Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


C - CZ9999 : Archeology, Biography, Flags, Genealogy

Total of 38 Records
 
Title: American Secular Holidays Calendar

Provider: Marcos J. Montes

Subject Heading/s: Holidays--United States

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Submit a year after A.D. 1776 to see when annual events occured. Created and maintained by by Marcos J. Montes.


Title: American Secular Holidays Calendar

Provider: Marcos J. Montes

Subject Heading/s: Holidays--United States

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Submit a year after A.D. 1776 to see when annual events occured. Created and maintained by by Marcos J. Montes.


Title: Behind the Name

Provider: Mike Campbell

Subject Heading/s: Names, Personal

LC Class: CS

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Given names, what westerners call first names, are generally bestowed at some point after the birth of the child. This website looks at the etymology (i.e. the linguistic origin, or meaning) and history of all types of given names.

On the search page you will find three different types of searches. The Advanced Search allows you to search for names, meanings, and keywords. Search for Further Information on a Name finds similar-sounding and related names, as well as popularities and namesakes. Search for a Translation of a Name returns forms of names in other languages."


Title: Behind the Name

Provider: Mike Campbell

Subject Heading/s: Names, Personal

LC Class: CS

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Given names, what westerners call first names, are generally bestowed at some point after the birth of the child. This website looks at the etymology (i.e. the linguistic origin, or meaning) and history of all types of given names.

On the search page you will find three different types of searches. The Advanced Search allows you to search for names, meanings, and keywords. Search for Further Information on a Name finds similar-sounding and related names, as well as popularities and namesakes. Search for a Translation of a Name returns forms of names in other languages."


Title: Biographical Dictionary

Provider: s9.com

Subject Heading/s: Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: 28,000 brief biographies from s9.com, searchable by keyword. 25 resultss maximum are displayed per search. [*]


Title: Biographical Dictionary

Provider: s9.com

Subject Heading/s: Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: 28,000 brief biographies from s9.com, searchable by keyword. 25 resultss maximum are displayed per search. [*]


Title: BioSearch

Provider: biography.com

Subject Heading/s: Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: 25,000 biographies from the creators of Biography magazine and TV show.


Title: BioSearch

Provider: biography.com

Subject Heading/s: Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: 25,000 biographies from the creators of Biography magazine and TV show.


Title: Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar

Provider: Marcos J. Montes

Subject Heading/s: Church calendar

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Submit a year after A.D. 325 to see when annual Christian events occured. Created and maintained by by Marcos J. Montes.


Title: Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar

Provider: Marcos J. Montes

Subject Heading/s: Church calendar

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Submit a year after A.D. 325 to see when annual Christian events occured. Created and maintained by by Marcos J. Montes.


Title: Calendar

Provider: time and date.com

Subject Heading/s: Calendars

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Calendars for many countries and years (AD only) show holidays and phases of the moon.


Title: Calendar

Provider: time and date.com

Subject Heading/s: Calendars

LC Class: CE

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: Calendars for many countries and years (AD only) show holidays and phases of the moon.


Title: Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Provider: Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia

Subject Heading/s: Civilization, Ideology - Dictionaries

LC Class: CB

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An electronic version of the now out-of-print 1973-74 edition. The DHI recounts the historical development of such ideas across a range of disciplines, including philosophy, religion, politics, literature, and the biological, physical, and social sciences.

Added 8/8/05


Title: Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Provider: Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia

Subject Heading/s: Civilization, Ideology - Dictionaries

LC Class: CB

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An electronic version of the now out-of-print 1973-74 edition. The DHI recounts the historical development of such ideas across a range of disciplines, including philosophy, religion, politics, literature, and the biological, physical, and social sciences.

Added 8/8/05


Title: Distinguished Women

Provider: Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Subject Heading/s: Women--Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Distinguished Women of Past and Present contains some biographies on its server, but is largely an index to other sites. Biographies may be searched by name or subject. Created by Danuta Bois, an amature historian.


Title: Distinguished Women

Provider: Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Subject Heading/s: Women--Biography

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Distinguished Women of Past and Present contains some biographies on its server, but is largely an index to other sites. Biographies may be searched by name or subject. Created by Danuta Bois, an amature historian.


Title: FamilySearch

Provider: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Heading/s: Genealogy

LC Class: CS

Reference Category: Guides

Description: A guide to genealogical research from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Searchable databases include the U.S. Social Security Death Index and census records for 1880 United States, 1881 British Isles, or the 1881 Canadian Census.


Title: FamilySearch

Provider: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Heading/s: Genealogy

LC Class: CS

Reference Category: Guides

Description: A guide to genealogical research from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Searchable databases include the U.S. Social Security Death Index and census records for 1880 United States, 1881 British Isles, or the 1881 Canadian Census.


Title: Flags of the World

Provider: AllStates Flag & Banner Company

Subject Heading/s: Flags

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Flags in color with history. Created by "an international group of vexillologists and vexillophiles" and available from sites such as AllStates Flag & Banner company.


Title: Flags of the World

Provider: AllStates Flag & Banner Company

Subject Heading/s: Flags

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Flags in color with history. Created by "an international group of vexillologists and vexillophiles" and available from sites such as AllStates Flag & Banner company.


Title: Heraldic Dictionary

Provider: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "This dictionary has been created with the goal of aiding people new to the field of heraldry in understanding written descriptions of armorials, such as those used in the descriptions of the Special Collection's Online Bookplate Registry. It may also aid in properly describing arms in order to identify the individual, family, or organization to which those arms belong."


Title: Heraldic Dictionary

Provider: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "This dictionary has been created with the goal of aiding people new to the field of heraldry in understanding written descriptions of armorials, such as those used in the descriptions of the Special Collection's Online Bookplate Registry. It may also aid in properly describing arms in order to identify the individual, family, or organization to which those arms belong."


Title: [Heraldry] Symbols

Provider: Fleur-de-lis Designs

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A glossary of terms used to describe elements of coats of arms. Some illustrations.


Title: [Heraldry] Symbols

Provider: Fleur-de-lis Designs

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A glossary of terms used to describe elements of coats of arms. Some illustrations.


Title: Pimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry

Provider: Heraldry on the Internet

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A dictionary of terms used to describe elements of coats of arms. No illustrations.


Title: Pimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry

Provider: Heraldry on the Internet

Subject Heading/s: Heraldry

LC Class: CR

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A dictionary of terms used to describe elements of coats of arms. No illustrations.


Title: Time Line for the History of Science and Social Science

Provider: Andrew Roberts

Subject Heading/s: Science and civilization;Social sciences--History.

LC Class: CB151

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A time line from before writing began to the present, linked to Andrew Roberts' book Social Science History and to other resources, including extracts and works of authors."

Compiled by Andrew Roberts, a lecturer in Sociology at Middlesex University.


Title: Time Line for the History of Science and Social Science

Provider: Andrew Roberts

Subject Heading/s: Science and civilization;Social sciences--History.

LC Class: CB151

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A time line from before writing began to the present, linked to Andrew Roberts' book Social Science History and to other resources, including extracts and works of authors."

Compiled by Andrew Roberts, a lecturer in Sociology at Middlesex University.


Title: USGenWeb

Provider: USGenWeb Project

Subject Heading/s: Genealogy

LC Class: CS21

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: The USGenWeb is maintained by "a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States." From the homepage, links are provided to every state, from which organization is by county with supplemental links to a range of specialized sources(family reunions, family societies, state genealogical oganizations, state archives, etc.).

Added 10/10/08


Title: USGenWeb

Provider: USGenWeb Project

Subject Heading/s: Genealogy

LC Class: CS21

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: The USGenWeb is maintained by "a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States." From the homepage, links are provided to every state, from which organization is by county with supplemental links to a range of specialized sources(family reunions, family societies, state genealogical oganizations, state archives, etc.).

Added 10/10/08


Title: Who's Alive and Who's Dead

Provider: David Carson

Subject Heading/s: Celebrities

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Welcome to Who's Alive and Who's Dead - the site that helps you keep track of which famous people have died and which are still alive!

The people listed in Who's Alive and Who's Dead are grouped according to the accomplishments for which they are best known. That makes it easy to find the cast list of your favorite TV show or rock group. Or, you can easily get a list of famous athletes who played your favorite sport. Politicians are here too, along with authors, cartoonists, astronauts, and a bit of everything else."


Title: Who's Alive and Who's Dead

Provider: David Carson

Subject Heading/s: Celebrities

LC Class: CT

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Welcome to Who's Alive and Who's Dead - the site that helps you keep track of which famous people have died and which are still alive!

The people listed in Who's Alive and Who's Dead are grouped according to the accomplishments for which they are best known. That makes it easy to find the cast list of your favorite TV show or rock group. Or, you can easily get a list of famous athletes who played your favorite sport. Politicians are here too, along with authors, cartoonists, astronauts, and a bit of everything else."


Title: Women in American History

Provider: Encyclodia Britannica

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--Biography.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Articles on hundreds of American women from 1600 to modern times. Some primary sources.
Also included are documents, audio clips, and a study guide.
Copyright 1999 Encyclodia Britannica, Inc.


Title: Women in American History

Provider: Encyclodia Britannica

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--Biography.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Articles on hundreds of American women from 1600 to modern times. Some primary sources.
Also included are documents, audio clips, and a study guide.
Copyright 1999 Encyclodia Britannica, Inc.


Title: Women in History

Provider: Women in History

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--History.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Biographical information, bibliography, illustrations, and links to other sites for approximately 100 American Women.


Title: Women in History

Provider: Women in History

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--History.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: Biographical information, bibliography, illustrations, and links to other sites for approximately 100 American Women.


Title: Women of the Hall

Provider: National Women's Hall of Fame

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--Biography.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Brief biographies of over 200 persons inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Updated 11/18/05


Title: Women of the Hall

Provider: National Women's Hall of Fame

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--Biography.

LC Class: CT3260

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Brief biographies of over 200 persons inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Updated 11/18/05