Specialized Reference Resources
"An important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world"; contact the library for OFF CAMPUS ACCESS.
Catalog of Art Museum Images Online. A collection of high-quality art images from museums around the world; contact the library for OFF CAMPUS ACCESS.
CIA World Fact Book
A variety of information about the countries of the world from the Central Intelligence Agency; free online.
Columbia Gazetteer of North America
Online version of the comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical places; free online.
Online version of John Bartlett's famous book; free online.
Illinois Sanborn Maps
Digital maps of cities in Illinois from 1867-1970; available on campus.
Conversions for weights, measures, and much more; free online.
"We provide pros and cons on diverse controversial topics with facts and quotations from thousands of experts."
A variety of reference information; free online.
Saskia Art Images
"Contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections;" free online.
Online version of "the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States;" free online.