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Research At Lincoln


Recommended websites

Librarian's internet index: high-quality websites carefully selected, described, and organized by librarians.

Homework Center


Civics/Law/Cases

Oregon State Legislature Every thing about our state's legislature.

Oregon Revised Statutes

FindLaw.com A law site covering all legal issues, from accidents & injuries to dangerous products.

Oyez.org The OYEZ Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955.

Health

Mayo Clinic

Multnomah County Teen Health

Medline provides authoritative health information from the National Instutute of Health.

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

NIDA The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a United States federal-government research institute whose mission is to "lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Institute of Mental Health is the largest research organization in the world specializing in mental illness.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has information on diseases, safety, and healthy living.

WebMD WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. You can trust that the content is timely and credible.

Health Central The HealthCentral Network, Inc. links you to web sites and online medical information. This site also provides connections to a vast community of leading experts that can help people seeking to manage and improve their health.


IB Extended Essay

Lincoln Library Extended Essay Support Site

Historiographies

Great Events from History: The 20th Century 1901 – 2000  identifies key events that helped to shape the course history. For each event there is a 3-5 page historiographic essay that includes major figures involved, a summary describing the event, an assessment of the events historical significance and an annotated list of highly regarded scholarly resources.

 Princeton University Library History Web Sites is a strong source to find information pertaining to historical events and records.

Bedford Research Center



Social Studies

World Factbook The CIA's world factbook. It includes maps, country profiles, flags, and much more.

BBC News Country Profiles provides a more international look at the history, politics and economics of most countries of the world.

LOC: Country Studies The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

Government Statistics The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

World Newspapers.com provides access to World Newspapers, Magazines, and News Sites in English.