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General Reference

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  • On This Day - This site sponsored by the New York Times is an excellent site to view and learn about events from the past on certain dates.

  • Old Farmer's Almanac

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Government Information

  • FirstGov - The vision of this web site "transcends the traditional boundaries of government and our vision is global - connecting the world to all U.S. Government information and services."

  • City of Simi Valley - See the inner workings of our city government including the organizational chart for the City of Simi Valley.

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Maps and Geography


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  • Conversations with History- "In these lively and unedited interviews,distinguished men and women from all over the world talk about their lives and their work. They reminisce about their participation in great events, and they share their perspectives on the past and reflect on what the future may hold.  Choose your own quotations from these interviews and conversations with famous people of our times."    
  • Quote Garden 

  • Quoteland

  • Quoteworld 

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Other General References & Collections


  • HyperHistory Online -" HyperHistory presents 3,000 years of world history with a combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps."
  • Nova Online - "NOVA offers a rich Web site to accompany every program, plus occasional Online Adventures--expeditions that allow the Internet audience to travel in real time with scientists and explorers to remote parts of the world. These sites regularly win rave reviews and design awards, and are chosen as "picks" by popular Internet portals such as Yahoo, USA Today Online and Netscape. By using RealAudio clips, QuickTime virtual reality, Shockwave games, video streaming and more, NOVA Online explores the edge of what computers and minds can do."

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