This resource, using data from the Social Security Administration, contains detailed information such as the name, date of death, place of death, and birth date on more than 92 million individuals. The website includes death information from 1936 to present, although omissions are not uncommon. Viewing the information is free, but requires registration to access the full record.
A searchable database with basic biographical information on over 120,000 artists and architects from antiquity to the present. The scope is global and is searchable by name, role, and nationality, and is browsable by alphabet. Sources for further information are given for each artist.
A government website with information and links to grant programs offered by numerous federal agencies. Grants may be searched by keyword or browsed by category or agency. Many grants may also be applied for online through this site.
This site lists over 2,000 companies that provide environmentally preferable "green" building products. Listings in this directory are screened and written by the staff of Environmental Building News, a monthly independent newsletter that does not accept advertising.
A resource that provides access to the full-text of over 190 journals covering authoritative health information for consumers. Topics covered include general health, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and other topics.
This database provides full access to more than 550 medical journals focusing on a wide variety of medical disciplines. It is a good resource for obtaining in depth articles on diseases and medical conditions and for keeping current on different areas of medicine.
A genealogy research database that enables users to search for information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories. Users may also search 140 years of U.S Census records, marriage and death records, genealogy and local history publications, tax records, city directories, land and probate records, and many other resources.
Free educational resources, including test prep and video lectures, for middle school, high school, and college students. (Monterey Institute for Technology and Education/National Repository of Online Courses)
Help and tips on grammar and spelling, information on literature and authors, and more. (Family Education Network)
Whether you are in kindergarten or high school, this site offers the best homework help sites on the web, all in one convenient place. (StartSpot Mediaworks)