Recommended Websites


GENERAL:
The Ohio Web Library – “The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.”

ThoughtCo.- “Whether about science, history, math, or religion, ThoughtCo’s in-depth articles give you the answers and information needed to be smart, informed and confident.”
 
HOW-TO WEBSITES:
eHow – “Whether you need to fix, build, create or learn, eHow gives you practical solutions to the problems life throws at you. We empower you to efficiently solve each new challenge and make your life better and easier.”

How-To Geek Computer Help – “We are an online tech publisher, dedicated to explaining the “hows” and the “whys” of today’s technology and news. With a reach of over 15 million readers worldwide, we are committed to putting technology into context for everyone, from regular people to geeky technophiles.”

Ready – “Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.” 

wikiHow – “wikiHow is a worldwide collaboration of thousands of people focused on one goal: teaching anyone in the world how to do anything. Everything you read on wikiHow was written by someone who wanted to help someone else.
 
ENTERTAINMENT REVIEW SITES:
IMDb (Internet Movie Database) – “IMDb is the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. We offer a searchable database of more than 250 million data items including more than 4 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and 8 million cast and crew members. IMDb launched online in 1990 and has been a subsidiary of Amazon.com since 1998.”

Metacritic – “Metacritic's mission is to help consumers make an informed decision about how to spend their time and money on entertainment. We believe that multiple opinions are better than one, user voices can be as important as critics, and opinions must be scored to be easy to use.”
 
Rotten Tomatoes – “As the leading online aggregator of movie and TV show reviews from professional critics, Rotten Tomatoes offers the most comprehensive guide to what's Fresh. The world famous Tomatometer score represents the percentage of positive professional reviews for films and TV shows and is used by millions of fans to help with their viewing decisions.”
 
RESEARCH AND REFERENCE WEBSITES:
 
The CIA World Factbook – “The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.”
 
Dupli Checker - Dupli Checker provides a suite of free online services, including a plagiarism checker, a grammar checker, word count checker, and much more.
 
Purdue Online Writing Lab – “The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.”


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