Research

ABCMouse.com
ABCMouse.com

ABCmouse.com teaches numbers, addition and subtraction, shapes, patterns, measurements, and more! Our games and creative activities make math fun while giving young learners the practice they need to build a strong foundation for success. The Science and Social Studies Curriculum Includes: The body and health. For free access to this site you must be in the library using an Internet-enabled computer or using your own device on our Wifi connection for access.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

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Affordable Care Act Resources

Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace Resources

AJPL Business website links

International business websites, legal websites, general business information websites, financial assistance websites, business planning websites gathered by the AJPL library staff.

AJPL in-house magazines and newspapers

This is a list of magazines and newspapers carried in the library.

American FactFinder (U.S. Census)

American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.

Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only)

A research tool with over 4 billion records in census data, vital records, directories, and photos. The collections are continuously expanding, with new content added often.  

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Annual Credit Report.com

Free credit reports

AOL E-Mail
AOL E-Mail
Apache Junction Gold Canyon News

Providing news to the Northern Pinal County, Arizona area since 1997.

Apache Junction Unified School District Employment Opportunites

Find jobs with the Apache Junction School District.

Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent

Newspaper serving the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon area.

Arizona Courts Self-Service – Legal Forms

Designed to provide information and forms for persons representing themselves in court. See also Pinal County Superior Court Legal Forms for local forms and information.

Arizona Digital Newspaper Program

The years 1880-1922 represent a time when Arizona grew up. A broad documentation of this valuable history can be found in the newspapers of the day. In accordance with their mission to ensure that Arizona's history is documented and preserved, and in joint effort with the National Endowment for the Humanities and Library of Congress, The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records is proud to contribute to the National Digital Newspaper Program by digitizing select Arizona newspaper titles from this vital time in history in preparation for global online access.

Arizona Jobing

Browse and apply for thousands of valley jobs online.

Arizona Memory Project

 The Arizona Memory Project provides access to the wealth of primary sources in Arizona libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions. Visitors to the site will find some of the best examples of government documents, photographs, maps, and objects that chronicle Arizona's past and present.

PDF. Last updated July 3, 2015.

Arizona Revised Statutes

Search and browse the Arizona Revised Statutes.

Arizona Small Business Development Center Network

Arizona’s largest and most accessible statewide source of assistance for small businesses in every stage of development. The AZSBDC Network has 26 locations across the state including Casa Grande.

Arizona State Legislature

The official web site of the Arizona State Legislature. Track pending legislation, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up-to-date on current issues.

Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

This website is a starting place to fulfill the information needs of Arizona citizens and provides access to unique historical and contemporary resources.

Arizona State Tax Forms

Tax forms from the Arizona Department of Revenue.

Arizona@Work
Arizona@Work

ARIZONA@WORK is the statewide workforce development network that helps job seekers throughout the state. We provide services and resources to pursue employment opportunities.

Ask
Ask.com
AutoList
Autolist

Search multiple used car websites in one easy search.  You can also narrow by location.

AZ State Jobs
AZ State Jobs

The official site for the State of Arizona Government Jobs. Search and apply for state jobs across several fields and levels of experience.

Basics of Budgeting

Only 39 percent of Americans have and follow a budget, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Having a plan for your money can help you pay your bills on time, stay out of debt and save for the future. Here is a step by step guide to creating a monthly budget.

Biblioteca TumbleBook

ciber-libros para ciber-niños

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Bing
Bing
Biography in Context

Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography.

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Books & Authors

Books & Authors brings ease, authority and fun to the question of “what do I read next?” It is the reader’s go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies and more. Readers can use Books & Authors to enhance the experience of the book they are reading; dig deeper into its themes and origins; or learn how the author's life and times contributed to the work.

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Take control of your finances with our printable budget worksheets. We have several different worksheets to start out with, or you can even create your own.

Career Guidance Center

Career Guidance Center includes an encyclopedia with over 1200 jobs in more than 15 different industries. This database is broken down into three main sections: Jobs, Skills and Resources.

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Career Transitions

Career Transitions provides hands-on guidance and immediate access to key job search activities. For Job-Seeking: multi-faceted job searching and related activities for creating resumes and cover letters, applying and preparing for interviews. For Career Exploration: discovering career interests; identifying new opportunities based on work or military experience; exploring growing career paths, including green and new economy jobs; and finding education and training.

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments; federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; domestic public, quasi- public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; and individuals.

Chandler Unified School District Employment Opportunities

Chandler Schools is committed to employing outstanding individuals from a culturally diverse community and providing the resources to enable them to achieve success, satisfaction, accomplishment and pride in fulfilling the mission of the school district.

Chilton’s Online Auto Repair

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library's more popular features include: Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle. Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.

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City of Apache Junction Jobs

Search and apply for jobs and volunteer positions at the City of Apache Junction. Sign up for job alerts to be sent via email as new positions become available.

City of Chandler Jobs

Browse through current openings with the City of Chandler.

City of Mesa, AZ Jobs

Find your new career at the City of Mesa.

cloudLibrary eBooks

Download an app, sign in with your library card number and password, and check out our eBooks.

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Committee Hearings

From the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives

Congress.gov
Congress.gov

Federal legislative information from the Library of Congress. Includes videos explaining the legislative process.

DexKnows (phone directory)

Find local business listings, driving directions, maps, people and local information at DexKnows.com.

EbscoHost eAudioBooks

Ebscohost eAudiobooks provides access to digital audio versions of books. Access is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week.

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EbscoHost eBooks

Ebscohost ebooks provides access to digital versions of books. Access is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week.

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EbscoHost GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers multidisciplinary information relating to human impact on the environment. It includes content from scholarly, government and general-interest resources and covers topics like global climate change, sustainable agriculture, recycling, and renewable energy.

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English as Second Language (About Education)

Free ESL resources. Links and articles.  Advertisements are included along the sides.

Entrepreneur.com

Free tips and articles that are excerpts from the Entrepreneur magazine.  Advertisements along the sides.

FamilySearch
FamilySearch

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. Search their record collections, genealogies, books and catalog. Their collections include digitized birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military records and more.

FDIC Money Smart

Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

FDLP Basic Collection

Every Federal depository library is required to have the titles in the "basic collection" accessible for immediate use.

Federal Depository Documents Basic Collection

Every Federal depository library is required to have the titles in the "basic collection" accessible for immediate use.  These titles are vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of the Federal Government. This list is subject to change.

Federal Executive Branch links from USA.gov

Federal Judicial Branch Links

Links to Judicial Branch resources from USA.gov

Federal Legislative Branch Links

Learn more about the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.

Federal Register

Official Federal rules, proposed rules, regulations, etc. Updated daily.

Financial Tips for Twenty-Somethings

You're on your own now. You've finished school, are working your first real job, and maybe you're even buying a home or getting married. Here are a few tips to help you start managing your finances.

FindLaw
FindLaw

Find lawyers and learn about the law through articles and videos.

Free Arizona MVD Practice Tests

These AZ DMV practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. This website also contains information on how to get your permit or license.

Freegal Music
Freegal Music

Freegal offers access to about 7 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.

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GCF Learn Free

GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 online tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.  From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more.  If you’re willing to learn, they're ready to teach.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

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GetHuman
GetHuman

GetHuman has helped hundreds of millions of customers with time-saving tools & info.  This website helps you reach real people at businesses.  There is a new column that shows how long the wait time is to get to a human.

Gilbert Public Schools Employment Opportunity

Search and apply for jobs with Gilbert Public Schools.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

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GMail
GMail
Google
Google
Government Information Resources

All links on this page were compiled by Camille O'Neil, at the AWC/NAU Yuma Academic Library in Yuma, Arizona. Follow this link for more resources.

Govinfo.gov

"Official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government" (beta version)

Greater Phoenix Digital Library

Greater Phoenix Digital Library is a web-based, digital media service that allows library patrons to download popular digital audio books, eBooks, music, and video from the library's web site.

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Heard Museum
Heard Museum
Hein Online
Hein Online

HeinOnline is an image-based legal research collection and contains more than nine centuries of legal history. All content is image-based in PDF format just as they appear in the original print copy, thus preserving the authenticity of the hard copy in a digital environment.

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Hoopla Videos, Music and MORE

Borrow free digital video, comic books, eBooks and music for streaming or download.

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indeed
Indeed.com

Search and apply for jobs online. Create a free account and upload your resume for recruitment possibilities and leads for potential employers.

Internet Movie Database

The Internet Movie Database (abbreviated IMDb) is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews.

Investor.Org (from the SEC)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is aware of the limitations on their enforcement resources, so they hope this site can help the members of the public educate themselves and protect their money. The site has a laundry list of features including definitions of commonly used terms, interest and fee calculators, a background check for financial professionals, and tips on how to avoid fraud. For anyone new to investing or who might want to check out a new financial professional, this site is tremendously helpful.

IRS Forms and Booklets (taxes)

Tax forms and publications from the IRS.

JumpStart.org
JumpStart.org

Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders. These organizations work together to educate and prepare our nation's youth for life-long financial success.

Kelley Blue Book

    New, used & trade-in values for cars, reviews and research tools.

Kelley Blue Book

    New, used & trade-in values for cars, reviews and research tools.

Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits

 A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

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Kids Voting AZ

Kids Voting Arizona is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots-driven voter education program.

Law Library of Congress

U.S. Legislative information, guide to law online, legal topics and more.

Lawchek
Lawchek

Lawchek information is available using drop down boxes on the home page. It includes: Federal & State codes and cases, government information & directories, legal forms, legal documents and help guides for each state.

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Learning Express Library

This resource allows you to access a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources.

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Legal Forms
Legal Forms

Arizona legal forms including bankruptcy, divorce, power of attorney, real estate, wills and more. Use library card number for password.

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Library of Congress

Information and digital collections in American history, culture, government and more.

LinkedIn Jobs
LinkedIn Jobs

Start your job search with LinkedIn. Discover your next opportunity and the people who can help you get there. Search thousands of jobs across the country. Get advice and tools you need to get the job you want. Make a profile and connect with other professionals.

Literature Resource Center

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

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Live Mocha
Live Mocha

Learn languages for free using online lessons.  Create a free registration to track your progress.

Maricopa County Job Opportunities

Find a career with Maricopa County.

McFarland Collection

Ernest W. McFarland archives digitization and preservation project. In collaboration with McFarland State Historical Park and Pinal County Library District.

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus

Use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

Mesa Public Schools Job Openings

Current Openings with Mesa Public Schools.

Search dozens of Federal databases simultaneously

Monster
Monster

Resume building, job search, and career resources.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

The Morningstar Investment Research Center was designed for individual investors and includes research on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The database also allows you to build and test a portfolio and to take interactive workshops and classes to sharpen your investing skills.

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Motley Fool
Motley Fool
MyMoney.gov
MyMoney.gov
NASAA Investor Education

State and provincial securities regulators have a long tradition of protecting investors through financial education.

Investing means putting your money to work so it can make more money.  It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and it’s not gambling.  Being an informed investor means having a plan and understanding each of your investments.

Whether you’re new to investing or already investing, NASAA and its members provide a variety of online investor education resources for investors of all ages.

Newsstand
Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand is a full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers. Infotrac Newsstand contains over 1.3 million articles. All articles have been published between 1980 and today.

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NoveList
NoveList

NoveList is a Readers’ Advisory database that provides author read-alikes, reviews, discussion guides and more on thousands of fiction titles.

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O*Net Online
O*Net Online

O*NET OnLine is an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. O*NET has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more. This database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.

Open Library (use this link inside the library)
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Open Library (use this link outside the library)
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

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Pinal County Job Opportunities

Search for jobs with Pinal County or the Pinal County Sheriff's office.

Pinal County Superior Court Legal Forms

Self-service forms and information from the Pinal County Clerk of the Superior Court.

PowerSearch
PowerSearch

Discover the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.

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Price It! Antiques & Collectibles

An antique and collectible pricing tool. This simple-to-use online resource delivers more than 20 million realized prices on antiques and collectibles. Includes more than 10 million images and 125 searchable categories. A useful identification, research and pricing tool for collectors, dealers, appraisers and anyone in between.

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Pronunciator Language Learning
Pronunciator

Create your own free account and you can learn  up to 80 languages! You can start with your native language.  Additionally, since Pronunciator starts with 50 non-English language possibilities, it provides one of the largest ESL curriculum on the planet.  

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Now was an early leader in the creation and growth of IDAs as a practice, and later as a federal and state policy strategy for building economic security.

RBDigital
RBDigital

Download audio books to play on your iPod, iPad, iPhone or Windows media player.

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Access to many popular magazines using a PC or Mac, as well as a wide variety of Apple iOS, Android and Windows phones, tablets, and mobile devices using a free Zinio Reader app. The Zinio Reader app can only be used to read your magazines. Browsing the collection and subscribing to magazines must be done using the website linked above. This service provided by the Arizona State Library.

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ReferenceUSA
ReferenceUSA

This resource provides information to help you search for jobs, research executives & companies, find addresses & phone numbers, and more!

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Science in Context

From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

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Service Arizona (MVD)

Quickly access ADOT services. Vehicle title, registration and renewal, custom and specialty license plates, duplicate driver's license and ID, and more.

SimplyHired

Browse jobs and apply online. Create an account to easily send your resume to employers. Explore career paths and get job searching advice.

snagajob.com
Snagajob.com

Search and apply for thousands of jobs across the country.

Student Resources in Context

Information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.

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Superior Court Law Library

A collection of legal research links created by the law library for the Judicial Branch of Arizona (Maricopa County).

Testing and Education Reference Center

Includes: Over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests (GED, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, AP, TOEFL, etc.) information on over 4,000 accredited schools, a scholarship search, resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases to get you started, and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations.

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The White House

Links to the cabinet, presidential press releases, information about the President, etc.

Town of Gilbert, AZ Jobs

Search and apply for jobs with the Town of Gilbert.

Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

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Tutor.com Student Center

Tutor.com is a one-on-one online tutoring service that includes an after school program. Grades 4th-12th can connect immediately to qualified tutors for up to 20 minutes of individualized, live tutoring sessions.  Homework help.  

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information.

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The laws of the United States

USAJOBS
USAJOBS

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

 

Value Line (use this link when inside the library)

Value Line is a comprehensive source of information and advice on the stock market and the economy. It provides in-depth financial information, objective research, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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Value Line (use this link when outside the library)

Value Line is a comprehensive source of information and advice on the stock market and the economy. It provides in-depth financial information, objective research, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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Weather Underground

Weather Underground is a commercial weather service, which provides real-time weather information.

Websites and Databases for Arizona Residents

Websites, newspapers and resources available for Arizona residents through the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. Search multiple databases with the search box.

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Wordsmyth
Wordsmyth

A free and premier educational dictionary.  Register for storing quiz scores and vocabulary lists.

World History in Context

World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, to ensure that the events, movements and individuals that defined, informed and shaped world history are covered.

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Worldcat
Worldcat

WorldCat contains bibliographic records of books and other materials in OCLC from member libraries worldwide.

Yahoo
Yahoo
Yahoo E-Mail
Yahoo E-Mail
Arizona Courts Helping You

A statewide virtual legal resource center.

Arizona Republic Obituary Search

Search Arizona Republic obituaries from 2002 on.

Britannica Escolar
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Britannica Library

Access thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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Literature Map

Type in an author, and get a customized map showing other authors that readers of that author like to read. It's a tourist map for literature.

Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election (Mueller Report)