Accessing eResources Remotely

Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.

To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.

For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain the login credentials for licensed eResources, see this IT FAQ entry.

Ready Reference

Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronym Finder Focuses on computers & technology with over 295,000 definitions. http://www.acronymfinder.com

Abbreviations And Acronyms of the U.S. Government is an index to government agencies and their abbreviations. Links to the home page of the agency as well for more in-depth explanations. http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev.html

Addresses & Zip Codes

U.S. Postal Zip Code Service. Enter a name and address and it will do a search and provide you with the zip code + four digit number following standard zip code. http://www.usps.com/zip4/

Zip Codes By Language has everything you may have wanted to know about zip codes – your zip code, the surrounding zip codes, the distances between zip codes, etc. http://zip.langenberg.com/

Almanacs

Information Please Almanac http://www.infoplease.com/

World Almanac on Centenary FirstSearch Database 1998 to present; available for Centenary patrons only. http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldAlmanac;
autho=100159676;FSIP

50 States.Com has almanac-type information on all 50 states. http://www.50states.com/

Copyright

Legal Information Institute of Cornell provides all legal documents as they pertain to issues of copyright. http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/

U.S. Copyright Office gives you copyright information straight from the horse’s mouth. http://www.copyright.gov/

Copyright & Fair Use provided by Stanford University Libraries; gives an overview of copyright and fair use of primary materials, resources on the internet, and legal issues. http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Share |