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This e-book encyclopedia was written for students and non-specialists. It has over 2,500 articles covering all major areas of science, including astronomy, physics, biology, geology, chemistry, genetics, etc. Updated in 2008, it provides a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology.
A set of medical encyclopedias that provides detailed information on hundreds of diseases, disorders, conditions, therapies, and medical procedures. Many of the articles have illustrations and links to additional resources.
You finished the book, now keep the fun going by playing the game! Fight the Battle of Ga'Hoole or play Underpants vs. Blunderpants, and more! (Scholastic)
This resource, using data from the Social Security Administration, contains detailed information such as the name, date of death, place of death, and birth date on more than 92 million individuals. The website includes death information from 1936 to present, although omissions are not uncommon. Viewing the information is free, but requires registration to access the full record.
This set of links from the Utah State Library covers numerous useful genealogy research and information websites, both in the United State and worldwide.
A searchable database with basic biographical information on over 120,000 artists and architects from antiquity to the present. The scope is global and is searchable by name, role, and nationality, and is browsable by alphabet. Sources for further information are given for each artist.
A government website with information and links to grant programs offered by numerous federal agencies. Grants may be searched by keyword or browsed by category or agency. Many grants may also be applied for online through this site.
A selection of high-quality websites for children. (American Library Association)
A website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with information on green buildings and links to various government and private sector resources. Topics covered include environmental issues, building types, and funding sources.
This site lists over 2,000 companies that provide environmentally preferable "green" building products. Listings in this directory are screened and written by the staff of Environmental Building News, a monthly independent newsletter that does not accept advertising.