Internet Sites

Applying for Citizenship (English) The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. Site uses the Internet to link its story content to hundreds of thousands of the world's best on-line primary sources.

Citizen Resource Center: Home Page with resources for lawful immigration to the United States. At, you get free access to nearly 200,000 reference entries from sources you can cite. Plus, more than 50,000 topic summaries feature related pictures, videos, topic summaries, and newspaper and magazine articles from around the world. also provides innovative tools that allow you to rate and sort the reference content you find to be the most useful.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution - 2nd Edition: Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our governments legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court are also analyzed. Congressional laws, executive orders and other public acts that impacted our legal structure are also examined. Finally articles also cover historical periods (of the Court as well as of US Historical eras).

Gun Violence:“MUSE in Focus: Gun Violence” is a selection of recent evidence-based research from experts and scholars from MUSE publishers on gun violence, its effect throughout the culture, and its possible solutions. 

History-It's Happening!: A free resource from EBSCO Publishing, designed for Middle and High school students, to accompany the study of North American History and support your library's celebration of important calendar events, such as Women's History Month, Black History Month, and Presidents' Day.

The International Children's Digital Library: is a research project funded primarily by the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and Microsoft Research to create a digital library of outstanding children's books from all over the world.

Protecting the Customer: A Guide to Consumer Data Security: The complexity of this multi-faceted issue continues to rise due to the amount of activity and sharing of private information online (even when it's in a "secure" e-commerce environment). We've developed a comprehensive report which highlights the best ways to secure customers' most sensitive information.

Recursos para la Ciudadanía (Español)

Thomson Gale: Free resources dedicated to Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's History Month and poetry.

US Constitution:US Constitution Annotated is an authoritative source for how the Supreme Court has interpreted the nation’s governing document over the years.  The 3,000 pages of the Constitution is fully searchable and accessible for online audiences.

Extensive list of Hispanic Organization web sites.

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