From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, you can read about all the first ladies of the United States. Biographies of all the U.S. First Ladies, from the 18th to the 21st century.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Our World–History & People–Women In History; Our World–North America–USA; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics
Directory of Royal Genealogical Data
This site offers a searchable database containing the “genealogy of almost every ruling house in the Western world including the British Royal family.” There are over 30,000 entries in the database spanning many generations, and there is brief biographical information for each entry, along with links to immediate family members. Includes several …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers
WWWJDIC: Online Japanese Dictionary Service
WWWJDIC is an intermediate- to advanced-level searchable compilation of Japanese dictionaries placed in a no-frills interface, and as such it “is intended for people who have studied some Japanese and who can at least read kana. There is no display of romanized Japanese.” It includes approximately 150,000 Japanese-English entries.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Japanese-English
Current Population Survey
“The Current Population Survey (CPS), sponsored jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States.”
Subject: Reference–Census Data & Demographics
DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Current U.S. Department of Defense dictionary of military terms. Includes the Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations and NATO-Only Terms dictionaries.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military
Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER
This calculator from the American Institute for Economic Research allows you to convert dollar values between any two years from 1913 to present, adjusting for inflation. Conversion data is based on the Consumers Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics; Business & Economics–Economics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools
PREVIEW Citing Examples (MLA) – Citing Sources & Creating Bibliographies – LibGuides at Babson College
Find examples of how to cite sources in MLA style. Find links to additional information on citing sources.
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Citations
Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance
“What happens when creative and intellectual minds, wealthy patrons, and fervent activists live in the same place? Discover how prominent figures in Harlem influenced, challenged, and supported one another in the period between 1917 and 1935. Investigate how their collective and individual voices reflected and shaped what we now call the Harlem Ren …
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music
English-to-Latin Word Search
This source allows you to search for English words in Latin (or Greek) dictionaries. This site is published by Tufts University.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Latin-English
Perseus Digital Library
An evolving humanities digital library. Presently collects materials on classics/antiquity, Art and Archeology, 19th Century America, Arabic, Germanic, and Greek and Roman materials, Renaissance literature, the Richmond Times Dispatch, Humanist and Renaissance Italian Poetry in Latin, and other topics.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Philosophy–General Encyclopedias And Databases
English-to-Greek Word Search Results
Search for English words in the definitions of Greek-English lexica via the Perseus Project.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Greek-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek
Some of the many different verb tenses and forms of Hungarian verbs, provided in a handy chart for students’ reference.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian; Reference; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hungarian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages
Guitar Foundation of America Archives/Research
Offers online and print resources for guitar research, supplied in part from the organization’s archives. Subjects include guitar history, music scores, societies and forums and discussion groups.
Subject: Reference–Associations & Organizations; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments
Freedom of the Press
Reports, with statistical analysis, about the freedom of the press throughout the world. Full reports are available, in addition to brief reports about each country.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science; Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism
The Christian Science Monitor
“The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, and mobile site.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News; Reference–News & Current Events
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events
Mobile Apps ??? News & Current Events
The ipl Mobile Apps Project is an initiative to direct our patrons to free mobile applications.
Subject: Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–News & Current Events; Computers & Internet–Computer Software
Introduction to Documentation Styles – The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin – Madison
Visit this spot to find help on specific areas of reference citation in APA, MLA or Turabian format. The very clear organization will help you navigate this complicated area quickly. Provided by the University of Wisconsin Writing Center.
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Style Guides And Citations
Time Zone Converter – Time Zone Tools and Utilities
Handy utilities to find out the time anywhere in the world with the timezone converter, the world time page that shows the time in major cities around the world, a utility to find time zones, a listing of time zones by country, and a page showing “the market open and close times for the foreign exchange currency markets around the world.”
Subject: Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools
Chawton House Library: Library and early women’s writing – Women writers – Biography list
Contains biographies published by the Chawton House Library focusing on women writing in English between 1600 and 1830.