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As the U.S. government's official web portal, makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government.

LIFE Photo Archive

With millions of photos accessible at the click of a mouse, the archive is a rich resource for anyone seeking images related to U.S. history and world events. Approximately ten million images are available, and because most of the photos were never published, the collection contains many never-before-seen pictures. Users can search by keyword, browse by decade, or explore featured events, people, or places. Names of photographers and the dates that photos were taken are identified.


Infoplease is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.

What sources are featured on Infoplease? In addition to an electronic database that is continuously updated and expanded by a team of reference, entertainment, and sports editors, the Infoplease site includes the contents of the following reference works:


Proofreads text and corrects problems with grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and other errors in writing, including suggestions for word choice. Also has a function that compares your work against others and looks for potential plagiarism. Works with both Microsoft Word and Outlook. Texas Wesleyan email required when registering for new account.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.

RefWorks (Flow version)

ProQuest’s powerful collaboration and document management tool, Flow, is now accessible free for researchers. Flow leverages a decade of experience with the RefWorks suite of tools, resulting in a unique service that manages researcher workflows while integrating document management and sharing with citation data. This enables users to discover and manage content, store and organize documents, and through integration with Microsoft Word, write papers, supported with instant bibliographies and annotation. Plus, Flow’s social capabilities allow simple document sharing.