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"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

MAR 2010

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3/1/10   Life123: How To Guides for Busy Lifestyles
   "Life123 covers the best of everything on topics spanning all of life's categories-delivered at the speed of life! Informative guides, articles, videos and more."
3/2/10   The U.S. Naturalization Test
   US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States of America. In the interest of creating a more standardized, fair, and meaningful naturalization process, USCIS recently completed a multi-year redesign of the naturalization test. The revised test, with an emphasis on the fundamental concepts of American democracy and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, will help encourage citizenship applicants to learn and identify with the basic values we all share as Americans.
3/3/10   RepairPal
   RepairPal to provide drivers with the most accurate, unbiased, and useful car ownership information available. RepairPal is not affiliated with any automobile manufacturer, dealership, auto parts provider, or auto repair facility. RepairPal gives you independent and unbiased repair estimates, user ratings and reviews.
3/4/10   NOAA: Ocean Explorer
   The Ocean Explorer Web site is designed to be an engaging and educational Internet offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean realm. The site is primarily directed to the general public, educators, and students. Other important groups include the press, nongovernmental organizations, marine scientists and resource managers, marine protected area professionals, ocean exploration groups, and policymakers interested in the marine environment.
3/5/10   Symptom Checker: MayoClinic.com
   What's causing your foot pain? Why does your child's throat hurt? And what should you do about it? Use this Mayo Clinic guide to discover the most common causes of the most common symptoms.
3/6/10   Federal News Service
   "Federal News Service provides verbatim transcripts of the complete hearing testimony of Congress committees and subcommittees; public speeches and interviews of the President, White House; State Department, Defense Department and Justice Department briefings; press conferences and statements of international leaders visiting Washington; Presidential campaign debates and much more."
3/7/10   Human Anatomy Online
   "Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body. It's fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses."
3/8/10   GRIN: Great Images in Nasa
   "The Great Images in NASA (GRIN) system provides a database of photos documenting NASA. Photos include: aircraft structures, aircraft design, aircraft models, wind tunnel tests, materials research, space programs, astronaut training, robotic planetary exploration and images taken by NASA spacecraft such as the Hubble Space Telescope and Mars Global Surveyor."
3/9/10   Social Security Death Index
   Search the Social Security Death Index by entering one or more fields in the form and clicking on the 'submit' button. Keep in mind that the more fields you fill in the more restricted your results will be (and you may even eliminate the record you are seeking).
3/10/10   LIFE Photo Archive
   "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."
3/11/10   Library of Congress: Historic American Newspapers
   Welcome to Chronicling America, enhancing access to America's historic newspapers. This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program.
3/12/10   Human Anatomy Online
   Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body. It's fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses.
3/13/10   New York Times Movie Reviews
   Browse or search 28,000 New York Times movie reviews. Included in the free review archive are all films reviewed since 1960, reviews of all Best Picture Academy Award winners, as well as The New York Times guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made.
3/14/10   Frugal Mechanic: Auto Parts Comparison Shopping
   "Compare prices on over 2 Million auto parts! Save time and money! The only comparison shopping website focused exclusively on auto parts! Built by auto enthusiasts for auto enthusiasts!"
3/15/10   US National Debt Clock: Real Time
   "The purpose of the US Debt Clock is to inform the public of the financial concern of the United States of America. We are dedicated to bringing to the public the most accurate up-to-date debt information possible. The numbers are laid out in such a way to give a complete re-time snapshot of the country's balance sheet. All the debt clocks on the site are updated continuously to the most precise calculations, using complex formulas and exacting standards, and the values displayed are verified from the best sources available."
3/16/10   NOAA's All Hazard Weather Monitor
   This U.S. Government site offers the latest updates on severe weather and hazardous conditions.
3/17/10   AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report
   AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report is updated daily and is the most comprehensive
3/18/10   Daily Top Ten Books By Subject
   Get the Top 10 Bestsellers for more than 300 Book Subjects - Updated Daily: Start with a basic category, or jump right down into one of dozens of subjects for each category. A Barnes and Noble website.
3/19/10   Answers.com
   "Answers.com - the ultimate answer engine, with quick accurate dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, bios, tech terms, news, sports, weather, and much more."
3/20/10   Time Magazine: Quotes of the Day
   Topical up-to-the-minute quotes from world leaders and top news stories as presented by Time Magazine.
3/21/10   National Geographic Photos in the News
   A daily source of nature and science news and headline features from National Geographic News.
3/22/10   Pew Research Center
   "Polls, public opinion research, national surveys on public attitudes toward press, politics, public policy issues; funded by Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center tracks trends in values, political and social attitudes."
3/23/10   Mayo Clinic Health Manager
   "Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a free tool that enables you to easily manage your family's health online. You'll get interactive, personal guidance based on health information from Mayo Clinic experts. Plus, you can easily access and organize your family's health information all in one place."
3/24/10   Statistical Abstract of the United States
   "The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. A U.S. Census Bureau website."
3/25/10   Debt to the Penny: U.S. Treasury
   "To find the total public debt outstanding on a specific day or days, simply select a single date or date range and click on the 'Find History' button. The data on total public debt outstanding is available daily from 01/04/1993 through 03/23/2010. The debt held by the public versus intragovernmental holdings data is available. A U.S. Treasury Department website."
3/26/10   Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reference Guide
   "This Reference Guide is meant to familiarize you with the procedures for making a FOIA request to the National Archives and Records Administration. Following this Guide will help expedite the processing of your FOIA request and ensure that you receive the records you are requesting in the shortest time possible."
3/27/10   This Day in History: History Channel
   "Learn what happened on This Day in History at History.com."
3/28/10   Crude Oil and Total Petroleum Imports Top 15 Countries
   "Crude Oil and Total Petroleum Imports Top 15 Countries. Energy Information Administration (U.S. Dept. of Energy)."
3/29/10   ipl2: Information You Can Trust
   "In January 2010, the website 'ipl2: information you can trust' was launched, merging the collections of resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) websites. The site is hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science are involved in developing and maintaining the ipl2."
3/30/10   Mayo Clinic
   "Mayo Clinic offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living."
3/31/10   Today's Front Pages: Newseum
   "The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form. Some front pages may contain material that is objectionable to some visitors. Viewer discretion is advised."

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