Research Tools

Our Destiny Site is the portal to everything you need to know about our library. It has important links to our catalog, news sources, research resources, and other important links.

Digital Media (Free)

Creative Commons Search  – Find content you can share, use and remix

E-Books (Free)

Project Gutenberg: over 40,000 free, digital books available for download that were previously published by bona fide publishers.


Encyclopedia of Earth


Math Encyclopedia

Smithsonian Encyclopedia

Philosophy Encyclopedia


History and Social Studies

Historical Digital Library

US History and Social Studies Online Resources

National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)

Newspapers, Magazines, & News

Al Jezeera

Arab News

Associated Press


China Daily


Financial Times

Life Magazine – main portal for newspapers from every region of the world. Links to the Chicago Tribune, LA Times, and San Francisco Chronicle, The Telegraph, The Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal

Online Newspapers– online newspaper directory for the world; thousands of newspapers listed by country and region

Sports Illustrated 

Saudi Gazette

The Telegraph

Time Magazine Archive

Washington Post

Literature Resources


Web-Dictionaries & Informational Sources

Fact Monster

Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

Visual Dictionary


Word Smythe

Writing, Research & Citation Sources

ALA Copyright Section

Easy Bib

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL)


Purdue Online Writing Lab

Son of Citation Machine

Strunk and White: The Elements of Style Online

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