For Primary Sources check out these links:
- World Digital Library - You can search by time, place or event. Scanned copies of the documents are included.
- National Archives Digital Vaults- This is a US History site compiled by the National Archive.
- 100 Terrific Sites for Primary Source - This is a great list of resources with everything from libraries, museums, and academic sources. The list is also broken down by types of information: history, art, census etc.
General or topic specific resources:
The Purdue OWL site provides samples of citations as well as entire sample papers. Find detailed instructions for citing any kind of reference.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to take a look at our interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help you dive deeper into a topic —and have fun too.
Currently hosted by Drexel University, this site is the new iteration of the original IPL. Search for information by topic or age group. This free site includes newspaper and magazine resources as well as information on fun topic like graphic novels.
Originally a series of math tutorials on youtube, Khan academy has its own site now and covers many different educational topics. Their motto is “Learn almost anything for free”.
Welcome to NationMaster, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.
Country and world information, technical reviews, and more.
The ultimate online geography source, World Atlas includes maps, country statistics, timelines, flags, famous natives and more.