Local Newspapers

Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Tribune  | Daily Egyptian  | The Daily Republican  | DuQuoin Evening Call  | Evansville Courier | Herrin Independent  | St. Louis Post Dispatch  | The Southern Illinoisan | Springfield Journal-Register 

Almanacs 

Guinness World Records | Information Please Almanac | InfoPlease – This Day in History | Old Farmer’s Almanac

Biographies 

A&E BIO | Biographical Dictionary |  Dead People ServerInfoPlease Biography | Internet Movie Database  | A Million Lives  

Citations & Style Guides 

Duke University:Citing Sources | The Owl @ Purdue Writing Lab | The Anatomy of a Citation 

Copyright 

UT’s Crash Course in Copyright | The Copyright Website | Copyright and Fair Use via Stanford Universit

 Dictionaries 

American Sign Language Dictionary Online | Bartleby.com | dictionary.com | Etymology Dictionary| Medline Plus Medical Dictionary | Merriam-Webster |  Web of Online Dictionaries for over 100 languages |Wordsmyth 

 Directories & Phone Books 

Yahoo! People Search Pages –Phone & email | Yellow Pages–GTE Interactive Yellow Pages | Reverse Directory via AnyWho | Switchboard –Nationwide people and business directory | Thomas Register of Manufacturers –Product & company information | Toll-free 800 Number Phone Directory  

 Encyclopedias

Answers.com | Bartleby | Britannica.comEmily Post Etiquette Encyclopedia | Encyclopedia.com | Encyclopedia of Life | Encyclopedia of Philosophy |  How Stuff Works | Reference.com | ScholarpediaSmithsonian | Wikipedia | World Digital Library 

 Maps/Geographical 

Atlapedia Online | CIA World Factbook | GNIS Online Data Base Query Form | GEOnet Names Server via National Imagery & Mapping Agency | Google Maps |How Far Is It? | MapQuest | Rand McNallyTopozone | USGS:The National Map

 Statistics & Calculators 

Agricultural Statistics via USDA  | Convert It! | Financial Planning Toolkit: Financial Calculators | OANDA Currency Converter | U.S. Census Bureau  | Vital Statistics | What is a Dollar Worth?


Translators 

Google Translate | Free Translator Wiktionary


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