ART

Art History Resources on the Web: From prehistoric times to 21st-century contemporary works, this extensive collection of art resources is organized both by time period and culture.

ArtLex Art Dictionary: Provides definitions for more than 3,600 terms used in discussing art, along with thousands of supporting images, pronunciation notes, quotations, and cross-references.

Classical Net – Composer Master Index: Provides biographies, recommended works, recommended recordings, and other related reviews and articles about selected composers.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Access biographical materials on a selection of artists as well as general information about their work.

ArtandCulture Performing Arts: Biographies of famous performing artists, information about movements, recommendations for further research, and web resources.


GENERAL REFERENCE

Assignment Calculator: Stop procrastinating! Learn how to pace yourself to stay on top of assignments.

BabelFish: Online text and website translation to and from English.

Homework Spot: Links, tips, and FAQs to help you with your homework.

Multnomah County Library Homework Center

National Geographic Homework Help: Information about animals, history/culture, maps/geography, photos/art, places, and science/nature.

Social Issues Links: Need to research an issue from all sides? Multnomah County Library’s extensive collection of links on social issues organizes and details the different points of view.

 


LITERATURE

Bartleby Great Books Online: An extensive, full-text collection of literature reference materials. Search a dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, factbook, and more.

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations: Contains over 11,000 searchable quotations.

Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Library copies all checked out? Read the full text of Shakespeare’s plays online.

The Free Library: Online e-texts of classic books by famous authors.

Greek Mythology Today: Includes biographies and pictures of the Greek gods and goddesses, as well as information about the influence of Greek mythology on modern culture

IPL Literary Criticism: Contains links to critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period

LibriVox: Download free audio books onto your computer or MP3 player. These are books in the public domain, and include many of the classics.

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet: A guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available online. Includes criticism.

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A research and reference guide for American literature from California State University.

SparkNotes: Online study guides to literature and other subjects.

 


MATH

Aplus Math: Features flashcards, a game room, and worksheets to help you improve your math skills.

Ask Dr. Math: Browse the archive for help with all levels of math.

Graph Paper: Free printable graph paper!

Introduction to Geometry

Khan Academy - The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere. They have over 1000 videos from everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance.

That Quiz| Spanish: Get some practice with online math test activities.

WebMath: Uses fill-in forms to help with all kinds of math problems, including conversions.

 


OKLAHOMA

African American History in Oklahoma: A research guide from the Metropolitan Library System.

Early Oklahoma City History: A research guide from the Metropolitan Library System.

Explore the States: Oklahoma: Information from America’s Story and the Library of Congress.

A Look at Oklahoma: A Student’s Guide:Lists the state emblems and symbols, as well as other facts about our state.

Oklahoma Crossroads: Documents and Images: Consists of selected digital collections of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries spanning more than 100 years of rich, vibrant history.

Oklahoma’s Official Website

RetroMetro Dedicated to educating the community and its visitors about local history by collecting, preserving, displaying and interpreting materials reflecting the heritage of Oklahoma City.

SoonerSearch: Locate information from the websites of nearly 200 Oklahoma state government agencies, programs and portals.

 


SCIENCE

Animal Diversity Web: An online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology from the University of Michigan.

Habitats: Home Sweet Home: Explore animal habitats (including deserts, tundra, and the prairie) from National Geographic.

Introduction to Biomes: Learn about climate, vegetation, and animal life in various biomes.

IPL Science Fair Project Resource Guide: Help with choosing a topic, finding resources, and successfully completing a science experiment.

Kitchen Scientists - A Guide To Home Science Experiments: A ist of fun and interesting at home science experiments with items you have in and around your kitchen.

A Periodic Table of the Elements: An interactive periodic table, with information about each element. Operated by the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Chemistry Division.

Science Fair Projects: A research guide from the Metropolitan Library System.

Windows to the Universe| Spanish:Research the solar system and beyond.

 


HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY

African American World: A PBS guide to African American history and culture.

American Memory: U.S. government resources about American history.

Biography.com: Search over 25,000 great lives, past and present.

Chronology of Historical Documents: A collection of primary source documents from pre-colonial times to the present: laws, proclamations, treaties, and inaugural addresses of the presidents.

Country Studies: Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

Costumes and Clothing: Links to information about the history of fashion and clothing, grouped by time period.

Explorers A to Z: Collection of links to information about famous explorers, from Alexander the Great to York.

FirstGov: The U.S. government’s official web portal.

Google U.S. Government Search: Search across U.S. government information, and keep current on government news.

History of the Flag of the United States: Includes images, flag etiquette, historical figures, and a glossary.

Inventors Hall of Fame: Search for biographical information about inventors and the story of their inventions.

Native American Nations: Links to information about the tribes, including some sites set up by the nations themselves.

Oklahoma’s Official Website

State and Local Government on the Net: A directory of official state, county, and city government websites.

State Report websites:

This Day in History websites:

Thomas: Look up legislative information from the Library of Congress.

 


WRITING HELP

Citation Machine: An interactive web tool that shows you exactly how to credit information sources.

Citing Electronic Information

Common Errors in English:

Evaluating Web Pages: Provides 3techniques to apply and questions to ask to make sure you’re finding quality information from the internet. Provided by the UC Berkley Library.

How to Write an A+ Research Paper: A research guide from the Metropolitan Library System.

What is Plagiarism?:  Learn how to avoid accidental plagiarism.