State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia
English Version and Russian; virtual tours
Victoria and Albert Museum
London – extensive digital collection – searchable – use the exploring tab
search by artist, work, movement, museum
Art Museum Network
Info about the world’s art museums – collections, exhibitions, etc.
Museum of Modern Art – MoMA
museum and exhibit info, as well online exhibits
Paris – in English
A & E’s Biography.com
Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present
InfoPlease Biography by Category
Search more than 30,000 biographies in almanacs, dictionary, and encyclopedia
Information about the people that were the basis for PBS programs. Can include film transcript, footage, teacher’s guide and additional resources. Arranged Alphabetically
From Agnes Scott College, in Atlanda, Georgia. Locate Alphabetically or chronologically
US – First Ladies
Biographies of all the First Ladies. Arranged by Date. White House Site.
Biographical facts, key events of each presidency, presidential places, reference materials, links. From C-SPAN
Biographies of Mathematicians
From University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Select by time period, geographically or alphabetically.
Internet Public Library – Biography Resources
Links to biographical sites – with descriptions. Can look by profession.
Library Spot – Biography Links
To other sites – general, by subject and ethnicity
US Congress – Biographical Directory
From 1774 to the present. Use name, state and/or position.
US – Presidents
Biographies of all the Presidents. Arranged by date. White House site.
Nobel Prize Laureate – Nobel e-Museum
Biographies, speeches and other sources
Invent Now – National Inventors Hall of Fame
Biographies of inventors and inventions. Linked to the Hall of Fame.
Careers and Occupations
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Annual government resource – provides training info, projections and links
Medline Plus – Health Occupations
Service of the National Library of Medicine
Military Career Guide Online
Site to information on careers in the US military
Occupational Information Network
Developed for US Department of Labor – can search by skills or job.
ASVAB Information Center
The ASVAB was developed by the Department of Defense to aide students in planning for future careers.