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Acronyms

The Library Spot

Almanacs

Fast Facts: Almanacs/Factbooks/Statistical Reports& Related Reference Tools
Information Please Almanac

AskRI

AskRI is the online portal for all services of the Statewide Reference Resource Center at Providence Public Library, supported by state funding provided via the Office of Library and Information Services(RIGL 29-6-9)

Associations

Associations on the Net (Internet Public Library)

Biographies

Biography Resources (Internet Public Library)

Books – For Sale and in Libraries

Amazon Books
Barnes & Noble
Brown University(Josiah)
HELIN (Rhode Island Higher Education Library Information Network)
Massachusetts Libraries
Public Libraries, Rhode Island 

Business Directories and Information Resources

Business Resources of the Providence Public Library
Hoover's Online -- database of over 10,000 companies
Thomas Register 
Wall Street Research Net-- 14,000 companies plus additional business and economic information

Calculation and Conversion Tools

Common Weights And Measures 
The Inflation Calculator
USA Today Calculators 

Census

American FactFinder 
Population Reference Bureau (PRB) 
RI Census
Statistical Abstract of the United States 

Computers & the Internet

Cnet.com: the source for computers and technology
The Computer Information Center 
Computer Magazines
Computer & Internet Resources (Internet Public Library)
Refdesk, index of quality Internet sites 

Copyright

United States Copyright Office

Countries of the World

CIA World Factbook 
Library of Congress Country Studies 
U.S. Department of State Background Notes 

Dictionaries

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3rd ed 
Dictionary Resources (Internet Public Library)
Dictionary.com 
Roget's Thesaurus 

Disabilities

ABLEDATA: Assistive Technology for the Disabled
ADA Homepage
Disability Resources on the Internet
Talking Books Plus

Document Conservation and Preservation 

Northeast Document Conservation Center
Disaster and Preservation Planning for Libraries

Education

AskERIC Home Page
Department of Education
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 

Encyclopedias

The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition (Infoplease)
Encyclopedia Resources (Internet Public Library)
Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia

Grants/Grantsmanship

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
The Foundation Center

Health and Medicine

Health and Medical Sciences Resources(Internet Public Library)
Medline -- medical information provided by the community of science
Medline Plus

Libraries

Library of Congress
Statewide Reference Resource Center - AskRI
Rhode Island Libraries
Rhode Island State Library
Rhode Island State Law Library

Magazine/Journal Articles

Ingenta  -- periodical index and table of contents database 
PubMed -- includes document delivery for a fee 

Management

Emerald ManagementFirst

Maps and Atlases

Maps & Atlas Resources (Internet Public Library)

Newspapers

Boston Globe Online
New York Times
Providence Journal
Online Newspapers (Internet Public Library)

Parliamentary Procedure

Cagle's Parliamentary Procedure

Pathfinders

Pathfinders (Internet Public Library)

Phone Books

The Library Spot

Quotations

Quotations Resources (Internet Public Library)

Style and Writing Guides

Citation Machine
Citing Electronic Resources
EasyBib -- Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Generator
Grammar and Style Notes
RefWorks -- Online bibliographic management program
Writer's Handbook

Wise Old Phrases

Wise Old Sayings - Wise old sayings and quotes gathered from all over the world.
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