Virtual Library

The Internet provides a valuable resource for academic research. The Virtual Library provides free access to discussion boards, file archives, web sites, electronic texts, electronic data sources, financial data sources, dictionaries, encyclopedias, news services, newspapers, magazines and other beneficial academic resources.

LIRN Library

FTU has teamed up with The Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN). The LIRN collection provides students with millions of peer-reviewed and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support their academic studies from ProQuest, Gale Cengage, EBSCO, eLibrary, Books24x7, and more, covering topics for General Education, Business, and Medical programs. FTU Students are given access to LIRN upon enrollment and in FTU Online.

Broad Resource Libraries 

The World Wide Web Virtual Library
UNESCO Libraries Portal
LibWeb International Library Portals Online
Association of Commonwealth Universities Library Resources
Library of Congress Online Catalogue
LOC Portals to the World
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
Project Gutenberg Online Books
HighBeam Library Research
The Online Books Page
Awesome Library Online
Authenticity Consulting Free Management Library
Leader Arts Directory of Business Journals and Magazines


Ecological and Environmental Studies 

Life Sciences Resource Library
Web of Science
Biology Libraries
People for Ethical Treatment of Animals
Resurgence Magazine Online

Education & Literacy

Education World
Resources for School Librarians

Health and Wellness

Medicine and Health Online Libraries
Medlina.Com - Directory of Health, Medicine and Human Life Sciences - Websites, books, journals, organizations and more

Sustained Human Development

Peace Corps Library Online
United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library [Peace and Diplomacy]
Center for Conscience and War
Aging Policy Sources Online
Selected Bibliography of Gerontology Resources
J. Paul Leonard Gerontology Library
Western Libraries: Geriatrics and Gerontology Resources
Voice of the Shuttle: Sexuality and Gender Studies
e-Library: Women's Studies
The Men's Bibliography
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Transpersonal and Consciousness Studies 

Transpersonal Psychology Links
Consciousness Studies Links

Almanacs and Encyclopedias

African American Almanac
Almanac of Politics and Government
Britannica Online 
CIA World-fact Book from Electric Library
Encyclopedia Britannica On-Line
Funk and Wagnall's Multimedia Encyclopedia
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Online
Information Please Almanac 
Old Farmers' Almanac
Mathematics Encyclopedia
Medline-plus Medical Encyclopedia
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Worldbook Encyclopedia

Grant and Grant Writing Resources

Foundation Center
Grants and Related Sources
Grant Resources on the Web
Grants for Minorities
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
Links to Nonprofit Resources
Search Engine for Proposal Writing

Maps and Atlases

Atlapedia Online
Digital Map Sites
Encarta Interactive World Atlas
INFOMINE-Maps and GIS Resources 
Geographic Names Information System (USGS)
Map Machine
Map Quest

Organizations and Associations

Association Central
The NGO Global Network
UN Non-Governmental Organization List

Quotations and Style Manuals

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations 
Creative Quotations
Cyber Quotations
Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
Famous Quotation Network
Humorous Quotations
Quotation Archive
APA Sample Bibliographic Citations
APA Style Resources
Bibliography Styles Handbook
Chicago Style
Citation Guides for Government Publications
Citation Guides for Internet Sources
Citing Electronic Resources 
Columbia Guide to Online Style
Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by APA
Formatting in Sociology
Guide for Writing Research Papers Based On MLA Documentation
Ilene Frank's Style Guides and Writing Resources
MLA Citation Style Sample Bibliographic Citations
Online: APA Style
Online: CBE Style
Online: Chicago Style
Online: MLA Style 
Turabian Citation Style Sample Bibliographic Citations
Turabian Guide for References
Writers' Workshop Online Writing Guide
Microsoft Terra Server Yale University Map Collection

Business Journals

Advancing Women in Leadership
Baltimore Business Journal
Business Week
Corporate Environmental Strategy
E-Commerce Times
Harvard Business Review
HR Magazine 
Journal of Financial & Strategic Decisions

Information Technology Journals

Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science
Electronic Journal of Differential Equations
Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra
Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence
Geometry and Topology
Information Technology and Disabilities
Internet Advisor
Internet Underground
Java Developers' Journal
Intranet Journal
Journal of the Association for History and Computing
Journal of Mathematical Systems, Estimation, and Control
Journal of Statistics Education 
Information Today
Integrated Systems Design
Internet World
Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal
Journal of Electronic Publishing
Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences
The New York Journal of Mathematics
Network Computing On-line
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
Open Computing
Pacific Journal of Mathematics
Review of Information Science (RIS)
Telecommunications Electronic Reviews
Telecommunications Electronic Reviews
Web Developer
Sloan Management Review
Strategy and Business Quarterly
Sustainable Business Insider

Business Related Electronic Textbooks

Accounting I
Accounting II
Authenticity Consulting Free Management Library
Business Fundamentals
Change Management Papers
Core Concepts of Marketing
Democratizing Innovation
Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective (2nd Ed.)
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing
Entrepreneurial Behavior
Ethics and Economy 
Exploring Business
Financial Analysis
Fundamentals of Income Tax Theory and Practice (USA)
Green IS: Building Sustainable Business Practices
Historical Beginnings The Federal Reserve
Innovation Happens Elsewhere
Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time
Leader Arts Directory of Business Journals and Magazines
Living Economics
Management Accounting Concepts and Techniques
Money and Banking
Organizational Behavior
Outline of the U.S. Economy
Political Economy
Preparing a Project
Principles of Economics
Principles of Entrepreneurship
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Project Based Economics
Quantum Microeconomics
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
Social Marketing
The Joy of Economics
The Market-Led Organization
The Principles of Management
The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
Tourism The International Business
U.S. Economy in Brief
U.S. Monetary Policy
Unleashing the Ideavirus
Upsetting the Offset: The Political Economy of Carbon Markets
Change Management Papers
Leader Arts Directory of Business Journals and Magazines
Authenticity Consulting Free Management Library

International Academic Document Delivery

DocDel.Net Directory of Providers -Directory for document delivery service providers
Listing of Document Delivery Providers - Listing of document delivery suppliers provided by Jean Shipman
Infocus Research Services, USA - Full service document delivery
Speedy Research Services, USA - Library research, document delivery, all fields
New York Public Library, USA - Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan at The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library
InfoTrieve - Specializing in scientific, technical and medical content
Infoxchg.Com - Document retrieval and delivery representing the former Soviet Union countries
The British Library - Desktop access to the world's largest scientific, technical and medical collection

Biographical Data Sources

African American Biographical Database
American Presidents: Life Portraits
Biographical Dictionary
Biography Resource Center
British Politicians
British Royalty
Lives, The Biography Resource
Nobel Prize Winners
Presidents of the United States
Science Fiction Writers
U.S. Political figures

Dictionaries and Thesauruses

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
Association for Geographic Information GIS Dictionary
Life Sciences Resource Library
Hypertext Webster's Online
Grove Dictionary of Art
Languages of the World
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition
Newbury House On-line Dictionary
On-Line Dictionaries and Translators
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries
Web of On-line Dictionaries (over 190 languages)
Merriam-Webster Online
U.S. Government Commonly Used Abbreviations and Acronyms


Telephone Directories

Any Who (800) Directories
MSN Yellow Pages
Reverse Phone Directory
Telephone Directories on the Web
Telephone Directories of the World
The Ultimate White Pages

Other References and Research Tools

Acronym Finder
Area-Code De-coder
Books Out Of Print
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Calculators On-Line
Common Weights And Measures
Community of Science
Dictionary of Measures, Units and Conversions 
Dictionary of Units
Gray's Anatomy
Historical Weather Database
Periodic Table Toolbox
Math Reference Tables
Nobel Prize Winners
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Roberts Rules of Order
US Code
US News College and Career Center
Weather Channel

Online Newspapers and Journals

Baltimore Sun
CNN Financial News
Dow Jones Directory
Wall Street Interactive Edition
Boston Globe
Chicago Sun-Times
Dallas Morning News
Los Angeles Times
Miami Herald
New York Times
Philadelphia Inquirer
San Francisco Chronicle
Star Tribune
Yahoo: Business News Services
Yahoo: Business Magazines
Yahoo: News and Media
Yahoo: Newspapers
State Libraries (U.S.)
Yahoo: Theological Libraries
Yahoo: Transportation Libraries
Yahoo: Academic Libraries
Yahoo: Arts Libraries
Yahoo: Business Libraries
Yahoo: Education Libraries
Yahoo: Environmental Libraries
Yahoo: Health Libraries
Yahoo: Law Libraries
Yahoo: Literature Libraries
Yahoo: Medical Libraries
Yahoo: Military Libraries
Yahoo: Music Libraries
Yahoo: National Libraries
Yahoo: Native American Libraries
Yahoo: Professional Resources