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The following resources are listed in no particular order.

Columbia Encyclopedia
Serving as a "first aid" for those who read, the sixth edition of the Columbia Encyclopedia contains over 51,000 entries with 80,000 hypertext links.

Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia
Derived from the Hawaiian word for fast, the Wikipedia is a vast resource containing thousands of summary articles. Although it is often viewed with some skepticism because it is an “open source” collaborative project, recent research found that there are no more errors in Wikipedia than there are in Encyclopedia Britannica.

Information Please AlmanacAll the facts from the printed almanac, plus a dictionary and encyclopedia. Search by keyword or browse by topic; separate search box for biographical information.

State and Local Government on The Net
A frequently updated directory of links to government sponsored and controlled resources on the Internet.

50 States.com
A wealth of useful facts and information about our 50 states, from songs to topography to grades for the government.

Familiar Quotations
A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature from a variety of sources.