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Project Bartleby Archive - complete books available online

Moses Lake Wellfield Contamination Superfund Site - Information and Meetings 


Access WA - (click on "Employment" at the bottom left) everything from job listings to statistics about employment in WA

Washington State Department of Personnel - information about working for the State of Washington

-  information about occupations, educational programs, colleges, financial aid & military occupations, as well as access to WOIS' Electronic Portfolio so you can keep track of all your information, includes ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) book
(go to the library's portal page to obtain the site key for off campus access)

WorkSource Washington - search for jobs, post resumes, get career information

Testing & Education Reference Center offers online study guides and a practice test.  (off campus access is available via the library's portal page)

Financial Aid & Scholarships
BBCC Financial Aid Dept. - info about grants, loans, scholarships, criteria & forms
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form - fill out your financial aid form via the web!
FinAid! - aid estimator, info on loans, forms etc.
Information about financial aid  from the Department of Education
Mapping Your Future - exit counseling for financial aid

S.A.T. (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
Testing & Education Reference Center offers online study guides and a practice test.  Off Campus Access  (contact the library for information about passwords)
other tests offered through the Testing & Education Reference Center include... 
SAT Subject Tests, ACT Assessment, PSAT, Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

DATABASES AND INDEXES - a complete list of all online resources available from the BBCC Library


Acroynmy Finder -   over 124,500 acronyms/abbreviations & their meanings, covers all subjects, with a subjects, with afocus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military

Roget's Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster Online - dictionary and thesaurus
Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary - via Encyclopedia Britiannica
(off campus access is available via the library's portal page)

Biographical Dictionary
Rhyming Dictionary
Wordsmyth Spanish/English - English/Spanish Dictionary

DIRECTORIES (phone, email, etc.)

Anywho Directory Service - People, Business, Reverse Lookup, Toll-Free from AT&T Info
Associations on the Net - over 10,000 groups from political parties to trade associations
Dex - yellow & whitepages, order directories, Toll-Free #s, area codes from U.S. West
Switchboard  - people, email, businesses, maps, and web pages
SuperPages - yellow, white & city pages, maps, proximity and reverse directory from Verison
Whitepages.com - people, international & toll-free #s, area codes, zip codes, maps, web pages
Yahoo! People Search - phone numbers & email addresses
ZIP Code Lookup and Address Information - from the U.S. Postal Service


Encyclopedia Britannica - full access to encyclopedia articles,  magazine articles & selected web sites, also includes Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (off campus access is available via the library's portal page)
Britannica.com (Encyclopedia Britannica)   this free version offers partial articles from the encyclopedia, magazine articles & web sites, also includes Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Encyclopedia.com  -  More than 17,000 short articles from The Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
Catholic Encyclopedia  - 1913 edition,  not a complete copy but useful none the less


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