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100 - Philosophy
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200 - Religion
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300 - Social Sciences
Statistics, Government, Law, Economics & Finance, Social Issues & Services, Education

400 - Language
Translators, Dictionaries, Linguistics

500 - Pure Sciences
Mathematics, Astronomy, Weather, Geology, Wildlife

600 - Applied Sciences
Health, Gardening and Cooking, Business, Occupation

700 - Arts & Sports
Art, Architecture, Music, Sports

800 - Literature
Writing, Quotations, e-Books, Reader's Advisory

900 - History & Geography
Geography & Travel, History, Genealogy

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900 - History & Geography - Geography & Travel, History, Genealogy
Geography & Travel:
CIA World Fact Book
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
"US government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, etc."

World Atlas
http://www.infoplease.com/atlas
Includes world, state and city maps as well as a latitude-longitude finder and much more.

Mapquest
http://www.mapquest.com
Find maps and driving directions.

Rand McNally
http://www.randmcnally.com
Maps and driving directions from the map publishing company. Includes multiple stop driving directions.

Geography & Travel resources available via NCLive.org:
Sanborn Maps
World Data Analyst

Geography & Travel journals available via NCLive.org:
National Geographic
Frommer's Budget Travel
Cruise Travel

History:
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov
"A One-Stop Guide to U.S. History."

History resources available via NCLive.org:
American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
Annals of American History
Daily Life Through History
Historic Events of the 20th Century
North Carolina ECHO

History journals available via NCLive.org:
American History
Civil War History
Foreign Affairs
National Geographic
Smithsonian

Genealogy:
Genealogy resources available via NCLive.org:
Heritage Quest - Research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

 

RESOURCEFUL WEB SITES IN GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Created by Alice Chavez

Carteret County Public Library

December 2007

HeritageQuest

Getting started in genealogy-State Library of NC
www.statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/lss/gr/starting.htm 

Ancestry World Tree
www.ancestry.com

Carteret County Historical Society
www.thehistoryplace.org

Carteret County Register of Deeds Information
www.co.carteret.nc.us/departments/registerofdeeds.htm

Census Finder
www.censusfinder.com

Cyndiís List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
http://www.cyndilist.com/nc-local.htm

Daughters of the American Revolution Library
www.dar.org/library/default.cfm

Digital Sanborn Maps for North Carolina via NCLIVE
www.nclive.org

Ellis Island Records
www.ellisislandrecords.org

Search Internet Genealogy Service-the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
www.familysearch.org

Genealogy misspelled names
www.namethesaurus.com/Thesaurus

Find a Grave
www.findagrave.com
 
Genealogical Publishing Co.
www.genealogytoday.com

Genealogy Today
www.genealogytoday.com

Immigrants Ships Transcribers Guild
www.immigrantships.com

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
www.raogk.org

Mayflower History
www.mayflowerhistory.com/index.php

National Genealogical Society
www.ngsgenealogy.org

Vital Records Information for United States
www.vitalrec.com/index.html

NC Civil War Units by County
www.researchonline.net/nccw/county.htm

North Carolina Genealogical Society
www.ncgenealogy.org

NCGenWeb Project
www.rootsweb.com~ncgenweb/

USGenWeb Archives
www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nc/research.html

North Carolina Roots NC Genealogy Useful Links
www.ncroots.com/usefullinks.html
 
 

Origins.net
www.origins.net

Social Security Death.com Index (SSDI)
www.ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb
 
State Library of North Carolina-Genealogical Research in North Carolina
www.statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/iss/gr/genealogy.html

U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
www.archivesgov/index.html

USF Africana Heritage Project
http://africanaheritage.com

 

OTHER USEFUL SITES FOR GENEALOGY

10,000-Year Calendar
www.calendarhome.com/tye

Ancestral Findings
http://ancestralfindings.com

Deciphering Old Handwriting
http://amberskylline.com/treasuremaps/oldhand.html

Emigration/Ship List and Resources
www.geocites.com/heartland/5978/emigration.html

Evertonís Genealogical Helper
www.everton.com

Family Relationships Chart
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v7/6/owlsdragon/cousin-chart.jpg

Family Tree Makerís Site
www.genealogy.com/fftop.html

Federation of Genealogical Societies
www.fgs.org/

Free CD Lookups
http://loricase.com/CD/Cdlist.html

Free Indexes
www.ancestralfindings.com/

The Genealogy Homepage
www.genhomepage.com

GenForum
http://genforum.genealogy.com/

Surname Genealogy
www.surnameweb.org
 
Translate Languages
www.freetranslation.com

Town Co
http://resources.rootsweb.com

US Gazetteer
www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer

US Gen Web Project
www.rootsweb.com

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