Searches biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics from Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics and The World Almanac for Kids.
Index to biographical articles from books and periodicals, plus citations to interviews, obituaries, personal collections and more. Covers notable people from antiquity to the present and fields and nationalities.
Find a biography for a public figure, search the news for a particular person, or find information about Congress members. Select the Search by Content Type › filter above the keyword search box. Then select People, Places and Things under the heading Biographical Information.
Colleges & Universities
Index of 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international college catalogs and institution profiles.
Considered the accepted authority on the English language, the OED is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Comprises over 450,000 vocabulary definitions, each with etymological and phonological descriptions.
Search and browse Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, World Atlas and more.
More than 300 subject encyclopedias and handbooks.
Funding & Grants
Information on United States grantmakers and grants. Includes a database of nearly 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S., more than 4,000 sponsoring companies, 3 million recently awarded grants and over 1 million recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.
Database maintained by the TTU Office of the Vice President for Research lists requests for proposals from all federal agencies.
Journal, Article and Scholar Metrics
JCR allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from 11,000 scholarly and technical journals in all areas of science, technology and the social sciences. Shows citation and article counts for journal evaluation and comparison.
World’s largest abstract and citation database. Tools to track citations, determine an author's h-index and assess the impact factor of journals within particular subject areas.
Find the citation count for a journal, create a citation map, find an author's h-index and set up citation alerts to be notified when an article receives a new citation.
Learn a new language with fun, interactive lessons for more than 30 languages.
Statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations and major intergovernmental organizations.
Current and historical data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Country snapshots, comparative statistics, historical statistics and ranked statistics for countries and regions around the world.
Study guides and practice tests for CLEP, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL and more. Free registration is required to view materials.
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