Using the Library
Using the Web
Search Engines, Directories, and Tutorials
** Universal Class Online classes accessible to all Vermonters with library cards
& Essex Town Sites
Sites (Some include all of New England)
- AcademicInfo Subject Guides and
- Adherents.com - most
comprehensive source for statistics on religious adherents. Search by
religion or location etc.
- American Memory Project -
Historical Documents and images
- Britannica .com
- The History Channel
- How stuff
- Index to How To Do It Information
- Information Please
- Internet Public Library - Pathfinders at this site are useful when searching a subject.
- Khan Academy - videos covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance.
- Librarian's Index to the
- Nobel e-museum - lists
- OneLook - search many on-line
dictionaries at once
- Popular Science - 137 years of Popular Science full text
- Research-It! - now called
iTools - Includes tools in areas of
language, finance and maps as well as basics.
- Search Systems Public
Records Locator "Largest free public records database collection."
Search by keyword or browse by state, Canadian provinces, or country. You can
track things like farm subsidy recipients, child support payments, corporate
records, automobile lemon records, campaign contributions, physician
- TIPTOP: the Internet Pilot to
Antiques and Collecting
Catalogs at Other Area Libraries
Job Hunting and Preparation on
Library Resources -
- AbeBooks - For locating new & used books, textbooks,
and out of print materials.
- Addall - A search engine for locating books and comparing prices.
- ArcCat - A cooperative catalog
describing archival and manuscript collections held by various Vermont
institutions listing unpublished materials, e.g.records of governmental
agencies, individuals, organizations and businesses.
- Barnes and Noble
- Bookfinder - A search engine for locating books and comparing prices.
- Higginson Book Company -
offering the Genealogical
Community More than
15,000 quality book and map reprints since 1965
- Librophile - free downloadable audiobooks
Schools - Local (CCSU)
Telephone & Zip
- Allpages - Internet U.S. Yellow
- Anywho - Can search
whole U.S. or limit; ATT Tollfree also available here
- Infospace - Links to city guides,
gov., classifieds, public records, reverse address feature, world wide
- Switchboard - Has
direct links to community info, restaurants, gov., entertainment ...
- Zip code directory USPS
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