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Here are some links, resources, and interesting sites pertaining to Biography and Reference…
Biography.com – Provided by the A&E Networks, this site offers biographic information of over 25,000 famous people from the past and present.
Academy of Achievement – Featuring biographies, interviews, and podcasts about modern world leaders, and the visionaries and pioneers who have helped shape our world.
Infoplease – Over 300,000+ biographies, as well as encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, and atlas information. As their slogan says: All the knowledge you need.
Today In Georgia History – A collaboration between the Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Public Broadcasting to bring you unique stories about interesting people from the state’s history.
Any Day In History – Check out who was born or died on any day in history.
Biographical Dictionary – Searchable site with short bios of famous people from ancient to modern times and links to other bio sites.
The American Presidency – Biographical sketches and portraits of all the U.S. Presidents, from the White House website.
The U.S. Supreme Court – A general site about the history of the Supreme Court, its decisions, and its Justices past and present.
African American Scientists & Inventors – A collection of short bios about African American scientists and inventors, with links to other bio sites.
A Celebration of Women Writers – A searchable collection of female writers.
Women Mathematicians – A collection of biographies of women in mathematics from Agnes Scott college in Atlanta.
Masters of Photography – Links to articles, resources, and the work of many famous and prominent modern photographers.
Learning About Leonardo – A nice reference site for all things Leonardo Da Vinci.
The Farmer’s Almanac – Featuring weather predictions, astronomical data, and a treasury of humor and other great information.
Acronym Finder – A great resource for hunting down what different acroynms and abbreviations mean.
ProCon.org – An overview of many controversial subjects in a Pro/Con format.
Guide to Internet Research – A nice collection of resources to various references available on the internet.
Encyclopedia Smithsonian – Internet resources from A to Z.
How Many? – A nice dictionary of units of measurement.
Earth Fact Sheet – Some basic information about our planet.
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