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.
Biographical Dictionary: Over 18,000 names in this dictionary
Business Company & Resource Center: Company and industry information - Comany, industry and articles.
Taxes - Kansas Department of Revenue - This link is for business information only.
Visual Dictionary: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary with accurate pictures
Open Clip Art Library: This is an open source and free
Inpics.net - This is a tutorial based on pictures not just words
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!).
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!
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
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.
Street Drugs – Learn about how to watch for drug abuse.
National Institute of Drug Abuse – Education about Drugs and abuse
Kansas State Government- The official site
Kansas State Data Center – for statistical information of all sorts available. You may request help here too.
Kansas Legislature – State Senators and Representatives, plus Committee Members
Lexis-Nexis: Federal jurisdictions for the last ten years, as well as all United States Supreme Court cases.
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.
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
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.