300-331 Social Sciences
- Governments: (See countries, e.g.):
- 971 Canada
- 973 USA
- 352.230941 Prime ministers – Great Britain
- 352.230971 Prime ministers – Canada
- 352.230973 Presidents – United States
- 353.8 School boards, (Boards of education) – See 371.2 Schools – Administration
- 355 Military readiness
- 358.38 Biological warfare, (Bacterial warfare), (Germ warfare)
- 361.6 Social policy, (Government policy), (National planning), (Social planning)
- 361.7068 Fund raising, (Fundraising)
- 361.8 Charities, (Charity organization), (Charitable institutions)
- 362.1 Hospitals, Hospitals – United States
- 362.2 Mentally ill, (Insane), (Insanity), (Sanity), (Mentally deranged)
- 362.29 Alcoholism, Drug abuse, Substance abuse, (Addiction to alcohol), (Drug addiction)
- 362.4 Handicapped, (Disabled), Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Physically handicapped
- 362.7 Child support, Child abuse, Child sexual abuse, Child welfare, Abandoned children, (Deadbeat dads), (Deadbeat moms), (Deadbeat parents)
- 362.8297 Missing children
- 363.1 Accidents – Prevention, Safety education, (Safety measures), (Water safety)
- 363.12 Aircraft accidents, (Aeronautics – Accidents), (Air crashes), (Airplane accidents), (Aviation accidents), (Plane crashes)
- 363.1251 Drunk driving, (Driving while intoxicated), (Driving under the influence of alcohol)
- 363.17 Poisons and poisoning, Hazardous substances, (Toxic substances)
- 363.2 Police, Law enforcement
- 363.25 Fingerprints, Fingerprints – Identification, Criminal investigation, Criminals – Identification, Forensic sciences
- 363.28 Secret Service
- 363.34 Disaster relief, (Disaster preparedness), (Emergency preparedness)
- 363.7 Environment, Environmental protection, Noise pollution, (Pollution – Prevention), (Pollution control), (Conservation movement), (Green movement), (Ecological movement)
- 363.72 Hazardous wastes, (Toxic wastes)
- 363.738 Acid rain
- 363.739 Pollution, Air pollution – Measurement, (Atmosphere – Pollution), Water pollution, (Soil pollution)
- 364 Crime
- 364.1 Computer crimes, Impostors and imposture, (Hoaxes), (Charlatans), (Pretenders), (Chain letters)
- 364.15 Homicide, (Murder), Sex crimes, Rape, Child sexual abuse, (Sexual crimes)
- 364.16 Fraud, False personation, Credit card crimes, Swindlers and swindling, (Identity theft), (Con artists), (Con game)
- 364.6 Capital punishment, (Death penalty), (Executions), (Hanging)
- 368 Insurance
- 370 Education
- 370.19 Foreign study, Foreign students, (College students), (Overseas study), (Study abroad)
- 371 Schools (K-12), (K12), (Education), (Homework)
- 371.04 Home schooling, (Home-based education), (Home education), (Home instruction), (Home teaching by parents), (Homeschooling)
- 371.102 Teaching, (Art of teaching), (Methods of teaching)
- 371.12 (Teacher qualifications), (Professional qualifications of teachers), (Certification of teachers)
- 371.2 Schools – Administration, (School management and organization), (Acceptable use policy – AUP)
- 371.26 Educational tests and measurements, Examinations, Intelligence tests, Psychological tests, Ability – Testing, (Tests), (Achievement tests), (Objective tests), (Educational measurements), (Intelligence testing), (Mental tests), (IQ tests), (I.Q. tests)
- 371.3 Teaching – Aids and devices, Teaching machines, Programmed instruction, Computer assisted instruction, (Instructional materials), (Teaching materials), (Lesson plans)
- WebQuests – Web-based lesson plans (Internet activities for educational purposes)
- 371.3028 Homework, Study skills, (Art of learning), (Method of study), (Study strategies)
- 371.39 Tutors and tutoring, (Tutorial), (Tutorials), (Learning), (Education at home), (Home instruction), (Courses of study)
- 371.42 Vocational guidance, (Vocational education), (Career education)
- 371.7 Safety education, School violence, (Student violence), (School vandalism), (Violence in schools), (Accidents – Prevention)
- 372 Elementary schools
- 372.1 Babysitting
- 373 High schools
- 374 Discussion groups, Voice chat
- 374.0973 Literacy – United States – Statistics, Adult education – United States, Educational surveys – United States
- 377.2 Character, Moral education, (Character education)
- 378 Colleges and universities
- 378.13 Alumni and alumnae – Directories
- 378.3 Scholarships, Student aid, Student loan funds, (Bursaries), (Fellowships), (Scholarship funds), (Student financial assistance)
- 379.158 School standards and accreditation, (Educational standards)
380.1 Markets, and 381 Telemarketing (See
- 658.8 Auctions, Direct selling, Telemarketing, Online bookstores
- 381.13 Franchises (Retail trade)
- 382 International economic relations, International trade, (International organization), (Internatioal cooperation), (World economics), (Economic planning), (Social policy)
- 383 Postal service, Postal code, Zip code, Postage stamps, (Mail service), (Post office)
- 384 Electronic mail systems (E-mail or email addresses), Telephone (Telephone directories), Video telephone, Chat dictionaries, Data transmission systems, Telecommunication, (Wireless)
- 384.54 Radio stations, Radio broadcasting, Radio programs, Amateur radio stations, (Ham radio stations), (High-frequency radio), (Citizens band radio)
- 384.55 Television, Television broadcasting, Public television, Television and youth, Television and children, (Educational television)
- 387.155 Lighthouses
- 387.7 Airlines
- 388.4 City traffic, Traffic engineering, Local transit, (Street traffic), (Urban traffic), (Highway transportation)
- 391 Costume, Fashion, Clothing and dress
- 391.413 Shoes, (Footwear), (Boots)
- 392.5 Weddings, Marriage customs and rites, (Bridal customs), (Honeymoon)
- 393 Cemeteries, (Burying grounds), (Churchyards), (Graves), (Graveyards)
– See also
- 394.2 Birthdays
- 394.26 Holidays, Festivals, (Christian holidays), (Religious holidays), (
- Chinese New Year
- Valentine’s Day
- Veterans’ Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- 394.268 Christmas, Christmas customs, Christmas cards, Christmas decorations, (Santa Claus), (St. Nicholas), (St. Nick), (Xmas)
- 395 Etiquette
- 398 Folklore, (Folk lore), (Folk tales), (Traditions)
- 398.2 Fables, Fairy tales, Legends, Urban legends (Hoaxes)
- 398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (King Arthur), (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King – Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)
- 398.24 Mythical animals, Animals – Folklore, Dragons, (Monsters)
- 398.8 Nursery rhymes
300 SOCIAL SCIENCES (Dewey Decimal Classification 300-331)
301 Anthropology, (Cultural anthropology), (Social anthropology), (Archaeology), (Linguistics), (Ethnology), (Ethnography), (Indigenous peoples)
Anthropology – Terminology. A-Z. You can add a new term to the database if you think the missing terminology is important to the field of Anthropology.
Anthropology and Archaeology. Fact Sheets, Reading Lists and Links from Smithsonian Institution.
Anthropology Museums Online. Links to University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (Harvard), Cultural Exhibits from Minnesota State University, Mankato State Museum, Yale Peabody Museum, and others.
Anthroplogy on the World Wide Web – Anthro.net. Contents include: Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Maya, Ancient Rome, Anthropologists, Anthropology of Religion, Archaeology, and much more.
Body Art from Australian Museum. Explores the many different ways in which people modify, change, decorate and adorn their bodies. It covers the what, why, how and where of Body Art: Painting, Piercing, Scarring, Tattooing, Shaping.
Cultural Anthropology. Links from Google include such categories as Ethnography, Folklore and Mythology, Human Geography, Visual Anthropology, and Indigenous People.
Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, includes online exhibits.
‘Original’ great ape discovered. BBC News: Scientists have unearthed remains of a primate that could have been ancestral not only to humans but to all great apes, including chimps and gorillas.
What is Culture? Contents include: Definition of Culture, Culture and the Physical Environment, Culture and Learned Behavior, Systems of Social Organizations, Values and Beliefs.
WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology. Directory provides links to all aspects of anthropology: Archaeology, Biophysical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, etc.
301.45 Afro-Americans – Segregation – Southern States – History, (Jim Crow Laws), Southern States – History – 1865-1951, Southern States – Race relations, (Race discrimination – United States)
Africans in America: Historical Documents – Jim Crow with illustrations. 1828 caricature of a crippled plantation slave.
Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws. Web links to Black Codes of 1865, Louisiana Black Codes 1865, Mississippi Black Codes 1865, Ohio Black Codes 1804, Creation of the Jim Crow South 1870s and 1880s, The Origin of Jim Crow, Plessy v. Ferguson 1896, Race, Racism and the Law, and more.
The History of Jim Crow. Explore the complex African-American experience of segreation from the 1870s through the 1950s. Includes 4-part TV series: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Jim Crow History Resources, Geographic perspectives, Jim Crow and Literature, Teacher Resources, and more.
“Jim Crow” Laws. Brief description of a sampling of laws from different American states. Segregation was enforced through these “Jim Crow” laws from 1880s to 1960s.
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia is both a real place and a virtual site. Over 2000 Jim Crow Era artifacts: Jim Crow memorabilia as well as caricatures.
The Reflector: An African American Newspaper Depicting African-American Life in Charlottesville, VA during the Jim Crow Era. Includes Society Notes of Charlottesvillians listed alphabetically by Names of people, plusTime-line and Links to Related Sites.
Remembering Jim Crow. Documentary presented by American RadioWorks when black and white Americans remember life in the Jim Crow times. Listen to 3-part audio excerpts of the documentary and read a sampling of Jim Crow Laws.
302.2 Signs and symbols, Communication
American Sign Museum. Take a Virtual Tour of this sign museum in Cincinnati – in Quicktime or RealPlayer format.
Religious Symbols: An illustrated glossary from About.com. Dozens of symbols relating to religion, magic, mysticism, and mythology. Click on a thumbnail to view a larger picture, and learn the uses, description and meaning of the symbol. Includes links to other glossaries: Egyptian symbols, Druid/Celtic symbols, Neo-Pagan/ Wiccan Symbols, Symbols of magic and the occult, Astrological and alchemical symbols, Symbols of Eastern religions, and Norse/Asatru symbols.
Signs & Symbols. On-line Sources available on the World Wide Web. Links to: Symbols.com, Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms, Disability Access Symbols, Good Friendship Codes Used in Email, Graphical Symbols Compliant to IEC Standard 417, and Symbols in Christian Art and Architecture.
Signs and Symbols from Christian Resource Centre (Bermuda). Site is dedicated to the honour and glory of God.
Symbols.com. World’s largest online encyclopedia of graphic symbols. Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. Their histories, uses, and meanings are discussed in 1,600 articles.
Symbols.com. Links to African Symbols, Ancient Symbols, Symbolic Art, Astrology, Blissymbolics, Celtic, Chat, Chinese, Christian, Codes & Ciphers, Crop Circles, Dream, Fonts Resources, Heraldry, Hermetic, Hieroglyphics, Holiday, Jewish Symbolism, Map, Masonic Symbolsm, Math, Medical, Middle Eastern, Military, Money, Music, National, Native American, Runes, Norse, Sacred Geometry, Signology, State, Weather, Web Codes, Wicca, World Scripts, and other symbols.
302.23 Mass media, (Mass communication), (Media), (TV), (Magazines), (Radio), (Newspapers)
Communication Studies. Links to Studies of the Media.
Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Media. Communication Studies Resources created and maintained by Karla Tonella, University of Iowa.
I Want Media. Media News and Resources.
International Mass Media Sources. Media Directories & Organizations, Media Sources by Country, News Agencies, Newsgroups.
Mass Communications on the Web. Selected resources from the Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Media Giants. Frontline: Merchants of Cool. PBS looks at the complex web of business relationships that defines America’s media and popular culture.
Mondo Times. A worldwide media guide. Access newspapers, magazines, radio and TV around the world. Select by location or topic. 15,017 media outlets in 211 countries.
Theory.org.uk. Social theory for fans of popular culture. Popular culture for fans of social theory™.
The Uses (and Misuses) of Mass Media Resrouces in Secondary Schools by Dr. Renee Hobbs, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.
303.3 Quality of life, Social values, Values
The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government is a first of its kind ranking of employee satisfaction in United States federal agencies. Search for rankings for 28 cabinet departments and independent agencies. Find employee satisfaction rankings by age, gender, minority status, and more.
Sperling’s BestPlaces. Info on best places to live. A fantastic site that lets you Compare Cities – Choose any two cities from 3,000 U.S. cities to compare their population, economy, housing, health, crime, education, climate, transportation, etc. Check Neighborhood Profiles with details on every Zip Code in the United States. Cost of Living Calculator allows you to compare two cities in categories such as taxes, food, and housing. Crime Rates with crime statistics in over 2,500 U.S. cities.
303.6 Terrorism, Terrorists – Biography
The 9/11 Records. Complete Coverage of the September 11, 2001 Records from New York Times.
America’s Day of Terror from BBC News, UK. Detailed information on 11 September 2001 terrorist attack.
CNN.com In-Depth Special Reports. War against Terror. Terror on Tape in 5 parts. Saddam Hussein Captured.
London Attacks. BBc News – In Depth – London Explosions.
Ready.gov from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Be informed about what might happen: info on Biological Threat, Chemical Threat, Explosions, Nuclear Blast, and Radiation Threat. Check out current Homeland Security Level.
Terrorism – Portals to the World. Internet Resources selected by Library of Congress Subject Experts.
Terrorism: Questions & Answers. Contents include: What Is Terrorism? Terrorism: An Introduction, Types of Terrorism, Suicide Terror: Was 9/11 Something New? Terrorism and the Media, Narcoterrorism, Cyberterrorism. Terrorist Groups: Al-Qaeda (Afghanistan, Islamists), Osama bin Laden (al-Qaeda leader), Hamas, Islamic Jihad (Palestinian Islamists), and others. State Sponsors of Terrorism. Havens for Terrorism, and more.
The Terrorism Research Center. Country Profiles, News, Terrorist Group Profiles, Terrorist Attack Archives, Significant Events, Counterterrorism, Documents, FAQ: What is the definition of terrorism? What is the main cause of terrorism? and more.
The War on Terrorism from Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Includes: Terrorism FAQs, “Terrorist Buster” Logo, “Global Trends 2015” Terrorism-Related Excerpts, and more.
Who is Osama Bin Laden? From BBC News. Osama Bin Laden is one of the CIA’s most wanted men but also a hero to many young people in the Arab world.
Yahoo! News. Photos. Terrorists. Color photographs with descriptions.
304.6 Population, Birthrate, Mortality, Vital statistics, Human fertility, (Death rate), (Mortuary statistics), (Demography), (Birth rate), (Marriage statistics)
Global Statistics. Statistics on human population of the world.
InfoNation. View and compare statistical data for Member States of the United Nations. Compare data of up to 7 countries at a time in 4 major data fields: Geography, Economy, Population, and Social Indicators.
U.S. POPClock Projection as of 12:01 a.m. each day. According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the resident population of the United States, projected to 03/24/06 at 05:19 GMT (EST+5) is 298,364,362. See also: Historical National Population Estimates.
305.23 Children, Children and adults, Child development, (Child rearing), (Child abuse), (Child welfare), (Teenagers), (Teenage pregnancy)
|Children: The Challenge|
by Rudolf Dreikurs and
About.com: Child Development. Topics include: Baby & Child Development, Well Baby (Growth Charts, Ages & Stages), Brain Facts, and more.
Child Development Institute. Online Information: Child Development, Parenting, Child Psychology, Teenagers, Health, Safety and Learning Disabilities including Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (NCPTP). Mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth, and families by reducing teen pregnancy. Contents include Current Update, Facts & Stats, Fact Sheets, Polling Data, Tips and Resources, etc.
Teenage Pregnancy. Government Publications made available online plus links to related Teen Pregnancy sites.
Teenage Pregnancy from MEDLINEplus. Latest News on Teen Pregnancy, General/Overviews, Nutrition, Prevention/Screening, Facts About Teenage Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Birth Control, Directories, Organizations, and Statistics.
305.26 Aging, Retirement, (Ageing), (Senior citizens), (Seniors), (Aged), Elderly, Gerontology, Old age, (Older adults)
|Too Young to Retire|
101 Ways to Start
the Rest of Your Life
|The Better Brain Book:|
The Best Tools for Improving Memory
and Sharpness and for
Preventing Aging of the Brain
of Successful Aging
10 Ways to Live Longer by Vanessa Gisquet, from Forbes.com. 25 ways to live longer by Karen Williamson, from iVillage UK
Restrict Your Calories and Live Longer by Dr. Ronald Neil Kostoff (Ph. D. in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University)
Reduce Your Calories and Slow the Ageing Process by Dr. Joseph Mercola.
50Plus.com – from CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons) – The official site of Canada’s Association for the Fifty-Plus. Contents: Health, Money, Travel, Home & Family, Community.
AgeLine® Database. Abstracts of social gerontology and aging-related articles, books, and reports from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). A searchable electronic database containing detailed summaries of publications about older adults and aging, including articles from 300 magazines and journals, and videos.
Aging Trends. Statistics on Aging in America. Retirement. Age Discrimination. See also Internet Resources on Aging from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons): Aging Organizations, Directories, State and Area Agencies on Aging, and much more.
Alliance for Retired Americans. Mission is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all American citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security.
BenefitsCheckUp – a free confidential service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.
Canadian Senior Years. Senior links by province; Horoscopes, Jokes, Lotteries, Recipe, Soap Operas, Movie Reviews, Online games, Finance, Genealogy, Hobbies, Travel, News, and more.
the care guide: Canada’s Premier Guide to Seniors’ Housing and and Care Services.
The Fifties Web – Your Retro 50s, 60s and 70s Source. Categories: Music, Trivia and Games, Pop, History, Movie, Quotes, Fads, Fashion, Slang, Dead People, Elvis, TV Westerns.
Fifty Plus for active adults 50+ and those planning to be. The largest monthly lifestyle magazine serving those over 50.
Fifty-Five Plus Magazine – Online edition. Contents: Finance (Estate Matters, Investment Planning, Life Insurance, Taxes, Financial Calculators), Housing, Travel, Family, Leisure (Gardening, Bird Watching).
A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario from Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat. Covering: Accessing Government, Health, Community-Based Health Services, Housing, Care Facilities, Finances, Transportation, Veterans’ Services, Disability Supports, Services for Newcomer Seniors, Legal Matters, Human Rights and End of Life Issues, Consumer Information and Protection, Emergency Services, Crisis Intervention and Public Safety, Employment, Lifelong Learning and Volunteering, Active Living, Leisure and Travel. Also includes Tips for using The Telephone, Internet sources and E-mail. Seniors Directory to Programs and Services.
LA4Seniors.com. Site is available in English, Armenian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Russian, Spanish, and Yiddish. Topics: Abuse & Neglect, Staying Independent, Housing & Facilities, Benefits & Rights, Crime & Safety, plus information on services for seniors in the Los Angeles area.
MayoClinic.com – Senior Health Center. Aging quiz: Secrets of longevity, What does it mean to grow older? and more.
Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan. Get acquainted with the Canadian retirement income system, Old Age Security Payment Rates, Canada Pension Plan Payment Rates, Payment Dates, International Benefits, Forms, Statistics, Legislation, and Related Sites.
The Resource Directory for Older People, National Institute on Aging (NIA). The directory contains names, addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers of organizations which provide information and other resources on matters relevant to the needs of older persons in the United States.
Retirement Calculator from Bloomberg.com.
Retirement Living Information Center. Gateway to Resources for Senior Living in the U.S. Links to tax information by State, guide to State Aging Agencies, Retirement News, shopping for special assistive products and services, and links.
Retirement Planner from Social Security Online, United States Social Security Administration (SSA). Contents include: Benefit Calculators (Calculators will show your retirement benefits as well as disability and survivor benefit amounts), Eligibility Issues (Factors that may affect your retirement benefits), Near Retirement? (Step by step guide through the retirement process), Apply for Benefits Online (Social Security Claims, Apply for Retirement / Disability / Spouse’s Benefits, Check Your Claim Status), FAQ’s/Feedback (Frequently Asked Questions on Retirement, Disability, Survivors), plus Other Resources.
Seniors Canada Online from Service Canada. Canada’s Trusted Information Source for Seniors, Caregivers, Families and Service Providers. 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232).
- Access On-line Forms and Services to manage your personal information and accounts:
- View my Employment Insurance (EI) Information.
- View my Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security Information.
- View my Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security Tax Information Slips.
- Change my Address or Direct Deposit Information, Report Using the Employment Insurance Internet Reporting Service.
- Apply for: Disability Benefits
- Apply for: Employment Insurance Benefits
- Apply for: Passport.
- Apply for: Pension Benefits
- Apply for: Social Insurance Number.
- Apply for Old Age Security (OAS) Identification Card – Getting a Replacement OAS ID Card.
- Services Where You Live. Find services close to your home. Select a Province or Territory, Search by City or Town, or Search by Postal Code.
- How much have I contributed to my government pension? – View and print your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Statement of Contributions.
- How much might my retirement income be? – Canadian Retirement Income Calculator.
- Benefits Finder – Answer questions to get a personalized list of benefits for which you may be eligible.
- See also: FAQs, A to Z Index of Forms and Services and Site Map.
- Travel and Tourism Information Finder, Canada 411, Postal Code Look-up, Weather Conditions.
The Senior’s Digest: Design for active living for the 60+. Published twice a year. Free subscription.
Seniors – Canadian Health Network. Provides health information for Canadian men and women, 65 years and older.
Seniors – Health Canada. Contents: Abuse & Self-neglect, Death & Dying, Disability, Diseases & Illnesses, Health Care System, Health Statistics, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Safety, Substance Abuse, Travel, Other Resources, and Health Canada Programs.
Seniors & Retirees from Internal Revenue Service (IRS), United States Department of the Treasury. Topics include: Elderly / Disabled Credit, Older Americans Tax Guide, Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits, Pension and Annuity Income, Retirement Plans for Small Business, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans), Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), Topical Index to Forms, Instructions and Publications.
SeniorsSearch or Wired Seniors. Search sites of interest to seniors: Arts and Crafts, Art Galleries and Museums, Bed and Breadfast, City Guides, Coins and Stamps, Computers, Disabilities, Music, Scam Bulletins, Travel, etc.
The Source for Seniors. New LifeStyles Online: Your Complete Guide for Senior Living. Includes: Provider Search for Housing & Care, Products & Services for seniors across the United States.
ThirdAge. Topics: Activities, Beauty and Style, Computers, Family and Pets, Health, Horoscopes, Love, Money, News and Views, Politics, Travel, etc.
Too Young to Retire. 2young2retire, the website of retirement alternatives, provides information, ideas and tools to design a future as interesting as your past, if not more so.
Trends in Retirement Age in 4 Countries, 1965-95 – in PDF, 11 pages. United States, Germany, Japan, and Sweden, all experienced a decline in average retirement age and an increase in duration of retirement.
A Web Pointer for Senior Adults. Contents include: Senior Issues and Opinions, General Senior Guides in the U.S., U.S. Federal Government Agencies and Organizations, Health and Diseases, Legal, Senior Magazines and Newsletters, Nutrition and Exercise, Retirement Financial Planning, and more.
305.4 Women, Women – Identity, (Women – History), (Women – Social Conditions), (Women’s movement)
|The Dance of Anger|
American Women. A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women’s History and Culture in the United States.
American Women Through Time from Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Murfreesboro, TN. American Women’s History: Timeline. Prehistory – 2001, Links to Online Timelines, Timelines About Notable Women, Timelines Covering Specific States, Other Timelines by Topic.
Celebrating Women Theme Page. Web links to 4000 Years of Women in Science, BC Archives Time Machine: Women in BC History, Celebrating Women’s Achievements (in Canada), A Celebration of Women Writers, Celebration of Women in Engineering, Encyclopedia of Women’s History, and others.
Children’s Encyclopedia of Women. Brief biographies of famous women with portraits, photos or illustrations where available, written by children.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present. Site covers biographies of women writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others. See also Biography of Dr. Condoleezza Rice, National Security Advisor from the White House.
Famous Firsts by American Women. Major milestones achieved by women throughout U.S. history (1587-2006) by Ann-Marie Imbornoni, David Johnson, and Elissa Haney.
National Women’s Hall of Fame – Women of the Hall. Explore the biographies of famous Women in the United States. Complete list of 207 inductees include Madeleine Albright, Louisa May Alcott, Lucille Ball, Nellie Bly, Pearl S. Buck, Dorothy Day, Emily Dickinson, Amelia Earhart, Betty Friedan, Grace Hopper, Helen Keller, Billie Jean King, Margaret Mead, Annie Oakley, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gloria Steinem, Harriet Tubman, Oprah Winfrey. Please note: Photos may not be reproduced from the website.
National Women’s History Project – The Learning Place. Materials on multicultural women’s history. Resources include: Performers in the U.S. by State, Museums or Organizations.
Women. Collection of Web sites related to women from Librarians’ Index to the Internet (LII). Topics include: Aging, Biographies of Notable Women, Employment, Feminism, Genital Mutilation, Lesbians, Organizations, Periodicals & Magazines, Quotations, Religion, Women’s Rights, Sex Discrimination, Sports & Athletics, Statistics, Suffrage, Violence & Abuse, Women’s History Month, and more.
Women in the U.S. Army. Images of Women in U.S. Army History.
Women Pilots in World War II from USAF Museum.
Women’s History Month. Resources from Gale. Timeline, Biographies, Learning Activities.
Child Poverty Fact Sheets from National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) in the U.S. Site includes Media Resources, Newsletters, State & Local Info, Child Care & Early Education, Family Support, Welfare Reform, Research Forum, and Publications.
Free Statistics from CCSD – Canadian Council on Social Development. Includes: Poverty Lines 1993-2002, Poverty Statistics, Welfare, Income, and Miscellaneous.
Hunger Basics: International Facts on Hunger and Poverty. From Bread for the World, a nationwide Christian citizens movement seeking justice for the world’s hungry people by lobbying decision makers.
Institute for Research on Poverty. A national, nonprofit and nonpartisan, university-based center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.
Poverty. United States Census Bureau data on: poverty statistics in the U.S., poor people by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, state, income-to-poverty ratio, and other characteristics; poverty rates; poverty definition, thresholds, and guidelines; and current population survey.
Poverty Statistics: Technical Notes from ADB – Asian Development Bank. Includes Economics and Statistics, Poverty and Development Indicators, and Glossary.
Poverty Statistics from NSCB – National Statistical Coordination Board, Philippines.
100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans: A Journalist’s Guide. The Detroit Free Press provides answers to common questions, e.g. Who are Arab Americans? and provides information on the origins of Arabs, their language, family, customs, religion, politics, stereotypes, etc.
305.896 Blacks, African Americans, (Afro-Americans), (Blacks – United States), (Black History Month), Blacks – Canada, Blacks – Great Britain
African American History Timeline by Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr., Department of History, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. See also Vignettes of Significant People and Places in African American History – Short descriptions of individuals, places and events. Many biographies include photos.
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship from Library of Congress. Exhibit Sections include: Slavery – The Peculiar Institution, Free Blacks, Abolition, Anti-Slavery Movements, and the Rise of the Sectional Controversy, Civil War, Reconstruction and Its Aftermath, Booker T. Washington Era, World War I and Postwar Society, The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II, Civil Rights Era.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century from Digital Schomburg, New York Public Library Digital Library Collections.
African Canadian Online at York University, Toronto, Canada. An online information resource presented by the Centre for Black Cultures in Canada. Site provides information on African Canadian artists and their work, links to other Canadian resources on the web, and updates about the activities of the Centre. Contents include: Profiles, African Canadian Politicians, Black Pioneers, Literature, African Canadian Film and Theatre, Visual Art, Music, and Dance.
AFRO-American Almanac: Your Internet Resource for African-American History. Includes: Biographies, Historical Documents and Events, FolkTales, Trivia Games, AFRO-Links, Polls, and Voices, plus Issues in the News.
Black History Hotlist: A collection of Internet sites. Sites are grouped into categories: Black History Month, Slavery & History, Leaders, News, Poetry, and General Resources.
Black History in Early Toronto by Daniel G. Hill, from Polyphony Summer 1984 pp. 28-30, © 1984 Multicultural History Society of Ontario.
Black History Month from Fact Monster™, Information Please. Contents include numerous links to: History and Timelines, Contemporary Issues, Special Features, Holidays, Education, Awards, Quizzes & Crosswords, Other Resources, Almanac and Reference Links, Economics.
Black History Month. Resources from Gale. Timeline of Events in African-American History, Biographies, Learning Activities.
Black History Month from Infoplease.com. Contents: History and Timelines, Special Features (Black Scientists and Inventors, African American Literature, Blacks in the Military), Fun Stuff, and other resources.
Black History Month Timeline. An African-American heritage timeline of monumental events from Before Columbus to 2000.
Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People. Canada’s Digital Collections. This site explores an untold story of our nation’s history: how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa.
The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords. A film by Stanley Nelson, from PBS. Documentary film celebrates the history of America’s black newspapers.
Black Settlement in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Museum’s Archaeology in Nova Scotia web site.
Blacks in Canada: A Long History – in PDF by Anne Milan and Kelly Tran. Canadian Social Trends, Spring 2004, 7 pages. Statistics Canada – Catalogue No. 11-008.
BlackVoice. Blackvoice is an Interactive Magazine for the African Canadian Community founded in 1996 by Roderick Charles and his father, the late Rev. Cecil N. Charles.
Buxton National Historic Site & Museum. Celebrating the Underground Railroad and Early Black Settlement in Canada.
Famous Firsts by African Americans by Borgna Brunner.
February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four from PBS. In one remarkable day, February 1, 1960, four Greensboro, North Carolina college freshmen changed the course of American history. Historical footage, interviews, and reenactments. See also Greensboro Sit-ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement – “With their very bodies they obstructed the wheels of injustice …” Audios, Photo Gallery, Timelines of Civil Rights Movement.
Follow the North Star: Ontario’s Underground Railroad. Contents include: History – The Story of the Underground Railroad, Touring through the Underground Railroad Sites & Plaques in Ontario, Calendar of Events, Media Visits, & Resources: Publications, Teaching Kits & Materials.
From Slavery to Sierra Leone. In the 1780s, several thousand Loyalists migrated to Nova Scotia in the wake of the American Revolution. Among them were many Blacks who had obtained their freedom by fighting for the British. This is the story of a Black Loyalist woman, her escape from slavery in America, life in Nova Scotia and decision to leave the continent.
History of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). Key Events include March on Washington, Freedom Rides, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” Speech, Civil Rights Movement Sit-Ins, Brown vs. Board of Education, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Trial of Rosa Parks, Voting Rights Act of 1965, and more.
Many Rivers to Cross: The African-Canadian Experience presented by Multicultural Society of Ontario, with photographs. Listen to Many Rivers to Cross” sung by Jimmy Cliff, the multi-talented Jamaican artist. “It is a graphic metaphor for the struggles and hopes, the successes and failures, of people of African descent everywhere.”
Misunderstanding Malcolm X (1925-1965) from BBC News.
Oh Freedom Over Me by John Blewen. “The summer of 1964 is remembered for the murders, in Mississippi, of three young civil rights workers – James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman. But there’s another story behind that event: the story of Freedom Summer, a movement led by young civil rights workers and dependent on the bravery of ordinary black Mississippians.” Listen to archived program audio in 3 parts.
A Selected Bibliography of African Canadian History. Prepared for the Racism & the Black World Response International Symposium by David W. States and Crystal D. Mulder.
- General Introduction
- Unit 1: Exploring and Opening the New World
- Unit 2: Blacks in British North America
- Unit 3: Fugitives for Freedom
- Unit 4: Black Immigration to Canada and Black Contributions to the Building of the Canadian Nation
- Unit 5: The Great War and the Black Soldier
- Unit 6: Life Between The Wars: New Sources of Strength and Awareness
- Unit 7: World War Two: Breaking Down Barriers
- Unit 8: The Post War Years
- A web and paper-based activity is also available: A Soldier’s Life: The History of Black Soldiers and their Impact on the Status of Blacks in Canada – in PDF, 39 pages. Based on: Some Missing Pages.
The State of Blacks Across Canada: A Few Bright Spots by Egbert Gaye, from blackstudies.ca, the online home of the Black Studies Centre (Quebec) Inc.
The Universal Black Pages. The primary purpose of the UBP is to maintain a comprehensive listing of African-diaspora-related Web pages at a central site. Last update in 1999. No new links will be added until databases redesigned.
|Dr. Phil McGraw’s Relationship Rescue:|
A Seven-Step Strategy
for Reconnecting with Your Partner
Marriage and Divorce from United States National Center for Health Statistics.
Marriage Statistics. Latest Statistics from US Census Bureau. Charts included.
Marital Status, Marriage and Divorce, Marriages from Statistics Canada. Statistical tables on the number and rates of marriage in Canada and the provinces and territories. Definitions of Bride, Groom, Marital Status, Marriage (Opposite-sex marriage, Same-sex marriage), Spouse, and other related terms. Marriage in Canada, Common Law Unions in Canada, Divorce.
|Dr. Phil McGraw’s Family First:|
Your Step-by-Step Plan
for Creating a Phenomenal Family
Canadian Families, Household and Family Life from Statistics Canada. Family Arrangements (include Tables), Lone Parenthood (single parent families), Fewer Married Parents, The Family Budget (include Tables), Canadian Household Expenditures, Savings, Unpaid Work, Children – In today’s smaller families, children have fewer brothers and sisters. Living with Mom or Dad, or Both?
Families and Living Arrangements – Formerly “Households and Families” from U.S. Census Bureau. Definitions and Detailed Tables.
Family Facts and Figures from Australian Institute of Family Studies.
That’s a Family! Statistics on U.S. Families from Women’s Educational Media.
The Vanier Institute of the Family (VIF) is a national non-profit organization and a recognized expert on family issues and family policy in Canada. Statistics available on Canadian Family: Contemporary Family Trends, Divorce, Wealth, Work and Family, Families and Health, Family Facts.
307.76 City life, Cities and towns, Urban sociology, (Town life), (Urban life)
Neighborhood Information. Neighborhood Profiles. Select a State, select a City to view its statistics: Demographics, Cost of Living, Housing Characteristics, Quality of Life (average seasonal temperatures, air quality index, total crime index, culture index, and more). You can also Compare Salaries by selecting a job category and location to view detailed salary reports.
CitySearch.com. United States City Guides include Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, etc. International City Guides include Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Reykjavik, Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Kyushu, Scandinavia, Copenhagen, Göteborg, Malmö, Stockholm, etc.
Electronic Statistics Textbook from StatSoft. A free online guide to statistics. Includes a Statistics Glossary.
An Introductory Statistics Textbook and Online Tutorial from HyperStat Online Textbook. 18 chapters including: Introduction to Statistics, Univariate Data, Bivariate Data, Probability, Sampling Distributions, Testing Hypotheses with Standard Errors, etc.
314.1 Great Britain – Census, United Kingdom – Census, Great Britain – Statistics, United Kindgom – Statistics
National Statistics Online. Home of official UK statistics.
317.1 Canada – Census, Canada – Statistics
Census Online. Some 658 links to Online Census Records in Canada. Includes links to Online Census Records in England (414), Ireland (105), Scotland (18), and Wales (51).
E-STAT from StatCan.ca. You may need to ask a Librarian from an educational institution for the needed username and password to access this database. Colorful graphs and maps are accessible to illustrate detailed and up-to-date Canadian statistics.
Statistics Canada. Statistics on Canada’s people, economy, environment and government, daily news, 1996 Census, 2001 Census, education resources, employment opportunities, CANSIM – Canadian Socio Economic Information Management System and Trade Statistics, and more.
317.3 United States – Census, United States – Statistics
Census Finder. Links to free census records online.
Census Online. Some 41,813 links to Online Census Records in the United States.
Economic Statistics Briefing Room. Provides easy access to current United States Federal economic indicators: Employment, Income, International Trade, Money, Output (includes Gross Domestic Product – GDP), Prices (includes Consumer Price Index), Production (includes Housing Starts), and Transportation.
FedStats. Topic Links A-Z. Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the United States Federal Government.
U.S. Census Bureau. United States Census. Subjects Index A-Z. U.S. Census Bureau – Fact Sheet – American FactFinder with easy access to data for the U.S., states, counties, city, towns and ZIP Codes. US Census Bureau Site Map.
319.4 Australia – Census, Australia – Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics. Popular Statistics.
320.1 Political science, Political ethics
Niccolo Machiavelli – The Prince. Site is dedicated to Machiavelli and his book.
Political Science & Government. Selected list of resources in Political Science from University of Arizona Library.
323 Human rights, Civil rights, United States – Civil rights, Blacks – Civil rights, African Americans – Civil rights, (Basic rights)
The Civil Rights Era. Part I – Desegregation, Civil Rights in the Arena and on the Stage (Brown Decision, Daisy Bates and The Little Rock Nine, Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement, and more). Part II – Sit-ins, Freedom Rides, and Demonstrations (Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-in, 1963 March on Washington, 1965 Voting Rights Act, and more).
Civil Rights Movement Veterans. Contents: Information About the Civil Rights Movement – FAQ about the Movement, Commentaries, Our Stories, Timeline – Rock Hill & Charlotte Sit-ins (1960), Freedom Rides (1960), March on Washington (1963), Voting Rights (1965), Grenada Mississippi – Chronology of a Movement (1966), plus links to Southern Freedom Movement Websites.
Civil rights movements – Resources. Quality websites selected by Librarians’ Internet Index (LII).
civilrights.org. The definitive source for civil rights in the United States. Topics: Policy and legislation, Civil Rights Issues, Civil Rights Calendar, This Week in Civil Rights, Civil Rights Library, Affirmative Action, Census 2000, Hate Crimes Prevention, and more.
Highlighting Human Rights in Ontario. From the collections of the Archives of Ontario. Contents: Ontario – A Haven from Persecution, Right to a Fair Trial, Freedom from Slavery, Freedom of Religion, Women’s Rights, Right to Education, Freedom of Peaceful Assembly, Ontario Human Rights Commission, plus Links to Human Rights Anniversary Sites.
Human Rights. Brochure from Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Switzerland, available on-line (download PDF) or in hard copy free of charge from Bern, in German, French, Italian or English.
The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2003 in full text, issued by the Information Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing, March 1, 2004.
Human Rights Watch World Report 2003. Includes annual past reports dating back to 1989. Human Rights Watch is the largest human rights organization based in the United States. Researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world.
Human Rights Web. Contents include: Human Rights Emergencies, What are Human Rights? An Introduction to Human Rights, A Short History of the Human Rights Movement, Biographies of Prisoners of Conscience, Human Rights Legal and Political Documents, United Nations Documents, Human Rights Issues, Debates, and Discussions, as well as Human Rights Resources.
Martin Luther King Jr. & the Civil Rights Movement from Seattle Times. Learn about this civil-rights leader and his sweeping influence. Site includes photo gallery and biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. and audio clips: I Have a Dream, I’ve Been to the Mountaintop, plus study guides.
Negroes With Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power from PBS, on the film: NEGROES WITH GUNS. “When civil rights crusader Rob Williams urged African Americans to draw their guns on violent racists, he became the most feared man in America. Challenging the Klan-dominated establishment and mainstream civil rights leaders, Williams struggled to earn respect, dignity and equality for all Americans.” PBS site provides a movie trailer (3 min. 49 sec.), Details on the film, Rob Williams, Filmmaker bios, Filmmaker Q&A, plus links to Learn more about the Film, Rob Williams, Protest Music, and Civil Rights. See also the book:
|Negroes With Guns(African American Life Series)|
by Robert Franklin Williams
Tribute to Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, with color portrait. Contents: Early life, Civil rights and legal context, The bus and protests, Later life, Last days, Lawsuits and controversy, Awards and honors. See also
- Rosa Parks: Her simple act of protest galvanized America’s civil rights revolution by Rita Dove, from TIME 100: Heroes and Icons.
- Rosa Parks Library and Museum from Troy University, Montgomery Campus, Montgomery, AL. Contents: The Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Bus boycott a catalyst for change, and more.
- Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies from NPR. Rosa Parks, 92, died at her home in Detroit, October 24, 2005. Listen to audio recordings including Parks Recalls Bus Boycott.
- Rosa Parks, 92, Founding Symbol of Civil Rights Movement, Dies by E. R. SHIPP, New York Times.
- The Rosa Parks Portal intended to be the web resource directory for all Rosa Parks sites online.
- A time to pay tribute by Jannell McGrew, Montgomery Advertiser.
- Rosa Louise McCauley Parks. Biography with photos, from African Americans.com. Chronology of Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement from 1903 to 2000, including 1999 Rosa Parks receives the United States of America Congressional Gold Medal.
- Meet Rosa Parks. Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, born February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama, to James and Leona McCauley.
322.4 Ku Klux Klan, (K.K.K.)
Handbook of Texas Online: Ku Klux Klan. The history of the Ku Klux Klan in Texas by Christopher Long. The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint project of The General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas State Historical Association.
A Hundred Years of Terror. A special report prepared by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, from IUPUI – Indiana University, Purdue University Indiana. The Ku Klux Klan’s long history of violence grew out of the resentment and hatred many white Southerners felt in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Immigration Restrictions and the Ku Klux Klan. Clash of Cultures in the 1910s and 1920s. Anti-Immigration and the KKK from Ohio State University Department of History.
Ku Klux Klan – Encyclopedia Article from Encarta.
Ku Klux Klan from Spartacus Educational, UK. Learning U.S. History on the Internet.
Ku Klux Klan Filmography from University of North Carolina.
Ku Klux Klan – KKK – FBI Files. 676 pages of files copied from FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and archived on CD-ROM covering the Ku Klux Klan. Files contain approximately 350 narrative pages. Only one page shown. CD for sale. (Note: Formerly available from
FBI – Freedom of Information Act – Ku Klux Klan. The FBI investigated the Ku Klux Klan during 1964 and 1965 for possible violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other criminal activities. 588 pages in 5 parts in PDF previously accessible online).
Ku Klux Klan, U.S. History from AllRefer.com. Contents: The First Ku Klux Klan, The Second Ku Klux Klan, and The Klan after World War II.
323.3 Women’s rights, Women’s movement, Feminism, (Women – Civil rights), (Women – Emancipation), (Women – Equal rights), (Women – Suffrage)
Aviva – Women’s World Wide Web. Choose a continent: Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Middle East, North America, or South America to read the latest news on women’s human rights from around the world. Includes an extensive list of Internet resources.
Bringing Equality Home from UNIFEM – United Nations Development Fund for Women. Site provides detailed documentation on Implementing the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement 1848 – 1998. Contents: History of the Movement in the United States, Detailed Timeline, Today’s Issues and Activists (National Women’s Rights Organizations and Internet Resources), and Women’s History Organizations and Museums.
Women’s Human Rights Resources from Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto. Site provides links to high quality information on international women’s human rights.
Women’s Rights from ACLU – American Civil Liberties Union. Special feature: Timeline of Major Supreme Court Decisions on Women’s Rights. Site also covers the following Women’s Rights Issues: Criminal Justice, Discrimination, Violence Against Women, Education, Employment, Poverty/Welfare, and Pregnancy/Parenting.
323.44 Freedom of action, Freedom of information, Freedom of religion, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Intellectual freedom, Books – Censorship, (Banned books), (Social justice), (Equality)
Banned Books and Censorship. Links to sites providing information and resources on censorship of books, legal aspects or censorship, as well as who bans the books and why.
First Amendment Center. The First Amendment to the United States Consitution. Topics: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Press, Religious Liberty, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Petition, and State of the First Amendment Reports 1997 on.
Library Bill of Rights and Its Interpretations from the American Library Asssociation (ALA). Includes Links to ALA Documents on Intellectual Freedom.
New Internationalist Magazine. Focus is on social justice worldwide. NI Themes include: Arms Trade, Cartoons with Crunch, Consumer Issues, East Timor, Education, Environment and Development, Fair Trade, Global Justice, Globalization, Health, Human Rights, Indonesia, Overseas Aid, Sustainability, World Map and World Guide, World Poverty, and World Terror. Search articles by subject A-Z.
323.6 Citizenship, Citizenship – Australia, Citizenship – Canada, Citizenship – United Kingdom, Citizenship – United States
Australian Citizenship. Why is Australian citizenship important? How to apply and application forms, Information and Application forms for other citizenship services, FAQ on all aspects of citizenship, Information for Australian citizens overseas, Law and Statistics on citizenship. Includes Fact Sheets, Resources for Schools, and more.
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Citizenship. Site provides definitions of the 3 types of residents of the United States: aliens, nationals, or citizens. You can also learn more about Becoming a U.S. Citizen, Rights of Citizens: The Bill of Rights, and Responsibilities of Citizens.
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) – United States. Contents: Office of Citizenship (includes Naturalization Ceremony Lists across the U.S.), Immigration Forms, Fees and Fingerprints, Immigration Services and Benefits Programs, Services Field Office Address and Information, Immigration Laws, Regulations and Guides, Immigration Public Affairs, Working for Immigration Programs, and Links to Government Sites.
Canadian Citizenship from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Contents: Citizenship Services: Overview, What Canadian Citizenship Means, How to Become a Canadian Citizen, A Look at Canada (40 pages of basic information about Canada that a new Canadian citizen should know. Questions in citizenship test are based on information provided here), Fact Sheets: Citizenship, Rights and Responsibilities, What is a “multicultural heritage?” Dual Citizenship, How to Prove You Are a Canadian Citizen, Were you Born Outside Canada to a Canadian Parent? and more.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Contents: Skilled Workers – Learn how your skills and education may help you come to Canada, Business Immigration – If you have experience running or investing in businesses, you may qualify to come to Canada, Find important information about the new Permanent Resident Card and get an application.
Citizenship – Canada and United Kingdom. Dual citizenship. Persons born outside of Canada to a Canadian parent may have a claim to Canadian citizenship.
U.S. Citizenship Test – The VoteBook Citizenship Test is based on the actual test administered by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Answer given after each question asked.
324.271 Political parties – Canada, Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party, (Canadian Federal Political Parties)
Canada Votes 2006 from CBC.ca.
- Ridings and Candidates – Select a province or territory to find your riding.
- Leaders, Parties and Issues – Profiles of Canada’s Political Party Leaders: Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe, Conservative leader Stephen Harper, Green leader Jim Harris, Liberal leader Paul Martin, NDP leader Jack Layton, Other Leaders: Jean-Serge Brisson (Libertarian party), Miguel Figueroa (Communist Party of Canada), Connie Fogal (Canadian Action Party), Ron Gray (Christian Heritage Party), Blair Longley (Marijuana Party), Tracy Parsons(Progressive Canadian Party), Sandra L. Smith (Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada), Liz White (Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada).
- Parties: Find out more about Canada’s political parties:
- Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada
- Bloc Québécois
- Canadian Action Party
- Christian Heritage Party
- Communist Party of Canada
- Conservative Party of Canada
- Green Party of Canada
- Liberal Party of Canada
- Libertarian Party of Canada
- Marijuana Party
- Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
- New Democratic Party of Canada
- Progressive Canadian Party
- Analysis & Commentary includes Photo galleries.
- Reality Check – Separating what is “real” from what is campaign hyperbole.
- Voter Toolkit – Leaders’ debates FAQ, Polls, Ad Campaign, Student Vote 2006, 38th Parliament, The Canadian System includes An Election Dictionary, Election History: From the Archives.
- Quizzes, Games & Cartoons.Elections Canada – Registered Political Parties:
- Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada (AACEV), AACEV Party of Canada Website
- Bloc Quebecois, Bloc Québécois Website – in French only
- Canadian Action Party, Canadian Action Website
- Christian Heritage Party of Canada, Christian Heritage Party Website, Christian Heritage Party Provincial Divisions
- Communist Party of Canada, Communist Website – Canada’s Party of Socialism
- Conservative Party of Canada, Conservative Website
- Green Party of Canada, Green Party Website, Green Party of Canada Provincial Divisions
- Liberal Party of Canada, Liberal Website
- Libertarian Party of Canada, Libertarian Website
- Marijuana Party, Marijuana Party Website
- Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada, Marxist-Leninist Website
- New Democratic Party (NDP), NDP Website
- Progressive Canadian Party (PC Party), PC Party Website.
- List of Political Parties in Canada from Answers.com. Includes links to List of Canadian federal electoral districts, Elections in Canada, from 1867 on.
Parliament of Canada. Here you can find your Member of Parliament (M.P.) using your postal code. See also Senators in Alphabetical Order, House of Commons – Members: Members of Parliament (Alphabetical Listing by name), Canadian Ministry (Cabinet), Parliamentary Secretaries – Current List.
Political Parties and Elections in Canada (Provinces and Territories) – Canadian Social Research Links.
Rhinoceros Party of Canada.
324.273 Political parties – United States, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.), Third Parties (United States politics)
The Democratic Party. Contents include: Chairman, Leaders, Organization, History, In Your State, 2004 Party Platform, Charter and Bylaws.
Green Party of the United States. Elections, Articles, Press Releases, plus Links to State Green Parties.
Libertarian Party: The Party of Principle. LP News & Events, Issues & Positions, Organization, Services & Sales, Campaigns, and Get Involved.
Political Parties in the United States. Links to Constitution Party (Formerly the U.S. Taxpayers Party), Democratic Party, Green Party, Libertarian Party, Natural Law Party, Reform Party, Republican Party, Socialist Party, and Politics1.
Republican National Committee. G.O.P. (Grand Old Party – Republican Party).
325 Immigrants, Immigration and emigration
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) – United States. Contents: Office of Citizenship, Immigration Forms, Fees and Fingerprints, Immigration Services and Benefits Programs, Services Field Office Address and Information, Immigration Laws, Regulations and Guides, Immigration Public Affairs, Working for Immigration Programs, and Links to Government Sites.
Canada Immigrant Job Issues. How widespread is discrimination against visible minorities in Canada’s job market?
Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Contents: Skilled Workers – Learn how your skills and education may help you come to Canada, Business Immigration – If you have experience running or investing in businesses, you may qualify to come to Canada, Find important information about the new Permanent Resident Card and get an application.
Immigration and Nationality Directorate – United Kingdom. Contents: Staying in the United Kingdom, Applying for British Nationality, Work Permits, Employers’ Information, Tourism / Carriers’ Information, Law and Policy, and Asylum in the UK – United Kingdom has a tradition of providing a safe haven for genuine refugees.
Immigration and Work Permits Worldwide. Contents: UK Immigration (includes a Points Calculator), Canada Skilled Immigration, USA Green Card Lottery (Check your eligibility), Australia Skilled Immigration (Australia Skilled Migration, Points Calculator), and Immigration Assessments. Besides UK, US, Australia, and Canada, site also includes links for Immigration to New Zealand, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, South Africa, Spain, Austria, Luxembourg, and Japan.
326 Underground railroad, Slavery – United States, Abolitionists, (Abolition of slavery)
Aboard the Underground Railroad: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary.
African American Voices. Links from Digital History. Ordered by chronology and topic. Topics include: Introduction to Slavery, Enslavement, The Middle Passage, Arrival in the New World, Conditions of Life, Childhood, Family, Religion, Punishment, Resistance, Flight, and Emancipation.
Amistad: The Story with the original document of the Supreme Court Decision, Amistad Links, and Amistad Revolt.
The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record. A thousand images, mostly from the time of slavery, selected by Jerome S. Handler (Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Black American Studies, Southern Illinois University) and Michael L. Tuite, Jr. (Head of Digital Media Lab and Assistant Director, Robertson Media Center, University of Virginia Library).
Harriet Tubman. See also Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Ross Tubman.
“I will be heard!” – Abolitionism in America. Primary source materials from Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. Contents: Introduction, Origins of Abolitionism, A Slave’s Life, In Their Own Words: Slave Narratives, Biographies of Prominent Abolitionists, Spreading the Word (including posters for abolitionist rallies and meetings), Black Resistance, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Abolitionist Strategies, The Emancipation Proclamation, Thirteenth Amendment, and Credits.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center recounts “the powerful American story of slavery and freedom using a variety of programs, exhibits, events, interactive and simulation media, and live performances. During the 1800s, over 100,000 enslaved fugitives sought freedom through the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad is the symbolic term given to the routes enslaved Black Americans took to gain their freedom as they traveled, often as far as Canada and Mexico.”
Slavery in the United States. Lesson plans and resources designed for teachers of Grades 9-12. Contents include Slave Acculturation (Underground Railroad, Slave Music, Slave Literature, Slave Art), Law (Atlantic Slave Trade, Amistad, Fugitive Slave Act), Important People (John Brown, Eli Whitney), Abraham Lincoln (Emancipation), Civil War, plus links to Activities and Lessons Web sites rated with American flags.
Songs Slaves in the United States Sang. Here you will find lyrics to Go Down, Moses, Nat Turner, Here You See a Man by the Name of Henry Brown, Raise a Ruckus Tonight, The Blue Tail Fly, De Speculator Bought Me, and Many Thousand Gone.
The Underground Railroad c. 1780-1862 from PBS.org. Africans in America – Judgment Day. Resource Bank provides primary resources on slavery, people and events, e.g. Harriet Tubman c.1820 – 1913, historical documents, e.g. Levi Coffin’s Underground Railroad station, 1826, Flogging a Slave Fastened to the Ground, 1850, and modern voices, e.g. James Horton on the Legacy of Slavery, and more.
The Underground Railroad from National Geographic.com. Multimedia presentation. Contents include: The Journey, Routes to Freedom, Time Line, For Kids, Classroom Ideas, Faces of Freedom, Resources & Links, and Send a Postcard.
The Underground Railroad – Table of Contents. Site is no longer maintained, however, excellent resources are retained: What was the Underground Railroad? Abolitionist Movement, Fugitive Slave Bill of 1850 – includes old poster graphics, Personal Narratives of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and others, Map of Escape Routes of the Underground Railroad, 1860, and more.
U.S. History – Slavery in America – Directory of Online Resources. Includes: Slave Narratives, Online Publications, Studies, Online Exhibits – from AcademicInfo.net.
United States National Slavery Museum. Contents include: About Slavery – Did You Know Slavery is not unique to North America but was a part of ancient societies dating back to Christendom and beyond? … Contributions of Slaves and Free Blacks in America, Little Known Facts about Slaves and Slavery, Historic Quotes for Thought on Slavery.
327.1 Peace, Peace movement, Arms control, Arms race, (Disarmament)
The American Peace Movements by David Adams. Contents include: Anti-Imperialist League 1898-1902, People’s Council 1917-1919, American League Against War and Fascism and Emergency Peace Campaign 1933-1939, Progressive Citizens of America 1946-1948, “Mobes” against the Vietnam War 1966-1970, Nuclear Freeze Movement and People-to-People Diplomacy 1980-1990, Global Movement for a Culture of Peace 2000-?, Root Causes of War, and Future of the Peace Movement.
Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace. “The world is dangerous not because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.” Contents include: Introduction to Peace Studies, How You Can Make a Difference, Is Peace Achievable? What is the Formula for Peace? The 10 Minute ‘Solution’, How to Achieve World Peace, The Peace Leader, and more.
Copyright free peace symbols. 60 Peace symbols.
If there is to be peace in the world. By Lao-Tse, Chinese philosopher, 6th century BCE.
Peace and Nonviolence. Links to Issues and Causes from Yahoo! directory.
Society: Issues: Peace. Links from dmos Open Directory Project.
330.1 Lost and found possessions, (Lost pets), (Lost articles), (Found items)
The Internet Lost and Found. The Lost and Found Portal. Free directory listings for Lost and Found animals and items worldwide. To access Lost and Found sites outside of the United States, click on the Country of your choice to begin searching or posting lost and found pets or belongings.
331 Labor market, (United States – Bureau of Labor Statistics)
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Labor statistics on Inflation & Consumer Spending, Wages, Earnings, & Benefits, Productivity, Safety & Health, International, Occupations, Demographics, Employment & Unemployment, At a Glance Tables, Industries, Business Costs, and other topics. Includes a special section on Career Information for Kids with a Teacher’s Guide, and Educational Resources.
331.25 Pensions, Retirement income, Military pensions, Old age pensions, (Social security), (Naval pensions), (War pensions), (Old age insurance), (Compensation), (Survivor’s benefits), (Disability benefits), (Children’s benefits), (Retirement pension)
Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) – Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan. Factual information on entitlements and programs offered by the Canadian government: Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), Spouse’s Allowance (SPA), Widowed Spouse’s Allowance (WSPA), Policy changes affecting same-sex and common-law partners, Retirement Pension, Disability, Survivor, and Children’s Benefits, CPP payment rates and dates, Direct Deposit, Forms, Statistics, Legislation, Fact Sheets and more.
Social Security Online. The Official Web Site of the U.S. Social Security Administration. Information on disability and employment support for people with disabilities, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Forms, and Direct Deposit of Benefits.
331.3 Age and employment, Children – Employment, (Child labor)
Child Labor. Children’s Rights from Human Rights Watch. Contents: International Legal Standards, Bonded Child Labor, Forced or Compulsory Recruitment of Children for Use in Armed Conflict, Trafficking in Children, and more.
Child Labor from The Victorian Web. Many children worked 16 hour days under atrocious conditions, as their elders did.
Child Labour. Child Protection from UNICEF. An estimated 246 million children are engaged in child labour. Of those, almost three-quarters (171 million) work in hazardous situations.
Child Labour 1750-1850 from Encyclopaedia of British History. Scroll down to the next screen to see beginning of child labor articles: Life in the Factory, Factory Reformers, Supporters of Child Labour, Factory Workers, Factory Acts, Statistics (Weight of Child Workers, Height of Child Workers, Deaths in Leeds: 1780-1830, Mills in Lancashire, Wages and Ages in Cotton Mills).
Child Labor: Frequently Asked Questions. Images of Child Labor from Child Labor and the Global Village: Photography for Social Change. Include: What causes child labor today? What are some of the solutions to child labor today?
Child Labor: Issues, Causes and Interventions. HCO (Human Capital Development and Operations Policy) Working Papers.
Child Labour Statistics from SIMPOC (Statistical Information & Monitoring Programme on Child Labour).
Fact Sheet #40: Federal Child Labor Laws in Farm Jobs from U.S. Department of Labor – Employment Standards Administration – Wage and Hour Division. Youths ages 16 and above may work in any farm job at any time. Child Labor Laws differ for youths aged 14 and 15, 12 and 13, under 12, 10 and 11. See also Fact Sheet No. ESA 91-3 from Lectric Law Library’s stacks.
Fact Sheets on Child Labour Issues in PDF from IPEC (International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour). Include: Child labour in agriculture, Use of children in armed conflict, Child domestic labour, Gender roles and child labour, Trafficking in children, Global March against Child Labour, and more.
The History Place: Child Labor in America 1908-1912. Original photos and photo captions by Lewis W. Hine.
331.5 Apprentices, (Employees – Training), (Occupational training), (Labor)
apprenticesearch.com. Search for opportunities and information about the skilled trades for apprentices in Ontario.
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting, Sprinkler Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada. Over 300,000 members strong and growing. Site covers News, Training, Political Action, Important Issues, Organizing, Safety & Health, UA Kids, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship: Lessons from the U.S. Experience. Read about the Four School-to-Work Models in the U.S. and analysis of the general interest in youth apprenticeship.
331.7 Occupations, (Jobs), (Careers), (Job search), (Employment), (Trades), Vocational guidance
Aquent. Quick search for jobs or talent by city.
Bigrigjobs – Big Rig Driver Jobs. Locate truck driving jobs and owner operator jobs with trucking companies. Contents include: Truck Driver Job Application, Company Drivers, Owner Operators, Truck Driving Jobs, Trucking Companies, Job Postings, Driver Training, Driver FAQ, Driver Recruiters, Post A Driving Job, Trucking Forum, Trucking Blog, Trucking Associations, Trucking News, Truck Stops, Truck Scales, and more.
CanadianCareers.com. Career and employment information for Canadians.
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work. Job postings and advice for skilled job seekers with disabilities. Job opportunities across Canada, include some in the U.S.
CareerBuilder.com. CareerBuilder helps connect jobseekers and employers. Search job openings, post a resume.
CareerOneStop. Over 1 million jobs and 572,000 resumes posted. America’s publicly-funded resource for jobseekers and businesses. Find jobs from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Locate public workforce services in your area.
dice.com. High tech jobs online.
EmployCanada.com Job Centre. Lists a variety of international, Canadian, and Maritime job sites. Numerous Web links to Canada & the World – Job Searches & Résumé Posting.
Entertainment Jobs in Film Production and Television Production. FilmStaff.com is where people go for Entertainment Jobs. Film production and television production listings are updated daily, as well as jobs on commercials, music videos, theatre, and interactive projects.
ESLworldwide.com. Site helps institutions around the world to recruit Language Instructors, mainly ESL teachers.
FabJob.com. Discover expert advice on how to break in and succeed at a fabulous job. Read a free sample of each guide on-line to find out how to become an/a Actor, Archaeologist, Cartoonist, etc.
Free Stuff from The Transition Group (TTG). Advice and tips on job search and career management. Topics include: Traits of Effective Leaders, 12 Srategies for Career Success, 9 Sure-Fire Way to Get a Promotion, 20 Ways to Survive a Merger/Downsizing/Reorganization, 8 Keys to Employability, How to Get a Raise, How to Love the Job You Hate, and others.
JobNut. Nuts about jobs. UK Jobs, UK Job Search.
jobssearch.org. All the best Job Search resources on the Net.
Jobseekers Advice. Offers free and independent career advice for job seekers.
Monster Contract & Temporary. Contract and temporary job search.
Monster Job Search. Site provides marketplace updates, career resources, methods for information exchange in real time free of charge for both Job Seekers and Employers. Register for free.
MonsterTrak.com. Great site for college grads. Find a job. Register and post your resume.
Net-Temps. Search jobs by Area in U.S. and Canada, and by Keyword. An employment portal for the temporary, contract, and permanent placements market.
NursEmp. Healthcare and nursing job site for all specialties for North America. Provides an extensive directory of healthcare recruiting firms and automatic email job updates.
Oil Industry Jobs – Obtaining Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industry. Features details on how to get into the offshore oil rig industry and tips for entry level candidates.
Ten Tips for Surviving and Thriving in the Workplace by Michele Marrinan, from Monster.ca. See also: Writing a Resume for a Career Change by Kim Isaacs. Resume Dos and Don’ts.
Vocational Information Center. Excellent site with many useful links. U.S. based.
Workopolis.com. Canada’s biggest job site.
Yahoo! HotJobs. United States – Thousands of jobs. Find the right one. Yahoo! Canada HotJobs.
Youth Opportunities Ontario. Student summer jobs and self employment, Internship program, and more.