Contains listings from the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media for radio stations, television stations, and cable companies, including those from the United States and Canada, and listings from the Encyclopedia of Associations for national organizations in the United States.
- CIA World Factbook
- Classification - Plants and Animals
- Country Studies
- Information Please Home Page
- INTELLICAST: Local Weather
- License Center - Ohio
- PLANTS Database
- refdesk.com - Reference Best Sources for Facts on the 'Net
- Science Project Index
- Stain Removal Solutions
- Swissinfo - Worldtime
- United Nations - UNData
- The Weather Channel
- The Weather Underground
- Wolfram Alpha
- World Time Server
Provides directory information on businesses, households, and healthcare professionals in the United States. Includes a job search, detailed maps, business email addresses, and much more.
Searches the contents of several databases at once, so high school students can find information and primary source documents on topics including language arts, business, careers, technology, science, math, and more.
Access a demographic report on a location, or locations, for information on demographics, retail spending, consumer expenditures, and more. The perfect tool for finding untapped markets and household buying patterns, direct mail targeting, and much more.
The Oxford English Dictionary – or OED to language aficionados – has long been considered the definitive work on the English language.
In addition to learning the current meaning, pronunciation and usage of a word, you can look up its first known use in print, and learn about how its meaning has changed over time. Using the OED, you can find the origins of English words you may not have thought about, from “cypher,” and “bead” to “ukulele,” and “nachos.”
Through the Oxford English Dictionary Online, you can also learn who the sandwich was named for, or find all the historical synonyms for commoners. You can even view timelines and discover which political terms were in vogue from the year 1000 to present, with entries ranging from “purple state” to “aproneer.”
The OED offers a unique insight not only into words, but into history. Check it out, along with UAPL's many other Premium Resources.
After careful evaluation, including patron input, we have decided to switch from Reference USA to AtoZdatabases because it offers 1000 downloads per search and it’s easier to use. As of January 1, 2016, only AtoZdatabases will be available. Please contact our Reference Department if you have any questions.
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Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.
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