Biography and Genealogy Master
Mellon users only)
This database is an index for learning where to look for
biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations
and fields of endeavor. It indexes current, readily available reference
sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover
individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from
all areas of the world.
Science (Carnegie Mellon users only)
Community of Science is a global
registry designed to provide accurate, timely, easy-to-access information
about what new funding opportunities exist, and who is working on what
subject, and where. "Science" in this context is defined along the lines of
the Latin word "scientia," meaning "knowledge."
FACTS.com (Carnegie Mellon users
FACTS.com presents the full-text of the Facts on File World News
Digest since 1940, plus a live newsfeed from ReutersŪ and thousands of
in-depth features, images, charts, and primary documents. FACTS.com is a
permanent record of the essential facts of the news as reported in the major
newspapers and news magazines of the U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, and
elsewhere in the world.
Inc. (Carnegie Mellon users only)
This database provides access to
names, titles and addresses for people working in public and private sectors,
as well as business, government and non-profit organizations' information.
Federal, regional, state and municipal agencies and representatives,
associations, non-profits, law firms, corporations and financial institutions,
judicial and foreign representatives, and news media are included. Useful not
only for contact information (names, phone numbers, email) but also for job
searching, understanding corporate structure, identifying individuals' board
memberships, and much more.
(Carnegie Mellon users only) The Reference section includes biographical
information, country profiles, polls & survey results (Roper Center),
quotations, state profiles, and the World Almanac.
Online (Carnegie Mellon users only)
The ORO brings together 100
language and subject dictionaries and reference works - containing well over
60,000 pages - into a single cross-searchable resource. Includes general
reference, language, science and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and
business and professional sources.
This page provides links to numerous reference sources. These
include tax forms & publications, dictionaries, encyclopedias, educational
funding sources, local information, maps, news & current events, telephone
numbers, zip codes, etc.
(Carnegie Mellon users only)
Credo Reference is an online collection of
encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, with a range of
subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, medicine,
literature and law.
APA-Style Helper 5.1 (Price:
$35-$40) The APA-Style Helper is a software program designed for writers
in the behavioral and social sciences who need to produce manuscripts and
documents written according to APA style. The program helps with formating
references, citations, headings, and more. APA-Style Helper 5.1 conforms to
the fifth (2001) edition of the Publication Manual of the American
for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (2007) AKA:
Turabian or Chicago Style Hunt Reference Desk LB2369 .T8
Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (1998) Hunt
Reference Desk PN147 .G444 1998
Publication Manual of the American Psychological
Association (2001) Hunt Reference Desk BF76.7 .P83 2001