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HISTORY
HISTORY, AMERICAN
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THE ARTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Believe it or not, teachers tend to assign the same projects every year. We know this, because every year we get the same questions. "Anything on Ancient Egypt?" "Anything on the Renaissance?" 

The following links are provided to help you answer the "Most Frequently Asked Questions" by Montvale students. You will also find the call numbers for the appropriate reference books that can be used in the library

GENERAL REFERENCE 

Atlases
Atlapedia
Historical Atlases

REF 912 HAM
Hammond Atlas of the World

Dictionaries
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
ONELOOK - search over 400 dictionaries at once!
Thesaurus.com

REF DESK
Oxford Encyclopedic English Dictionary

REF DESK
Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary

Encyclopedias
Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th edition
Wikipedia

J REF 031 WOR
The World Book Encyclopedia

Handbooks & Almanacs
Farmer's Almanac
Information Please Almanac
Mega Converter- measurements, calculators, etc. 

REF 317.3 WOR
World Almanac and Book of Facts

Study Guides
Sparknotes - helpful guides on every topic!



BIOGRAPHY

InfoTrac Biography Resource Center

REF 920 ENC
Encyclopedia of World Biography

REF 920 WHO
Who's Who in the World

REF 920.073 SCR
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives

REF 920.73 WHO
Who's Who in America



BIOLOGY

Animals
REF 599 GRZ
Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals

Cells
CellsAlive - pictures/video endorsed by Time/USA Today 
Microbe Zoo - descriptions, classification, pictures 

Dinosaurs
Dinosaur Information

REF 566 MAC
Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs

Endangered Species
Federal endangered species home page
Endangered and Extinct Link
2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

REF 591.042 NAG
Endangered Species


CULTURAL STUDIES

CIA World Fact Book
Library of Congress Country Studies

REF 305.8 WOR
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

REF 310 STA
Statesman's Year-Book

REF 903 WOR
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations



ENGLISH

Literature
Bartleby.com - Great books online!
Literary Criticism Online - from the Internet Public Library

REF 810.9 AME
American Writers

REF 820.9 BRI
British Writers

Shakespeare
Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

REF 822.33 SHA
Shakespeare's World and Work



HISTORY

Ancient Worlds
Ancient Egypt
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Roman Emperors

REF 932 OXF
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

 REF 938 CIV 
Civilization of the ancient Mediterranean:Greece and Rome 

Medieval
Argos - searches only Medieval related web sites 
NetSERF: Internet connection for all things Medieval 

REF 940.1 MID
The Middle Ages

Wars
Center for Military History - info on all American campaigns 
Genocide: resources for teaching and study
United States Civil War Center

REF 355.009 HAR 
Harper encyclopedia of Military History

REF 904.7 NAT 
Atlas of battles 

 REF 973 SHR 
Reference guide to US Military History: 1607-1815 

 REF 973.7 ENC
Encyclopedia of the American Civil War



HISTORY, AMERICAN

Museum of Westward Expansion - National Park Service 
American Life Histories - transcripts from WPA project 
New Perspectives on the West - PBS/Ken Burns 

REF 973 CHR
Chronicle of America

REF 973.2 NOR
North America in Colonial Times

REF 973.9 AME
American Decades

REF 973.9 AME
American Eras



SCIENCE

Chemistry
Web Elements

REF 546 ELE
Elements

General
How Stuff Works
Science Fair Project Resource Guide

REF 503 MCG
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

REF 510 MAT
Math and Mathematicians

REF 925 BIO
Women in Science

REF 925 SCI
Scientists



THE ARTS

Art
Renaisance Resources by Yahoo

REF 703 PRA
Praeger's Encyclopedia of Art

Music

All Music Guide
Essentials of Music

REF 780.3 NEW
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

 

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