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These are the some of the best tools for researching the Internet that we have discovered.

 
Search Engines
Google
Yahoo
 
News (Education)
EducationNews.org
EducationWeek.org
 
News (General)
AP Reuters
UPI Headline
Spot.com
CNN (US) BBC (UK)
 
News (Weather)
AccuWeather.com
National Weather Service
The Weather Channel
 
General Reference Sites
Internet Public Library
The Reference Desk
Refdesk.com
 
Almanacs
Fact Monster: Almanac
FastFacts
InfoPlease: Almanac
 
Atlases and Maps
CIA World FactBook
Google Earth
MapQuest
 
Calendars
Earth Calendar
Time and Date.com
 
Clocks
Official U.S. Time
Time and Date.com
Virtual Timer
Virtual Stopwatch
World Time Zones
 
Dictionaries
Merriam-Webster Online
OneLook Dictionaries
YourDictionary.com
 
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia.com
FactMonster: Encyclopedia
InfoPlease: Encyclopedia
Wikipedia
 
Government Resources
United Nations Member States
United States
United Kingdom
Australia
Canada
 
Legal Resources
FindLaw
Hieros Gamos
Robert's Rules of Order
 
Libraries
Internet Public Library
LibDex
LibWeb
PublicLibraries.com
Universal Digital Library
 
Media (General)
Hulu.com
Twitter
YouTube.com
 
Media (Books)
Alibris
Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble
Borders
Fantastic Fiction
 
Media (Magazines)
Magazines
World Magazines
 
Media (Movies)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
 
Media (Music)
AllMusic
 
Media (Newspapers)
NewsVoyager
World Newspapers
 
Media (Radio)
Live-Radio.net
Radio-Locator
 
Media (Television)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
Television Stations from Around the World
US Television Stations by State
 
Medical Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Medline Plus
WebMD
World Health Organization (WHO)
 
Museums
Museum.com
MuseumStuff.com
 
Quotations
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Columbia World of Quotations
 
Schools
Colleges.com
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) (US)
 
Thesauri
InfoPlease: Thesaurus
Roget's Thesauri
Thesaurus.com
 
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Quick Links
     

 

Search Engines
All The Web
United States
(www.alltheweb.com)
AltaVista
United States
(www.altavista.com)
Ask.com
United States
(www.ask.com)
Google
United States
(www.google.com)
HotBot (Lycos)
United States
(hotbot.lycos.com)
Search Engine Colossus
International directory of search engines.
United States
(www.searchenginecolossus.com)
Subject Search Engines
Links to subject area search engines.
United States
(resources.pppst.com)
Yahoo
United States
(search.yahoo.com)

 

News, Education
BBC News: Education
Education section of the BBC News.
United Kingdom
(news.bbc.co.uk)
CBC News: Education
Education section of the CBC News.
Canada
(www.cbc.ca)
Edna.edu.au – News
News headlines from Australia’s free online network for educators.
Australia
(www.edna.edu.au)
EducationNews.org
Excellent source of current news specifically related to education. Global coverage.
United States
(www.ednews.org)
Education-News
United Kingdom
(www.education-news.org)
EducationWeek.org
Local, state, and national news and issues from preschool through 12th grade.  Global coverage.
United States
(www.edweek.org)
New York Times: Education
Education section of the New York Times.
United States
(www.nytimes.com)
Special Education News
Focuses on in-dept, timely news related to educating students with disabilities.
United States
(www.specialednews.com)
Topix: Education News
Education section to Topix, a leading news community on the Web.
United States
(www.topix.net)
United States Dept. of Ed. Press Room
Latest information from the US Dept. of Education.
United States
(www.ed.gov)
Yahoo: Education
Education section of Yahoo.
United States
(news.yahoo.com)

 

News, General
Associated Press
United States
(www.ap.org)
1st Headlines
Top breaking news headlines local, state, national, and international.
United States
(www.1stheadlines.com)
HeadlineSpot.com
Links to worldwide news sources.
United States
(www.headlinespot.com)
Reuters
United States
(www.reuters.com)
UPI
United States
(www.upi.com)

 

ABC
Australia
(www.abc.net.au)
ABC
United States
(abcnews.go.com)
BBC
United Kingdom
(news.bbc.co.uk)
CBC
Canada
(www.cbc.ca)
CBS
United States
(www.cbsnews.com)
CNN
United States
(www.cnn.com)
C-SPAN
United States
(www.c-span.org)
Fox
United States
(www.foxnews.com)
Google News
United States
(news.google.com)
MSNBC
United States
(www.msnbc.msn.com)
NewsLink
Links to worldwide news sources.
United States
(newslink.org)
NPR
United States
(www.npr.org)
PBS
United States
(www.pbs.org)
Yahoo! News
United States
(news.yahoo.com)

 

News, Weather
AccuWeather.com
United States
(www.accuweather.com)
BBC Weather
United Kingdom
(www.bbc.co.uk)
Canadian Weather.org
Canada
(www.canadianweather.org)
CNN Weather
United States
(www.weather.cnn.com)
Intellicast.com
United States
(www.intellicast.com)
Met Office – UK Weather
United Kingdom
(www.metoffice.gov.uk)
National Hurricane Center
United States
(www.nhc.noaa.gov)
NOAA
United States
(www.noaa.gov)
National Weather Service
United States
(www.weather.gov)
The Weather Channel
United States
(www.weather.com)
The Weather Network
United States
(www.theweathernetwork.com)
Weather Underground
United States
(www.wunderground.com)
WxUSA Weather Hub
Weather links for US cities.
United States
(www.wxusa.com)

 

General Reference Sites
AllRefer.com
Database of over 100,000 articles and reference materials.
United States
(reference.allrefer.com)
Answers.com
Instant informationon over 4 million topics.
United States
(www.answers.com)
Bartleby.com
Excellent online col lection of reference books, verse, fiction and nonfiction.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Bibliomania
Online literature, book notes, author biographies, book summaries, reference books, and study guides.
United States
(www.bibliomania.com)
General Library
Reference site providing information on a wide variety of subject areas.
United States
(www.generallibrary.com)
Internet Public Library
Fantastic source of internet books, reference sites, magazines, and newspaper sites from all over the world.  Also contains specialized sites for kids and teens.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
Martindale's "The Reference Desk"
"This site contains over 50 different Centers and over 300 different subsections representing over 60,000 sites."
United States
(www.martindalecenter.com)
Refdesk.com
This site is free and family friendly. It is an incredible source for facts on the Net -- news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia, facts on file, dictionaries and encyclopedias, tutorials, search engines, Windows Operating Systems Resources, free stuff, games and much more.  The site has 20,000+ quality links.”
United States
(www.refdesk.com)
 
AllPages.com
An online national “yellow pages” directory for all the US States.
United States
(www.allpages.com)
AnyWho Directory
Contains all residential and business white pages and yellow pages for published telephone listings.  Sponsored by AT&T.
United States
(www.anywho.com)
AT&T Online Directory Assistance
Online directory assistance to locate phone numbers, addresses, maps, and directions for businesses and people in the United States.
United States
(www.corp.att.com)
Infobel.com
Worldwide directory.
United States
(www.infobel.com)
International White and Yellow Pages
Access to all white and yellow pages world wide.
United States
(www.wayp.com)
Public Records Directory
(www.searchsystems.net)
United States
(www.searchsystems.net)
Reverse Phone Directory
Includes a reverse phone and cell phone directory, reverse address search, email address search and more.
United States
(www.reversephonedirectory.com)
The Ultimate Email Directory
Finds email addresses of individuals all across the net.
United States
(www.theultimates.com)
The Ultimate White Pages
Finds the phone number and address of the person you specify in any area of the US.
United States
(www.theultimates.com)
The Ultimate Yellow Pages
Finds information about any business in the US.
United States
(www.theultimates.com)
USPS – Zip Code Lookup
The US government site providing zip codes for any address in the United States.
United States
(zip4.usps.com)
White Pages.com
The No. 1 online people search destination with more that 120 million people searchable in their databases.
United States
(www.whitepages.com)
YellowPages.com
A subsidiary of AT&T and a leading Internet Yellow Pages and search directory.
United States
(www.yellowpages.com)

 

Almanacs
Celebrity Almanac
Includes information on celebrities in the arts, literature, sports, business and political fields.
United States
(www.celebrityalmanac.com)
CIA World Factbook
Contains country profiles, reference maps, flags of the world, and more.
United States
(www.cia.gov)
CNN Daily Almanac
Contains current events, upcoming events, notable birthdays, and historic events.
United States
(www.cnn.com)
Fact Monster: Almanac
Geared for students, FactMOnster.com has unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help.
United States
(www.factmonster.com)
Fast Facts
Worldwide compilation of almanacs, factbooks, statistical reports and related reference tools.
United States
(www.freepint.com)
GeoHive
A site with geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth and more.
United States
(www.xist.org)
InfoPlease: Almanac
Online accessibility to the Information Please Almanac.
United States
(www.infoplease.com)
Old Farmer’s Almanac
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published a compendium of useful and practical information.
United States
(www.almanac.com)

 

Atlases and Maps
Atlapedia Online
Contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
United States
(www.atlapedia.com)
CIA World FactBook
Reference maps and country profiles.
United States
(www.cia.gov)
Encarta World Atlas
MSN world atlas.
United States
(encarta.msn.com)
Google Earth
Satellite imagery of the Earth.
United States
(earth.google.com)
Google Maps
Interactive city maps.
United States
(maps.google.com)
InfoPlease: World Atlas and Map Library
Contains printable maps, country profiles, flags, world statistics, and more.
United States
(www.infoplease.com)
Library of Congress
American and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress.
United States
(lcweb2.loc.gov)
MapMachine
United States
(www.nationalgeograhic.com)
MapQuest
Interactive maps for cities and towns worldwide.
United States
(www.mapquest.com)
NASA World Wind
Lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth.
United States
(worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
National Atlas of the United States
This is the new online National Atlas of the United States.  It provides a comprehensive view into the enormous wealth of geospatial and geostatistical data collected for the United States.
United States
(www.nationalatlas.gov)
National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas
Maps made for printing and copying.
United States
(www.nationalgeographic.com)
National Geographic MapMachine
Satellite, street maps and more in the National Geographic online atlas.
United States
(plasma.nationalgeographic.com)
The National Map
Online, interactive map from the US Geological Survey.
United States
(nationalmap.gov)
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas Library
This map archive allows users to search or browse through thousands of maps from around the world.
University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States.
(www.lib.utexas.edu)
Rand McNally
Driving directions, online maps, traffic, road explorers, plan a trip, and lots more.
United States
(www.randmcnally.com)
US Census Bureau
High quality, detailed maps of anywhere in the US.
United States
(tiger.census.gov)
US Geological Survey
Maps, imagery, and publications.
United States
(www.usgs.gov)
Yahoo! Maps
Interactive city maps.
United States
(maps.yahoo.com)

 

Calendars
Calendar
United States
(www.timeanddate.com)
Earth Calendar
A daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world.
United States
(www.earthcalendar.net)
Educators’ Calendars
United States
(www.teachervision.fen.com)
Famous Birthdays.com
Birthdays by day, month, year, and much more.
United States
(www.famousbirthdays.com)
Historic Events and Birthdates
United States
(www.scopesys.com)
Interfaith Calendar
Primary sacred times for the world’s religions.
United States
(www.interfaithcalendar.org)
On This Day
The New York Times, United States.
(www.nytimes.com)
This Day in History
The History Channel, United States.
(www.history.com)
Time and Date.com
Provides calendars for any year, monthly calendars, custom calendars, and countdown calendars.
United States
(www.timeanddate.com)
Today in History
The Library of Congress, United States.
(memory.loc.gov)
Web-Holidays.com
Holiday calendar, party planning and craft ideas.
United States
(www.web-holidays.com)

 

Clocks
Official U.S. Time
Provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the US Naval Observatory (USNO).
United States
(www.time.gov)
Time and Date.com
Provides current time, time zone calculators, time zones, sun and moon calculators, date calculators, countdowns, and much more.
United States
(www.timeanddate.com)
Virtual Timer
Online timer – click on preferences to set time.
United States
(www.timeme.com)
Virtual Stopwatch
Online stopwatch – click on preferences to set.
United States
(www.timeme.com)
World Clock
Automatically updated every minute.
United States
(www.timeanddate.com)
World Time Map
Interactive globe focusing on local time.
United States
(24timezones.com)
WorldTimeServer.com
Local time in every country in the world.
United States
(www.worldtimeserver.com)
World Time Zones
Click anywhere on the map to display the current time in that time zone.  Also contains a list of countries and cities in that time zone.
United States
(www.timeticker.com)

 

Dictionaries
Acronym Finder
Large and comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.
United States
(www.acronymfinder.com)
AlphaDictionary.com
Search 992 online English dictionaries.
United States
(www.alphadictionary.com)
Babel Fish Translation
Translation service.
United States
(www.babelfish.altavista.com)
Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Phrase origins and allusions from myth and fable.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Dictionary.Com
A multi-source dictionary search service.
United States
(dictionary.reference.com)
Encarta Dictionary
From the Microsoft Network (MSN).
United States
(encarta.msn.com)
Encyclopedia Mythica
Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.
United States
(www.pantheon.org)
Hyperdictionary.com
English dictionary, computer dictionary, video dictionary, dream dictionary, and medical dictionary.
United States
(www.hyperdictionary.com)
InfoPlease: Dictionary
Dictionary plus words/writing help.
United States
(www.infoplease.com)
Language Dictionaries
Foreign language online dictionaries, grammars, and other language tools.
United States
(www.yourdictionary.com)
Merriam-Webster Online
Free online version of the Merriam-Webster English dictionary, with searchable dictionary definitions, thesaurus, and a student dictionary for kids.
United States
(www.m-w.com)
OneLook Dictionaries
Indexes more than 5 million words in more than 900 online dictionaries.
United States
(www.onelook.com)
Online Dictionaries
Links to online dictionaries.
United States
(www.online-dictionary.net)
Online Etymology Dictionary
Word origins.
United States
(www.etymonline.com)
Online Rhyming Dictionary
Online rhyming dictionary.
United States
(www.rhymer.com)
Rhyming Dictionary
Online rhyming dictionary.
United States
(www.rhymezone.com)
Specialty Dictionaries
Dictionaries and glossaries of specialized words in the English language.
United States
(www.yourdictionary.com)
The Free Dictionary
Dictionary, medical dictionary, legal dictionary, financial dictionary, acronyms, and idioms.
United States
(www.thefreedictionary.com)
Word2Word
Language resource links.
United States
(www.word2word.com)
YourDictionary.com
One of the most comprehensive and authoritative language portals on the web with more than 2500 dictionaries and grammars in over 300 languages, games that build language skills, and a forum.
United States
(www.yourdictionary.com)

 

Encyclopedias
Britannica Concise Online
Free Internet encyclopedia with 28,000 articles from the editors of Encyclopædia Britannica.
United States
(www.concise.britannica.com)
Canadian Encyclopedia
Comprehensive and authoritative source of information on all things Canadian.
Canada
(www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com)
Columbia Encyclopedia
Sixth edition.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Encarta Encyclopedia
From the Microsoft Network (MSN).
United States
(encarta.msn.com)
Encyclopedia.com
Free Internet encyclopedia with more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.  Frequently updated.
United States
(www.encylopedia.com)
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
Links to Smithsonian exhibits by topic.
United States
(www.si.edu)
Fact Monster: Encyclopedia
Access to more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.  Student oriented.
United States
(www.factmonster.com)
How Stuff Works
Thousands of articles on a broad range of topics.  Articles are logical and easy to understand.
United States
(www.howstuffworks.com)
InfoPlease: Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia and other reference materials.
United States
(www.infoplease.com)
TechEncyclopedia
More than 20,000 IT terms and definitions.
United States
(www.techweb.com)
Wikipedia
The web’s largest, evolving encyclopedia.  Use with caution.
International
(www.wikipedia.org)

 

Government Resources
Maps of the World
United States
(www.mapsofworld.com)
Member States of the United Nations
Links to all members of the United Nations including national website.
United States
(www.un.org)
United Nations
International
(www.un.org)
World Flag Database
Search by country or appearance of flag. Includes military, organizations, and state/province flags.
United States
(www.flags.net)
 
United States
USA.gov
The United States Government official web portal.
United States
(www.usa.gov)
Census Bureau
United States
(www.census.gov)
GovSpot.com
Links to National, State, and Local governments and agencies.
United States
(www.govspot.com)
House of Representatives
United States
(www.house.gov)
Library of Congress
United States
(www.loc.gov)
Senate
United States
(www.senate.gov)
Supreme Court
United States
(www.supremecourtus.gov)
White House
United States
(www.whitehouse.gov)
 
United Kingdom
Directgov
Official United Kingdom government portal and guide to information.
United Kingdom
(www.direct.gov.uk)
British Monarchy
United Kingdom
(www.royal.gov.uk)
Houses of Parliament
United Kingdom
(www.parliament.uk)
Ministry of Justice
United Kingdom
(www.justice.gov.uk)
Privy Council Office
United Kingdom
(www.privycouncil.gov.uk)
10 Downing Street (Prime Minister)
United Kingdom
(www.number-10.gov.uk)

 

Australia
Australia
Official Australian government home page.
Australia
(www.australia.gov.au)
Governor-General
Australia
(www.gg.gov.au)
High Court of Australia
Australia
(www.hcourt.gov.au)
Parliament of Australia
Australia
(www.aph.gov.au)
Prime Minister
Australia
(www.pm.gov.au)

 

Canada
Canada
Official Canadian government home page.
Canada
(www.canada.gc.ca)
Governor General
Canada
(www.gg.ca)
Parliament
Canada
(www.parl.gc.ca)
Prime Minister
Canada
(www.pm.gc.ca)
Supreme Court
Canada
(csc.gc.ca)

 

Legal Resources
AllLaw.com
Comprehensive legal directory and search engine.
United States
(www.alllaw.com)
American Bar Association
The national representative of the American legal profession.
United States
(www.abanet.org)
American Law Sources On-line
Full-text legal documents from the US, Canada, and Mexico.
United States
(www.lawsource.com)
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Leading advocate for people with mental disabilities.
United States
(www.bazelon.org)
Canadian Criminal Justice Resources
Links to Canadian legal sites.
Canada
(www.canadianpardons.ca)
Duhaime.Org
Legal dictionary and resources.
United States
(www.duhaime.org)
FindLaw
Comprehensive set of legal resources including search utilities, cases and codes, and legal news.
United States
(www.findlaw.com)
GigaLaw.com
Comprehensive legal news about the Internet and high technology.
United States
(gigalaw.blogspot.com)
Glossary of Legal Terms
Glossary of general legal terms.
New York State Unified Court System, New York, United States.
(nyucourts.gov)
Guide to Law Online
An annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online.  Prepared by the US Law Library of Congress.
United States
(www.loc.gov)
Hieros Gamos (HG.org)
One of the largest legal portals, Hieros Gamos is a comprehensive guide to worldwide law and government.
(www.hg.org)
Internet Law Library
Contains Internet law resources organized by subject and jurisdiction, in addition to the basic documents of US law.
United States
(www.lawmoose.com)
Internet Legal Research Group
Links to select web sites, legal forms, and downloadable files.
United States
(www.ilrg.com)
Law Library of Congress
Library of Congress, United States.
(www.loc.gov)
Legal.com
Leading source of law books.  Also contains legal information and resources.
United States
(www.legal.com)
Legal Information Institute
Online law library operated by Cornell University Law School.
United States
(www.law.cornell.edu)
Nolo.com
Publisher of books on a variety of legal topics.  Online articles on selected legal topics.
United States
(www.nolo.com)
Robert’s Rules of Order
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
The ‘Lectric Law Library
Extensive law encyclopedia, dictionary, and resources.
United States
(www.lectlaw.com)

 

Libraries
American Library Association
The oldest and largest library association in the world.
United States
(www.ala.org)
Bartleby.com
Excellent online collection of reference books, verse, fiction, and nonfiction.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
The British Library
Online information server containing comprehensive information about the British Library, collections, and services.
United Kingdom
(www.bl.uk)
Canadian Library Gateway
Portal to Canadian libraries.
Canada
(www.collectionscanada.gc.ca)
Dewey Decimal Classification System
Information and resources.
United States
(www.oclc.org)
Internet Public Library
Fantastic source of internet books, reference sites, magazines, and newspaper sites from all over the world.  Also contains specialized sites for kids and teens.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
LibDex
Worldwide library index.
United States
(www.libdex.com)
Library and Archives Canada
Canada’s national collection.
Canada
(www.collectionscanada.gc.ca)
Library of Congress
Official site featuring online galleries, research information, and library news.
United States
(www.loc.gov)
Library of Congress Classification
Outline and downloadable files.
United States
(www.loc.gov)
LibrarySpot.com
Library links.
United States
(www.libraryspot.com)
LibWeb
Links to libraries worldwide.
United States
(lists.webjunction.org)
National Library of Education
The US government’s primary resource center for education information.
United States
(ies.ed.gov)
PublicLibraries.com
Links to US public libraries, US state libraries, Presidential libraries, national libraries of the world, and university and college libraries.
United States
(www.publiclibraries.com)
UK Public Libraries
Portal to UK libraries.
United Kingdom
(dspace.dial.pipex.com)
Universal Digital Library
Led by Carnegie Mellon University, the Million Book Project has digitized over one million books and made the entire database accessible.
United States
(www.ulib.org)
WorldCat
WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services.  WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
United States
(www.worldcat.org)
The WWW Virtual Library
In operation since 1991, the Virtual Library is the oldest catalog of the Internet.
United States
(vlib.org)

 

Media (General)
Hulu.com
Offers commercial-supported TV episodes and movies.
United States
(www.hulu.com)
Snopes.com
The latest information on rumors and urban legends.
United States
(www.snopes.com)
Twitter
Real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices.
United States
(twitter.com)
YouTube.com
Video sharing website where users can upload, view, and share video clips.
United States
(www.youtube.com)

 

Media (Books)
AbeBooks
Online marketplace for new, used, rare, and out-of-print books.
United States
(www.abebooks.com)
Alibris
Online marketplace for new, used, rare, and out-of-print books, movies, and music. United States
(www.alibris.com)
Amazon.com
Online marketplace for just about everything.
United States
(www.amazon.com)
Barnes & Noble
Online bookstore.
United States
(www.barnesandnoble.com)
Borders
Online bookstore.
United States
(www.bordersstores.com)
Half Price Books
Online bookstore.
United States
(www.halfpricebooks.com)

 

Author Yellowpages.com
Links to author web sites.
United States
(www.authoryellowpages.com)
Bartleby.com
Online books (reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction) available free of charge.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
BookRags.com
Excellent research site for students.  Also contains literature summaries, biographies, literary criticism, essays, encyclopedias, lesson plans, study guides and eBooks.
United States
(www.bookrags.com)
BookReporter.com
Author profiles, book reviews, articles, book quizzes, contests, and a daily quote.
United States
(www.bookreporter.com)
BookSpot.com
Book links, list, and information.
United States
(www.bookspot.com)
BookWire.com
Internet resource featuring new titles, new authors, and news about the book industry.
United States
(www.bookwire.com)
The Children’s Literature Web Guide
Extensive web links for children’s literature.
Canada
(www.acs.ucalgary.ca)
Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for over 10,000 authors along with information on over 200,000 books.
United Kingdom
(www.fantasticfiction.co.uk)
Electronic Books
Resource links.
United States
(www.lib.utexas.edu)
Internet Public Library
Fantastic source of internet books, reference sites, magazines, and newspaper sites from all over the world.  Also contains specialized sites for kids and teens.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
Online Books Page
A website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet.
United States
(onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu)
Overbooked
A resource for omnivorous readers.
United States
(www.overbooked.org)
Project Gutenberg
The Internet’s oldest producer of free electronic books.
United States
(promo.net)
Publishers Weekly
Book news and information.
United States
(www.publishersweekly.com)
Rare Book Room
Online scans of rare books.
United States
(www.rarebookroom.org)
Universal Digital Library
Led by Carnegie Mellon University, the Million Book Project has digitized over one million books and made the entire database accessible.
United States
(www.ulib.org)

 

Media (Magazines)
Internet Public Library: Magazines
Magazine links by category.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
Magazines
Magazine links by category.
United States
(www.headlinespot.com)
Magazine Directory
Alphabetical links.
United States
(magazine-directory.com)
Magazines: Ezines
Alphabetical links.
United States
(www.refdesk.com)
World Magazines
World newspapers and magazines listed by country
United States
(www.worldpress.org)

 

Media (Movies)
AllMovie.com
Comprehensive database of movies with film synopses, reviews, and actor biographies.
United States
(www.allmovie.com)
FilmSite.org
Contains interpretive, descriptive review commentary and historical background for some of the best Hollywood and American classic films of the last century.
United States
(www.filmsite.org)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
The most comprehensive database available about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games.  Start here!
United States
(imdb.com)
Media Resources Center
University of California Berkeley Library’s primary collection of materials in electronic audio and visual formats. Though only available for borrowing by other UC campuses, the database does provide a lot of information.
United States
(www.lib.berkeley.edu)
Nitpickers.com
Mistakes and goofs in movies and television shows.
United States
(www.nitpickers.com)
TCM Movie Database
Archive from the vaults of Turner Classic Movies.
United States
(www.tcm.com)

 

Media (Music)
AllMusic
One of the most comprehensive music reference source on the Internet.
United States
(wc04.allmusic.com)
Billboard.com
The Internet counterpart of Billboard magazine, the world’s premier music publication.
United States
(www.billboard.com)
Lyrics World
This index contains links to all of the lyrics available at Lyrics World.
United States
(www.ntl.matrix.com)
Music Dictionary
Online music dictionary.
United States
(www.dolmetsch.com)
OnLine Music Encyclopedia
Online music encyclopedia.
United States
(library.thinkquest.org)
Sing-Along Songs
Midis and lyrics from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
United States
(kids.niehs.nih.gov)
Song Lyrics Collection
Collection of song lyrics by artist.
United States
(www.songlyricscollection.com)
Song Lyrics Search Engine
Search by lyric, artist, album, or track.
United States
(www.getlyrical.com)
Vocalist
Excellent resources for singing teachers and students of voice.  Online tutorials and material resources.
United States
(www.vocalist.org.uk)

 

Media (Newspapers)
Internet Public Library: Online Newspapers
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
Newspapers.com
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.newspapers.com)
Newspapers – USA and Worldwide
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.refdesk.com)
NewsVoyager
International, US, and Canadian newspaper links.  Also includes links to college newspapers, newspaper archives, and media associations and organizations.
United States
(www.newspaperlinks.com)
Online Newspapers.com
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.onlinenewspapers.com)
The Paperboy.com
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.thepaperboy.com)
US Online Newspaper Publications
US newspaper links by state.
United States
(www.shgresources.com)
World Newspapers
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.worldpress.org)
World-Newsapers.com
Worldwide newspaper links by country.
United States
(www.world-newspapers.com)
 
International
International Herald Tribune
International
(www.iht.com)
 
United States
Los Angeles Times
United States
(www.latimes.com)
New York Daily News
United States
(www.nydailynews.com)
New York Times
United States
(www.nytimes.com)
USA Today
United States
(www.usatoday.com)
Wall Street Journal
United States
(online.wsy.com)
Washington Post
United States
(www.washingtonpost.com)
 
United Kingdom
Daily Telegraph
United Kingdom
(www.telegraph.co.uk)
Financial Times
United Kingdom
(www.ft.com)
London Telegraph
United Kingdom
(www.telegraph.co.uk)
London Times
United Kingdom
(www.timesonline.co.uk)
 
Australia
The Australian
Australia
(www.theaustralian.news.com.au)
Australian Financial Review
Australia
(www.afr.com)
News.com.au
Australia
(www.news.com.au)
 
Canada
Canada.com
Canada
(www.canada.com)
The Canadian Press
Canada
(www.thecanadianpress.com)
Globe and Mail
Canada
(www.theglobeandmail.com)
Toronto Star
Canada
(www.thestar.com)

 

Media (Radio)
Live-Radio.Net
Links to thousands of radio stations worldwide.
United States
(www.live-radio.net)
Radio-Locator
Comprehensive radio station search engine with over 10,000 radio station web page links and over 2500 audio streams from the US and worldwide.
United States
(www.radio-locator.com)
Radio Stations by State
US radio station links by state.
United States
(www.newslink.org)
Radio Station World
Worldwide radio station links by country.
United States
(radiostationworld.com)
US Radio Stations by State
US radio station links by state.
United States
(www.shgresources.com)

 

Media (Television)
Broadcast TV Stations
US TV station links by state.
United States
(www.newsdirectory.com)
The Classic TV Database
Database of classic television shows.
United States
(www.classic-tv.com)
EPguides.com
Episode guides for over 3800 TV shows.  Also includes numerous links to other TV related websites.
United States
(www.epguides.com)
Episode Guides.com
Television episode guides.
United States
(www.episodeguides.com)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
The most comprehensive database available about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games.  Start here!
United States
(imdb.com)
The Museum of Broadcast Communications
The premiere broadcast museum in America.
United States
(www.museum.tv)
Nitpickers.com
Mistakes and goofs in movies and television shows.
United States
(www.nitpickers.com)
Television (HeadlineSpot.com)
Worldwide TV station links.
United States
(www.headlinespot.com)
Television Stations from Around the World
Worldwide TV station links.
United States
(www.high-techproductions.com)
The Television Transcripts Database (TVTDB)
Transcripts of the best TV shows.
United States
(www.tvtdb.com)
TV.com
Articles, reviews, episode guides, trivia, interviews, and more.
United States
(www.tv.com)
TV Networks
US Network and Cable stations.
United States
(www.newsdirectory.com)
TV Station Web Page Directory
Links to television stations from North America and around the world that have web pages.
Canada
(www3.sympatico.ca)
TV Stations by State
US TV station links by state.
United States
(newslink.org)
US Television Stations by State
US TV station links by state.
United States
(www.shgresources.com)
Vanderbilt Television News Archive
The world’s most extensive and complete archive of television news.
United States
(tvnews.vanderbilt.edu)
World Wide Internet TV (WWITV)
Portal to watch live and on demand online TV broadcasts.
United States
(www.wwitv.com)

 

Medical Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Excellent source of medical information.
United States
(www.cdc.gov)
Medbot
Web search engine for health and medicine resources.
United States
(med.stanford.edu)
MedicineNet.com
Online, healthcare media publishing company providing easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers.
United States
(www.medicinenet.com)
Medline Plus
Brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.  Contains extensive drug information, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.
United States
(www.nlm.nih.gov)
Merck Manuals
Online versions.
United States
(www.merck.com)
National Center for Health Statistics (Fast Stats)
Statistical information on health-related issues.
United States
(www.cdc.gov)
National Library of Medicine
Large biomedical library and publisher of the Medline Online catalog.
United States
(www.nlm.nih.gov)
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Searchable dictionary of medical and scientific terms.
United Kingdom
(cancerweb.nc.ac.uk)
WebMD
Excellent source of medical information.
United States
(www.webmd.com)
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations.
International
(www.who.int)

 

Museums
Museum.com
Worldwide links to museums and galleries.
United States
(www.museum.com)
Museums
Guide to museums and related cultural institutions with links.
United States
(www.ipl.org)
MuseumSpot.com
Worldwide links to museums.
United States
(www.museumspot.com)
MuseumStuff.com
Worldwide links to museums.
United States
(www.museumstuff.com)
MuseumsUSA
Comprehensive listing of US museums.
United States
(www.museumsusa.org)
Virtual Library Museum Pages
Worldwide directory of on-line museums.
United States
(icom.museum)
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
International
(www.wdl.org)
 
Art Institute of Chicago
United States
(www.artic.edu)
The British Museum
United Kingdom
(www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk)
Centre Pompidou
France
(www.centrepompidou.fr)
Field Museum of Natural History
United States
(www.fieldmuseum.org)
Guggenheim.org
United States
(www.guggenheim.org)
The Hermitage
Russia
(www.hermitagemuseum.org)
Louvre
France
(www.louvre.fr)
Metropolitan Museum of Art
United States
(www.metmuseum.org)
Museo Nacional Del Prado
Spain
(museoprado.mcu.es)
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
United States
(www.moma.org)
Museum of Science and Industry
United States
(www.msichicago.org)
The National Gallery
United Kingdom
(www.nationalgallery.org.uk)
National Gallery of Art
United States
(www.nga.gov)
Smithsonian
United States
(www.smithsonian.org)
Tate Online
United Kingdom
(www.tate.org.uk)
Vatican Museums
The Vatican
(mv.vatican.va)

 

Quotations
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
Online version of traditional reference work.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Brainy Quote
Search for quotes by topic, author, type, or keyword.
United States
(www.brainyquote.com)
Columbia World of Quotations
Online version of traditional reference work.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Cool Quotes
Search for quotes by category or author.
United States
(www.coolquotes.com)
Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
The Quotations Page
Search for quotes by author or subject.
United States
(www.quotationspage.com)
Quoteland.com
United States
(www.quoteland.com)
Respectfully Quoted
American political quotes compiled by the Library of Congress.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Wisdom Quotes
Search by theme and occasion.
United States
(www.wisdomquotes.com)

 

Schools
Academic Info
Online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information.
United States
(www.academicinfo.net)
Colleges.Com
Everything college.  Includes links to colleges and universities worldwide.
United States
(www.mit.edu)
Community College Web
Links to community colleges worldwide.
United States
(www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu)
General Education Online
Links to international colleges and universities.
United States
(www.findaschool.org)
Index of American Universities
Links to American universities granting bachelor or advanced degrees.
United States
(www.clas.ufl.edu)
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to US education.
United States
(nces.ed.gov)
Public School Review
Detailed profiles of public schools and their surrounding communities.
United States
(www.publicschoolreview.com)
School Matters
Online source of information and analysis of US public schools.
United States
(www.schoolmatters.com)

 

Thesauri
Encarta Thesaurus
MSN thesaurus.
United States
(encarta.msn.com)
InfoPlease: Thesaurus
Online accessibility to the Information Please Thesaurus.
United States
(www.infoplease.com)
Merriam-Webster Online
Online thesaurus.
United States
(www.m-w.com)
Roget’s Thesauri
Online thesauri.
United States
(www.bartleby.com)
Rogets Thesaurus
United States
(asadz.com)
Thesaurus.Com
Online thesaurus.
United States
(thesaurus.reference.com)
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