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Acronym/Abbreviation Dictionary

Agricultural statistics from the USDA

Agricultural terms, programs, and laws

Anatomy - Gray's Anatomy from


     City of Ankeny

     Ankeny Public Library

Area Code Lookup

Art History Timeline

Atlas - National Atlas of the US



B Corporations

Barlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed., 1919


Status of a federal government bill is available via Thomas

Status of a state bill is available from the Iowa General Assembly



Census Bureau, US

Chemistry - Physical & Chemical Properties Data

Child Care Statistics

    Office of Child Care - US Dept. of Health & Human Services

CIA World Factbook information about the world's countries

Climatic Data Center - NCDC

Code & Acts of Iowa

Colleges & Universities - Portal to the hompage of all US Colleges & Unis

Community College Review - Profiles of CCs and their surrounding communities

Country Information

      CIA World Factbook

      U.S. Bilateral Relations facts sheets   U.S. State Department

Country Health Profiles for the Americas

Country Studies from the Library of Congress

County and City Data Books - Iowa

Currency Converters: XE Currency Converter OANDA Currency Converter



Date - Time Conversion

Dept. of Labor - see: U.S. Dept. of labor

Des Moines

     City of Des Moines

     Des Moines:

Des Moines Public Library

Des Moines

Dictionaries - Index to hundreds of online dictionaries

Dictionary - American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Dictionary - Merriam Webster (also thesaurus)



Earth Statistics


Education Resource Organizations Directory - US Dept. of Education

Educator's Reference Desk

Encyclopedia of Earth

Energy - Internet Public Library

Europa - The European Union Online



FAO-STAT Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN

Firefox Help & Tutorials

Flag database

Federal tax forms

Foundation Center



Gov't information - see: U.S. Government Information

Government Printing Office

Grad School & Program Locater (Peterson's)



Highway, Fuel, & Travel Statistics

     U.S. DOT - Federal Highway Administration

     Iowa Dept. of Transportation

     Fuel Economy - U.S. Dept. of Energy




    Google images

    Google Advanced Image Search allows filtering of images by usage rights

    Alta Vista Image Search

Internet Public Librarian2   information you can trust, all subjects

Iowa Agricultural Organizations

Iowa Code & Acts also:past codes, acts, constitution, admin. code, election law, more

Iowa Dept. of Economic Development

Iowa - Data & Statistics

    County and City Data Books 

    Databases & Directories    published by the State of Iowa 

    Iowa Crime Statistics

    Iowa Economic & Demographic Data-ReCAP (formerly SETA) ISU Extension

    State Data Center of Iowa - by the State Library of Iowa

    State Fact Sheets from the USDA Economic Research Service

Iowa Legislature

    Bills/legislation status, cmte & hearings schedules

    Find your legislator

Iowa Official Register

Iowa Past Official Registers

Iowa State Parks, Forests & Rec. Areas - IA. Dept. of Natural Resources

Iowa Water Science Center



Jobs - NationJob (Des Moines-based)



Language Translators: Google | | Word Hippo


Legislation - see: Bills

Library of Congress Classification Outline



Material Property Data

Math Tables

MedlinePlus - Medical Encyclopedia & Dictionary, Health Information

MERLOT - shared online learning resources for faculty

Merriam Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus

Movies - news, reviews, & more - from The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)



  Historical newpapers- from Penn Libraries



Occupational Outlook Handbook



Parks - locater from the National Park Service

Peterson's Planner - Grad School locator

Phone number lookup  white pages & yellow pages from

Physical & Chemical Properties Data

Physical Sciences Handbook (Int'l. Critical Tables... from Knovel)

Plant Pathology - Glossary of technical terms

Polk County

     Official site

     Tax Assessor Property Search

Pronunciation guides American English pronunciation - some audio Hear foreign language words pronounced in their original language



Quotations from QuoteDB



Soil Science Glossary

State facts & statistics from the USDA Economic Research Service

State of Iowa tax forms



Tax forms:  Federal   State

Technical writing - EServer Technical Communicators Library

TerraServer USA - satellite photos w/zoom

Test Locator, Assessment & Evaluation - From

(the) Time

Time - Date Conversion

Thomas - US Legislative information




U.S. Government Information:

    Find U.S. Representatives, Senators, voting records, more

    United States Code

    United States Legislative information (Thomas)

United States Dept. of Labor

US Patent & Trademark Office



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World Factbook (CIA)

World Health Organization



Yellow pages  and white pages from



Zip Code lookup



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