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Colleges & Universities

 

US News & World Report -America's Best Colleges

American Universities 
American Universities granting bachelor or advanced degrees.   Maintained by Mike Conlon at the University of Florida

Black College Search Historic
"Free online HBCU resource for prospective African American students. Information on black colleges, scholarships, financial aid and more."

Black Colleges and Universities Historic
 
"...focused on providing free information and services for the HBCU community; Including both currently enrolled and prospective students, parents, faculty and alumni."


Canadian Universities/Universites Canadiennes 
This list includes all institutions that are members of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, as well as other institutions that offer full-time study at the university credit level. The names of institutions with no known home page or main menu are also listed. This page is maintained by Chris Redmond at the University of Waterloo.

College and University Rankings
At this site, you will find links to many ranking services, along with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings.

Community Colleges 
Contains a searchable index to the web sites for 665 community colleges in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere around the world.

Colleges and Universities in China

Colleges and Universities (World)

The College Board (SAT, PSAT/NMSQT)
"Founded in 1900, the College Board is a not-for-profit educational association that supports academic preparation and transition to higher education for students around the world through the ongoing collaboration of its member schools, colleges, universities, educational systems, and organizations."

National Honor Society 
"The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) are the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school and middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NHS and NJHS serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character (and Citizenship for NJHS). These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929."

Residential Colleges Worldwide

 

Research & Reference

 

 

Abbreviations and acronyms
Search a database of 97,000 acronyms and abbreviations. 

Academic Libraries

African Americans in the Sciences
Profiled are African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.

Alex: A Catalogue of Electronic Texts on the Internet  
Alex is/was an informal research project whose purpose was to explore the possibilities creating catalogs of Internet-based electronic texts. Originally conceived by Hunter Monroe in 1993-4, the catalog contains roughly 2,000 entries mostly on gopher servers.

AllPages.com

AllRefer.com

American Psychological Association  
The American Psychological Association (APA), in Washington, DC, is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists.

American Sign Language Dictionary 
"... American Sign Language terms to help those of you who are trying to communicate with a person who signs, but does not hear. Also included is the basic alphabet and numbers 1-10.    The Dictionary has both animated and text definitions. The text definitions also have letter or number hand images to aid in visualizing the sign. This will allow you to quickly locate a word, read how to sign the word, and choose to view the animated sign if you wish."   

Ask Me Help Desk
At the Ask Me Help Desk you can ask real people questions for FREE. And, if you help other people solve their problems, you can become an Expert in your field.
 

Association of Research Libraries
Shaping and influencing forces affecting the future of research libraries in the process of scholarly communication.

Books and Publishers  

britannica.com 
Britannica.com includes the complete, updated Encyclopedia Britannica, the oldest and largest general reference in the English language. Selected articles from more than 70 of the world's top magazines--including Newsweek, Discover, and The Economist--provide additional feature and current-events coverage.

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies 
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) is a university-based research center located in the United States.  CLAGS makes its home at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, and is dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals.

Chinese

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Citing Sources 
A guide based on WARP and the MLA style from The Winsor School of Boston Ma.

Education Research

HR References

Indiana University Center for Aging Research
Aging related links on this page include centers and institutes, aging directories, government agencies and information resources.

Internet Address Finder  
For searching and finding the names, E-mail addresses, and Intel Internet Video Phone contacts, of Internet users worldwide.

Internet Resources for Institutional Research
This homepage of annotated links is maintained by John H. Milam, Jr., Ph.D. for George Mason University to assist institutional researchers, planners, faculty, and students in higher education in navigating the World Wide Web.

John Bartlett - Familiar Quotations

Johns Hopkins Research
Research being done at Johns Hopkins in health and medicine, the arts, the sciences, social sciences, public policy and technology.

Jupiter Direct  ( Formally AllNetResearch )
More than 400 Internet Research Reports from over 40 leading research organizations. Some of the reports are from Demographic, Geographic, Hardware/Software, Network Services, Telecommunications, Advertising, Finance/Stocks, Professional, E-Commerce, and Travel.

Library Information Resources on the Internet
Compiled By Northwestern University Library

Library of Congress Bibliographic File Search 
From Data Research Associates ( DRA ), search by Subject, Author, Title, Call Number, ISBN, ISSN, et cetera.

Library of Congress Home Page

Libweb - Library WWW Servers
Libweb currently lists over 3700 pages from libraries in 62 countries.

Modern Language Association Style - MLA
The style recommended by the Modern Language Association for preparing scholarly manuscripts and student research papers concerns itself with the mechanics of writing, such as punctuation, quotation, and documentation of sources. MLA style has been widely adopted by schools, academic departments, and instructors for nearly half a century.

Native American Sites
The sites goal is to "facilitate communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians."

Newspapers on The World Wide Web

Panel Study of Income Dynamics 
The PSID is a longitudinal survey of a representative sample of US individuals and the families in which they reside. It has been ongoing since 1968.  The data are collected annually, and the data files contain the full span of information collected over the course of the study. PSID data can be used for cross-sectional, longitudinal, and intergenerational analysis and for studying both individuals and families.  The study is conducted at the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

Peterson's 
Since 1966, Peterson's has helped connect individuals, educational institutions, and corporations with books, software, networking services, online activities, and special admissions services.

 

US National and State Representatives

Resources for Researchers

Statistics & College Statistics Sites   Extensive

University of Pittsburgh Office of Research

UniXL
A web site developed for the education of students. It is called "University Accelerated Learning Online" .  A resource providing theoretical knowledge for subjects listed in many worldwide universities, so that students may use it for research, assignments or just for extra information on a topic.

USA National Libraries and Library Organizations

USA Public Libraries

USA Regional Consortia

USA Special and School Libraries

USA State Libraries

U.S. Gazetteer This gazetteer is used to identify places to view with the Tiger Map Server and obtain census data from the 1990 Census Lookup server. You can search for places, counties or MCDs by entering the name and state abbreviation (optional), or 5-digit zip code.

Women  

Women's Studies Programs, Departments, & Research Centers  
Maintained by Joan Korenman Director of the Center for Women and Information Technology and Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Links to more than 700 women's studies (including "gender studies") programs, departments, and research centers around the world that have web sites.

Women's Studies Programs in the United States
By Kate Robinson

Your Dictionary.com 
yourDictionary.com is a language products and services company that maintains one the most comprehensive and authoritative language portal on the web with more than 2500 dictionaries and grammars in over 300 languages, games that build language skills, and a forum (The Agora) for discussing language issues with the logophile community

Scholarships

 

 

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
Scholarships are awarded to prelingually deaf or hard-of-hearing students who use speech and speechreading to communicate.

Canadian Scholarships
FastWEB's database of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans . (in French and English)(you might learn a little French reading this.. La clé de l'aide financière sur le WEB)

Collegeboard.com Scholarship Search

College Connection
"Where career and college bound students can receive free scholarship information and begin to build a financial aid package. "   They have the scholarship of the month...   Also have target scholarships...

College Degree.com
Information on scholarships, and more. All related to financial aid. Quite varied.

College Financial Aid Resources
An excellent suggestion by a student of Ms Tonya Marie Clark at Monument Charter School.

FastWeb.com
Use the Internet to help students find scholarships for college. Match each student's background, automatically, with eligibility requirements for scholarships from around the country and advise them about scholarship opportunities tailored to them. All for free.

Fulbright Student Scholarships
This is for American citizens planning to study in the United Kingdom . Many qualifications.

Fulbright Awards
The first requirement is that candidates must be citizens of an EU country and are expected to have had most of their education in the UK . There is more ----- many..many awards..with click throughs.

How to Apply for a Scholarship
From Collegeboard.com

National federation For the Blind - Scholarships
A list of available scholarships.

NACME
They claim to be is the nation's largest privately funded source of scholarships for minority engineering students. (They list African Americans, latinos, and American Indians)

NCAA Scholarships
Each year, the NCAA awards more than $1 million in scholarships to deserving students who have participated in college athletics and/or are pursuing an athletics-related career. Look here. Explanation and much much more..Great!

Online Study Abroad-OSAD Scholarship Database
OSAD's online database contains over 200 scholarships intended for American undergraduate students looking to study abroad ..search by many options.

Sallie Mae's free Online Scholarship Service.
A large database. easy to use, and has some excellent other links.

 

Other Stuff

 

US Newspaper List

StateNewsLines

StateNewsLines Mobile

ATM Locater

Books/Publishers

Direct Textbook
Find low prices on New and Used books at Direct Textbook

Find an E-Mail Address

Plagiarism.org 
Who's cheating ??????

Press Releases of 20,000 Companies

Scholarly Societies Project
The Scholarly Societies Project has been created to facilitate access to information about scholarly societies across the world. Internet Resources of 1480 Scholarly Societies

Sharpened.net glossary
"Sharpened.net, which has been around since 1999, serves to help people understand the sometimes intimidating world of computers.  ...The website consists of a dictionary of computer terms with easy-to-understand definitions".

TextbookLand
A "unique price search engine which locates new and used textbooks and their prices at 16 different online book retailers".  Their "goal is to quickly scan everyplace a textbook is available, avoid the irritating diversions you get from individual bookstore sites and find the lowest prices".

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