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Acronym Finder



Internet Library for Librarians

Library Spot

International Calling Codes

Postage Rate Calculator: from the United States Postal Service


Toll Free: Internet 800 Directory

The Free Encyclopedia

Zip Codes: from the United State Postal Service


Art History Resources



ICOM (International Council of Museums)

Italian Renaissance Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Endowment for the Arts

RISD Museum

  Books & Reading


Biographies of Women Mathematicians: Biographies of women in mathematics; illustrates the achievements of women in the field of mathematics; search by name or date.

Booknotes: C-SPAN's signature author interview series. Over 800 non-fiction author interviews are digitally indexed from April 1989 - December 2004. Visit C-SPAN's Book TV website for more current interviews, reviews, and information.

Bookwire: New, forthcoming, and recommended books.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library: A vast digital collection of Christian texts.

Google Books


HELIN: Catalog of the Rhode Island Colleges and Universities collections

Internet Public Library

Library of Congress

LibriVox: Free digital audiobooks. Download and listen, or add your voice by recording a book.

Project Gutenberg


Bank Rates: "provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, and more."

Money Magazine: Online presence of the well-known personal finance and business forecasting service.

Morningstar: Provides stock market analysis as well as mutual fund ratings and research.

Providence Business News

Resources for Rhode Island Education: Recycling resources

SuperPages: Find information on local and national businesses and retailers.

ThomasNet: Information on manufacturing companies. Thomas Register online (including all industries).

U. S. Patent and Trademark Office

  College & Financial Aid


College Planning Center of RI

FinAid! - Large resource database of scholarship and financial aid options

New England Board of Higher Education

RIHEAA: Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority. Includes access to scholarships, grants, and the Collegeboundfund.

RI Scholarship Search

  Community Information & Rhode Island


RI Department of Finance - Municipal Affairs

RI Department of Motor Vehicles

RI General Assembly

RI KidsCount

RI Secretary of State

Smithfield Public Schools

Town of Smithfield

Town of Smithfield: Contact Information

Town of Smithfield: A History

US Gen Web Project (RI historical maps)



National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Information about driving and vehicle safety, research, data, laws and regulation

SuperPages.com: "is the local expert, and a top online resource for finding information and insights on businesses and retailers."

Today's Homeowner: expert homeowner advice from Danny Lipford

U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


U. S. Department of Education


Kids-in-Mind: Film ratings and parents' reviews of current and older movies.

Museum of Broadcast Communications: Includes the Encyclopedia of Television


Ancestry.com: Free database available on the public access computers.

Family Search: search for your ancestors

Heritage Quest: Genealogy information and services from askri.org. Remote access here.

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission: Use "search web database" tab to find a grave or cemetery.

Rhode Island USGenWeb Genealogy and History Project

  Government & Law

American FactFinder: Census information, community data, and popular facts

FindLaw: Law education and information, find a lawyer, legal forms, news, and blogs.

Rhode Island Bar Association

Rhode Island General Laws

U. S. Code

U. S. Supreme Court

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American Cancer Society: Find support and treatment, learn about cancer, and explore research.

American Heart Association: Education, research, and healthy living information.

Arthritis Foundation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration

Healthfinder.gov: From the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kids Health: Helpful information about all aspects of children's health with versions for parents/caregivers, kids, teens, and educators.

Mayo Clinic

National Cancer Institute

National Eye Institute

National Headache Foundation

National Mental Health Association

Rhode Island Department of Health

Rhode Island Health Center Association: Information about health centers, public policy, and healthcare in RI.

  History & Mythology

Internet Medieval Sourcebook: A vast resource for researching medieval documents. There is a comprehensive list of medieval and historical information and research websites.

Library of Congress: American Memory: Provides a free and open access digital record of American history and creativity.

National Women's History Project

World War One: An extensively researched and indexed history of World War One.

  Job Resources

CareerOneStop: Find career, training and job search resources just for you. Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor.


Monster.com: National career resource including job search, career services, and resume advice.


Occupational Outlook Handbook: Guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

  Languages & Literature

Bartleby.com: Extensive and searchable database that includes Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, King James Bible, Oxford Shakespeare, and World Factbook. Search by reference, verse, fiction, nonfiction, or keyword.

Corpus of Contemporary American English: 1990-2012. Created by Mark Davies of Brigham Young University.

Dictionary.com: Dictionary, thesaurus, translation, and more.

Grammarly: Grammar checker

Mango Languages

  News & Media



New York Times


Pawtucket Times


Providence Business News

Providence Journal

Rhode Island Monthly

Smithfield Times

The Valley Breeze - Observer (Smithfield & West)



Woonsocket Call

World Newspapers Online




Kids Health: Helpful information about all aspects of children's health with versions for parents/caregivers, kids, teens, and educators.

Kids-in-Mind: Film ratings and parents' reviews of current and older movies.

Montessori Foundation: "non-profit educational organizations, that nurture, inspire, and support the development of strong, successful Montessori schools around the world."

Rhode Island Parent Information Network: "provides information, support, and training to help all Rhode Islanders become their own best advocate at school, in healthcare"


Earth Observatory: Includes searchable "images, stories, and discoveries about the environment, Earth systems, and climate that emerge from NASA research"

How Stuff Works: Learn how anything works from A to Z

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Provides "detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy."

National Weather Service

Scientific American

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: "organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work."


Codecademy: Create a free account and learn to code (HTML and CSS).

DigitalLearn.org: Free e-learning website that helps people learn technology (includes computer basics).

Khan Academy "You only have to know one thing: you can learn anything."



Weebly: website creation

WordPress: website creation

  Search Tools


Duck Duck Go: Anonymous web searching



Federal Tax Forms

Rhode Island Tax Forms

  Travel & Leisure

Google Maps

Lonely Planet: Travel information website including destinations, tours, and pathfinders.


RIPTA: Bus maps and schedules for Rhode Island

T. F. Green Airport

Visit Rhode Island: Discover what to do and see, where to stay and eat, and more.

  Writing & Publishing

FastPencil: Self-publishing platform for new and established writers to brainstorm, collaborate, write, edit, and publish original works. Requires an active Greenville Library card.

Publishers' Catalogues: "directory of 16,500+ publishers listed by topic, location, & type of material." Includes both USA and international publishers.

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