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Academic Research

Libraries & Reference Desks
The Library of Congress Research Tools.
Features a wide variety of online databases and Internet resources, including a gateway for searching other institutions' online catalogs and an alphabetical index.
LibWeb: Library WWW Servers. 
Directory of library homepages, including academic, public, national, and state libraries.
Internet Public Library
Contains an Ask the Librarian service.
Find a Library Near You.
To find a library near you, the NCES provides an easy search tool. 
Seven Steps to Effective Library Research.
A hyper-text guide to library research, including a glossary of library terms. See also Research 101.
Citing Sources: Guide to Library Research.
How to cite articles from journals, magazines, books, and more (including online resources.) Includes a handy drop down menu.
U.S. Census Bureau American Fact Finder.
Search data studies for economic, housing, geographic, and population statistics from this government site.

References over 2,000 academic journals.
Genamics Journal Seek.
Comprises 68411 titles, including journal description, homepage link, subject category and ISSN. Does not contain articles or abstracts.
Search or browse 5,4990 full-text academic and professional online publications.
UCP Journals Division: Journals by Subject.
Browse journals in education, biological and medical sciences, humanities, and the social and physical sciences.
Google Scholar.
Search articles in the Arts/Humanities, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Finance, Life Science, Mathematics, Medicine/Pharmcology, and Physics.
Oxford Journals.
Covers Arts and Humanities, Law, Medicine/Health, Science/Mathematics, and Social Sciences.
Largest archive of free online full-text science articles.

Research Statistics
Provides access to statistical data on subjects of your choice, from A to Z.
Census 2000 data on Educational Attainment and Enrollment; Employment, Occupation, and Industry; more.
Statistical Resources on the Web.
From the University of Michigan Document Center. Easy subject reference.
Population Reference Bureau.
Comprehensive population statistics and demographic information from across the United States, including education, employment, income, and race/ethnicity


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