                           Complete Text of Venus and Adonis

                    The Tragedies

                          Complete Text of King Lear

                          Complete Text of Hamlet

                          Complete Text of Othello

                          Complete Text of Macbeth

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