Reference Internet Resources at FSPL

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Other Reference Resources on the Internet   |   Unusual but Useful Resources

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Citation Style Guides for Research Papers

APA Style Electronic Formats an abbreviated description of the APA Style Guide with an emphasis on business writing; includes several basic forms and examples of each of those forms.

Citation Guides and Style Manuals a short list (with links) of different style guides from Clemson University Libraries.

Citation Style for Research Papers a brief description of, as well as links to, the major style guides from Long Island University.

Columbia [University] Guide to Online Style shows samples for several types of sources for both scientific papers (using APA and CBE styles) and humanities papers (using MLA style).

Duke University Libraries' Guide to Assembling A List of Works Cited in Your Paper includes information about the following citation types:   Articles from Journals, Articles from Magazines, Books, Newspaper Articles, Primary Sources, and Other Materials (such as Web Pages, Online Postings, Email Messages, Book Reviews, and Government Documents)

Electronic Sources Style Guide citation format for electronic sources from the University of Alberta in Canada.

Online! Citation Styles: Index rules and examples of various citation formats (APA, MLA, Chicago, CBE, and "Other") for electronic sources.


News and Media

If you're looking for online newspapers, check out our list, which includes links to both regional and national newspapers. Also check out ABZY NewsLinks for links to local, national and global news sources.

Other local news resources
The KFSM TV-5 Home Page
KHBS/KHOG TV
KKBD Big Dog 95.9 Classic Rock
KTCS 99.9FM Country Music

National news resources
CNN Interactive
MSNBC Cover Page

Movie Resources and Reviews
Fort Smith Malco Cinema 12 & Mall Trio Theatre--Select Fort Smith Arkansas from the drop down menu and receive movie times.
Fort Smith Carmike 14 Theatre--Select Arkansas and then Carmike 14 for local showtimes
Internet Movie Database


Other reference resources on the Internet

Below are links to some of our favorite reference resources. If you need more online reference information, we highly recommend these more comprehensive lists:

CNN Interactive - visit the Web site of CNN, the cable news station. CNN also provides an online television guide, which can come in handy.

Consumer Information Center check this site out to find full text versions of lots of free federal consumer publications. This is a government-maintained site.

U.S. Consumer Gateway This government site provides links to several federal agencies, and includes information about consumer products that may have safety problems. Very informative.

Consumer Price Indexes Home Page - Visit this site for information about inflation.

Dewey Decimal Classification

EveryRule.com -- find rules for etiquette, sports, all kinds of games, writing, and more. "Every rule in the universe."

Financial Aid Information Page Provides an objective and free guide to financial aid for students.

Government Printing Office - provides access to and information about many government publications.

Legislative Information on the Internet (THOMAS) contains information about this week in Congress, committee information, historical documents, and the text of the Congressional Record, among other interesting information.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary This is a helpful reference tool. It's even forgiving to those of us who are bad spellers!

Know Play?--A good source for looking up fine art, quotations, and rhyming words.

The Quotations Page Visit this site if you're trying to track down an elusive quotation.

Tollfree Phone Directory search by category, business name, city, state or phone number. This site is sponsored by AT&T.

TopoZone -- this site works with USGS to allow access to topographical maps on the Internet.

Zip codes The best place to find them is the U.S. Postal Service or, if you're looking for a Canadian postal code, the Canada Post Corporation Home Page. If you have the zipcode and need to know the county name, time zone, MSA/PMSA code, area code, latitude/longitude, or congressional district try Zipinfo.com


Unusual But Useful Resources

Dead People Server--"a database of interesting celebrities who are long dead, newly dead or might plausibly be dead."

Who's Alive And Who's Dead--Find out which famous people are still with us and which have passed on.


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