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Automobiles Investments & Finance
   
Business & Small Business Kid Central
 
Careers Law
   
Colleges & Schools Music
 
 
Computers & Internet Parenting & Family
   
Consumer Information People
 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias Quick Reference
 
 
Genealogy & History Science & Technology
   
Government Senior Center
   
Health Tax Forms
   
How To Teen Scene
   
Illinois Travel
   


Welcome! Library staff have selected resources on the World Wide Web we feel will be of interest to Shelbyville Public Library users. First-time visitors please read this:

Note to Parents: Because of the nature of the Internet, users can follow a series of links that can take them anywhere. Parents are encouraged to supervise their children while they browse the Web.

Important Disclaimer: Sites in our Web Catalog are created and maintained by organizations and individuals throughout the world.Please note the Library cannot be responsible for the content, accuracy, or availability of these sites.

AUTOMOBILES
 
Automotive Training and Resource Site
CarInfo.com
Edmunds car buying guide
IntelliChoice
Kelley Blue Book
MSN Carpoint
N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide Co.
 
 
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BUSINESS & SMALL BUSINESS
 
BUSINESS
Annual Report Service
BPubs.com
CEOExpress
Hoovers
Inc.com
Thomas Register
 
 
SMALL BUSINESS
Bplans.com
Morebusiness.com
Online Women's Business Center
Small Business Administration
U.S. Copyright Office
United States Patent and Trademark Office
 
 
 
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CAREERS
 
America's Job Bank
BrassRing.com
CareerBuilder
CareerJournal.com
CollegeJournal
The Federal Job Source
Illinois Skills Match
JobBankUSA
JobHuntersBible.com
Monster.com
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Riley Guide
scijobs.org
Teacher Vacancy List
USAJOBS.com
 
 
 
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COLLEGES & SCHOOLS
 
College and University Rankings
Embark
FAFSA on the Web
FastWeb
FinAid!
Peterson's
Study Abroad
Illinois School Report Card
Kaleidoscapes
 
 
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COMPUTERS & INTERNET
 
Dave's Guide
ICYouSee
The Internet Public Library
Internet Tutorials
The InvisibleWeb
RefDesk
ZDNet
Alta Vista
AllTheWeb.com
Google
Itools.com-research-it
Ixquick.com
Kid's Tools for Searching the Internet
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Search Engine Watch
Yahoo!
 
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CONSUMER INFORMATION
 
Better Business Bureau
Consumer Product Reviews
Consumer Reports
Consumer.gov
Epinions.com
Federal Consumer Information Center
Illinois Attorney General
Internet Fraud Complaint Center
ZDNet-Reviews
 
 
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DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS
 
Acronym Finder
AskOxford
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Merriam-Webster OnLine
OneLook® Dictionaries
RhymeZone
The American Heritage Dictionary
Thesaurus.com
Wordsmyth
World Wide Words
Columbia Encyclopedia
Encarta
Encyclopedia.com   
Nupedia, the free encyclopedia
 
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GENEALOGY & HISTORY
 
Ancestry.com
Cyndi's List
Genealogy Home Page
How to Obtain Vital Records
Legacy.com
RootsWeb
Social Security Death Index
VitalRec.com
Biography of America
Decades in 20th Century America
Euratlas.com
Index of Civil War Info.
 
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GOVERNMENT
 
50states.com
Census Bureau
FedForms
FirstGov
IRS
Library of Congress
Search for Your District/Officials
State and Local Government on the Net
THOMAS -- U.S. Congress
U.S. House
U.S. Senate
U.S. Postal Service
 
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HEALTH
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diagnostic Tests
Healthfinder
HealthGrades.com
HealthWeb
Mayo Clinic
MEDLINEplus
Mental Health Links by Dr. Bob
Merck & Company
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
RxList
TOXNET
 
 
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HOW TO
 
BHG.com
HowStuffWorks
LiveManuals
Wacky Uses
 
 
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ILLINOIS
 
Cyberdrive Illinois
Early Illinois Women
Find-It! Illinois
Illinois Alive!
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois State Board of Elections
Illinois State Parks
State of Illinois
 
 
 
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INVESTMENTS & FINANCE
 
Bankrate.com
Bloomberg.com
Bondsonline
Business Connections
Country Commercial Guides
FantasyStockMarket
FinanCenter
Kiplinger         
Morningstar.com
Motley Fool
SEC
Smartmoney.com
 
 
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KID CENTRAL
 
 
AWARDS
American Library Association
(Includes NewberyAward, Caldecott Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Notable Award for Books, Software, Recordings, Videos
 
Rebecca Caudill Award
Parent's Choice Awards
 
 
FUN LINKS FOR KIDS
Discovery Kids
Disney.com Fun For Families
The Electronic Zoo
Enchanted Learning
FunSchool.com
National Geographic Kids
Discovery School
Native Tech Native American Technology and Art
Pork 4 Kids
PBS Kids
 
 
GREAT PLACES TO START
Berit's Best Sites for Children
The Web's best 1,000 sites for kids
 
BookHive
Guide to kid's books
 
Great Web Sites for Kids
Amazing, spectacular, mysterious, wonderful Websites for kids
 
Internet Public Library Kidspace
Up-to-date sites on a variety of subjects for kids ages 4 to 11
 
Kid's Path
Cool Sites for Kids.Not just school subjects, but things kids like such as toys, collecting, TV, y Espanol
 
 
HOMEWORK HELP
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Biographies
Countries
Flags
Homework Help
Information Please
Internet Public Library
International Cooking
On This Day
Planets
Science/Nature
Science Fair
Sports
States 
U.S History
 
PRESCHOOL
Arthur Page
Mister Roger's Neighborhood
Sesame Workshop
Seussville
 
 
PARENTS
Family Education Network
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
700+ Amazing, SpectacularÖ Web Sites
Your Child and the Internet
 
SEARCH ENGINES FOR KIDS
KidsClick!
Lycos Zone
Yahooligans
 
 
 
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LAW
 
American Bar Association
FindLaw
FindLaw-Forms
Illinois Lawyer Finder
LII: State Legal Materials
Martindale.com
Self Help Legal Center
United States Code
 
 
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MUSIC
 
AMG All Music Guide
Billboard.com
FestivalFinder
Lyrics World - A collection of lyrics site
OLGA-The Online Guitar Archive
RollingStone.com
 
 
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PARENTING & FAMILY
 
ABC's of Parenting
BabyCenter
ePregnancy
Family.com
 
 
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PEOPLE
 
Biographical Dictionary
Biography
Dead People Server
Find A Grave
IPL POTUS -- Presidents of the United States
Lives, the Biography Resource
Nobel e-Museum
Who2
 
 
 
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QUICK REFERENCE
almanac, conversions, contries/states, phone numbers, quotations, research papers, statisitcs
 
ALMANAC
CalendarHome.com
Computer Almanac
Guinness World Records
Infoplease
The Old Farmer's Almanac
 
 
CONVERSIONS
Calculator.com
Convert-me.com
Currency Converter
How Much Is That Worth Today?
MetricUSA.com
Online-Conversion.com
Universal Currency Converter
 
 
COUNTRIES/STATES
50states.com
CIA World Factbook
Country Studies
Earth Calendar
Economist-Country briefings
Foreign Government Resources
National Geographic Flags and Facts
World Flag Database
World Time Server
Babelfish
 
PHONE NUMBERS
http://www.anywho.com
Fone Finder
InfoSpace
Reverse Lookup Directories
Teldir.com
Yellow Pages Search
Zip Express
 
 
QUOTATIONS
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Quotation Center
 
 
RESEARCH PAPERS
APA Style
APlus Research & Writing
Doing library research
EasyBib.com
InfoDome - HOT TOPICS LIST
Karla's Guide to Citation Styles
 
 
STATISTICS
Ameristat.org
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Census Bureau
FBI-Uniform Crime Reports
FedStats
Historical U.S. Census
Information Please
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Statistical Resources
 
 
 
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
 
MATH
Aplusmath.com
Math in Daily Life
Math Resources
Mathematics Archives
MathWorld
 
 
SCIENCE
Chemical Elements.com
Encyclopedia Astronautica
Extreme Science
Forestry Index
HowStuffWorks
New Scientist
Periodic table (WebElements)
Skypub
The Faces of Science
 
 
SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS
Agrisurf
Bridge Construction
Color Matters
HowStuffWorks
MuSICA: Music & Science
Rain forest web.org
Sighting the First Sense
Snow Crystals
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
 
 
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SENIOR CENTER
 
AARP
Elderhostel
National Council on Aging
SeniorNet
SeniorSites.com
Social Security Online
 
 
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TAX FORMS
 
Forms And Publications - IRS
IL Dep't. of Revenue - Tax Forms
irs.com(tm)
 
 
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TEEN SCENE
 
GAMES
CartoonNetwork
Zany games starring you know who!
 
FilePlanet
Archive of game ftp locations and files. Download demos, mods, levels for popular games and more
 
Free Arcade
Over one hundred free online games.
 
Game Spot
Information resource for PC gaming enthusiasts.
 
Happy Puppy
The original commercial games site.
 
 
INTERNET
Download.com
Comprehensive site includes MP3, internet, games, multimedia, and web developers.
 
Dynamic Drive
DHTML scripts for the real world.
 
Geocities
Build your own home page. Free from Yahoo.
 
Internet
Free software and web host sites, reviewed by teens. Created by Teens Online.
 
Java Script Source
Tons of "cut and paste" JavaScript examples for your Web pages. All for free!
 
Tips, Tricks, How-to and Beyond
Helping you design a better web page.
 
Tripod
Build your own blog or web page with easy-to-use tools.
 
WebMonkey
How-to library and quick reference tools for web developers.
 
Whatis.com
Internet glossary with links to
 
 
JUST FOR FUN
Champaign Public Library, "Just for Teens"
 
MOVIES
City Pages MovieClock
Check theater times and locations.
 
Drewís Script-O-Rama
Index of movie scripts available for free
 
Exposure: The Internet Resource for Low Budget Filmmakers
Some tips on making your own movies.
 
Film Threat
Hollywoodís indie voice.
 
Internet Movie Database
Possibly the best movie site out there. Find info about 250,000 movies and the people who worked on them.
 
Motion Picture Industry: Behind the Scenes
Learn about the world of film-making and even try an interactive simulation.
 
Movie Mistakes
Read about all sorts of movie continuity mistakes and movie trivia and then add your own.
 
Movie Fone
Showtimes in your area, stars, features, and more.
 
Teen Movie Critic II
This might help you decide whether or not to see a movie.
 
The Force
Your daily dose of Star Wars.
 
 
MUSIC
Acid Planet
Resource for artists to publish and share their music online.
 
AMG All Music Guide
Read reviews and bios of artists in many genres of music.
 
Art of the Mix
Read thousands of song lists and post your own.
 
Artist Direct
The leading online music company that connects music fans directly with their favorite artists.
 
Billboard
Find the latest music news and catch up with the Billboard charts.
 
Gracenote
Search this huge database for CD track listings.
 
Winamp
Download free software that lets you listen to Mp3 files on your computer. Read our review.
 
CCMusic
Directories of Christian music and artists sites, concert dates, a discussion zone, and links to selected artists.
 
Davey D's Hip-Hop Corner
News, reviews, interviews, articles, charts and message boards. Davey D is a hip- hop historian, journalist, deejay and community activist.
 
Insound
The premier site for for fans of indie music.
 
Jazz Online
Jazz artist interviews, bulletin boards, CD recommendations, audio samples and music videos. Click on 'Jazz 101' if you are new to jazz.
 
A-Z Lyrics
Are you dying to sing to a new song, but just canít get the words right?
 
Archive of Misheard Lyrics
Add your own!
 
Leonie's Lyrics
Frequently updated, easy-to-navigate lyrics site especially for teens.
 
Original Hip Hop Lyrics Archive
Find your favorite rap lyrics here.
 
 
SPORTS
EPSN.com
The best, hands down.
 
Star Tribune Sports
Sports news and schedules of sporting events and tournaments in the Twin Cities
 
USA Today Sports
More news than you could possibly use.
 
X Games
The extremely official site.
 
Yahoo Sports
Keep up to date with one of the netís best sports hubs.
 
 
TV/RADIO
BET
More about your favorite BET shows.
 
Comedy Central
TV shows, standup, timewasters . . . more!
 
E Online
Entertainment news, features, gossip, reviews, and live-event coverage.
 
Episodes Guides
Plot summaries for each TV show from its first season to the current one.
 
Gist TV
Canít keep up with your favorite shows? Hereís a site to keep you informed!
 
IPL Television
Links to popular TV stations and shows.
 
MTV
News, bands, music, on-air listings, and more.
 
Radio Locator
Find something to listen to from over 2,500 internet streaming radio stations.
 
TV Fun Trivia
Test your TV know-how! A great mix of quizzes on your favorite television shows.
 
TV Zap2it
Television news and features, listings, games, and community
 
 
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TRAVEL
 
BootsnAll.com
Bureau of Consular Affairs-US Dep't. of State
Chamberofcommerce.com
Elderhostel
Expedia Travel
Free Travel Brochures
Free Travel Tips
IDOT Winter Road Report
Independenttraveler.com
Lonely Planet Online
National Park Service
Rick Steves
RVing.Com
Travelocity.com
50states.com-maps
Geobop
Geographic Names System
How Far is It
MapQuest
Maps On Us
Maptech MapServer
National Geographic Maps
TerraFly
 
 
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