Automobile Buying Guide
Business and Association Directories
Career Information Resources
Colleges and Universities
Documentation for Papers
Telephone Numbers/Email Addresses/Zip Codes
Congressional Biographical Directory. Biographical sketches of members of Congress from 1774 to the present.
Infoplease offers short biographical sketches.
Who2 consists of over 3700 biographical sketches of people, characters and creatures.
BookFinder.com has 125 million new, used and out-of-print books for sale.
Bibliofind has millions of old, used and rare books for sale by 3,500 booksellers around the world.
The Online Books Page is a directory of more than 60,000 books that can be freely read on the Internet.
Bartleby.com has literature, reference and verse available online for free.
Internet Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
Project Gutenberg makes information, books and other materials available to the general public in forms you can easily read, use, quote and search. It began in 1971 and has more than 20,000 texts online.
Digital General Collection - University of Michigan offers nearly 30,000 volumes from their collection online.
International Children's Digital Library is a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation and the Institute for Museum and Library Services to create a digital library of international children's books.
SuperPages.com is a directory of businesses nation-wide. Search by category or business name.
Protecting Yourself on the Web: Your Online Reputation
How you present yourself online affects you personally and professionally. This guide details how to behave online to protect your online reputation.
Occupational Outlook Handbook is the online version of the standard reference book produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics about careers. Entries for individual occupations include information about training, qualifications, employment outlook, earnings and related occupations.
Lifeworks, a comprehensive Web site from the Office of Science Education of the US Department of Health and Human Services, helps users plan careers in health and medical sciences.
The following resources are available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus.
The New Oxford American Dictionary, a Contemporary American English dictionary.
Oxford English Dictionary, 22 volumes and supplementary materials.
A Dictionary of the Internet
APA - A guide for using the American Psychological Association style for papers in the health and social sciences (business, economics, psychology, sociology)
Citation Styles Research Guide - A Web guide to both MLA and APA citation styles.
Plagiarism Guide - A Web guide detailing how to avoid and detect plagiarism for students and faculty.
Encyclopedia Britannica contains extensive entries on a variety of topics. Available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus.
Encyclopedia.com has nearly 200,000 entries covering a variety of topics.
World Almanac Encyclopedia is available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus. Use the menu tabs to select only the encyclopedia.
MasterFILE Premier is available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus.
Oxford Reference Online is available only through computers on campus and to current PVCC faculty, staff and students from off campus.
Best Information on the Net is a highly selective directory of Internet resources primarily for college students.
The ipl2 is an annotated directory of trustworthy Web Sites organized by subject.
Factiva allows searching of 6,000 full-text news and business publications by word or phrase and date.
Newspaper Source Plus has full text articles for national and international newspapers and television and radio news transcripts.
Facts on File is a database of information from news sources about events, people, issues, facts and figures over the last 60 years.
The Nobel Foundation Web site has a searchable database of Nobel Prize winners, biographical information, lectures and more.
Statistical Abstract of the United States contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions.
VIVA Statistics Page contains links to statistics.
ChildStats.gov, a Web site by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, offers access to federal and state statistics on children and their families.
The Population Reference Bureau has information on population, health and the environment. It covers a wide range of topics, including migration, education, marriage and family.
GPO Access is the gateway for a wide range of government information.
Infobel World is an index to online phone books, including links to yellow pages, white pages, business directories, email addresses and fax listings, in more than 150 countries.
Hard to Find 800 Numbers helps you find the 800 numbers of companies whose numbers are often buried deep within a large corporate Web site.
WhoWhere? helps you find email Addresses by personal name or by domain (i.e., pvcc.edu).
Zip Codes looks up a zip code when you enter a street address, city and state.
Weather Channel provides current national weather conditions.