Archive | March 2011

Artcyclopedia

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

Search for artists, art works, and art museums here.  Thousands of links are availabe where images can be found.  “…Artcyclopedia is a form of Internet search engine. The main mode of searching within the site, and the main way that web surfers find their way to us, is a search on an artist’s name.”–From the website.

Emporis.com : The World’s Building Website

http://www.emporis.com/application/?lng=3

“Emporis.com is the world’s largest free-to-use website about buildings. Professionals and people with an interest in structures can find buildings, developments, and photos in thousands of cities worldwide.”–From the website.

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Stopbullying.gov

http://www.stopbullying.gov/

“StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.”–from the website.

freefile : Do Your Federal Taxes For Free

http://www.irs.gov/efile/article/0,,id=118986,00.html

EVERYONE is Eligible to Free File!  Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name software or online Fillable Forms. You can prepare and e-file your federal return for free. Participating software companies make their products available through the IRS. Some also support state tax returns.  Review the three-step process below, and you’ll be on your way to e-filing your return–for free!”–From the IRS website.

Forms From The Feds

http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/forms.php

“This page contains downloadable government electronic forms. Over the years, we have had requests for many of these, but they have never been available to depository libraries. This list is not comprehensive, but comprises those forms most asked for by the public. Many other agencies have quite specialized forms and should be accessed directly.”–From the website.  Created by the University of Memphis.

Mexico Web

http://www.mexicoweb.com.mx/

An Internet Search engine in Spanish.

VietFun : Vietnamese Online Dictionary

http://dict.vietfun.com/

Many Vietnamese dictionaries here, not just English-Vietnamese but many other languages and Vietnamese.  Also Vietnamese language tools.

Peter’s Online Typing Course

http://www.typing-lessons.org/

“Welcome to this humble course. Here you’ll find a set of free online typing lessons and typing exercises for beginning typists, and frustrated hunt-and-peckers who want to move from four-finger typing to full-blown touch typing.”–From the website.

Astronomical Applications : Naval Oceanography Portal

http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications

“Sun and Moon rise and set times, Moon phases, eclipses, seasons, positions of solar system objects, and other data; Background information on common astronomical phenomena, calendars and time, and related topics; Astronomical and navigational almanacs, special publications, research reports.”–From the website.  And more.

EnviroLink : The Online Environmental Community

http://www.envirolink.org/

“EnviroLink is a non-profit organization… a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in more than 150 countries. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news.”–From the website.

U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services — Forms

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD

“USCIS FORMS ARE FREE: You should never pay anyone for copies of our forms. USCIS forms are always FREE to download on this site, or order by mail or phone at 1-800-870-3676.”–From the website.

The USGenWeb Project

http://www.usgenweb.org/

“Welcome to The USGenWeb Project! We are a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.”–From the Website.

Social Media : A Guide For Researchers

http://www.rin.ac.uk/our-work/communicating-and-disseminating-research/social-media-guide-researchers

“This guide has been produced by the International Centre for Guidance Studies, and aims to provide the information needed to make an informed decision about using social media and select from the vast range of tools that are available.”–From the website.

Electronic Services Computer Training : Akron-Summit County Public Library

http://www.akronlibrary.org/training/handouts.html

Excellent, free handouts for Computer Basics, Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007, Microsoft Excel 2003 and 2007, Microsoft Publisher 2003 and 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 and 2007, Mail Merge 2003 and 2007, the Internet, E-Mail, and Special topics from the Akron-Summit County Public Library.

AARP Job Search

http://jobs.aarp.org/

“Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites, newspapers, associations and company career sites.”–From Website.

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