References

Acronym and Abbreviation Server
key in the acronym or abbreviation to get the full name

Ancestry.com
home of genealogy online - search over 52 million names

Anyday: Today in History
historic events and birth dates that occurred on a selected day of the year

AnyWho: Internet Directory Assistance
graphical interface allows you to browse or search the Internet Directory

Auto Loan Calculator
key in the number of payments, interest rate, and principal to get the monthly payment

Bartleby
publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction and reference free of charge for the home, classroom and desktop of each and every Internet participant

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations On-line
searchable data base of famous quotes

Biographical Dictionary
contains biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present day

Biography Online
web site of the TV show that includes a searchable database that puts 15,000 of the greatest names, past and present, at your fingertips

Census Bureau Data Maps
census information for states and parishes/counties 

CIA Publications
includes the CIA Factbook as well as Handbook of International Economic Statistics, Foreign Government information, etc.

Columbia Encyclopedia
nearly 51,000 entries, and with more than 80,000 hypertext cross-references, the current Sixth Edition is among the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedia ever produced

Common Weights and Measures
includes Mathematical Notation for Orders of Magnitude, Metric prefixes, and Common U.S. and Metric equivalents

Complete Home Medical Guide
provides a comprehensive home reference that teaches you about your body in sickness and health from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Contacting the Congress
contact information for every US Congress member from a particular state/commonwealth/territory

Etiquette Resources by Kwintessential
Visit this site to find all things etiquette broken down by continent, country, and region

Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics
provides easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by 70 government agencies for public use

Find Law
Internet's legal resource - index and searchable database

Group Benefits
Louisiana State Employees Group Benefits Program web site contains policy information, EPO/PPO directories, phone numbers, etc.

How to Cite Electronic Information
MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE and other styles are included

Info Louisiana
state's official web site

Information Please
combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records

Interactive Currency Table
provides equivalent rates among different currencies

Kelly's Blue Book
Information you need to make informed choices about buying or trading a car or truck. All New and Used Car pricing reports are free to car buying consumers.

Mortgage Calculator
enter the amount, years, and rate to get the monthly payment

My Virtual Reference Desk
designed to help users find information quickly and efficiently

The Official US Time Clock
the official clock of the US government

The Old Farmer's Almanac
tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and weather predictions

OneLook Dictionary
1110 dictionaries now indexed, key word search

Parliamentary Procedure
provides basic instruction on important topics in Parliamentary Procedure, an opportunity to ask a real Parliamentarian questions, and a link to Questions & Answers

Research-It!
search through various dictionaries and thesauruses, look up acronyms and quotations (Bartlett's), translate English to French and Japanese and back again, figure out anagrams, word-search the King James Version of the Bible and the works of Shakespeare, look at maps, check your stocks, and on and on

Roget's Thesaurus
search the headwords or full text of Roget's Thesaurus

Rx Drug List
the Internet drug index

Study Web
categorizes and reviews over 15,000 educational and reference Web sites

Switchboard
provides 106 million residential listings and 11 million business listings

Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana
contents include Frequently Asked Questions, TRSL Publications, Contacting your Board representative, Email and phone directory of TRSL staff, and Former members due a refund from TRSL

THOMAS
the latest legislative information on the Internet sponsored by the US Congress

Today in History
each day an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections

UPS
track any package, anywhere or anytime

US Postal Service Zip Code Finder
Key in the city and state for the correct zip code. Also includes 2 letter state abbreviations.

ZIP Code
look up and verify any U.S. address, streets and companies