Answer.com's Online Reference LibraryAnswers.com is an Internet-based knowledge exchange, which includes WikiAnswers, ReferenceAnswers, VideoAnswers, and five international language Q&A communities.
InfoPleaseInfoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and state profiles.
RUSA's List of Best Free Reference WebsitesThis is an index of the web sites included in the 1999-2016 annual lists issued by the Best Free Reference Web Sites Committee of the ETS: Emerging Technologies Section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of ALA to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web.
Visual Dictionary OnlineA quick glance at the index is all it takes to
connect words with images. Explore the 15 major themes to access
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World Bank Open Knowledge RepositoryThe World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
Career One StopSponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this is a free source for career exploration, training, and jobs.
IndeedIndeed.com is an employment-related search engine for millions of job listings from thousands of company web sites, job boards and newspapers.
Occupational Outlook HandbookThe Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations in the United States.
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CIA's World Fact BookThe CIA World Factbook is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. It provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 267 entities including U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
Census DataIndex of data provided by the US Census Bureau, including population, ethnic, divorce, economic, poverty, and migration statistics,
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice StatisticsThe online Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics is a treasure trove of criminal justice-related statistics. Among the broad categories of statistics included are criminal justice characteristics; public opinion; crime, victims; arrests, seizures; courts, prosecution, sentencing; and parole, jails, prisons, and the death penalty. Data tables are provided in PDF or spreadsheet CSV formats and updated as new data arrives. An archive of past Sourcebooks is also available.
US CensusU.S. Census serves the public as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
WorldometerWorldometer is run by an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world.
Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP)LSU Libraries is proud to present the Digitizing Louisiana Newspaper Project (DLNP), which offers 78 titles from the state of Louisiana published between 1836 through 1922 — a total of 211,500 pages. An additional 117,000 pages from 49 new titles are currently being processed for digitization and will be available by the end of 2015. Access to the complete list of newspapers via the Title, Parish, Decade, Historically Black, or Multi-Language Titles links on the left. Browse newspapers from Louisiana and other states at Chronicling America.
KnowLAKnowLA is a comprehensive, dynamic online reference guide to the history and culture of Louisiana. The encyclopedia is accessible to anyone with a web-enabled device, free of charge.
Louisiana Historical AssociationThe LHA's primary resource for sharing information on the history of the Pelican State is through the publication of the state historical journal, Louisiana History. Published quarterly, the journal began in 1960 and is consistently ranked as one of the top state-level historical journals in the country. Issues of the journal contain award-winning secondary articles, notes and documents of primary source material, book reviews, profiles of historical architecture, biographical sketches, and much more.
The primary goal of the Digital Archive is to provide the public with permanent access to these digital publications that state agencies submit. Louisiana state documents, print and digital, are cataloged in the online catalog of the State Library and are available for use by all libraries regardless of depository status.