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or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

SEP 2012

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9/1/12   ipl2: Information You Can Trust
   "ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service."
9/2/12   iTools
   "The best tools from across the web - Use one and switch to another tool with a click. Tools to look up, to translate, to convert, to find anything."
9/3/12   Kelley Blue Book
   "Let Kelley Blue Book help you find the right car today! Begin your car search and go direct to kbb.com, The Trusted Resource. Whats your car worth? Research car quotes, photos, videos, reviews, and more from the automotive industry experts. Blue Book Values you can trust."
9/4/12   Kids Count Data Center
   "Access hundreds of measures of child well-being, including all those regularly used in our popular Data Book and The Right Start for America's Newborns, and local data from our 53 grantees (formerly CLIKS)."
9/5/12   Life Photo Archive Hosted by Google
   "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."
9/6/12   MapQuest Maps
   "Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite photos."
9/7/12   NASA Images
   "NASA Images, a service of Internet Archive, offers public access to NASA's images, videos and audio collections. NASA Images is constantly growing with the addition of current media from NASA as well as newly digitized media from the archives of the NASA Centers. NASA Images in an official media partner of the NASA."
9/8/12   National Center for Children in Poverty
   "Basic Facts about low-income Children Under Age 3, Under Age 6, Ages 6 through 11, Ages 12 through 17, and all Children Under Age 18. Founded in 1989 as a division of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, NCCP is a nonpartisan, public interest research organization."
9/9/12   National Geographic
   "National Geographic provides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music, and travel."
9/10/12   NationMaster
   "Country comparisons using graphs, maps. Huge database of world statistics. Reference site contains country statistics, maps, flags, graphs and pie charts."
9/11/12   Newseum: Today's Front Pages
   "Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is deemed objectionable to some visitors. Discretion is advised."
9/12/12   National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
   "The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine."
9/13/12   NobelPrize.org
   "Nobelprize.org is the official web site of the Nobel Prize. Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more."
9/14/12   Dept. of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook
   "The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations - such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised every 2 years, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2010-20 decade."
9/15/12   Online Conversion
   "Welcome to OnlineConversion.com. Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions."
9/16/12   OpenSecrets.org
   "OpenSecrets.org is the nation's premier website tracking the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives."
9/17/12   USDA: Plants Database
   "The home page for the United States Department of Agriculture PLANTS Database. The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories."
9/18/12   ipl2: Presidents of the United States
   "Welcome! In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included. Select the president you want information about from the list below."
9/19/12   Purdue University: Online Writing Lab (OWL)
   "Welcome to the Purdue OWL We offer over 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing[ Research; Grammar and Mechanics; Style Guides; ESL (English as a Second Language); Search and Professional Writing."
9/20/12   Radio-Locator
   "Welcome to Radio-Locator, the most comprehensive radio station search engine on the internet. We have links to over 10,000 radio station web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world. "
9/21/12   Recalls.gov
   "To provide better service in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create www.recalls.gov - a 'one stop shop' for U.S. Government recalls."
9/22/12   Science Daily
   "Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution - the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate and environment, computers, engineering, health and medicine, math, physics, psychology, technology, and more - from the world's leading universities and research organizations."
9/23/12   Search Engine Watch
   "The authoritative guide to search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising (PPC) and social media marketing. News, how-to and marketing strategy guides to succeed on search engines."
9/24/12   SeatGuru
   "The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information."
9/25/12   SkyscraperPage.com
   "Welcome to SkyscraperPage.com, the world's finest resource for skyscraper and urbanism enthusiasts. Featuring unique skyscraper diagram illustrations, a world-wide buildings database, one of the world's busiest skyscraper-themed discussion forums and one-of-a-kind skyscraper posters, SkyscraperPage.com is a one-stop resource for the skyscraper enthusiast in us all."
9/26/12   Smithsonian Institution
   "Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities."
9/27/12   State and Local Governments on the Net
   "The State and Local Government Internet directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments."
9/28/12   The Supreme Court Database
   "The Supreme Court Database is the definitive source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1953 and 2008 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices."
9/29/12   Library of Congress: THOMAS
   "The Library of Congress THOMAS site is the source for federal legislative information. THOMAS provides several options for finding bills, resolutions, and legislative histories from 1973 to the present. Legislative information can be searched across multiple Congresses. THOMAS is also the source for presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, legislative resources for researchers and teachers. THOMAS draws on the resources of the Library of Congress to provide users with valuable and historical information related to the legislative process."
9/30/12   Trails.com: Your Guide to the Outdoors
   "Find hiking trails, mountain biking trails and walking trails for national parks, mountains and more. Enjoy off road trails, rails to trails and topo maps when outdoors."

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