Online Resources

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CIA - The World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, flags of the world, a physical map of the world, a political map of the world, standard time zones of the world map, a kids page.


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College Database

An updated, non-commercial directory of all large universities, small colleges, community colleges and trade schools nationwide. Site incorporates Google maps and highlighted key data points for each college, including tuition rate, enrollment, and institution type – vital decision-making factors for potential students.


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Digital Literacy

Learn the Basics of Digital Literacy! Build digital literacy skills by selecting from these categories: Using a Computer or Mobile Device Learn how to use the mouse, keyboard, icons, and folders Using Software and Applications Use software applications: word processing, creating spreadsheets, tables and databases Using the Internet Search the Internet, use email, register on a website Communicating on the Web Share photos and videos, communicate using social networks, learn to be an informed digital citizen Child Online Protection Help children learn to be responsible and make informed decisions online.


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Directory of Top Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities of 2014

AccreditedOnlineColleges.org aims to offer the web’s best resource for finding online accredited colleges and universities. Attending college online can seem risky, and online degree accreditation is confusing when you’re just starting out in pursuing a degree. We are proud to host a searchable directory of online colleges and universities to let you find the online accredited colleges that fit your own educational needs.


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Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition

Britannica Online® Public Library Edition contains comprehensive content for all patrons—from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. 


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Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Today, Federal Student Aid performs a range of critical functions that include, among others:

  • Educating students and families on the process of obtaining aid;
  • Processing millions of student financial aid applications each year;
  • Disbursing billions of dollars in aid funds to students through schools;
  • Enforcing financial aid rules and regulations;
  • Servicing millions of student loan accounts, and securing repayment from borrowers who have defaulted on their loans; and
  • Operating information technology systems and tools that manage billions in student aid dollars.

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Gale Literary Database

Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.  Contemporary Literary Criticism contains an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.


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Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages.
 


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Universal Class

Universal Class provides online continuing education courses.  With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education. 


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WorldCat - Find it in Libraries Near You!

WorldCat.org lets you search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library nearby, find books, music, and videos to check out, find research articles and digital items (like audiobooks) that can be directly viewed or downloaded, and post your review of an item, or contribute factual information about it. You may need to have an active offline membership with a WorldCat library to view/download content or check out materials through its Web site.