"Knowing where to turn for facts, handy web apps and other types of resources can make student life a lot easier. Read on for a list of 50 of the most useful and dependable online resources for college and university students.
The Internet is a great place to find information and check facts--if you know where to go. Here are 25 web resources that are known for being consistent, accurate and reliable.
1. Library of Congress - The nation's oldest federal cultural institution is also the largest library in the world. Some of the resources you will find here include historical documents, manuscripts, artwork, maps, photos, letters and film.
2. U.S. Census Bureau - The American FactFinder from the U.S. Census Bureau is an incredibly useful tool--particularly if you are looking for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
3. CIA Library - The Central Intelligence Agency has a library, an online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments, maps and a World Fact Book that offers information on countries all over the world.
4. STAT-USA - Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, STAT-USA is an authoritative guide to business, trade, and economic information. You have to pay to use the service from home, but you can access it for free at any Federal Depository Library. etc".