Looking for some credible websites to help you with your research?

 

USA.gov

http://www.usa.gov

This portal website can help you locate government documents on almost any topic.

Data.gov

The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

 

Virtual Reference Shelf

http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html

This collection of links is maintained by the Library of Congress.

CIA World Fact Book

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

This reference gives country descriptions, maps, and comparisons.

Country Studies

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs

Provided by the Federal Research division of the Library of Congress, these in-depth studies give a good profile of over 100 countries.

Google Earth

http://earth.google.com/intl/en

With this free download you can create tour maps, see your neighborhood, see images of building and the earth’s natural features from above.

InfoPlease

http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html

Covers the years from 1900 to 2010. Almanac Year by Year 1099 to 2010

Timelines of History

http://timelines.ws
Covers from BC to 1899