Great Web Sites

 Acronyms & Abbreviations

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government

The Acronym Database

Acronym Search

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Information Please Almanac

The Old Farmer’s Almanac

On This Day

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 Arts & Entertainment

AllMusic Blog


Art History Resources on the Web


Art Observed

Crafts Report

Dance Links

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Harrell Performing ArtsTheatre

Hollywood Elsewhere

Internet Movie Database


Playbill Online

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 Associations & Organizations

Internet Public Library. Associations on the Net

Selected Links to International Organizations from the Union of International Associations


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Authors on the Web


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 Book Reviews

ACQWEB’s Directory of Book Reviews on the Web

BookPage: America’s Book Review reviews, book awards, poetry, literary criticism, authors & more

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 Books, Rare and Out-of-Print





Stop Bullying Now                                              

Dr. William Pollock                                      

Bullying Research Network                                              

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 Business & Finance

AAII:American Association of Individual Investors

Annual Reports

Better Investing Community

Big Charts

Business Filings Databases

Business Insider

Business Plan Templates and Free Sample Business Plans

Consumer Price Indexes

Economics Roundtable

Fortune 500


Historical Consumer Price Index

Historical Stock Quotes

Personal Finance Glossary

Personal Finance Calculators

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Filings and forms EDGAR

U.S. Small Business Administration

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 Calendars & Time

Earth Calendar

Internet Clocks, Counters, and Countdowns

Local Times Around the World

Official U.S. Time

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Antiques Roadshow

Collectors Universe: The Grading Standards of the Collectibles Markets


National Association of Collectors


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 Consumer Guides

Autopedia® - The AUTOmotive encycloPEDIA - is a FREE comprehensive automotive internet resource

Better Business Bureau

Car Talk

The Clark Howard Show

Consumer Reports WebWatch

The Direct Marketing Association

Driver License Handbook

Driver License Practice Test

Federal Citizen Information Center

CFDA The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Federal Trade Commission: Free Credit Reports

Federal Trade Commission: Identity Theft

First Gov for Consumers


Good Housekeeping Institute

Mail Order Catalogs Online

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Tennessee Consumer Information

Where to Write for Vital Records

World Chamber of Commerce Directory

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 Currency & Money

The Universal Currency Converter

What is the Dollar Worth?

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 Dictionaries and Thesauri

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

American Sign Language Browser

Bing Translator


Big Huge Thesaurus

Confusing Words

Forvo: the pronuncation guide.                                                                            

Howjsay: Dictionary of English Pronunciation

Merriam-Webster Online

NetLingo - The Internet Dictionary                                                                 

Ninjawords - a really fast dictionary                                                         

The Online Books Page

Project Gutenberg


Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus                                                                      

University of Virginia Scholars' Lab

Visual Dictionary Online

Visuwords Graphical Dictionary and Thesaurus


Your Specialty Dictionaries

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A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling Web Site

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American College Testing Program (ACT)

Best Colleges

Best Online

Campus Tours

College Board

College Database

College Database (Tennessee)

College Rankings: U.S. News and World Report

Eschool News

Graduate Memphis

Home Education Magazine

Homeschool Central

IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding, Institute of International Education

Inside Higher Education

Instructables - Make, How to and DIY

My Tennessee Public Schools

Online Colleges in Tennessee

Online Education and College Search

National Center for Educational Statistics

National Center on Adult Literacy

Peterson’s Colleges & Universities

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships

Science Fair Resource Guide

Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Tennessee Home Education Association

Tennessee Nursing Schools

U.S. Department of Education

Wikihow - The How-to Manual That You Can Edit                               

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America’s JobBank

Career Builder

Career One Stop

Help for Library Patrons During Tough Times

Job Training and Unemployment Resources                                                                                      

My Interview Simulator

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Resume Companion

What Color is Your Parachute?

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online

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 Foundations, Grants & Financial Aid

Clark Howard: Education :Student Loans

College Athletic Scholarships

Federal Student Aid

Financial Aid Toolkit

FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

Foundation Center

Grants Center


GuideStar: Comprehensive Data on Nonprofit Organizations

National Endowment for the Humanities

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Africana Heritage Project

American Family Immigration History Center

Ancestral Findings
Tennessee Death Records 1908-1959

Association of Professional Genealogists

Board Certification of Genealogists

Census Online

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Family Search


Genealogy Today

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

National Archives

National Genealogical Society

Olive Tree Genealogy

Regional History and Genealogy Center

Tennessee Archives Directory

USGen Web Project

WorldGenWeb Project

Where to Write for Vital Records

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 Health & Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Medical Consumers

Discover Magazine Health and Medicine

Food and Nutrition Information Center



Lab Tests Online


Medline Plus

National Center for Health Statistics

National Women’s Health Information Center


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Best of History Web Sites

Civil Rights Archive

Civil War Memory

Documenting the American South

The History Blog

History Channel

History News Network

Library of Congress: American Memory: Today in History

National Register of Historic Places: Tennessee

19th Century Tennessee Newspapers

Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

September 11 Digital Archive


Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

Veterans History Project

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 Home & Garden

Do It Yourself

Master Gardeners of Shelby County

Memphis Botanic Garden

National Gardening Association

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Animal Planet

History for Kids

Holidays Around the World


How Stuff Works

Khan Academy

National Geographic: Map Machine

Nature PBS

White House for Kids

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 Images & Graphics

American Memory

Digital Librarian: Images

Google: Images


Internet Archive: Moving Pictures

Smithsonian Institution: Smithsonian Photographic Services

Space Imaging

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 Language & Literature


Academy of American Poets

Alex: A Catalogue of Electronic Texts

APA Style Manual

Authors on the Web

American Verse Project

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations


Children’s Literature Web Site

Citing Electronic Information

Classic Authors Net: Great Literature Online

Classics for Young People

Dramatists Play Service


Great Books Online

Internet Classics Archive

Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism

Internet Public Library: Quotations

Online Books Page

Perseus Digital Library

Poetry Archive

Poets’ Corner

Project Gutenberg

Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic

University of Virginia Scholars' Lab

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Blog of Rights

Federal Register

FindLaw Dictionary

Online Tennessee Justice

Supreme Court of the United States

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Digital Public Library of America

The Library of Congress

Lib-Web-Cats: A Directory of Libraries Throughout the World

Tennessee State Library and Archives

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 Local & State Information

Collierville, Tennessee

Directory of Municipal Officials

Home Town Locator: Collierville, Tennessee

Collierville Chamber of Commerce

Shelby County Historical Society

Shelby CountyTennessee

Tennessee Department of State: Division of Publications

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

Tennessee Government

Tennessee Preservation Trust

Civil War Sourcebook

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 Math, Science & Technology


Everyday Math


Periodic Table of the Elements

Satellite Locations

Science Daily

Space Weather

Views of the Solar System

Wired News

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 Maps & Distances

David Rumsey Map Collection

Google Maps Mania How Far Is It?

Library of Congress: American Memory: Map Collections: 1500-2004


National Geographic: Maps & Geography

U.S. Gazetteer

USGS: Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)


Xpeditions : Maps Made for Printing and Copying

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How Stuff Works                                                                                  

Internet Public Library                                               

Librarian’s Index to the Internet

Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf                                        

Reference, Facts, News                                                                                    

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ABYZ News Links

Collierville Independent

Google News

Media Link


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Pet Place

 Phone, Postal & E-mail Information

AnyWho Online Directory

Internet Address Finder

Toll Free: The Internet 800 Directory

Telephone Directories: World

U.S. Postal Service: Zip Code Lookup

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 Politics & Government

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments


First The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal                                                                                                    

GPO Access

League of Women Voters, Memphis, Tennessee

NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons                    

Shelby County

StateMaster - US Statistics, State Comparisons                             

Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee Government

Tennessee State Publications

Town of Collierville

United Nations

The White House

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Civic Ventures

Money Smartz

Retirement Cafe

Road Scholar

Third Age


American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank

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 Senior Citizen Information


Administration on Aging

Assisted Living Directory

Assisted Living Facilities


The National Council on Aging

National Institute on Aging

Senior Living

Social Security Online

Tennessee Area Agencies on Aging

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Ballparks of Baseball

Ballparks Information

Baseball Almanac

Baseball Library

Baseball Reference

International Sailing Federation

Kentucky Derby

Major League Baseball

Major League Soccer

Memphis Redbirds

Memphis Grizzlies

Minor League Baseball

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

National Basketball Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association

National Football League

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Negro Leagues Baseball Players Association

Olympic Games: Around the Rings

Professional Golf Association

Tennessee Titans

Tour de France

Triple Crown History

U.S. Sailing

United States Tennis Association

Women’s National Basketball League

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 Statistics & Polls


The Gallup Organization

U.S. Census Bureau: State & County QuickFacts

U.S. Census Bureau: IDB Data Access

U.S. Census Bureau: Statistical Agencies International


Statistical Abstract of the United States

Statistical Resources on the Web: Government Documents

World Public Opinion (WPO)

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 Tax Forms

IRS: efile

IRS: Forms and Publications

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Airline Phone Numbers


Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers' Health



Foreign Entry Requirements

Great Outdoors Recreation Page

Lonely Planet

Luxury Link


National Park Service

Pets Welcome

Roadside America


U.S. Department of State: International Travel Information

U.S. Department of State: Passports

Tennessee Vacation

Time Zone Converter

Travel Pets

World Time Clock

World Travel Guide

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National Climatic Data Center

National Weather Service

The Weather Channel

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 Weights & Measures

Dictionary of Units of Measurement


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