Reference Links

World Factbook

  • Information on over 250 countries.  Compiled by the Central Intelligence Agency.

Washington State Data Book

  • Information and statistics on Washington State's population, economy, government, education and more.

AllWords.com

  • This offers definitions and pronunciations of over 12,000 English words.

APA Formating - OWL at Purdue University

  • How to use APA (American Psychological Association) style to cite references for your papers.

Citation Style for Research Papers

CUErgo  Ergonomics Website

  • Cornell University sponsored website on news, research, guidelines and links to information on ergonomics and worker safety. 

Snopes.com

  • Hoaxes and urban legends.  Get an email you think is a hoax? Look it up here.

International Hazard Datasheets on Occupation

  • How dangerous is your job?  Check out the accident, physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial hazards associated with various occupations.

IRS Tax forms

  • Print or download official Internal Revenue Service tax forms.

iTools

  • Tools include a dictionary, thesaurus, and translation tools.

InfoPlease

  • This site offers an online encyclopedia, dictionaries, and almanacs.

Languages

  • Want to learn French, German, Italian, or Spanish online?  Try this BBC site offers basic and intermediate language instruction.

MedlinePlus

  • Health information in English.  See also MedlinePlus en Español - Póngase al día con su salud en MedlinePlus.

Newspaper Archives

  • U.S. News Archives on the web

NSSN  (An international standards database)

  • Find names, numbers and descriptions of US and international standards on everything from computers to cars.

PDF Converter

  • A free website which converts Word files and images to .PDFs and .PDFs to Word files.

Refdesk.com

  • Find  links to encyclopedias, thesauruses, dictionaries, news, "today in history", moon phases, crossword puzzles, gardening tips and many other useful reference sites.

Stat-USA LibGuide (University of Central Florida Libraries)

  • Links to federal government statistics and information on employment, the economy, trade, energy, and more.

The Ultimates

  • A phone directory (white and yellow pages) and email search engine.

Washington Employment Web Pages

  • Links to public and private employment in Washington State.

Washington State Voter Registration Information

  • Voter registration forms in 7 different languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, Cambodian, Korean, Laotian, Russian, and Vietnamese.  Also see Elections and Voting for information on who is eligible to vote.

Weather Underground

  • Weather forecasts for thousands of US and international cities.