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AccessGenealogy.com: Online History and Genealogy Library

Aggie Horticulture: Texas A&M University Department of Horticultural Sciences


Anywho Internet Directory Assistance


BookReporter.com: thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more every week

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Chief Elected Officials of Texas

CIA World Factbook 

Citing Sources

Consumer Price Index

Documenting the American South: From the University of North Carolina

Driver Training and Education - Driver training/Defensive Driving courses in Texas

Earth Portal

East Texas Council of Governments

Economic Indicators: From the U.S. Census Bureau

Economic News Releases: From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guide

F.R.E.E. -- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Fantastic Fiction: the ultimate bibliophile resource!  Bibliographies for over 9000 authors, information on over 180,000 books in a variety of genres.  Includes series information and used book search.

FictionAddiction.net: The Ultimate NETwork for Fiction Writers and Readers

Find A Grave: Cemetery listings from all over the world

FindLaw: online legal information

Fodor's Travel: The classic travel guides, now on-line!

The Foundation Center Online

Franchise Gator: the largest online directory of franchise opportunities in the world with over 700 direct relationships with national franchises in over 30 categories

Free Online Computer Training

Genealogy Resources at the Texas State Library & Archives Commission

Health Insurance Information from the Office of Public Insurance Counsel

The Handbook of Texas Online: The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

The Handbook of African American Texas: The Handbook of African-American Texas features more than 850 entries, including more than 300 new articles, that chronicle the individuals, communities, businesses, institutions, organizations, and events that comprise the African-American experience and its significant contribution to the heritage of the Lone Star State.

Internet Archive: a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form (including films, audio, etc.). Free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

Internet Movie Database

Internet Public Library

Internet Toll Free Directory

KETK/Channel 56 News Homepage

KLTV/Channel 7 News Homepage

Kelly Blue Book

Learning Express Library: Study for the tests online! ACT or SAT, GED, ASVAB, Civil Service exams, or just learn basic skills. Simply log in with the barcode number from your library card.

Learning Language Library: the largest and most comprehensive language learning portal on the web offering highly relevant and useful language learning related resources from the U.S. Institute of Languages

Library of Congress Web Pages: good source for Civil War, Federal, and Copyright information.

Library of Texas: Immediately start searching multiple Texas library catalogs and other knowledge collections in one sitting.

LibrarySpot.com: a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

Lincoln/Net: Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project

LookSmart's FindArticles: search and read 3.5 million articles from over 700 publications.

MRQE: Movie Review Query Engine: largest online database of movie reviews

Mango Languages: an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including: Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, and English for speakers of Polish, Spanish, or Brazilian Portuguese.

MedlinePlus®: MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. It brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.

National Adoption Clearinghouse

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Archives and Records Administration

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: safety reliability records for automobiles

National Library of Medicine

Online Books Page

PAL Map Collection: Collection of World Maps from the U.T. Austin Library

Poetry Foundation

Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas)

Salem Health: Salem Health is a state-of-the-art online reference source that is as up-to-the-minute as you can find. Click here for full information.

Salem History: Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of Salem Press' printed reference sets, including The Decades series and Milestone Documents in American History . Click here for full information.

Shmoop: Smart, fun, plain-spoken study guides and teacher resources. Digital textbooks by Ph.D. and Masters students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.

Small Business Administration Resource Library

Social Security Administration

Social Security Death Index (SSDI) 

Sweets - Construction Product and Building Material Information

TexasEscapes : Online magazine with travel and history columns: history, humor, topical and opinion. Over 2500 Texas Cities, Small Towns & Ghost Towns

Texas Constitution and Statutes

Texas Heritage Online: Texas Heritage Online provides unified online access to Texas' historical documents and images for use by teachers, students, historians, genealogists, and other researchers.

Texas Law Help

Texas Legislature Online

Texas Online: The official website for the Great State of Texas and provides instant access to almost 800 state and local government services.

Texas Records and Information Locator (TRAIL): TRAIL searches and locates information from over 180 Texas state agency web servers.

Texas Register

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

The Texas State Historical Association & the Center for Studies in Texas History

Texas Tides: Early Texas History (from Stephen F. Austin State University)

Texas Transparency: Open government is accountable government: a clear look at your tax dollars at work in Texas.

Texas Unclaimed Property: search for unclaimed property in Texas. Through the office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Texas Workforce Commission (online job search page)

Thomas: Legislative information from the Library of Congress

ThomasNet: Thomas Register/Thomas Regional Directories Online

Topozone: USGS topographical maps online

UNdata: Search over 55 million records from the databases of the UN on employment, education, energy, environment health, population, refugees, etc.

U.S. Census Bureau 

U.S. Gazetteer (1990 U.S. Census Data)

U.S. Geological Survey Activities in Texas

USA Today

U.T. Austin School of Law (Tarleton Law Library): Virtual Law Library

United Way of Tyler/Smith County: Non-Profit Development Center

University of Alabama Department of Geography Map Library

Urban Legends Reference Pages

Usenet FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)