Free Web Resources

Writing Help

Citing Sources - Grammar & Style Guides
Easy BIB (Free for MLA) Citation Maker
U of Illinois Center for Writing Studies
CCC Guide to Grammar and Writing
Purdue's OWL - APA Style


Evaluating Resources
Evaluating Web Pages-U of California, Berkeley
Website Evaluation Guide-
Michigan State U

 

Copyright & Plagiarism
NTC Copyright Policy
About Copyright -UW Madison
Copyright Crash Course-U of Texas
Creative Commons
Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
Purdue Copyright Office
Columbia Copyright Page
U of Maryland Copyright Page
Plagiarism Information
CCC Guide to Copyright Compliance

 

Online Reference*

Internet Public Library (about)
Dictionaries & Thesauri
Acronym Finder
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Thesaurus.com
Whatis.com (IT Encyclopedia)
Word Spy
Webster’s Online
One Look Dictionary
MedTerms.com (from WebMD)
Web Search Engines
Google
Yahoo
MSN
*Free editions not always most current
**May charge for some content

 

 

Directories**
CEOExpress
Hoover's Online
Thomas Register -American Manufacturers
411.com
Anywho.com
 Internet 800 Directory
WhoWhere?

Encyclopedias, Atlases, Almanacs
Encyclopedia.com
Altapedia
Infoplease Atlas
WorldAtlas.com
Information Please
Old Farmer's Almanac

 

Government & Statistics

Government
Thomas-U.S. (Congress on the Internet
USA Government (about)
Wisconsin State Legislature   
Wisconsin.gov
Marathon County
City of Wausau
United Nations
Nations Online - Countries of the World
US Dept of State - Countries

Statistics
Bureau of Justice Statistics Homepage
National Center for Health Statistics
U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Statistical Abstract of the United States
United Nations Global Statistics
CIA World Factbook (about)

 

 

Legal Info***
WisBar: Legal Resources
FindLaw
NOLO Free Legal Dictionary
Law.Com Dictionary
***Basic info only - NOT legal advice

Employment Sites
Career Infonet (about)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*NET Online
Job Seeker (WI Gov Jobsite)
Wisconsin Job Center
Wisconsin Worknet
Wisconsin Labor Trends
Career One Stop

Other Websites
Transparency International
Open Secrets

 

 

 

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