Resources for Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

 

General

 

1.      All Reference

2.      Information Please

3.      Internet Public Library

4.      Librarians’ Internet Index

5.      Reference

6.      Reference Desk

7.      Reference Service Available at the Statewide Reference Resource Center (SRRC) located at Providence Public Library

8.      Yellow Pages

 

 

Art

 

1.         Artcyclopedia

 

Biography

 

1.                  Biography

2.                  A Million Lives

3.                  Presidents of the U.S.

 

Business

1.                  Canadian Businesses

2.                  MacRae’s Business Directory

 

Education

 

1.                  Career/College Planning Videos

2.                  Career Profiles

3.                  College and Career Search Center

4.                  The College Database (Homepage)

5.                  Education - Search

6.                  Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators

7.                  Online Degree Programs

8.                  Open Colleges

3.                  ProQuestK-12

4.                  Research Paper

5.                  Resume Builder

6.                  Trade Schools Database

7.                  Worldwide Learning

 

 

Health/Medicine

 

1.                  Biomedical Search

2.                  Breast Cancer (DIY - Do-It-Yourself)

3.                  Cancer       Lung Cancer

4.                  Cerebral Palsy, Cerebral Palsy Group

5.                  Clinical Trials

6.                  Disciplinary Action(s) – R.I. doctors

7.                  Free Medical Journals

8.                  Information on R.I. hospitals+

9.                  Journals – mainly for research

10.              Magill’s Medical Guide

11.              Medical Library Association – top 10 web sites

12.              Medical Malpractice

13.              Medical/Science Publications

14.              Mesothelioma Center

15.              National Library of Medicine – journals plus

16.              National Library of Medicine – New England Region

17.              R.I. Health Web Query System – How are Rhode Islanders behaving?

18.              WebMD.com

 

History

 

1.                  History of Mathematics

2.                  Salem Press History (Milestone Documents in America History; 80’s in America)                  

3.                  Timelines, Biographical Lifelines, Colorful Maps

 

Jobs

 

1.                  Discover your earning potential; salaries by job title and location; and how experience, industry, and location can impact your salary

 

Legal

 

1.         How to Become Paralegal

 

 

Science

 

2.                  Biotechnology

3.                  Science

 

4.                  Chemical Elements

a.       http://www.chemicalelements.com/

b.      http://www.creditreport.org/master-the-periodic-table/

 

4.                  How stuff works

 

4.         Molecular Biology

 

5.         Science Fair Projects

 

6.         Space (Planets, Stars, Constellations+)

a.       http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/

b.      http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/

c.       http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/

 

7.         “ZOOM” science for youngsters

Smithfield

           

1.                  Business, Education, Food & Dining, Government, Real Estate, Recreation, Shopping, Travel…

2.                  Community Information

 

Travel

 

1.                  Travel Information