Primary Sources
Box of Docs
NSAS images www.sasaimages.org

Dictionaries
yourdictionary.com/
encarta.msnDictionary

Quotations
http://www.libraryspot.com/quotations.htm
quotationspage.com/

Almanacs
http://www.census.gov/index.html U.S. Census site
http://www.almanac.com/index.php Old Farmer's Almanac

Encyclopedias
http://www.bartleby.com Columbia (concise) Encyclopedia
http://education.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/ Britannica Concise
http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia (collaborative open content)

Maps
http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/ Outline Maps
http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/maps.html All the Worlds Maps
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html American Memory Maps Collections
www.mla.org/maps Language maps (ex. number or German speakers in NY)
www.worldmapper.org Use cartograms to anayze hundreds of variables ( ex. child labor)
www.arcgis.com Create maps on current events, weather patterns (ex. Gulf oil spill)
http://explorer.arcgis.com Use maps to tell a story you're investigating
http://nationalatlas.gov
Maps101 Navigate maps, videos, lesson plans, National Geographic content by location. Includes Spanish language content!
Woices Attach "echoes" or audio recordings to a location on a world map

This Day in History
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
On This Day (New York Times)

Countries (also see maps)
Library of Congress Country Studies
Library of Congress is Portals to the World
CIA World Factbook