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Art Resources

At the Smithsonian:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Renwick Gallery
Hirshhorn and Sculpture Museum
Other sites:

The Gateway to Art, Design, Architecture and Media Information on the Internet. A searchable catalog of over 2,000 art resources on the Internet.
Artist Biographies and Materials
ArtNet offers access to The Grove Dictionary of Art offers an alphabetical list written by expert scholars all over the world.
Artlex Art Dictionary
An online dictionary of art terms.
The Center for Fine Art Photography
Works from fine art photographers from all over the world.
The Internet Public Library
Online Art Magazines Excellent collection of links in the field of art.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States. The Department of European painting is searchable by artist, title or type of object, country of origin or date of creation. Browse other collections including Asian, Islamic, Greek and Roman art.
American Museum of Photography


Mother of All Art and Art History
Provides links to over 400 sites. Browse the Images Collections and Online Art section to find links to the art of regions of the world.

The Museum of Modern Art
View the highlights of the Museum's collections of 100,000 contemporary paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and photographs. Searchable by artist or title of work.
Web Gallery of Art
A searchable collection of over 11,000 digital reproductions of European works of art created between 1150 and 1800.
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Founded by Columbia College Chicago in 1984 as the successor to the 1976 Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography, the museum collaborates with artists, photographers, communities, and institutions locally, nationally, and internationally.

Career Resources

General Career Information Sites
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The online version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook produced by the U. S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics office. Search for occupations by keyword to learn what training is required, the job outlook, working conditions, salaries and nature of the work.
Career OneStop
CareerOneStopis a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.
Career InfoNet

Supplies occupational information that may be helpful in selecting a career. Also includes links to state and local labor market information. Use these links to determine whether a career in a particular field makes sense if you plan to stay in Missouri.
The research division for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. On our website you will find the latest research on Missouri industries, workforce, regions and economic conditions, with observations on the state's business climate.
O*Net Online
The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.
Career Planning
Includes self assessment tools and links to occupational information.
Job Web
The National Association of Colleges and Employers maintains this site.  It includes a wide range of resources. 
Riley Guide
Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet. Click on "Before You Search" for lots of career and occupational guides.

Missouri and St. Louis Employment and Career Information
A valuable source of employment and career information for the state of Missouri. Use the site to search for a job in Missouri by job title or location, to post your resume and to locate job market information. Job market information is a useful career planning tool because it tracks trends in employment and income. For example, the occupations with the largest projected job growth are listed. - Jobs
Search employment classified ads from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Suburban Journals.


Employment Search Sites
A huge database with over 1,000,000 job opportunities. Search by occupation, location or company name.
The Riley Guide
Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
Exhaustive guide to searching for a job online.



CIA - The World Factbook
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world.
U.S. Dept. of State: Country Studies
Find background notes and country studies provided by the U.S. Department of State.
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
A London based company that specialises in cross cultural communication services and offers training to businesses, individuals and organisations to over-come verbal and non-verbal cultural issues.

Government Resources

Comprehensive Site
GPO's Federal Digital System--FDsys
This site provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. The federal budget, the U. S. Code (federal laws), the Federal Register (federal regulations), Congressional information, and links to federal agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department are among the extensive links. 

Federal/IRS Tax Forms
State/Missouri Tax Forms


Legislative Branch
Official Congressional web sites
The United States House
The United States Senate
U. S. Code: Search federal laws by keyword.
Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet
Full text of public laws from 1989 (101st Congress) to the present. Full text of House and Senate bills from the 101st (1989-90) to the current Congress, searchable by keyword or bill number. Also contains the full-text of the Congressional Record, a daily record of the proceedings of Congress. Congressional Record coverage begins with the 101st Congress (1989). Includes Congressional roll call votes from 1989 to the present.

Missouri's U. S. Congressional Delegation
Senator Roy Blunt's Home Page
Senator Claire McCaskill's Home Page
U.S. House of Representatives
Find your Representative

The Executive Branch
The White House
Search White House press briefings, executive orders, radio addresses, and presidential speeches. Send e-mail messages to the President or Vice-President.

The Judicial Branch
Supreme Court of the United States
Official site of the U.S. Supreme Court. View oral arguments and Supreme Court opinions.
Recent U. S. Supreme Court Decisions

Decisions from 1990 - to the present are indexed by topic and searchable by keyword.
U. S. Supreme Court Decisions 1935-75

Over 7,000 Supreme Court decisions from 1937-75. Searchable by keyword.
Collection of Historic Decisions

Search by topic from this database of 600 historic decisions.
U. S. Courts
Provides links to all types of federal courts: the U. S. Supreme Court, U. S. Courts of Appeals, U. S. District Courts and U. S. Bankruptcy Courts.


Missouri and Jefferson County
Missouri State Government Home Page
The official website of the state of Missouri.
Current Redistricting Maps
Redistricting is the redrawing of legislative and congressional district lines following the U.S. decennial census. The U.S. and Missouri Constitutions require the lines be redrawn to create districts that are almost equal in population.
Jefferson County Departments
Divisions, and Associated Organizations Provides links to Jefferson County government web sites.
JOIN-N Government

Complements the official Jefferson County government website (listed above) with links to municipalities' websites, county ordinances, lists of elected officials, and more.
Missouri Revised Statutes
Search and retrieve the full-text of Missouri's statutes.

Other Sites
Project Vote Smart
This non-partisan group covers federal and state governmental issues and elections. During election years, this site provides extensive information on candidates and ballot measures. Learn who your national and state representatives are from the Vote Smart home page by entering your zip code in the space provided. 
NAICS--US Census Bureau 
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Environmental Protection Agency
Through their website and written materials, EPA informs the public about their activities.
FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.
The United Nations
Search for information on United Nations activities in the areas of human rights, peace and security, economic and social development, and international law.

History Resources

The National Archives
NASA is the nation's record keeper. Valuable records are preserved and are available through this website such as family histories, veteran’s military service records or primary documents for a historical topic.
American Memory
The American Memory from the Library of Congress provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
The State Historical Society of Missouri
The State Historical Society of Missouri Digital Collection provides online access to journals, photographs, newspapers, and oral histories telling the story of Missouri’s history, people, and culture.

Freedom: A History of US
The story of freedom in America from PBS


Chronicling America
This site from the Library of Congress allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Explore the Encyclopedia Smithsonian; click on History & Culture to find information about your topic
Click on History to find information about your topic.
US Army Center of Military History
The CMH is responsible for recording the official history of the Army in both peace and war and providing information for the Army, as well as other services, government agencies, and the public.
Naval History & Heritage Command
The official history program of the Department of the Navy. The Command includes a museum, art gallery, research library, archives, underwater archaeology and curator as well as research and writing programs.

Medical Resources

Reliable medical and health information web site sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.

PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content.

Quality consumer health information web site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"Top Ten" Most Useful Websites Links to sites recommended by the Medical Library Association. is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.



An ethnic medicine website, a joint program between the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center.
Transcultural Nursing Society
The mission of TCNS is to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well being for people worldwide.
HRSA-Health Resources & Services Administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides resources for improving cultural competence in healthcare.
Office of Minority Health
The Office is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.

Technology and Computer Help
Learn the Basics such as using a computer, software, the Internet and Child Online Protection at

What's new in Office 2013?
Find out about new features in Office 2013, and get help starting out with individual Office 2012 programs.

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010
Find videos and tutorials for using Office 2010 applications.

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007
Tutorials and information for Office newbies.

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac
Using Office on the Mac? Check out this page to find tutorials and information for using Office for Mac.


The Merck Veterinary Manual
Provides concise, authoritative, and readily available information with diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of animals.
Journal of the AVMA
Search the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
The AVMA Care for Pets
Search the American Veterinary Medical Association site for veterinary and scientific information and the Care for Pets section for pet owners.
The American Kennel Club
Find information about canine health and well-being, animal legislation, responsible dog ownership and images and information about purebred dogs.
Veterinary Anatomy at the University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine site that provides information about carnivore anatomy, developmental anatomy and veterinary neurobiology.
Cornell University Consultant
This searchable only database provides signs/symptoms, diagnoses and literature references to diseases in small and large animal groups.


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 January 2014 )
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