Central Texas College

Websites

The most appropriate websites for academic research are sites that end with .gov, .org, .edu and state.(name of state).us. Here are some websites recommended by the library:



 

  • General
    • Internet Public Library - Index of websites selected and maintained by librarians
    • Infomine - Maintained by the University of California Riverside. Index of scholarly/academic websites
    • The Online Books Page - Lists more than one million free books on the web
    • Data.gov - Access to data generated by the executive branch of the federal government
  • Job/career
    • Occupational Outlook Handbook - From the Bureau of Labor Statistics - Gives information on working conditions, required education, pay, etc. for a variety of careers
    • Glass Door - Has information on thousands of companies, includes salary information for specific jobs at specific companies as well as reviews from workers
  • Veterans information
    • Veterans Resource Coordination Group - Connects veterans and their families to the resources they need to assist them during times of transition and to make them successful in achieving their life goals
    • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) - Organization dedicated to standing with the millions of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan from their first day home through the rest of their lives
    • Welcome Back Veterans - The goal of this organization is to transform the lives of returning veterans by providing on-going treatment to them and their families for any PTSD issues they may have and to change the way Americans think and talk about PTSD
    • Central Texas College Student Veterans Organization - The purpose of the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is to serve the needs of students with prior military association, their families and dependents. Membership is open to all students.