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This area offers students a variety of on-line resources for reference and research. Suggestions for the addition or deletion of reference links are welcome.

Educational Video Libraries
Almanacs and Encyclopedias
Biographical Data Sources
Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Scholarships, Grants and Grant Writing Resources
Maps and Atlases
Organizations and Associations
Quotations
Style Manuals
Telephone Directories
Career Opportunities
Other References and Research Tools

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Almanacs and Encyclopedias

Almanac of American Politics
Britannica Online
CIA World FactBook
Encyclopedia.com from Electric Library
Funk and Wagnall's Multimedia Encyclopedia
Information Please Almanac
Old Farmers' Almanac
Human Body Maps
WolframMathWorld
Medline-plus Health Topics
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Worldbook Encyclopedia Online Free Trial

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Biographical Data Sources

Black History MIlestones
American Presidents: Life Portraits
Astronauts
Biographical Dictionary
Biographical Resources
Famous Politicians from England
British Royal Family History
Famous Canadians
Music Academy Online: Composers
New York Public library: Biographical Resources
Mathematicians
Nobel Prize Winners
Obituaries
TeacherVision Biographies of the Presidents of the United States
Biographies of the Popes
Gunn Center: A Basic Science Fiction Library
U.S. Political figures

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Dictionaries and Thesauruses

Free Online Spell Checker
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
Organic Chemistry Glossary
The Ultimate GIS Dictionary
BioTech Life Science Dictionary
Hypertext Webster Online
Artlex Art Dictionary
Languages of the World
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition
Newbury House On-line Dictionary
OLanguage Dictionaries and Translators
Medical Dictionary Online
Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries
Web of On-line Dictionaries (over 190 languages)
Merriam-Webster Online
GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations:
YourDictionary.com

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Scholarships, Grants, and Grant Writing Resources

Foundation Center
Government Grants Resources
Grants Information Collection
Federal Grants for Minorities
Federal Student Aid: Grants and Scholarships
GrantsWeb Grant Proposal Writing: Websites
Foundation Directory Online Quick Start
UCSB Grants & Grant Writing
Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Social Work Graduate Student Scholarship
Veterans Make Great Technology and Engineering/STEM Teachers Scholarship
The Mary Blake Single Parent Nursing Scholarship
Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships for Polish-American Students
James & Patricia Sood Education Studies Scholarship

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Maps and Atlases

Atlapedia Online
Searchable Digital Map Site
Encarta Interactive World Atlas
Colby GIS Resources
USGS: Geographic Names Information System (USGS)
National Geographic Map Machine
Map Quest
Microsoft Terra Server Yale University Map Collection

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Organizations and Associations

ASAE's Gateway to Associations
List of International Professional Associational
Internet Users Associations
The DRM Guide to Disability Resources on the Internet
Global List of Women's Organizations
The NGO Global Network
The National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations
UN Non-Governmental Organization List

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Quotations

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Creative Quotations
Cyber Quotations
Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
Famous Quotation Network
Humorous Quotations
Quotes Archive
Quotegeek
Quoteland

Style Manuals

APA Sample Bibliographic Citations
APA Style Resources
Citation Styles Handbook
Chicago/Turabian Style
Further Guides to Citations
Citing US Government Publications
How to Correctly Cite Internet Sources
Citing Electronic Resources
Columbia Guide to Online Style
APA Style Help
Using ASA Style in Sociology
Guide for Writing Research Papers Based On MLA Documentation
How to Evaluate Your Scholarly Sources
Basics of APA Style Tutorial
CBE/CSE Style Tutorial
Chicago Style Tutorial
MLA Style Tutorial
Researchpaper.com
Turabian Style Citations
Turabian Style Guide for References

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Telephone Directories

800 Phone Numbers.net
Reverse Phone Directory
Switchboard
Telephone Directories on the Web
Telephone Directories of the World
The Ultimate White Pages
World-Pages

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Career Opportunities

Guide to Non-profit Career Opportunities by Learn How to Become
Degrees for Greater Good
Social Impact Careers by indeed
FireScienceOnline

Other References and Research Tools

GoodCall.com scholarship engine
World's Best Directory --College Scholarships, Colleges, and Online Degrees
Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College
Scholarships to Help International Students Afford U.S. Colleges
No Essay College Scholarship
United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Scholarship America Scholarships
OEDb Accreditation Guide
Heating Curves and Other Chemistry Resources for Students
Online Schools
AcademicInfo
Acronym Finder
Area-Code De-coder
Find Out of Print Books
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Online Calculator
Common Weights And Measures
Community Science
Official Academy Awards Database
Convert Anthing Automatically
A Dictionary of Units of Measure
Find Articles.com
Governments on the World Wide Web
Historical Weather Database
Journal Search.com
Periodic Table Explorer
Math Reference Tables
Nobel Prize Winners
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Prof. Pena's Roberts Rules of Order
Consensus Decision-Making
US Code
US News College and Career Center
Weather Channel

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Integral Health Studies
Sustainability Studies
Peace, Diplomacy, and International Relations
Transpersonal Psychology
Natural Health Program
Professional Studies
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Honoris Causa Program
Community and Continuing Education

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Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

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