suggested research links

The library has included a few select links that Faculty, Students and Staff have suggested as useful. If you have a link to a database or website that you would like to see added to this portal, please let us know.

Vanguard University's showcase of valuable psychology links, arranged by fields of practice.

Annual Reports 
For no cost, you can search for and instantly access corporate annual reports.

Annual Report Service
(now The Public Register Online)
Free online directory of annual reports. Registration is free, but required.

Producer of free online books on a variety of subjects, including everything from reference texts to non-required reading.

Digital Collection at the Libraries

This database provides access to the special collections of the University of Maine. It is a definitive collection of primary resources about the state.

Energy Information Administration 
The EIA provides statistics and information regarding the world's energy resources.

This is a free online database that contains information for nearly 1.8 million nonprofit organizations. GuideStar Premium is available free to faculty who enroll their course with the site (registration is required to access certain information).

Scholarly information on the internet is proliferating rapidly. Search INFOMINE for research on a variety of subjects.

In the First Person
Find collections of letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives.

Investor Relations Information Network
IRIN offers more than 10,400 current and historical annual reports are available for viewing and printing. IRIN also offers other useful information, including company statistics and third-party data.

Library of Congress Linked Data Service                                                                          The linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster provides a free online dictionary and thesaurus. Learn proper pronunciation and improve your vocabulary through word games and audio files.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
As a service of the United States Department of Justice, NCJRS offers justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

National Institute of Corrections Library
A collection of criminal justice and corrections resources sponsored by the United States Department of Justice.

National Science Digital Library
NSDL is the nation's online library for education and research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Ocupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor, and it provides current information regarding trends and statistics in a variety of career fields. The handbook is revised every two years.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest producer of free online books. This site is great for viewing older literature on a variety of topics.

Scholarly Sports Sites
This site from the University of Calgary provides a comprehensive list of websites regarding all aspects of education and training in sport-related fields.

This online database provides access to scientific information of all types.

United States Census Bureau: Statistical Abstracts of the United States
The United States census provides an authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

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Maine Newspapers

Bangor Daily News
Portland Press Herald
Morning Sentinel
Village Soup

Additional Newspapers

The New York Times: Front page or Full Text
The Wall Street Journal: Front page or Full Text

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