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NPL Online Research Tools

Check out the online resources provided by the Normal Public Library for help with all kinds of research projects.



A collection of biographical and critical resources on more than 200 artists past and present.


Ask Dr. Math

Answers to lots of your high school math problems.



A nice starting point with basic information on thousands of people past and present.


The CIA World Factbook

Lists population, government, military, and economic information for nations recognized by the United States.


Encyclopedia of Life

An online reference tool and database aiming to provide information on all the species currently known to science, contributed to by scientists all over the world.



One-stop shop for federal government statistics.



An interactive database of timelines and maps covering 3,000 years of world history.



Online dictionary and thesaurus.


The Purdue OWL

A guide to citation styles and organizing your research.


The Quotations Page

Search for a quote or read the quote of the day.



Test your knowledge of vocabulary with these quizzes.