Online Research 

 

GLOBAL INFORMATION

CIA - The World Factbook - Most recent country information.

 

FEDERAL INFORMATION

FirstGov.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal-

Includes information pertaining to the United States Government.

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy - Contains basic documents that have shaped our nation.

Fedforms provides "one-stop-shopping" for the Federal forms most used by the public.

Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2006 - Various budget documents from the Office of Management and Budget.

 

STATE INFORMATION

Various websites about Louisiana:

Louisiana.Gov - Official Website of Louisiana

Office of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism

Louisiana Department of Education

Louisiana State Museum

Nola.com Everything New Orleans - Katrina disaster information

 

LOCAL INFORMATION

Information about LaSalle Parish:

LaSalle Parish QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau

Louisiana Parish Government - LaSalle Parish

LaSalle Parish School Board

 

Louisiana Library Connection

Provided by the State Library of Louisiana. This site has access to many databases for research:

Louisiana Library Connection - LaLibCon

 

Louisiana Job Information

Updated job information for the State of Louisiana:
Louisiana WORKS.net

 

Louisiana Laws and Statutes

An updated database consisting of Louisiana Laws and Statutes can be found via the Louisiana State Legislature

 

Online Guide to Legal Assistance

Internet guide that may assist patrons as a legal resource can be found at LawHelp.org/LA

 

MEDICAL INFORMATION

For medical information which includes a table of contents of various medical issues the The Merck Manual is available. An excellent resource for animal lovers and Veterinarians is the Merck Veterinary Manual.

 

GENEALOGY WEB COLLECTION

Web sites dedicated to family history and genealogy:

AncestryPlus

LaSalle Parish Genealogy

The LAGenWeb Project - Louisiana Genealogy by parish.

Afrigeneas - African American and African Ancestored Genealogy

GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 

ONLINE READY REFERENCE COLLECTION

This collection includes sources from several topics and subjects. Also, includes research tools that can be quite valuable to all patrons.

Internet Public Library: Reference

Ready Reference Links from the State Library of Louisiana

Martindale's 'The Reference Desk'

 

OCCUPATIONS AND CAREERS

Biennial publication that provides information for over 200 occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

 

READER'S ADVISORY

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Adult Services/Reference Department created this wonderful tool for selecting fiction and nonfiction sources. Also, this site will take you to various Ready Reference sources that are useful for every day activities.

Overbooked is an excellent tool for Reader's Advisory sources and specializes in literary and genre fiction information.

 

PATRON INITIATED INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Loan Shark - Interlibrary Loan

 This is a program whereby patrons can request items through our interlibrary loan system. Before using the system please view the brochure available at the Main Library in Jena or, the Branch Library in Olla for detailed instructions. If you need assistance with this system please contact Mrs. Andrea Book, Acting Director, at 992-5675.

 

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES

The following are web sites that directly relate to antiques and collectibles. Some sites also have price guides.

Antiques and Collectibles contains several topics related to this subject. Replacement, Ltd. provides a wide selection of items that can assist with replacing valuable antiques and the Pathfinder for Antiques and Collectibles is an information source that provides online and printed information. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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