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    Reference

    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 Toll Free Number 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 (Louisiana), and parishes/counties (Ouachita)

    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 Avenue
    from tipping your hat to tipping the waiter...if it concerns etiquette you'll find the answers on Etiquette Avenue

    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.

    Map on Us
    First site to let users collaborate on drawing a route in real time.

    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