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Parvenu Tower Resources

First Floor: Fine Arts


American Ballet Theater's Ballet Dictionary

Aria Database


Art History Resources on the Web

ArtLex Dictionary of Visual Art

The Digital Tradition Folk Song Database =


Contemporary Art

Internet Art Resources


Music in the Public Domain

Musuems Around the World

Playwrights on the Web

Stage Musical Rights Index

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum

Tony Awards Archives

Union List of Artists Names

Village Voice Obie Awards Database

Links embedded in notecards linked to the Statues


  • Accademia Gallery
  • PBS Visual Arts
  • Web Gallery of Art

The Three Graces

  • Antonio Canova
  • The Three Graces

Government Documents - 2nd Floor

U.S. Census Bureau

American Fact Finder

How to use American Factfinder

Census Resources by subject, A-Z

U.S. Census publications online

Your Gateway to Census 2000

U.S. Statistical Abstract

Small Business Administration statistics

Economic Census

County Business Patterns

Agricultural statistics

Agriculture Factbook

Annual Defense Report

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Educational statistics

Health statistics

Labor and employment statistics

Science, Internet, and Telecommunications

List of all U.S. gov. agencies

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

U.S. Congress

U.S. Dept of Education

U.S. Dept of Energy

Federal Trade Commission

Internal Revenue Service

U.S. Dept of Labor

National Aeronautics & Space Admin. (NASA)

National Archives & Records Administration

President / Whitehouse

Social Security Administration

U.S. State Department

Supreme Court

U.S. Dept of the Treasury

National Atlas of the U.S.

Library of Congress online maps

Univ. of Texas Map Collection

Daily weather maps

Find a map (US Geological Survey)

Find a place in the U.S. (GNIS)

Agriculture, Environment, Energy

Benefits, Grants, Financial Aid

Business, Economy & Nonprofits

Consumer Information

Defense / International Relations

Family, Home, and Community

Government Sales and Auctions

Health and Nutrition

History, Arts and Culture

Jobs, Education and Volunteerism


Money and Taxes

Public Safety, Crime and Law

Public Service and Volunteerism

Reference Center and General Government

Science and Technology

Travel, Transportation, and Recreation

Voting and Elections

Astronomy Picture of the day

Kids page on aeronautics

Meet me at midnight (Smithsonian Institute)

NASA kids home page

Para ni?os y j?venes en Espa?ol

100 milestone documents of American history

Brainteasers, Puzzles, & Riddles

Energy crossword puzzles

Puzzles, mazes and word games

Steps to a healthier you

Wright Brothers' invention process =

International Space Station tour

View the USS Monitor

Library of Congress views

Inside the White House

National parks vistas

See how money is made

Official state government web sites

State Census Data Centers

State statistical resource centers

State health agencies

State "Bluebooks" (official directories)

State tourism agencies

Global Statistics (United Nations)

International Statistical Agencies

International government websites

World Fact Book (C.I.A.)

World Health Organization research tools

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) publications

Constitution of the U.S.

Letters of Delegates to Congress

U.S. state symbols and insignia

Free government information

Secrecy news

Project Vote Smart

Iraq Index Archive

Halloween safety

The Fantasy and Folklore of All Hallows Eve (Halloween History)

Business - 3rd Floor

General Business Resources & Journals

American Business Daily

Barron's Online




CNN Money

Fast Company Archives

Money 101 Glossary

Economic & Demographic Info

U. S. Federal Reserve Economic Data

Bank Rate Monitor

The World Bank

Small Business Administration

U. S. Census Bureau - Statistical Abstract

U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Company financial Information


Company Annual Reports On-Line (CAROL)

Annual Reports Service

Securities Exchange Commission - EDGAR

U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Yahoo! Finance

Google Finance

Business Ethics

BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library

Better Business Bureau

Business Ethics Magazine Online

European Corporate Governance Institute

United Nations Global Compact

Ethics Resource Center

International Business Ethics Institute

Business News

BBC News

London Times

ABC News

CBS News


CNN News

Yahoo! News

USA Today


CPA Journal

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Rutgers Accounting Resources

Tax Sites

Uncle Fed's Tax Boards


American Bankruptcy Institute World

Bankruptcy Courts

Bankruptcy Forms

Bankruptcy Statistics

WebBRD Big Case Bankruptcy

Codes & Standards and Occupations & Wages

Constitutions, Statutes, and Codes

U. S. Tariff Information Center

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)

Foreign Trade Schedule B Export Codes

Uniform Commercial Codes

National Committee on Pay Equity

Occupational Information Network

U. S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Handbook

State Occupational Projections

U. S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

AdAge Data Center

Ad Council Historic Campaigns

Ad Council

Ad Access

Advertising World


Nielsen Media

American Marketing Association

Marketing Terms

Demographics and Housing

U. S. Census

Patents, Tradmarks and Business Start-up Info


American National Standards Institute

Free Patents Online

Get the Patent

U. S. Patents

U. S. Patent and Trademark Office

'Lectric Law Library

National Association of Secretaries of State

BRS Center for Business Plans

Business Owners' Idea Cafe

Business Plan Archive

CCH Business Owners Toolkit

Business Plans and Profiles Index

Humanities - 4th Floor


Literary Resources on the Web

Academy of American Poets

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature

Inter-Play - Search Engine

A Glossary of Literary Terms

Handbook of Rhetorical Devices

Glossary of Poetic Terms

Studies in Bibliography

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

The Oxford Book of English Verse

Thoreau Links

Henry David Thoreau 91817-1862) Thoreau Blogspot



The Thoreau eServer

The Thoreau Society:

Thoreau Quotes Online:

Thoreau Works Online: Civil Disobedience (1849)

Desobediencia Civil (1849) Spanish Translation

Walden (1854)

The Walden Woods Project

World History

American Memory Project (Library of Congress)

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School

HyperHistory Online

InfoPlease - Year-by=Year 1900 - 2005

World History Resources

World History Chronology

World History Compass


Association of Religion Data Archives

Catholic Encyclopedia

Guide to Internet Resources for Tehology and Religion

Religious Worlds

Virtual Religion Index

VOS - Religious Studies

Classical & Midieval Studies

Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

Bulfinch's Mythology

Online Medieval and Classical Library

Perseus Digiatl Library

Vicipaedia Latina

Stanford Medieval Studies eval/medieval.html

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Language & Linguistics

Center for Applied Linguistics

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Brewers Dictionary of Phase & Fable

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Meriam Webster Dictionary Online

OneLook Dictionary Source

Online Etymology Dictionary

Roget's Thesauri

Your Dictionary

Dictionnaires d'autrefois

Ethnologue Languages of the World


Titus Thesaurus Indogermanischer



Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosphy

Voice of the Shuttle Philosophy

Items in the MapChest

  • Falkland Islands Relief Map
  • Indian Ocean Dhow Ports Map
  • Mauritius Relief Map
  • Athens Street Map
  • Southern Taiwan Topographical Map
  • Singapore Topographical Map

Academic Floor - 6th

College Board

Braintrack University Index


Federal Student Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Graduate Record Examinations

International Student Exchange Program

Princeton Review College Resources

Perdue's Online Writing Lab

Test of English as a Second Language

United Negro College Fund

Science - 5th Floor

Indexes, Absracts and Full Text Articles

The Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System

Cornell University Library

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

Google Scholar

Harvard University IAUCs



SPIRES - High-Energy Physics Literature Database

Windows Live Search Academic

Reference Resources

US Naval Observatory MICA

APS Journals

Physics Laboratory - Physical Reference Data

The Laws List

College Physics for Students of Biology and Chemistry

Physics Encyclopedia

Web Gateways for Physics & Astronomy Information

Martindale's Virtual Physics Center

Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division of SLA



Quick Info

People, Institutions, Organizations

The Nine Planets

NASA - SkyView

NASA - Space Calendar

American Institute of Physics

Educational Physics Resources

Other (Fun Stuff & Cool tools)

Data and Software Archives & Catlogs

Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics

Subscription Resources



Landolt-Bornstein Online



ISI Web of Knowledge

Books (IN-World)

British Zoology by Thomas Pennant 1812


Manned Spaceflight docs

Web Books

Cape Canaveral History

Hubble Space Telescope

Moonport: History of The Kennedy Space Center

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Shuttle Presskits (PDF)
  • Stages To Saturn: A history of the Saturn V Launch Vehicle

Eighth Floor: Entertainment Resources

Disney Films

Cannes FIlm Festival

E! Online

Entertainment Weekly

Internet Movie Database

London Film Festival


Metro Goldwyn Mayer (

Paramount Pictures

Sundance Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival