Alphabetical List of Resources

Official information from all three branches of the Federal Government provided by the U.S. Government Printing Office. The Federal Digital System, FDsys, was formerly known as GPO Access.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website

Source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Education
Resource Type:
Website

Provides access to data and trend information from more than 100 federal agencies on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website

FedWorld, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, provides full text of Supreme Court case decisions issued between 1937 and 1975. You can search by case name or full text.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website
Filmakers Library Online

Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Culture & Society, eBooks & Digital Media
Resource Type:
Video

Supreme Court opinions since 1760 browsable by year and U.S. Reports volume number, searchable by party name, case title, citation, full text and docket number. FindLaw maintains an archive of Supreme Court opinion summaries from September 2000 to the present.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website
First World War

The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range of contextual secondary features.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Primary Sources
Flipster

Popular magazines online, including back issues. Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Newsweek, People & People en Español, Rolling Stone. Read in your browser or on your mobile device with the Flipster app. Brought to you by EBSCO.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Magazines
Resource Type:
Articles
Foundation Directory Online

Find grant money for your organization or research project. Search for foundations and other granting agencies in your field.

Access Policy:
Available only at Central and Plaza
Topic:
Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Data & Records
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

This database is geared toward individuals and small organizations seeking grant money. You can read about specific grants, and learn how to increase your chances of success.

Access Policy:
Available only at Central and Plaza
Topic:
Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Articles, Data & Records
Foundation Maps

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.

Access Policy:
Available only at Central and Plaza
Topic:
Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Maps

Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal offers download or streaming access to more than 8 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.

There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Downloaded songs will play in Windows Media Player, iTunes, and other popular music players. Downloaded music can also be transferred to an MP3 player or an iPod.

For more information, read the Freegal FAQ.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
eBooks & Digital Media
Resource Type:
Music

Gas mileage (MPG), greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Automotive
Resource Type:
Website
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Find high-quality information about almost any general topic. This online version has the same content as the regular print encyclopedias.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Homework Help
Resource Type:
Articles