Useful Websites

GCF Learn – From your basic computer skills on how to work a mouse, to things as advanced as Photoshop, this site has tutorials for all of your computer needs! – A great resource for brushing up on your keyboard skills.

ZType – Put your typing skills to the test with this fun online game!

Mouse Practice – Don’t know your way around a computer mouse? Don’t be embrassed! But definitely *do* check out this website.

Hloom – Free Microsoft Office Templates? Wow!

Resume Baking – A resume builder that’s easy as “pie!” 😉

Websitesetup – A useful tool on how to build a website…

Research It – Quick access to the some of the best tools the Internet has to offer.

Encyclopedia Brittanica – Who else but Britannica?

Information Please Almanac – Tons of knowledge on a variety of subjects, and it’s all for you!

Bartleby Reference Sites – Resource texts for language and grammar — now online!

Old Farmer’s Almanac – Useful information for people from all walks of life.

How Stuff Works – Learn how everything works!

Today’s Front Pages – See today’s front pages of newspapers from around the world!

OneLook Dictionary Search – A fantastic search engine for words and phrases.

Merriam-Webster Online – America’s foremost publisher of language-related reference works… – A cool resource for those that are passionate about language.

Rhyme Zone – Rhyming Dictionary – Help find rhymes, synonyms, definitions and more!

Wise Old Sayings – Words to live by…

The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal – Your #1 site for government offices and bureaus.

The White House – The official White House and Presidential website.

The House of Representatives – The official House of Representatives website.

The Senate – The official US Senate website.

Supreme Court of the United States – The official US Supreme Court website.

THOMAS – Legislative Information on the Internet – Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

U.S. Department of Defense – The official U.S. Department of Defense website.

U.S. Government Printing Office – A service of the U.S. Government printing office.

IRS – All the tax information you’ll ever need!

CIA – The official Central Intelligence Agency website.

SSA – The official website for Social Security. – The official website for the State of Delaware.

Delaware Code – Need information on local laws and policies? Look no further!

Department of Agriculture – Information for residents and homeowners about pest control and pesticide.

DMV – The website for the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles.

Delaware Solid Waste Authority – Learn where and how to properly dispose of waste, as well as where your closest recycling drop-off is!

Sussex County – The official government website for Sussex County.

City of Rehoboth – All the information you need for visiting Rehoboth Beach, now in one place!

Town of Dewey Beach – The official website for Dewey Beach!

Rehoboth Community Resource Center – Lending a hand to neighbors in need.

National Geographic’s Map Machine – An online atlas with satellite and street views!

CIA World Factbook – The official CIA World Factbook. Use with discretion!

NACo – About U.S. Counties – Collects information and statistics on counties throughout America.

American Journeys – Eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement!

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System – A computerized database containing very basic facts about servicemen.

American Memory – Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words chronicling American history! – A great place to start.

American National Biography – The life of a nation is told by the lives of its people!

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery – An indispensable resource … one picture (or portrait!) is worth a thousand words.

Exploratorium – The museum of science, art and human perception. – Physics & astronomy, online! – Sometimes, all it takes is one talk.

National Park Service – Explore parks across America!

Delaware State Parks – Outdoor adventures in our own homestate.

Smithsonian – A national museum of history and science.

Smithsonian Education – The gateway to Smithsonian educational resources!

BLS – Statistical Sites on the Web – Principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the field of labor economics and statistics.

Landmarks Citation Machine – Helping researchers cite and credit information sources.

AARP – Interest group for people over age 50. Website offers tools to enhance quality of life. – Resources for Senior Citizens provided by the U.S. government. – Bringing technology access and education to 50+ adults.

Assisted Living Facilities – Tips for choosing a facility and making the transition. – Trusted health information for you.

Nutrition Gude for the Aging – Get advice to ensure a healthy, active adulthood.

Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place – How to prepare today for your senior years.

RetiredBrains – Retirement resources for boomers and seniors.

Senior Veterans Service Alliance – Services & Veteran Pension Benefits.

Parents – U.S. Department of Education Website.

Child & Family WebGuide – Expert-reviewed sites for children and families.

Parent Navigator -A parent’s selective guide to the Internet.

Get Net Wise – Learn more about Safe Searching!

National Center for Learning Disabilities – An advocate’s guide for researching Learning Disabilities.

Our-Kids – Devoted to kids with Special Needs.

Family TLC – Tools to enhance the parent/child relationship.

Family Education Network – Strategies for parents of children of all ages.