Online Resources


Ready Reference Links

APA Style
Google Maps
Google Scholar Advanced Scholar Search
Identifying Scholarly Journals (YouTube)
Identifying Substantive News Articles (YouTube)
Information Please Almanac: All the knowledge you need
Internet Public Library Reference Center
Marshall Digital Scholar
Merriam-Webster Online
Online Writing Lab
Open Educational Resources - Teaching Commons
OpenStax Open Educational Resources
Reading Citations (YouTube)
Roget's Internet Thesaurus
United States Postal Service Zip Code Directory
WVDELI: West Virginia Digital Entertainment Library Initiative
West Virginia Vital Records Database
WVLN Public Library Catalog



Hoover's Company Finder


Occupational Outlook Handbook
Work Force West Virginia

Criminal Justice

Bureau of Justice Statistics Homepage
Criminal Justice Career Report
Criminal Justice Scholarships
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
West Virginia Division of Criminal Justice Services


Education Portal - includes 13 free Praxis practice exams and study guides
GRE Guide
GRE Practice Tests
Khan Academy
U.S. History
West Virginia Archive and History: Teacher Resources
West Virginia Department of Education (K-12 Jobs, Teach 21, School Directory, lesson plans, etc)
West Virginia Department of Education: School Closing/Delays – Announcements for WV Schools

Environmental Science

AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)
Environmental Protection Agency

Financial Aid

FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Medline Plus


Free Legal Forms
JUSTIA Virtual Chase - United States Federal Case Law
Open Jurist - Opinions from Federal Reporter, Third Series
Supreme Court - Opinions
United States Code of Law
West Virginia State Code of Law

West Virginia

Chronicling America, Historic American Newspapers
Civil War Scholars
West Virginia Genealogy
West Virginia Legislature
West Virginia Archives and History Library
West Virginia Encyclopedia
West Virginia (Official Website)
West Virginia State Parks and Forests