Information Update - Spring 2004
Suggested Internet Resources on the Library Website
Sites included are suggested by the University Librarians based on curriculum needs and questions fielded at the reference desk. The websites are selected from a variety of authoritative sources both in print and electronic such as The Scout Report, Choice, American Libraries, The American Library Association, and The Search Engine Report. All the Links listed here were “Site of the Day” links, suggested by refdesk.com and will appear in the indicated subject category(s) on the Library’s Internet Resources Website.
Teacher Certification Requirements for 50 States
Resources for new teachers, containing information about certification requirements, applications, standards and all important JOB Listings.
A comprehensive archive of television news of more than 30,000 network evening news broadcasts from U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN. Particular news-related programming includes: special reports, presidential press conferences, political campaign coverage, and national and international events such as the Watergate hearings, the plight of American hostages in Iran, the Persian Gulf War, and the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001 are covered.
Computing Science/General Reference/Search Engines
This site features dictionary, thesaurus, and translation tools, as well as library, geographical, financial, and Internet search functions.
Criminal Justice/Law/Government/Local Information
State Law Library
A comprehensive and current listing of links to state agencies, courts, and laws. The data is organized by state.
This Web site was designed and developed to support the teaching of American History in K-12 schools and colleges. This site includes a U.S. history textbook, over 400 annotated documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection on deposit at the Pierpont Morgan Library, supplemented by primary sources on slavery, Mexican American and Native American history, and U.S. political, social, and legal history.
Evolution of the Conservation Movement
Documentation of the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage from 1850 through1920. Information in the form of books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress are included.
Hubble Space Telescope
The Space Telescope Science Institute offers numerous pictures and extensive up to date news on the Hubble Space Telescope.
How Everyday Things Are Made
Information on the manufacturing process showing how various items are made, illustrating 40 different products and manufacturing processes. A site for professional engineers and laypersons alike presented as a virtual factory tour.
Health Admin. & Human Resources/Medicine/Nursing/Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy
A Federal Web site, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies it is an essential source for finding government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet list in more than 1,700 health-related organizations.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Health information arranged with an alphabetical health topic index, a publication list, data and statistics, and direct access to a variety of CDC reports, guidelines and other data is available.
Psychological Help Center
The Help Center of the American Psychological Association provides clinical information, assistance, and referral on a broad range of topics and services.