Popular Research Links
Infoplease.com –This site includes an atlas, encyclopedia,
dictionary, thesaurus, day in history, videos and more.
Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of
factual questions since 1938—first as a popular radio quiz show,
then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac,
and since 1998 on the Internet at www.infoplease.com.
Enclyopaedia Britannica – Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia
from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands
of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images.
CIA World Factbook– The Central Intelligence Agency’s
World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government,
economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation,
military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
The website Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as
Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a
World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
The Statesman’s Yearbook – The first edition of
The Statesman’s Yearbook was inspired by the historian and essayist
Thomas Carlyle. This authoritative web resource offers information about a
the history, politics, economics, trade and infrastructure for each country a
in the world, all thoroughly researched and verified by a dedicated editorial team.
CityData.com– By collecting and analyzing data from
a variety of government and private sources, this site creates detailed,
informative profiles for every city in the United States.
From crime rates to weather patterns, you’ll find the data that
you are looking for on City-Data.com.