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American Memory from the Library of Congress

American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

Designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.

Biography of America

Thanks to the Annenberg Foundation, we have this website chock full of American history, presented as a narrative, with different sections for different periods of history. You will find timelines, maps, images, and stories.

Congress.Gov

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.

Find Your Legislators

Find your state and federal representatives through an easy street address look-up.

researchIT CT

researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library. Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users. We also offer a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.

World Factbook

The World Factbook is produced by the Central Intelligence Agency with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

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