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.
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. Commonly Used Government Agency Acronyms
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/
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;
50 States.Com has almanac-type information on all 50 states. http://www.50states.com/
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/