These publications of the U.S. Department of State include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of many countries.
Translate phrases or entire webpages.
Visit local Chamber of Commerce websites for the best source of information on visiting or relocating to a specific U.S. city.
You will find dictionaries (English, Spanish, German, French, and others), a language translator and other language resources.
Guide to regional economic data on the web; comprehensive first stop for anyone searching for public and private data sources. Try "Quick Links" for a condensed, quick-loading page showing what data sources are available across the categories. Look here for best places to live, CPI information, college rankings, and much more.
Almanac-type facts on the states with links to additional information.
What did a dollar buy when your grandpa was a boy?
Easy to search by categories or keyword; includes almanac information on people, places and events, as well as an atlas, encyclopedia and dictionary.
Find interactive calculators for many measurement systems, both commonly used like metric and U.S. Avoirdupois and quite exotic like Ancient Greek and Roman.
Originally created and maintained by the U of M School of Information, this site of best resources is now a collaborative effort with the Librarians’ Internet Index.
Arranged by category but also accessible by keyword search, you will find thousands of internet resources which have been selected by librarians who are experts in their fields. You can click on the "Reference Desk" link or browse the site.
Weather forecasts for 16 regions of the United States, planting tables, zodiac secrets, tides, holidays, eclipses, and more.
Find thousands of synonyms easily searchable by index or category.
A website created at Concordia University with links to valuable information about citing sources for research papers, with extensive examples in the MLA, and APA styles.
State and County QuickFacts.
Quick access to current time in cities all over the world.
Editor David R. Henderson has gathered over 150 contributors in this up-to-date introduction to economics. Besides basic economic concepts, this encyclopedia includes such subjects as environmental regulations, money and banking, economic legal issues, biographies of leading economists and much more.
From the CIA, background and current issues of each country, as well as descriptions of the land, the government and the people.