Administration of Justice
- California Law - Full
text of California Penal code.
- Criminal Justice Links - Topics:
drugs, police, courts, etc.
- Criminal Justice Statistics Center
- Handbook of Forensic
used by FBI.
- Police Officer's Internet Directory - Variety
of criminal justice resources.
- Sourcebook of Criminal Justice
Statistics - Data
from more than 100 sources.
American Sign Language
- American Sign Language
Browser - QuickTime clips demonstrate signs for various
- A Basic Dictionary
of ASL Terms - Combines text and graphics to provide
American Sign Language word definitions.
- Classifiers in American
Sign Language - A tutorial on classifiers used to show
movement, location and appearance.
- Anthropology Resources on the
Internet - From the American Anthropological Association.
- Anthropology Tutorials - Includes
tutorials on physical and cultural anthropology.
- Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History
Archaeology Topics - Librarians'
History Network Home Page
- AskArt - Database of American Artists
- Ceramic Resources -From
American Ceramic Society.
- Ceramics Today
- Web Gallery of Art - Searchable
database of European painting and sculpture.
- World of Ceramics -
Supplies, organizations, history, etc.
Wide Arts Resources - Searchable directory.
- ASTR 1110 Research Guide
- The NASA homepage
- The Nine Planets: a multimedia tour
of the solar system
Links-Chosen by the COS Biology Department
- Calflora - Information on wild California plants.
- CalPhotos -
More than 53,000 images of plants, animals, fossils, peoples, and landscapes.
- eNature: Field Guides
- NatureServ Explorer - Animal, plant, and ecological data.
- Plants National Database -Information
about approxiately 45,000 currently recognized plant taxa; includes images.
- Add All: Book Search & Price Comparison
Book Exchange - used, out of print, rare books.
- Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America
- Best Book Buys
Bookstore-used,new, and out of print books
Reports from Report Gallery - 2,200 businesses.
Database (SEC) Full-text, searchable index to filings
by corporations to the SEC.
European Business Directory Information on 500,000 businesses
- Executive Planet A
guide to business etiquette and culture.
Times Information on 11,000 companies worldwide.
- GlobalEDGE -
Information on culture, economy, etc. , 200 countries.
Online- Detailed information on more than 13,000 largest
Industrial Classification Search - SIC code description,
and list of typical products/services.
Register of American Manufacturers
Careers & Employment
- America's Career InfoNet Profiles
hundreds of occupations; includes wage and salary information.
Outlook Handbook Includes employment outlook, educational
requirements, salary information.
Employment Development Dept.
@ JobBank USA Searchable by keyword, company name, or
Builder Lists thousands of jobs worldwide.
Job Hunting Online - Resources on job hunting and career
California Job Search Guide
- Monster.com Largest
online jobs database on the web.
- O*NET OnLine Interactive
database to explore occupations.
- Summer Jobs - Links
to many summer job opportunities.
- Vocational Information Center - Career
and technical education resources.
- Car and Driver -
Includes buyer's guide and road tests.
- CarInfo Information on
buying, leasing, and repairing cars.
- Cars.com - Car purchasing
- Edmunds Car Prices
- Kelley Blue Book
From the American Chemical Society.
Chemistry Online - Guides and information resources
for general chemistry.
- Sheffield ChemDex Searchable
directory of chemistry related websites.
- Vermont SIRI MSDS Collection-Searchable
database of more than 100,000 material safety data sheets.
Periodic Table - Information on the periodic table.
Citations & Style Guides
- A Research Guide
for Students - Research, writing, and style guides (MLA,
- Citing Sources,
guide to library research - Works-cited formats for
APA, Chicago Style, MLA, and Turabian.
- Online Writing Lab at Purdue (OWL)
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Colleges & Universities
Information for California
Community Colleges online application center
Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
- California Virtual Campus-Distance
learning courses and programs.
Opportunities On-Line (COOL) --Direct link to 7,000
colleges and unversities in the U.S.
College Web--Links to community college websites in
U.S. and other countries.
State University - Campuses
State University - Chico
- Guide to California Colleges and
Universities -Guide to UC, CSU and Community College
- Study Abroad directory - Extensive
information on thousands of academic programs around the world.
of California Home Page
- All Movie Guide - Information
on 3000,000 films and 90,000 DVDs.
- Television Production Handbook - Basic stages of film and video production.
- Writers Guild of America - Resources for writing in film, radio, and television.
- CompInfo - the Computer Information Center
- Help-site computer manuals -FAQ;s, tutorials, and manuals.
& Fair Use --Includes links to statutes and current
Clearance Center --Licenser of photocopy reproduction
- Copyright Resources on the Web - ALA & ACRL
Website -Information from an intellectual property attorney.
Copyright Office Home Page --Basic facts, fee information,
- All Crafts - Crafting ideas in dozens of categories.
- Hands on Crafts for Kids - Craft projects for children ages 7-12.
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
government's website of disability-related government resources.
- Disability Resources Monthly (DRM) Guide to Resources on the Internet
- Women With Disabilities - General sources about critical health issues for a variety of disabilities.
Early Childhood Education
- Idea Box: Early Childhood Education & Activity Resources.
- National Association for the Education of Young Children
- National Center for Early Development & Learning (NCEDL)-Case studies, reports, fact sheets, and other research documents.
- Books on the Internet--Directory
of links to full-text book collections on the Internet.
- National Academies -Access
to the free full-text of thousands of e-books published by the National
- Economic Indicators
- Economic Policy Institute (EPI)- Contains discussion, analysis, and links to other sites about current economic matters.
- Glossary of International Economics
- Liber8 - Free online economic materials, databases, and Web sites.
Factbook- Basic statistical data on countries of the
Education & Teaching
- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing- Ensuring integrity,quality, conduct, and professional growth of California's educators.
- California Teachers Association (CTA) - Includes California Educator Magazine.
- California Virtual Campus - Distance
learning courses offered by California colleges and universities.
- CalState TEACH - An online credential program for elementary school teachers.
- CalState TEACH Masters Programs - Online masters programs for Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Instructional Science and Technology.
of Higher Education --News for college and university
faculty, administrators, and students.
- Educator's Reference Desk - Includes
lesson plans & education information.
- ERIC: Educational Resources Information
Center - A digital library of education-related resources.
- How to Become an Elementary School Teacher in California
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Siskiyou County Office of Education - Includes Resources for Teachers.
County School History
- U.S. Department of Education Home Page - Includes educational resources & lesson plans.
Elections & Politics
- C-SPAN - News, information
and archived audio and video programs on government and the political process.
- Cal-Access - Information
on California campaign finance and lobbying activity.
Secretary of State - Ballot Initiative Status - Includes
Secretary of State - Official Home Page - Links to election
and voter information.
Student Vote.org - California student voter information.
Voter Foundation - Guides for past and upcoming elections,
financial data, etc.
Voter Registration - register to vote online.
- Democratic National Committee - National
party organization for the Democratic Party.
- Easy Voter Guide - California
- FactCheck.org - Non-partisan
site that monitors factual accuracy of political ads, speeches, etc.
- Federal Election Commission - Includes
information about campaign financing for president.
- Green Party
- League of Women Voters of California - Nonpartisan
information about voting, elections, and issues.
- Opensecrets.org - Review
of congressional campaign fundraising issues, law, and reform.
Vote Smart -Voting records, issues information, campaign
finances, and performance evaluations.
- Republican National Committee - National
party organization for the Republican Party.
Voter (League of Women Voters) - Nonpartisan voter information
on current elections in California.
Embassies and Consulates
- Electronic Embassy Web - Foreign
embassies on the Web.
- Embassy World - Search
by host or guest country.
- Foreign Consular Offices
in the United States - Addresses, phone numbers, and
Emergency Medicine, EMT, Paramedics
- California Emergency Medical
Fire Chiefs Association - Emergency Medical Services Section
- Emergency Medical Technicians
and Paramedics - Occupational Outlook Handbook.
- National Registry of Emergency Medical
English as a Second Language
- ESL Cyber Listening Lab
- Interesting Things for ESL Students
- Internet Picture Dictionary
- Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students
- California Geography, Geology, Hazards, and Natural History Information
- Encyclopedia of Earth
- Geology.com - Material about geology and earth sciences.
- Geology Labs On-line - Interactive, online simulations for the life science laboratory or for earth science field studies.
- Information Center for the Environment - Several dozen high-quality databases related to animals, plants, and the environment.
- UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme - A United Nations website.
- California Department of Forestry and
Fire Protection - News releases and other information.
- California State Fire Marshal
- California State Firefighters' Association
- Fire and EMS Information Network
- Firehouse.com - News,
forums, and commentary.
- Los Angeles Fire Department
Historical Archives - Detailed information on major
- National Fire News - Current
wildfires information from the National Interagency Fire Center.
- NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) - Public
education materials, fact sheets, etc.
- National Interagency Fire Center
- San Francisco Fire Department Museum - Topics
include the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906.
- U.S. Fire
Administration: Arson - Resources and reports related
- Ancestry.com - Charts
- Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on
the Internet- Over 100,000 Genealogy
- Genealogy.com -Genealogy
resource useful for beginners.
- ProGenealogists -Clearinghouse
for information on genealogy.
Notes-US State Department -Information on countries
and international organizations.
- Country Reports- A
wealth of information on all of the countries of the world.
- Country Watch- Maps
and data on countries worldwide.
- Country Briefings- Collection
of country profiles with background info, forecasts and statistics.
- MapQuest -
Interactive street atlas of the United States. Includes maps, directions,
Atlas of the United States of America - Map layers display
federal lands, urban areas, roads, etc.
Collection from Univ. of Texas, Perry-Castaneda Library -
Special interest, historical, and city maps.
- Portals to the
World -Information on the various nations and other
areas of the world.
- Topozone-U.S. Topographic maps -USGS
maps for the entire United States.
- U.S.Gazetteer- Searchable
database, by name or state abbreviation, or 5-digit zip code. Contains
geographic information, maps and census data.
- USGS Mapping Information: Geographic Names
Information System (GNIS) -Information about almost
2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.
Factbook- Basic statistical data on countries of the
- Global Volcanism Program - Reports
and information on volcanoes from the Smithsonian Institution.
- Local Geology
Sites - Selected by the Geology Dept., College of the
Home Page - Officials, services, agencies.
- California Department of Motor
- California On-Line Directory (COLD)- State
telephone book for access to government information and services.
State and Local Government (Library of Congress)
in Siskiyou County
- County of Siskiyou
- Siskiyou County, California - The
California GenWeb Project - Local history & genealogy resources.
- Siskiyou County Codes
of Federal Regulations
of the United States
- FAQs of the U.S. Government Info
on government agencies & programs.
Information Network Home Page
- USA.gov - One of
the best resources for government info on the net.
Congress on the Internet- Bills and legislative history.
- U.S. Government
Government Agencies Directory
Grants & Foundations
- Grants.gov - A one-stop
source for applying for competitive federal grants.
- McConnell Foundation
- Shasta Regional Community Foundation
Health & Medicine
- Atlas of the body - Anatomy and medical illustrations.
for Disease Control and Prevention Home Page-- Information
on health and diseases provided by U.S. Public Health Service.
for Disease Control and Prevention - Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- FDA Consumer
- Global Health Facts
from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Service.
Hopkins Health Information --Health topics; 'Ask-the-Doc'
on general health and specific medical conditions.
: First Aid Guide - Basic guide to first aid.
health information from the National Institutes of Health.
Drug Information--Information on thousands of prescription
and over-the-counter medications.
- Medterms--A searchable
and browsable dictionary of medical and scientific terms.
- Merck Manual--Full-text,
seachable versions of several Merck manuals.
- National Institutes of Health
- National Library of Medicine Drug Information Portal
- PDR - Overviews
and health and drug information.
National Library of Medicine.Provides access to MEDLINE citations and additional
life science journals.
Mental Health - Covers disorders, medications, and other
- National Mental Health Information
- NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health - Depression,
anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and other illnesses.
- American Memory - Historical
Collections from the National Digital Library, Library of Congress.
- Best of History Web Sites - Links
to hundreds of history-related web sites reviewed for quality, accuracy
- dMarie Time Capsule
- Making of America - Cornell
University Library. 270 books, 100,000 journal articles.
- Making of America - University
of Michigan Library. 10,000 books, 50,000 journal articles.
- Time Archive
History - California & Local
- California as
I Saw It - Full text and iIllustrations of 190 works
documenting the formative era of California's history. (eyewitness accounts)
Birth Index, 1905-1910
- California Death
- California Historical
Historical Society Index to California History Magazine--Note:
COS Library has issues in print and on microfiche.
- Early California
History - An overview.
Views - An ethnic historic site survey for California.
- Siskiyou Cemeteries
- Siskiyou County Historical Society
County School History
- Siskiyou History-
Digital library of primary sources in Siskiyou County history.
County Local History Indexes - Siskiyou Pioneer, obituaries,
newspaper index. Select "Research Center."
- Death Penalty Information Center
- CineFiles - film-related items held by the Pacific Film Archive.
- The Internet Movie Database
- Masters of Cinema
- Electronic Frontier Foundation - Information
on civil liberties issues related to technology (censorship, filtering,
- Internet Hoaxes--Symantec
identifies common Internet hoaxes.
Law & Legal resources
- ABA LawInfo - Information
about common consumer topics.
Code of Regulations - Searchable by agency and title; includes Title 5, Education.
Law - Full text of California Codes.
- California Superior Court: EZ Legal
File - Forms used for a variety of legal issues.
Forms -Comprehensive collection of legal forms.
- California -California code, caselaw, court
Internet Legal Resources -Good starting point on the
Web for doing legal research.
- Legal Engine Provides
links to wide variety of legal information.
Information Institute Overviews of more than 100 legal
topics with links.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service
- Siskiyou County Code
- Siskiyou County Superior Court - Court
calendar, jury information, and rules, etc.
- Supreme Court of California
Court Decisions 1937-1975
- Thomas - U.S. Congress--
Bills and legislative history.
Libraries and Library Catalogs
- British Library - The United
Kingdom's leading research library.
- California Libraries Catalog - Californians
can view state and worldwide library collections.
State University Campus Libraries
- NSCLS (North State Cooperative Library
- Orbis - Library
catalog of Oregon college and university libraries.
County Library Homepage
- Siskiyou Co. Office of
Education Instructional Materials Center
Oregon University Library
- Websites of California
Community College Libraries
Cambridge History of English
and American Literature
Includes essays on poetry, fiction, drama, etc.
- Literature for Children - Access
to over 550 digitized children's literature titles.
- Local Information - Siskiyou
- Mt. Shasta Ski Park
- Math Forum - Internet
- MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive - Biographies of mathematicians, mathematics in various cultures.
- S.O.S. Mathematics tables and formulas
- World of Mathematics - Comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia.
- Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music
- Essentials of Music - Introduction to classical music.
Music Collections Provides access to several sheet music
databases and collections.
- BBC News
- Mt. Shasta News - Weed
Press, Dunsmuir News, Mt. Shasta Herald.
Times on the Web
- U.S. News
Archives - Newspaper archives on the web.
Live: News Flash
Daily News Online
- Allnurses.com - Nursing
news, joblistings and continuing education.
- American Nursing Association
- American Dietetic Association
Guide to Nutrition Sites
- Food and Nutrition Information
- Nutrient Database
- Nutrition Data - Searchable
database of food composition and nutrition information.
- Nutrition Source - Scholarly
material on nutrition from Harvard School of Public Health.
- Nutritional Values - Nutritional
values for foods sorted alphabetically.
- Handbook for Inventors
- Patent Databases- Search
the Patents database of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
- A Dictionary of philosophical
terms and names -Definitions and biographical entries.
- The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- Karen Horney
- Karen Horney, brief account of
- Karen Horney - wikipedia
- Philosophy pages - Terms,
famus figures, history of western philosophy.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - This
online encyclopedia is updated by experts in the field.
- Photography ArtLinks - Websites
chosen by the COS Art Department.
- Physics 2000 - Introduction to various aspects of physics using java applets.
- American Psychological Association - Resources,
links, and information for students in psychology.
- Classics in the History of Psychology - Links
to online documents in the field of psychology.
- Current Topics in Psychology - Current
topics in psychology.
- Encyclopedia of Psychology -Information
on people, history, organizations, and theories.
- Psychology Web Links-5000
links related to psychology.
- PsychScholar - A collection of Web Resources for Psychological Scholars and budding Psychological Scholars.
- Recreational topics - Librarians'
- Associations on the Net
Bartleby - Includes
an encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, and collections of quotations.
- Guinness World Records
- Infoplease Almanac
Public Library Ready Reference Collection
- Librarians' Index to the Internet
- One Look Dictionaries -Over
4 million words indexed in more that 700 online dictionaries.
Pros and Cons - 42 current controversial issues (sources are cited)
Scout Archives - Searchable
database of more than 17,000 selected websites.
search engines, translation tools, currency converters, etc.
- Virtual Reference
Shelf. Library of Congress, 2002. - General and subject-specific
- WordReference.com - Translation dictionaries for French, Italian, and Spanish.
- Zip Code Lookup - U.
S. Postal Service.
World Service, Religion - A guide to the religions of
- Ecumenical Links - An
alphabetical listing of religions of the world and websites associated
Road Conditions - National Weather Service.
- Road Conditions - Caltrans
- Road Conditions
- Caltrans - Northern California Weather Cameras
Conditions - Oregon Department of Transportation
Student Aid Commission
Search Through the Web)
The Financial Aid Information Page
of Education (ED) -- Financial Aid
- First Gov for Science - Gateway
to selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies.
- Scirus - A science-specific
Multi-Engine Search Tool
- Google Scholar
Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
- Scout Report Archives
- Scirus - A science-specific
- Social Science Information Gateway - Web
resources in areas of social sciences, business, and law.
Social Services and Organizations
- First 5 Children and Families Commission
- Northern Valley Catholic Social Service
- Siskiyou County Behavioral Health Services
- Siskiyou Training and Employment Program (STEP)
- Siskiyou County Department Index
- Siskiyou County Human Services
Organizations and Services Directory
- ESPN--Current sports information
news and analysis.
- Yahoo! Sports--Links
to latest sports news.
of Labor Statistics
of Justice Statistics
Statistical Abstract and County Profiles from CA Dept of Finance.
- Counting California-From
the California Digital Library
- Criminal Justice Statistics Center--(California)
Statistical tables, reports, publications.
- Earth Resource System
OneStop Shopping for Federal Statistics
- Kids Count - Data on the status of children in the United States.
- National Center for Education Statistics
Center for Health Statistics Home Page
- Population Reference Bureau
- Siskiyou County Economic Development
- State and
County QuickFacts -- US Census
Abstract of the U.S.
Resources on the Web
- Statistics - Use of statistics
in the media.
Bureau Home Page
- FinAid! Domestic
Exchange and Study Abroad
- IEE Passport
- Peterson's Study Abroad
- Resources for Study Abroad from the Center for Global Education
Franchise Tax Board
Revenue Service (IRS) Forms And Publications
- Technology in America
Telephone & Post Office Directories
Yellow Pages on the Web
- The Ultimates --For
searching online residential and business telephone books.
- Yellow Online
- ZIP Codes - U.S. Postal
- The Costume page - Comprehensive
site on costume.
- Oregon Shakespeare Festival
- Our Favorite Links - Chosen
by the COS Theatre Department.
- Speech Accent Archive
- Greyhound Lines
- Orbitz List of airfares,
hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and package vacations.
- Redding Municipal
- Transportation Security Administration - Security
rules for air passengers.
- Cheap Travel by Travelocity
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Forecast - Weather.com
Weather Service - Details on current weather conditions,
- Old Farmer's Almanac
- Unisys Weather - A
compete source of graphical weather information.
- United States Interactive
Climate pages - Displays various climatological information.
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- American Welding Society - Includes
joblinks, articles and health and safety information.
- AWS Welding Journal - Includes
welding journal research papers and articles.
- Welding - Occupational Outlook - Describes
working conditions, training, job outlook, etc.
- Welding Hazards - Basic
information on health & safety hazards of welding.
- Welding Safety - Information
provided by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health
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- The Women's Conference
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- United States Postal Service - ZIP Code lookup
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