Helpful Weblinks


The Florida Electronic Library

The Florida electronic library offers access to electronic magazines, full-text articles, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, books, documents, and more. Must enter your 14 digit Library Card barcode number with no spaces in order to access this site.

Climate Changes

What you can do about it: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Find out your carbon footprint and take steps to reduce it: Dosomething.org ; Carbonfootprint.com; Energy-Related Publications for Consumers: Energysavers.gov ; Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: U.S. Department of Energy ; Learn about projects in your state: Eere State activities & partnership ; Learn about Miami-Dade projects & activities: Miami-Dade GreenPrint ;

The Library of Congress

"The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections."

United State Libraries

  Access to public libraries throughout the U.S., State Libraries, Presidential Libraries, University and College Libraries. Also includes an list of libraries in other parts of the world.

National Libraries of Europe

  Browse collections and exhibits from the national libraries of Europe.

Museums of the World

         Virtual Library on-line Directory of Museums throughout the world, organized by country.

KidsClick.org Web search for kids by Librarians.

Lii.org

  Librarians' Index to the Internet . "...a searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 12,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians..." Lii

U.S. Congress Votes Database. This site lets you browse every vote in the U.S. Congress since 1991.

International Olympic Committe

All the games since 1896. Includes the games the athletes, the winners...

PALMM

  "A program of Florida Public Universities ... They offer digitized books, pamphlets, journal issues, photographs, postcards, maps, letters and manuscripts."

U.S. Consumer Gateway

  Consumer Gateway. Over 40 federal agencies provide authoritative consumer information ranging from health issues to product safety.

All About Birds

  Online guide for bird identification and information: ID tips, photos, maps, bird songs, habitat, behavior, where to bird, & more.

How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works. Offers clear explanations about the operation of a wide range of things from car engines to bread.

Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)

Food and nutrition information. Educational material available on dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, botanicals, and food safety.

National Atlas of the U.S.A.

  U.S. National Atlas: An Interactive web site which allows users to choose from existing maps or make their own by incorporating data from many government agencies . Includes county boundaries, precipitation levels, invasive species...

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  Resources by Subject

Biography & Genealogy: Biography.com ; Biographical Directory of U.S. Congress ; Family Search ; Genealogy - Ancestry Archives ; Cemetery Junction ; Ellis Island Records ; Genealogical Databases;

Business & Consumer Information: Ceo Express ; Historical Stock Prices; Small Business Administration; US Chambers of Commerce; U.S. Department of Commerce; World Chambers of Commerce ; Kiplinger Online ; PR Newswire;Better Business Bureau; Edmund's Automobile Buying Guide;

Career & Employment:  America's Job Bank ; Bureau of Labor Statistics Florida Jobs Search ; Monster.com ; Occupational Outlook Handbook;

Economic Resources:  Bureau of Labor Statistics ; Bureau of Economic Analysis; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; International Trade Statistics; U.S. Department of Commerce; Securities and Exchange Commission; Tourism Statistics ;

Education:  College Board ; Financial Aid ; Free Application for Federal Student Aid ; Peterson's Planner ; Princeton ReviewVocational Schools;

Entertainment:  International Movie Database;

Florida Resources: Florida Libraries ; State of Florida - Government Services ; Florida Statutes ; Florida State Parks; Florida Agricultural Statistics; Miami-Dade County, Florida ; Broward County, Florida ; Palm Beach County, Florida; Florida Department of Labor ; Florida Legislation Records; Bureau of Economic and Business Research - University of Florida; Florida Tourism ; Municipal Codes - Florida ; Historical Museum of S outhern Florida ; Florida Photographic Collection ; Florida Genealogy Resources; Art Museums in Florida; Miami-Dade County Clerk of Courts; Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Families & Parenting:  Medline Plus /Pregnancy; Baby Center; American Pregnancy Association (APA) ; Baby Zone ;

Government:  U.S. Federal Government Agencies ; U.S. Government's Official Web Portal ; Americans with Disabilities ; Federal Agencies' Statistics ; Government Benefits ; U.S. Census Bureau ; Internal Revenue Service ; U.S. Government Manual ; Social Security Administration ;

Grants:  Federal Grants ; The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance; Foundation Center;

International:  Human Languages ; Links to International News and Media;

Law:United States Code ; Municipal Codes - Florida; Florida Statutes ; Code of Federal Regulations ;

Languages: Free language translation / Mechanical web translation: Google translate ;  I Love Languages: A comprehensive catalog of language related Internet sources;

Legal Information:  Nolo Press Self-Help Law Center;

Literature:  Online Literature Criticism ; Great Books online ; Encyclopedia Mythica ;

Medicine & Health:  National Library Of Health ; Merck Manual of Medical Information ; WebMD ; Mayo Clinic; HealthfinderMedline Plus ; Travelers' Health ;

Travel: Travelers' Health is a site prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Includes a listing of 238 countries and updates on current diseases; there is also a section on Safety and Security with links to the U.S. Department State travelers' advisories and warnings.

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