Links of Interest
Weather, home and garden, astronomy, natural cures, and recipes.
Forvo is the largest pronunciation guide in the world. Ever wondered how a word is pronounced? Ask for that word or name, and another user will pronounce it for you.
The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 410 billion archived web pages.
Online resources including general information and periodicals, homework and education, history and genealogy, health and medicine, business, and books and literature. Login required.
The What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits. You can search the database by author, title, or book series.
Search the United States Postal Service for Zip Code by address, or for city by Zip Code.
Move ahead in your career with tutorials on resumes, the job search, interviewing, and much more.
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.
Education and Testing
Information on the U.S. Constitution, elections, government, history, citizenship, and current topics.
Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more. Outside the Library, you will need to log in using the TexShare Databases.
Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, GCF free computer tutorials can help. From Computer Basics and Online Safety to Social Media and Using the Cloud, GCF has a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from.
Provides a wide range of online tests, skill-building courses, and e-books for elementary school children through adults. Learning Express is now available via the TexShare Databases. Login required.
The OWL at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material which they provide as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue to the public. The OWL includes assistance in research, citations, and job search writing.
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.
Education resources for administrators, teachers, parents and students.
Genealogy and History Resources
AMDOCS is part of the University of Kansas' digital library, CARRIE: A Full Text Electronic Library. It contains links to the full text of over 400 primary source documents relating to the study of American history which have been digitized by a variety of academic institutions. The documents, which cover the 9th century through the 21st century, are easily accessible from a straightforward chronological listing of the events that inspired them.
Search genealogical resources including immigration, birth, marriage, and death records, historical stories, photos, and maps. Due to licensing restrictions, Ancestry Library Edition
is only available for use within the Library including the Kerr Regional History Center.
Digitized Tivy yearbooks and historic photographs
Family history, family trees, genealogical records, and other resources from around the world.
Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience.
Digital gateway to Texas history created by the Texas State Historical Association
Nonprofit organization dedicated to genealogical and ancestral research and knowledge.
The Portal to Texas History operated by the UNT Libraries provides free online access to Texas historical materials to millions of users a year.
Government and Legal Information
The home of the U.S. Government’s open data. Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Nonpartisan political information on government and public policies at the national and state level.
Online catalog and digital print, pictorial, and audiovisual collections as well as other digital services.
Online resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance including legal forms and information on topics such as Family Law, Housing, Employment, Estates, and Disabilities.
State government and historically significant, and information services.
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Health and Medicine
Health website from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services providing information on a variety of topics.
Health website from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Comprehensive medical resource from the Mayo Clinic
MEDLINEplus Health Information
Online health information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health.