Suggested Sources for Research
Alexandria Researcher

CIA World Fact Book

"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities" (taken from CIA World Factbook Description).

Tennessee Electronic Library
"The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a collection of 40+ databases that provide access to over 400,000 magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, essays, podcasts, videos, e-books, primary source materials, and more! TEL is available free of charge to any Tennessee resident and is accessible 24/7 from any computer with access to the internet" (from TEL website description).

Tennessee State Library and Archives
The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA), collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value, and promotes library and archival development throughout the state (from TSLA description).

The Library of Congress
This is a great classroom resource for students and teachers.  The library also maintains holdings of interest to families of our students.  Be sure to visit this site!

The National Archives
The National Archives houses many documents, images, and artifacts of historical interest.  There is even a place where you can search for imformation about your ancestors!  Check it out . . . you'll be glad you did!

Digital Vaults - National Archives

This is an excellent resource for PRIMARY source information.

"VisuwordsTM uses Princeton University's WordNet, an opensource database built by University students and language researchers. Combined with a visualization tool and user interface built from a combination of modern web technologies, VisuwordsTM is available as a free resource to all patrons of the web."
*Text copied from Visuwords website