The links below are intended to provide students with additional resources for their courses.


Ascension Parish Public Library

BrainPop: Free Stuff

Directory of Open Access Journals

The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short, the DOAJ aims to be THE one stop shop for users of open access journals.

Google Books


Smithsonian Encyclopedia


BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art)

Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

New York Public Library Digital Gallery


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Welcome to the Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine a tool for career exploration and job analysis!O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!



Hazardous Substances Data Bank



American Fact Finder

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.

The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. As a priority Open Government Initiative for President Obama’s administration, increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of

Population Index on the Web

Statistical Abstracts of U.S.

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet


Bibme: Bibliography Maker


Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy

Bayou State Periodical Index

The Bayou State Periodical Index database is hosted by Reference Press, an independent publisher of reference materials and software for use in school and public libraries. The Bayou State Periodical Index search engine (developed by Reference Press) is Open Url compliant.

Chronicling America: Historical American Newspapers

Louisiana Digital Library

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record




National Academy of Science: Biographical Memoirs




BBC Spanish

Study Spanish

Teacher Resources