Country Studies -- Library of Congress
American National Biography: portraits of men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.
Biography Reference Bank: covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images.
Literary Reference Center (EBSCO): information about authors living and deceased (includes excerpts of literary criticism).
Literature Resource Center (Gale): information about authors living and deceased (includes excerpts of literary criticism).
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century
Switchboard: People, businesses, email addresses, and a web site directory
Infobel World: International Telephone Directories
ZIP Code Directory - U.S. Postal Service
Encyclopedia of Associations (U.S. and International)
International Organizations in Europa World Online
A to Z Maps: outline maps, political boundaries, geographical features, etc.