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Family Search
Biographies Website
The largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world. From Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
FAO Country Profiles
Biographies Government
FAO member country profiles are compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. For country specific agricultural systems, look at FAO Farming Systems
FAOSTAT (Food & Agriculture Statistics)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Directories / Phone Books Website
Not a government site, great as a free, searchable database for schools, scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants.
FDLP Guide: African American Experience in the United States

This guide contains freely available information from Federal, State, and Local Government resources; Libraries; Universities; Non-partisan organizations; and Museums.

FDLP Guide: All Guides (Federal Depository Libraries)

Guides that compile useful links to federal websites. A vast array of subjects. Check it out!

FDLP Guide: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Resources

This guide provides information on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Resources resources from some U.S. Government agencies and community guides by Federal Depository Libraries.

FDLP Guide: Career & Employment Resources

All things jobs: benefits, veteran's assistance, statistics, career help, IRS, patents and trademarks, etc.

FDLP Guide: Genealogy Resources

Federal links to Land Office records, immigration records, preserving your own family papers and photos, etc.

FDLP Guide: Military History

This guide provides information on America's involvement in various wars and conflicts throughout 1975.

FDLP Guide: Natural Hazards & General Preparedness

Government resources for preparedness and response.

FDLP Guide: Opioids

General medical information, national and state data & statistics, Help, and opioid overdose links.

FDLP Guide: U.S. Presidency

This guide contains information related to the Office of the President of the United States.

FDLP Guide: Veteran and Military Resources

This guide provides a variety of resources for military members, veterans and their families. It covers financial, medical, educational and employment topics.

Federal & Wyoming Government Information (Wyoming State Library portal)
The federal government produces vast amounts of information on a multitude of subjects from air travel to zoology in array of formats, including digital and print. Whatever your information needs, the federal government has likely published something useful. Government information is considered authoritative and accurate, and thus highly reliable.
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that was in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, now discontinued.
Films on Demand: Allied HealthLogin Required
This Allied Health Collection is designed to help prepare future allied health professionals for practice across a diverse range of health care settings, whether they are learning how to draw blood, administer medications, or help deliver a baby. The videos include titles from trusted producers such as Elsevier, NEVCO, Center for Phlebotomy Education, InJoy Health Education, Educational Media Distributors, and others.
Films on Demand: Archival Films & Newsreels Collection (Infobase)Login Required
Films on Demand: Master Academic CollectionLogin Required
Academic Collection by Infobase of online educational videos. These films are viewed through streaming video and can be linked by faculty into online classes.
Films on Demand: Nursing Video Collection (Nursing Current Concepts & Practices)Login Required

This nursing video collection includes videos, segmented videos, and documentation that addresses: Diseases, Disorders and Disabilities, Career Development & Exploration, Nursing Foundations, Patient Care & Interventions, Nursing Skills, Special Topics in Nursing, and Academic Success Skills.

Financial Times Historical Archive [Gale]Login Required
Articles Newspaper

Gale Databases

The Financial Times Historical Archive is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every article and advertisement ever printed in the paper, since it was first published in 1888, can be searched and browsed individually and page by page. This is an essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying public affairs, and economic and financial history of the last 120 years.

FindLaw Constitutional Law Center
Biographies Encyclopedia Information Website
Not specifically a government site, this site, produced by Thomson Reuters, is a free educational resource site dedicated to the United States Constitution and the U.S. Supreme Court: historical documents, biographies, Supreme Court Decisions, Town Hall forum, Federal & State Statutes & more....
FindLaw: US Supreme Court Center
Educational resources dedicated to the United States Constitution & the U.S. Supreme Court; historic documents, biographies, Supreme Court Decisions, Town Hall forums, search Federal & State Statutes, cases & codes.
Fine Arts and Music Collection [Gale]Login Required

Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.

Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
FEIS provides up-to-date information [literature reviews and summaries with complete bibliographies] about fire effects on plants, lichens, and animals. It was developed at the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana.
First Year Seminar (HMDV 1101) Class Guide
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

Class Guide for online HMDV 1101 First Year Seminar General Study.

Fuente AcademicaLogin Required
From EbscoHost, Fuente Académica is a Spanish language collection that offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. The database is updated weekly.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (via EBSCO)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
An online encyclopedia
NWC Students, Faculty & StaffFor NWC Students, Faculty & Staff
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APACitation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Dictionaries / ThesauriDictionaries / Thesauri
Directories / Phone BooksDirectories / Phone Books
Encyclopedia InformationEncyclopedia Information
Statistics / Weights / MeasuresStatistics / Weights / Measures
Test / Exam PracticeTest / Exam Practice