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Reference Shelf

Librarians' Internet Index - Ready Reference and Quick Facts
Links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, almanacs, and more.

RefDesk
A web site that indexes and reviews web-based resources.

Infoplease
Includes an almanac, dictionaries, maps, and current events coverage.

Wikipedia

Columbia Encyclopedia
Also allows the searching of dictionaries, thesauri, gazetteers, and other standard reference works.

Dictionary.com

Onelook
An index to more than 600 separate dictionaries.

American Heritage Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Roget's Thesaurus

Thesaurus

Old Farmer's Almanac

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

CIA World Factbook
Both this site and the next provide excellent profiles of the nations of the world, including demographic, historical, political, economic, and geographical information.

Country Studies

Anywho
Use this site to find addresses and phone numbers of individuals and businesses.

Switchboard
Another address and phone number search site.

Mapquest

Biographies

Internet Movie Database
Everything you ever wanted to know about films, movies, actors, directors, etc.

Zip Code Lookup

United States Census
Information from the 2000 United States Census.

FedStats
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
A collection of demographic, economic and social statistics about the United States. It also includes state rankings and links to city and county data.

Minnesota Quick Facts

Minnesota Datanet
A site providing social, enconomic, and demographic statistics about Minnesota.

Contact Information

Building
Learning Resource Center (LRC)

Hours
Monday-Thursday
8:00am-7:45pm

Friday
8:00am-3:45pm

Saturday
8:30am-3:45pm

Sunday
closed

For summer hours
please see the blog

Librarians
Craig Larson
clarson@nhcc.edu
763-424-0733

Lisa Forslund
lforslun@nhcc.edu
763-424-0738

Main Library Phone
763-424-0732

Circulation Desk
763-424-0739

Reference Desk
763-424-0734

Interlibrary Loan
763-424-0935

Fax
763-493-0569