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Research Process
Acronym Finder (thesaurus)
American Heritage Dictionary
APA Style for Citing Electronic References
APA style, BSC Clement C. Maxwell Library
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Associations on the Net
AT&T Any Who Directory Great Books Online
Books in Print
Britannica Online
But I found it on the Internet!
An article dealing with the need to teach critical evaluation skills.
Checklist for Evaluating Web Resources
A one-page, nicely presented checklist of criteria.
Chicago Style Manual from University of Wisconsin-Madison
CIA World Factbook (yearbook)
Critical Literacy : The WWW's Greatest Potential
A rather academic rationale for information literacy.
Criteria for teachers to use in evaluating sites for content and web design.
Didache : Faithful Teaching
Dissertations and Theses - Abstracts & Index - TNU users only

The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.

EBSCOHost Electronic Journals Service (full-text) - TNU users only

Provides access to a number of full-text journals, with access to articles from various publishers.

Educator's Guide to Credibility and Web Evaluation
An academic white paper dealing with the topic.
Emily Post's Etiquette 1922 edition (handbook)
Evaluating Internet-Based Information : A Goals-Based Approach
An interesting essay and evaluation form by David Warlick.
Evaluating Web Sites
A nice collection of links to many other evaluation sites.
Evaluating Web-Based Resources: A Practical Perspective
Lengthy list of critical evaluation criteria.
Expanded Academic ASAP (full-text) - TNU users only

Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library: From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!
General Interest Module (full-text) - TNU users only

From ProQuest: Search general interest titles on subjects such as hobbies, fashion, consumer information, travel and more. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference.

General Law database
General Reference Center Gold (full-text) - TNU users only

Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library: A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center Gold to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Good Enough
Guide to MLA Documentation Style
Hackers Documentation Online includes MLA, APA, Chicago Style, and CBE Style
Hoover's Online, the business network
Information Literacy-Choose the Best Search for Your Information Needs html
InfoTrac OneFile (full-text) - TNU users only

Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

International Module (full-text) - TNU users only

From ProQuest: Search international titles for information on culture, history, social policy, politics and more. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference

Internet Public Library
The Internet Scout Project
Kansas City Public Library =9
Kids Click!!/
Kids Search Engines
Kids Search Tools
Kids' Almanac
Librarians Index to the Internet
Library of Congress
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
Martindale's 'The Reference Desk'
NLM's search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.
Merriam-Webster Online
Microsoft Encarta
MLA Web site
Music Library Assn. Copyright FAQ
My College Guide
My Virtual Reference Desk
Nashville Public Library
National Association of Parliamentarians (handbook)
National Newspaper Index - TNU users only

Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library: National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

National Union Catalog (NUC) of Manuscript Collections
NetLibrary (full-text) - TNU users only

Access to online e-books.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Old Farmer's Almanac
One Look Dictionaries
The Online Books Page
Online Medieval & Classical Library
Online! A reference guide to using Internet sources
Online! Citation Styles
Principles of Web Searching, Cornell
Project Gutenburg
Research Library - ProQuest (full-text) - TNU users only

Search the full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general reference subjects.

Research Library Core (full-text) - TNU users only

From ProQuest: Search the core for basic coverage of all subject areas including: arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. This module is a part of the ProQuest General Reference.

Roget's Thesaurus (thesaurus)
Search Engine Watch
Searcher Magazine
Seven Steps to Better Searching
Spiders Apprentice: a helpful guide to Web search engines
Strunks Elements of Style
Teaching Internet Guides, Berkeley
TekMom: Search Tools for Kids
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
The Time Almanac
Turabian Style - Includes citing electronic sources
Turabian Style, BSC Clement C. Maxwell Library
Types of Search Tools
U.S. Copyright Office
University of Michigan Copyright Info
Wesleyan Theological Journal