006-099 Information & General Reference
A Virtual Library of Useful URLs – Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification
- 028 Books and reading, (eBooks), (e-Books)
- 004 Computers, Computer literacy, Computer systems
- 004.03 Computer science – Dictionaries, (Computer terms), (Computer jargon), (Computers – Jargon), (Computers – Dictionaries)
- 004.67 Internet, World Wide Web (WWW)
- Add URL
- Affiliate Programs
- Colors, Color charts
- Domain name
- Free E-mail or Free email
- Free Internet Access
- Free/Low Cost Web hosting or Free Web sites
- Free Web storage space
- Internet Service Providers (ISP)
- Internet Statistics
- Popup stoppers, Ad blockers, Kill ads
- Search engines
- Tools for Webmasters
- Win awards
- 005.7 HTML (Document Markup Language)
- 025.4 Dewey Decimal Classification, Classification – Books, Library of Congress Classification
- 025.5 Reference services, (Virtual libraries), Information services, (Useful URLs), (Best Web sites)
- 027 Libraries
- 027.071 Libraries – Canada
- 027.073 Libraries – United States
- 027.8 School libraries, Elementary school libraries, High school libraries, (Secondary school libraries), (Junior high school libraries), (Children’s libraries), (Libraries and students)
- 028 Books and reading, (Reading interests), (Best books), (Best-book lists), (eBooks), (e-Books)
- 030 Encyclopedias and dictionaries, (Glossaries), Almanacs, World records,
- 031.2 Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc., (How to), (Learn to), (Tutorials)
- 050 Periodicals, (Magazines), (Journals)
- 060.4 Parliamentary practice, (Rules of order)
- 069 Museums
- 070 Newspapers, World news and newspapers, Canada – Newspapers, Canadian newspapers, (Canada – News) United States – Newspapers, American newspapers, (U.S. – News)
- 070.1 Television broadcasting of news, (TV broadcasting of news)
- 070.4 News agencies, Journalism, Broadcast journalism, (Commercial Journalism), (News broadcasting), (Wire agencies), (News services), (Radio journalism), (Radio news), (Television journalism), (Television news)
- 070.5 Publishers and publishing, Publishers’ standard book numbers, International Standard Book Numbers, (I.S.B.N.), (ISBN), International Standard Serial Numbers, (I.S.S.N.), (ISSN)
- 090 Rare books, (Antiquarian books), (Book rarities), (Early printed books)
025.4 Dewey Decimal Classification, Classification – Books, Library of Congress Classification
Can You Do the Dewey? from Middletown Thrall Library. Here you can Test Your Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification, Meet Melvil Dewey, and Learn More about the DDC.
CyberDewey: A Catalogue for the World Wide Web by David A. Mundie. This is by far the best and most organized Internet directory at a glance. Includes a Subject Index containing an alphabetical list of division headings used in the Dewey Decimal Classification System.
Dewey Browse. Web Sites Classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for Grades K-12.
Dewey Decimal System from Dallas Public Library.
“Do We” Really Know Dewey? A website about the Dewey Decimal System for elementary school students.
Library of Congress Classification System from About.com. The LC System organizes Library material according to 21 branches of knowledge (labeled A-Z, except for letters I,O,W,X and Y which are not used). The 21 categories are further divided by adding one or two additional letters and a set of numbers. See also Understanding Call Numbers.
Multimedia Tour of the DDC.
Virtual Library of Useful URLs Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification. Annotated links to some of the best and most useful educational Websites.
025.5 Reference services, (Virtual libraries), Information services, (Useful URLs), (Best Web sites)
About.com. Select a topic from Site Index # and A – Z, from Subject Index, or go directly to About International to find information about Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, UK, and Japan, default is United States.
Academic Info: Your Gateway to Quality Educational Resources. Online directory. Browse by Subjects or Search by Keywords. Categories: Subject Gateways, Reference Desk, Student Center, and In the News.
The Argus Clearinghouse: A Selective Collection of Topical Guides. Since January 2002, this site has not been actively maintained. Many lists have migrated to the Internet Public Library.
Ask a Librarian. An online reference service from the Library of Congress especially for researchers.
Atomica. Type a word, acronym, name, topic, etc. and get answers from various sources depending on the subject.
Awesome Library. Organizes the Web with 24,000 carefully reviewed resources. Enter a door for Teachers, Kids, Teens, Parents, Librarians or Community. Includes a section on HOT TOPICS: Gun Control, Environment, Pollution, Genetics, etc.
Bartleby.com Index to Subjects. Excellent collection of reference sources: Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Quotations, English Usage, Religion and Mythology, Literary History and Literature, Anatomy, Cooking, Etiquette, Parliamentary Procedure and Government, plus lengthy list of Verse, Fiction, and Nonfiction Anthologies and Volumes.
British Library Images Online. Search and view thousands of images online. Subject Index. Title Index.
BUBL Link 5:15. Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas catalogued according to DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification). “The aim is to guarantee at least 5 relevant resources for every subject included, and a maximum of 15 resources for most subjects, hence the name 5:15.”
Cyber Times Navigator from The New York Times. Selected reference links covering: Net Search, Journalism, Reference, Telephone & E-mail Directories, Breaking News & Daily Publications, Politics, New York Region, Commerce, Travel, Entertainment, Sports, and more. Free registration to use this site.
Digital Librarian: A Librarian’s Choice of the Best of the Web . Numerous links to great Websites. Categories arranged in alphabetical order.
Electronic Reference Desk from Scholes Library, Alfred University. Links to various resources including: Time and Dates, Dictionaries, General Scientific Data Sources, Government Data and Information Sources, Geographic Data and Information Sources, World News and Weather, Historical Documents and Reference Sources, U.S. Phone Books, Area Codes & Travel, U.S. Postal Information, etc.
Fast Facts. Links to major reference sources. Searchable. Categories A-W: Almanacs and Maps, Calendars and Time, Dictionaries and Thesauri, Directories – People and Places, Electronic Texts, Encyclopedias, Entertainment, Grammar and Style, Internet, Languages, Magazines, News, Politics/Gossip, Quotations, Sports, Statistics, Travel, Weather, Weights and Measures.
Great Educational Web Sites compiled by Phyllis DiBianco, Library Media Specialist, Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale, New York.
Infomine. Scholarly Internet Resource Collections. A virtual library of over 135,000 expert-selected scholarly and educational resources.
Information Please. All the knowledge you need. World, Sports, Entertainment, U.S., People (Biographies), Business and Economy, Living (Travel, Health), Society, Science and Technology.
Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. Go way back in the Wayback Machine to surf the Web as it was. Find 30 billion old web pages stored in the Internet Archive’s Web archive dating back to 1996.
Internet Public Library (IPL). Lists evaluated resource Websites: Subject Collections, Ready References (Almanacs, Biographies, Calendars, Dictionaries …), Reading Room (Books – online texts, Magazines, Newspapers), Special Collections (Literary Criticism, POTUS …), Ask a Question, plus KidSpace and TeenSpace.
KidsClick! Web search for kids by librarians. Subjects arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification.
The Librarians’ Index to the Internet. A searchable, annotated subject directory of Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.
Library and Archives Canada. Digital Library of information on Canadian Music, History, and Literature. Search Archival or Published Materials.
The Library in the Sky. Contains links to some of the best educational resources on the Internet. Student, Teacher, Parent, Librarian, and Community Resources.
Library Spot. Libraries Online, Law, Medical and Music Libraries. Reference Desk (Acronyms, Biographies, Business Info, Calculators, Calendars, Current Events, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Genealogy, Maps, Phone Books, Quotations, Statistics, Style Guides). Reading Room (Books, Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Speeches).
Libweb. Library Servers via WWW. Lists over 6600 Library Webpages from over 115 countries. Direct links to academic, public, national, state, special and school libraries, many with online catalog searches. Libweb is updated daily at midnight, Pacific Time.
NYPL Digital Gallery – Subjects A-Z. Free and open online access to hundreds of thousands of digital images from New York Public Library – Alphabetical list of over 23,000 subject terms includes people, institutions, places and topics. Names A-Z – Alphabetical list of 5,174 names includes artists, authors, publishers, collectors and others.
Refdesk. A massive resource site with links to practically every topic under the sun: Area Code, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Calculator, Currency Converter, World Fact Book, Zip Code, Lottery Results, Magazines, Newspapers, Sports, Atlas and Maps, U.S. Government, Grammar and Style, Law, Phone Book, Weights and Measures, World Religions, Ask the Experts, Classified, Entertainment, Food and Recipes, Movies, Travel, Weather, and more.
Repositories of Primary Sources. Links to over 5300 Web sites that provide primary sources including color images of original manuscripts, posters, letters, official documents, maps, rare books, historical photographs, and archives. Note: Some sites have limited English versions and many have dead links.
Resource Page with links to helpful information. Page created by students at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School.
School-Libraries.Org Online Resources for School Librarians Web Gateways to Information. Includes: General School Librarian Resources, Curriculum and Technology Planning Links, Books, Book Reviews and Reading Resources, Learning and Teaching with the Web, Information Literacy and Library Skills, and Professional Associations and Organizations.
Sci-Math World: An Interactive Web Workshop for Teachers and Librarians by Robert J. Lackie, Associate Professor-Librarian, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ. Selection of Science and Math links: Directories and Portals, Invisible Web Searchable Sites (hidden gems search engines can’t see), Some Science and Math Search Engines, and lots of great Webquest sites listed in Interactive Science on the Web and Interactive Math on the Web.
Search Systems – Largest Free Public Records Directory. U.S. Nationwide Public Records Directory, United States by State, U.S. Territories. Canada Nationwide Public Records Directory, Canada by Province. Worldwide Public Records Directory. Outer Space Public Records Directory.
Serious Links. Valuable sites on the Web selected by Dr. Paul Brians, Professor of English, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
Smithsonian: Websites A-Z. Index of Smithsonian Institution websites. Also searchable by keyword.
Study Web – The Learning Portal. Search a large collection of research quality URLs, categorized and reviewed.
Togglebot.com. Web Directory.
Top10Links. Home to 800+ Top 10 Web Site Lists.
The Virtual Acquisition Shelf & News Desk compiled & edited by Gary Price. Excellent collection of resources & news for information professionals & researchers.
A Virtual Library of Useful URLs Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification. An annotated and clickable list of the best educational websites arranged by Dewey for easy search. All major subject areas included.
Virtual Reference Library or Ontario Virtual Reference Library, first launched by Toronto Public Library in 1999. Provides access to librarian-selected websites, online magazine, journal and newspaper articles with special focus on Canadian and Ontario information.
Wall Street Executive Library. A massive site containing links to Newspapers, TV & Radio, Magazines, Web Search & Computer, Web Directory Search, Business Toolkit, All Reference – All Libraries, Government Research, Financial Markets, Company & Industry, Business & Legal, Marketing & Advertising, Statistics & Economics, Careers & Education, Health & Medicine, Leisure, Sports, and Ross Bradford’s Top Movie Picks.
WWW Virtual Library: Subject Catalog, A-Z Listing. World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Hierarchical Listing. High quality online guides to a wide variety of topics.
The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources. Carefully selected, annotated links in 37 International Affairs categories including Media Sources, International Organizations, Regions and Countries. Topics covered: Global Environment, Human Rights, World Religions, Peace, Conflict Resolution and International Security, Study and Work Abroad, Health, International and National Law, Foreign Languages such as French, Spanish, and German.
Yellowpages.com Online Directory – Business Search. Search by Business Category or by Name. Also available: Search by Distance or Search by Phone Number – Reverse Lookup. Example: Search for Pizza Hut in All of U.S.A. – Results Found: 7051 pizza hut nationwide, addresses of Pizza Hut locations, their local phone numbers, plus Yellow Pages Ads if available.
Yellowpages.com Online Directory – White Pages. Find Person, Reverse Phone, Reverse Address, Area & ZIP Codes. When you Find the Person you want, you can also find his or her neighbors, i.e. the people who live on the same street, along with their names, addresses and phone numbers, and Search for Businesses Nearby. Search in Reverse Phone, Reverse Address, Area & ZIP Codes will provide you with the name of the individual.
027 Libraries, (Online catalogs), (Online catalogues)
Boulder/Louisville/Broomfield Public Library System Online Catalog. Web OPAC Menu: Search by Word, Author, Title, Author/Title Search, Magazine/Newspaper Title, Series, Subject, or Call Number Options: DEWEY, Local, GOV DOC, ISSN/ISBN, and Other.
District of Columbia Public Library Online Catalog – WebCat. Dewey.
Edmonton Public Library Catalogue. Dewey.
LIBCAT: A Guide to Library Resources on the Internet. Includes Online Catalogs in the United States, Online Catalogs Outside the United States – Choose a country from A-Z.
LibDex: The Library Index. Directory of over 17,000 library Web sites around the world. Includes public libraries, university libraries, school libraries, children’s libraries, and special libraries.
Library of Congress Online Catalog. Search by Keyword, Subject Browse, Name Browse, Title, Serial Title, or Call Number (LC) Browse.
Library Online Public Access Catalogs. General Resources, Individual Catalogs, International OPACs (Online Public Access Catalogs), Magazine and Newspaper Catalogs, and Web-interfaced Catalogs.
Los Angeles Public Library Catalog. Online catalog. Search books, audiobooks, videos, CDs, audio cassettes, etc. by author, title, subject, series, call number (Dewey), or keyword.
Mississauga Library System Catalogue. Dewey.
Ontario Library Catalogues. Links from Virtual Reference Library: Canadian Library Websites and Catalogues – Ontario, Libdex – The Library Index [Ontario], Ontario Library Service – North, Southern Ontario Public Libraries, and AMICUS Web.
Toronto Public Library Catalogue. Dewey.
027.071 Libraries – Canada
LibDex: The Library Index – Canada. Index of Library Home Pages across Canada and connections to Telnet/Web based OPACs (Online Public Access Catalogues).
National Library of Canada. Canadian Library Websites and Catalogues, Electronic Collection, Canadian Government information, Canadiana Quick Reference.
027.073 Libraries – United States
ALA – American Library Association. LARC (Library and Research Center) section includes Fact Sheets, List of Libraries, Video and Copyright, ALA Periodicals, and ALA Archives. Links to Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Schools and Libraries Division, E-mail mailing lists, National Center for Education Statistics, Public Libraries in United States survey, and State Library Websites.
LibDex: The Library Index – USA. Index of Library Home Pages across the United States in alphabetical order by State. Categories of Library: Academic Libraries, Consortia, K-12 School Libraries, Law Libraries, Museum, Public Libraries, Special Libraries, and U.S. State Libraries.
Libraries from FirstGov.gov. A-Z listings of United States national, federal agency, and local libraries; online library databases; grants and benefits for libraries.
027.8 School libraries, Elementary school libraries, High school libraries, (Secondary school libraries), (Junior high school libraries), (Children’s libraries), (Libraries and students)
School-Libraries.Org. Online Resources for School Librarians, Web Gateways to Information.
School Library Journal. School Library Journal, the print magazine, and School Library Journal Online, the web site, serve librarians who work with young people in school and public libraries.
028 Books and reading, (Reading interests), (Best books), (Best-book lists), (eBooks), (e-Books)
Electronic Text Center or Etext Center at University of Virginia Library. Over 2,100 publicly-available ebooks, including classic British and American fiction, major authors, children’s literature, American history, Shakespeare, African-American documents, the Bible. 70,000 texts, mostly online, including history, literature, philosophy, religion, history of science. Languages include Latin, Apache, Japanese, and Chinese. 350,000 related images: 164,000 of them publicly available, including rare books, manuscripts, and book illustrations, and much more.
- Browse Collections by Language: Apache, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Latvian, Russian, Spanish, Tibetan.
- Browse Collections by Subject.
- Search English Collections, Religious Resources, and Foreign Language Collections.
Free Books. Free eBooks. Links to Best free Digital Libraries – Australia, Best free Digital Libraries – World, Other Free Australian Books, Other Free Book Sites/Pages in English, World – Other Languages, Regional and National, Individual Topics/Miscellaneous, Sacred Texts & Religion.
Google Print. Search the full text of books using Google’s book-only search service. Google Print was introduced in the U.S. in early 2005, and is now available in 14 English-language speaking countries, including the U.K., Australia, Canada and India.
Great Books Index. Links to online editions where available. Reading List 1: Plato, Sophocles, Aristotle, The Bible – Old Testament, St. Augustine, Montaigne, Shakespeare, John Locke, Jonathan Swift, Edward Gibbon, U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, and others.
Juvenile Series and Sequels from Mid-Continent Public Library, Missouri. Database currently contains over 20,000 books in series titles that are classified into three audiences: Young Adult (high school), Juvenile (to Grade 8), Juvenile Easy (beginner readers). View by Series Title, Series Subject, Book Title, or Book Author.
LibriVox – Free audiobooks from the public domain. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain. Audio files are then released back onto the net (podcast and catalog). Objective of LibriVox is to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format on the internet.
One Book Projects from The Center for The Book, Library of Congress. “One Book” projects (community-wide reading programs), initiated by the Washington Center for the Book in 1998, are being introduced across the U.S.A. and around the world. Site provides a state-by-state listing of past and current “one book” projects, as well as “One Book Projects” listed by author and community.
The following links represent only a few examples of One Book projects.
One Book – Bakersfield, CA. One Book One Bakersfield
2006: Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm by David M. Masumoto
2005: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
2004: It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong
2003: Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle
2002: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
One Book – Bloomington, IN. One Book One Bloomington and Beyond
2006: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
One Book. One Book One Brisbane from Australia
2005: The Kingdom Where Nobody Dies by Kimberley Starr
2004 (#1): Johnno by David Malouf
2004 (#2): The Girl Most Likely by Rebecca Sparrow
2002: True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
One Book. The Great Reading Adventure – Bristol, United Kingdom
2005: The Siege by Helen Dunmore
2004: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
2003: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
One Book – Boston/Brookline, MA Brookline Reads
2006: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan : A Novel by Lisa See 2005: North Star Conspiracy by Miriam Grace Monfredo
2004: Snow in August by Pete Hamill
One Book. Canada Reads
2005: Rockbound by Frank Parker Day
2004: The Last Crossing: An Interactive Journey by Guy Vanderhaeghe
2003: Next Episode by Hubert Aquin
2002: In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje
One Book – Chicago: One Book, One Chicago
Fall 2005: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Spring 2005: The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Fall 2004: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Spring 2004: The Coast of Chicago by Stuart Dybek
Fall 2003: The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Spring 2003: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Fall 2002: My Antonia by Willa Cather
Spring 2002: Night by Elie Wiesel
Fall 2001: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
One Book – District of Columbia: DC We Read
2004: Interpreter of the Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
2003: Fathering Words: The Making of An African American Writer by E. Ethelbert Miller
2002: Having Our Say : The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years
One Book – Hartford, CT One Book for Greater Hartford
2004: When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
2003: The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride
2002: Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
One Book – Long Island One Island One Book – Long Island Reads:
2006: Amagansett by Mark Mills
2005: Travels With Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
2004: Snow in August by Pete Hamill
2003: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez 2002: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
One Book – Los Angeles
2005: Little Scarlet by Walter Mosley
2004: Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
2003: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
2002: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
One Book – Michigan Michigan Reads!
2006: Bed Hogs by Kelly S. DiPucchio
One Book – Nebraska. One Book One Nebraska
2006: One False Move by Alex Kava
2005: My Antonia by Willa Cather
One Book – New Jersey. 2006: The Ditchdigger’s Daughters: A Black Family’s Astonishing Success Story by Yvonne S. Thornton, M.D.
One Book – St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MOOne Book One College
Spring 2006: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
Spring 2005: The Color of Water: A Black Man Tribute to His White Mother
One Book – San Francisco. One City One Book: San Francisco Reads
2005: China Boy by Gus Lee
One Book – Seattle: Seattle Reads
2006: Persepolis : The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi 2005: When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
2003: A Gesture Life by Chang-rae Lee
2002: Wild Life by Molly Gloss
1999: A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
1998: The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks
One Book – South Dakota. One Book South Dakota.
2006: Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
One Book – Springfield, MA: One Book One Springfield
2006: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
One Book – Valparaiso University, IN VALPO Reads a Book!
2006: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
2005: The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
2004: Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
2003: The Giver by Lois Lowry
2002: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
One Book – Villanova University, Villanova, PA. One Book Villanova
2006: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
One Book – Waterloo Region, ON Canada: One Book, One Community
2005: Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer
2003: The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart
2002: No Great Mischief by Alistair McLeod
Reading Programs. A Forest of Reading™ – The Ontario Library Association’s Reading Initiative. Site includes archived book lists of Annual Award Winners and Award Nominees for each category.
Blue Spruce Award: K – Gr. 3
Silver Birch Awards: Gr. 4 – 6
Red Maple Awards: Gr. 7 – 8
White Pine Award: Gr. 9 – 12
Evergreen Award: Adult Library Patrons of Any Age
Golden Oak Award: Adult Learners
Series and Sequels from Los Angeles Public Library. Listing of fiction books for adults which are part of a series, or are sequels to earlier novels. Search by author, title and series name or characters.
World eBook Library. Public Access Section of Book Listings. Full text search of 27,000 html eBooks in English that can be freely accessed for personal, noncommercial use. Search by Author and Title, and Browse New Listings, Author, Title, Subject, or Serial Archives.
030 Encyclopedias and dictionaries, (Glossaries), Almanacs, World records, Curiosities and wonders, (Wonders of the World)
AllWords.com. English Dictionary with Multi-Lingual Search. Translates English word into Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Includes Crossword Solver, and The Word of the Week. Click to hear English pronunciation of word. Gives definitions, idioms, and brief biographical notes if applicable.
Almanacs. Links to almanacs: AfroAmerican Almanac, Almanac of Political History, Celebrity Almanac, Living Almanac of Disasters, Moron’s Almanac, MyTravelGuide.com, Planet Earth Almanac, Price’s List of Lists, StarDate, Top Ten of Everything, Uncle Woody’s Almanac (what happened on the day you were born), Whatweather, and World Population.
aneki.com. World Almanac with easy to find information on 190 countries around the globe.
Bartleby.com. Great Books Online – Reference: Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Quotations, and English Usage.
The Britannica Concise. Dictionary with concise definitions from Britannica. Over 25,000 alphabetical entries.
Britannica.com. Free, full text online version of Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Canadian Encyclopedia Online. Full text of an encyclopedia about Canada and its people. Multimedia version. Includes interactive maps, graphs, games, and Real Audio interview.
Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Largest one-volume general encyclopedia available. Year 2000 publication. Full-text searchable with direct links to related subjects.
Daily Almanac. Categories include: This Day in History, Today’s Birthdays, Today’s Word Quiz, Link of the Day, Today’s Weather, Facts Behind the News, Breaking News, and Ask the Editors.
Encarta. Encyclopedia, dictionary, and atlas online. Encyclopedia articles in full text for viewing only. Articles can be printed one small section at a time.
The Glossarist. A searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries. Web links to numerous glossaries and definitions for your search terms.
The Internet Language Dictionary from NetLingo.com. Contains hundreds of words and definitions that describe the technology and the WWW. Site includes long list of chat acronyms, e-mail shorthand, as well as smileys and emoticons.
OneLook Dictionary Search. Search dictionary web sites for words and phrases. 5,262,094 words in 927 dictionaries indexed.
On-line Medical Dictionary – OMD. 65,000 definitons in science and medicine. Cross-referenced.
University of Virginia Library – Internet Reference Resources. Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Thesauri, Almanacs, Fact Books, and more.
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Type a word, click GO to search the encyclopedia, or click SEARCH to see Article title matches and Article text matches. Articles provide numerous additional hyperlinks.
Curiosities and wonders, Miscellaneous facts, Oddities
Monsters and Mysteries from McLurg Elementary School, Regina, SK. Topics include: Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot, Nessie, Ogopogo, Champ of Lake Champlain , Black Holes, Bermuda Triangle, Easter Island, Stonehenge, Atlantis, Great Pyramids.
Top Ten Media Myths About UFOs, Extra-Terrestrial Aliens, Bigfoot, Abominable Snowman, Sasquatch, Loch Ness Monster, Piltdown Man, Roswell, Area 51, Antigravity Aircraft, Crop Circles, Bermuda Triangle, and Life on Mars.
Unexplained Mysteries from Homework Helper. Include: Alien Sightings and Abductions, Atlantis, Bermuda Triangle, Bigfoot, Crop Circles, ESP: Extra-Sensory Perception, Loch Ness Monster, Stonehenge, UFOs, Vampires, and others.
World Mysteries – Mystic Places. Strange Artifacts. Ancient Writings. Science Mysteries. What’s New
Wonders of the World
Complete Listing of World Wonders.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 1,
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 2, Listed Chronologically,
The Seven Wonders of the World 3,
The Ancient Wonders of the World 4,
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 5 CNN Destinations – Scroll down to click on name of wonder.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 6 from ThinkQuest,
Map to Seven Wonders of the Ancient World;
The Seven Wonders of the Medieval Mind;
The Seven Natural Wonders of the World 1;
Natural Wonders 2;
Seven Natural Wonders of the World 3 CNN Destinations;
Seven Wonders of the Natural World 4 from ThinkQuest;
The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World;
The Seven Wonders of the Modern World 1;
Modern Wonders 2;
Seven Wonders of the Modern World 3 – Civil Engineering Measurements;
Seven Wonders of the Modern World 4;
The Seven Forgotten Natural Wonders of the World;
The Seven Forgotten Modern Wonders of the World;
The Seven Forgotten Medieval Wonders of the World;
The Forgotten Wonders of the World 1,
Forgotten Wonders 2.
lewisham. A giant online reference library with access to 120 reference books including encyclopedias and dictionaries.
eHow. More than 15,000 How-to Solutions. Find out how things get done by following Step-by-Step How-To’s. Free registration to use site.
How Stuff Works. Search in HowStuffWorks.com to find information on how things work. Include numerous related Web links.
How to do anything. Mountains of information on how to do anything, e.g. How to catch a mouse, How to fix chimney problems, How to improve Internet speed, etc.
How to use chopsticks. Step-by-step visual and animated guide on how to use chopsticks.
Learn How To. Topics include: Learn how to Build a Rabbit Hutch, Home Remedies, Ride a Horse, Save Money, Speak French, Italian, Spanish, Touch Type, Tune a Guitar, and other things.
WannaLearn.com: Education beyond schooling. Over 350 categories of free, first-rate, family-safe online tutorials, guides, and instruction Websites. Numerous topics to choose from: Academic Subjects, Spiritual & Paranormal, Personal Enrichment, Business & Careers, Computers & the Internet, Fitness & Health, Sports & Leisure, Fine Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Home & Garden, Financial Management, and Just for Fun.
Weeno. A website for free exchange of useful knowledge. Some examples: How to Remove Oil and Tar from Carpet, How to Defrost Food Faster, How to Repair Drywall, How to Install a Second Phone Line Yourself, How to Lose 15 Pounds in 5 Weeks. Categories: Animals & Pets, Business & Career, Computers & Technology, Cooking & Food, Health & Fitness, Hobbies & Recreation, Home and Apartments, Humor & Fun, Legal, Life Issues, Misc., School and Travel. You can submit your Tips, Tutorials, and How To’s on almost any topic; however, only original material is accepted.
050 Periodicals, (Magazines), (Journals)
AlterNet.org. AlterNet’s online magazine provides a mix of news, opinion and investigative journalism on subjects ranging from the environment, the drug war, technology and cultural trends to policy debate, sexual politics and health issues. The AlterNet article database includes more than 7,000 stories from over 200 sources.
The Business Publications Search Engine. Directory of over 200 free subscriptions to Business & Trade Publications.
FindArticles.com. Free online article search service. Search by Subject or by Name of magazine or journal. Thousands of full-text articles in over 300 periodicals dating back to 1998.
Magazines, Journals, etc. from Wall Street Executive Library covering both U.S. and Canadian magazines, journals, periodicals. Direct links to a long list of News Stand magazines, Business, as well as Computer & Technology magazines online.
MagPortal.com. Find free magazine articles online. Magazines indexed under 12 categories. Each category is subdivided, e.g. under Sports and Recreation, you will find a list of subcategories: Auto Racing, Baseball and Softball, Basketball, Boating and Sailing, etc.
060.4 Parliamentary practice, (Rules of order)
Robert’s Rules of Order by General Henry M. Robert, U.S. Army.
For Art Museums see 708 Art collections, Art museums, (Art galleries)
24 Hour Museum – Official Guide to UK Museums, Galleries, Exhibitions and Heritage. Museum Index to 3478 museums and galleries.
Australian Museum Online. Explore Australia’s first museum, established in 1827. Contains unique and extensive collections of natural science and cultural artefacts. Information includes fact sheets, FAQs, and resources, e.g. Indigenous Australians, Plants, Mammals, etc.
Canadian Museums by Province from MuseumLink’s Museum of Museums.
International Museum Links from MuseumLink’s Museum of Museums.
MUSÉE. Links to 37,000 museums around the world. Site uses pop-up screens. Search Museum Directory by category: Art & Design, Food, Fashion, Film and Music, History, Kids, Science and Nature, Sports, Special Interest.
Museum Computer Network – Museum Sites Online. Links to over 1,700 international museum and museum-related WWW sites. A-Z index.
The Museum of Online Museums – MoOM. Museum Campus, Permanent Collection, plus Galleries, Exhibitions and Shows.
Museums in the USA – Alphabetical Index
Museums in the USA – States Index
Museums in the USA – Categories Index:
- Art Museums
- Children’s Museums
- History Museums
- Multidisciplinary Museums
- Science Museums
- Technology Museums
- Miscellaneous Museums.National Museums of Scotland:
- Royal Museum
- Museum of Scotland
- Museum of Flights
- Museum of Scottish Country Life
- Shambellie House Museum of Costume
- National War Museum of Scotland.
New Zealand Museums – Search by Collection, Search by Region, or by Name.
Smithsonian: Museums. See also: Smithsonian Institution – Explore & Learn Online Resources: Art and Design, History and Culture, Science and Technology.
U.S. Museums by State from MuseumLink’s Museum of Museums.
Virtual Library Museum Pages (VLmp). Links to museums around the world: Africa, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Hungary, Latin America, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, and Rest of the world.
Virtual Museum of Canada.
Virtual Museums from MuseumLink’s Museum of Museums.
070 World news and newspapers
10×10 / 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time. Currently, 10×10 gathers its data from the following news sources: Reuters World News, BBC World Edition, and New York Times International News. Every hour, 10×10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale, and presents them as a single image. Each hour is presented as a picture postcard window, composed of 100 different frames. Click on a frame to view news articles in full.
1stHeadlines: Top News Headlines. News from U.S. and Around the World. Other news categories include: Business, Health, Lifestyles, Sports, Technology, and Weather. Enter a word, press ‘Search’ to find all headlines containing that word.
ABYZ News Links. Gateway to Newspapers, News Media, and News Sources from around the World. Primarily composed of newspapers but also includes many broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies. A well-maintained site with over 20,000 links to quality news sources worldwide.
AltaVista News Search with many options: Search by Topic, Region (Worldwide), Source, and/or Day Range. Also available are current news within the past 1 to 23 hours: Top Headlines, Business Headlines, Tech Headlines, Lifestyle Headlines, and United States Headlines.
Arab News. The Middle East’s English language daily newspaper. Includes Islam Prayer Times, Weather in Saudi Arabia, Exchange Rates, Crude Oil Rates, Top 100 Saudi Companies, Search Arab News Archives from April 1, 2001 on.
ChannelOne.com – Channel One News for teens in middle and high schools.
Christian Science Monitor. World news coverage with at least one religious article per day. Past issues accessible.
CNN.com Daily Almanac Archive – On This Day
Archive of CNN’s Daily News Almanac – 1998, 1997, 1996
CNN Middle East
CNN Education with Student News
CNN Special Reports
and much more.
FT.com – Financial Times – online version. Get The Financial Times Newspaper delivered to your area for 4 Weeks Risk-FREE (Continental U.S. address only).
News and Newspapers Online from Walter Clinton Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Links to online news and newspapers around the globe: USA and Canada, Latin America, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Antarctica, and Africa. Includes Links to Other News Reference Sites.
News Resources for Kids from Ask for Kids.
News Summaries from New York Times for Middle and High School Students.
NewspaperIndex.com. A journalist owned project. Database of the best newspapers in every country in the world is evaluated and updated daily.
Newspapers of the World from The Internationalist. List of newspapers arranged alphabetically by country.
NewsVoyager: A Gateway to Your Local Newspaper. Links to International Newspapers. Choose a Region (Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, South America, UK, US / Canada), select a newspaper, and go directly to the section of your choice.
OnlineNewspapers.com. Links to all newspapers of the world.
The Paperboy. Over 3200 newspapers from 191 countries. UK and US editions of Paperboy available online. Altavista Translate accessible. Search by newspapers or by countries.
Wall Street Executive Library. Links to major newspapers in U.S. and Canada as well as international newspapers around the world. Includes links to major resources in all subject areas. Well maintained site.
The WorldNews Network. Colorful and attractive links to the world’s news. Easy access to the world’s Headlines by continents, Photos, World News, Sports, Entertainment, Science, and Business.
World Press Review Online. Founded in 1997, Worldpress.org provides first-hand look at issues and debates that occupy the world’s newspapers and magazines. Contents include: World Headlines, Front Page, Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, E-Mail Updates, News Feeds, World Newspapers, Country Profiles, Documents in the News, Archives dating from August 2001 of World Press Review Back Issues, and more.
Yahoo! News. Top news headlines on current events from Yahoo! News.
Yahooligans! News. In-depth news about many topics plus News Slideshows for kids.
070 Canada – Newspapers, Canadian newspapers, (Canada – News)
24 Hour News – Canada. Canadian news. CBC.ca World News, Business News, Health & Science News. Quick Find by category. Today: Word of the Day, Article of the Day, This Day in History, Today’s Birthday, Quotation of the Day, Match Up Quiz. Articles.
Canada – Newspapers. From NewsDirectory.com. Links to all newspapers across Canada are arranged by Area Codes within Provinces and Territories, e.g. a local newspaper such as Toronto Star is listed under Area Code 416; Mississauga News under Area Code 905.
Canada.com. News Search powered by National Post & Canadian Press. Current news top stories. Categories include: National news, World news, Business news, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Technology, Oddities, Agriculture, and All The News. (Slow loading)
Canadian Newspapers. Read Canadian newspapers the minute they are published. Links to newspapers from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and elsewhere in Canada.
Local Newspapers. Links to local newspapers in areas of Burlington, Calgary, Edmonton, Fredericton, Hamilton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Kingston, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Nanaimo, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Penticton, Red Deer, Saint John, St. Johns, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, and Windsor, as well as Online News.
NewsVoyager: A Gateway to Your Local Newspaper. Links to Canadian Daily Newspapers. Choose a Province or Territory, select a newspaper, and go directly to the section of your choice.
070 United States – Newspapers, American newspapers, (U.S. – News)
50states.com – United States Newspapers. Links to over 3,300 United States Newspapers.
AP News + Google Maps + Satellite + Hybrid. This site displays the Associated Press U.S. National, Sports, Business, Technology and “Strange” news stories on top of Google Maps. The city/state from each news story is translated to a latitude/longitude point.
AP – Associated Press. Click on the state to get the latest news. See also FAQ and Facts & Figures about AP.
NewsVoyager: A Gateway to Your Local Newspaper. Links to U.S. Daily Newspapers. Choose a State, a newspaper, and go directly to the section of your choice.
United States Newspapers. Direct links to 2,400 newspapers organized by state.
U.S. News Archives on the Web. Click for newspapers from Alabama – DC, Florida – Kentucky, Louisiana – North Carolina, Ohio – Wisconsin, plus Non Daily Newspapers.
070.1 Television broadcasting of news, (TV broadcasting of news)
Canadian TV Stations. Categories: Ontario TV Stations, and Other Canadian TV Stations and Networks. Stations are arranged alphabetically by place names in the first category, and by station names in the second category.
070.4 News agencies, Journalism, Broadcast journalism, (Commercial Journalism), (News broadcasting), (Wire agencies), (News services), (Radio journalism), (Radio news), (Television journalism), (Television news)
Canadian Radio Stations on the Web. Radio stations across Canada arranged by Provinces. Within each Province, stations are arranged alphabetically by names of cities or towns.
CBC.ca. Canada’s NewsNetwork provides news and information from Canada and the world 24 hours a day. Watch latest newscast online.
CFRB·AM·1010 Toronto. Listen Live to News Talk Radio. Traffic, Weather, Sports, Business, Show Information, Comedy, Promotions, Links, Archives, Canadian and World News.
CNN.com. CNN on TV, CNN NewsStand, CNN Radio, CNN International, Headline News, News Brief, News of the World, Multimedia Showcase, Free E-mail and more.
Getting it Right: A Passion for Accuracy by Chip Scanlan, from Poynter Online. “Accuracy is the goal; fact-checking is the process. … The way to achieve accuracy is to develop a system and adhere to it religiously. … pay attention to three faultlines: During the reporting, During the Writing, After the Writing. …”
Internet Resources for Business Journalists compiled by Ira Chinoy, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland. Links include: Collections of useful links, Reference: definitions, math, etc., Web tools, Investigative reporting on business, Business news publications, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, Industry, business, and occupation profiles and issues, E-commerce, U.S. Census, demographics, and general statistics, and much more.
Megasources. Compiled by Dean Tudor, Professor, School of Journalism, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada. Links to resource Websites for journalists. Canadian emphasis.
newswise: Search Tools for Reporters. SciNews, MedNews, BizNews, and LifeNews. Covers news releases from institutions conducting research in science, medicine, business and others. You can search, browse, or download articles.
“Oh, The Places Journalists Should Go”. Useful Search Tools for Journalists. Great journalism links include: 1stHeadlines.com, How to Spot a Phony Veteran, Polls Online, How old is somebody in dog years? Officials in every county government in every county in the United States, A listing of thousands of police departments, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Legal News, and numerous other resources.
Online Journalism Review. From University of Southern California. Covers full range of journalistic issues in all media, with emphasis on Internet. Great resource for journalists and researchers.
Poynter Online. Everything you need to be a better journalist. The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists, and teachers of journalists. Topics include: Design / Graphics, Diversity, Ethics, Leadership, Online, Photojournalism, Writing / Editing, TV / Radio, Resource Center with Tip Sheets, Journalism Links, Resource Files, and Bibliographies.
Radio Locator. A comprehensive radio station search engine with links to over 10,000 radio station Web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the United States, Canada, and Around the World.
070.5 Publishers and publishing, Publishers’ standard book numbers, International Standard Book Numbers, (I.S.B.N.), (ISBN), International Standard Serial Numbers, (I.S.S.N.), (ISSN)
Book Publishers. Listings of Websites of book publishers. Find postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers, as well as email addresses of listed publishers. Some sites include Contact for Authors, Featured book, Author’s profile, Book review, etc. Categories: Business & Law, Comics & Graphic Novels, Computers & Technology, Cookbooks, Fiction, Fine Arts, Hobbies & Crafts, Inspirational & Self-Improvement, Poetry, Rare & Antiquarian Books, Religion & Spirituality, Travel & Regional, University Presses.
International Standard Book Number (ISBN) from National Library of Canada. Contents: Canadian ISBN Publishers’ Directory, Services for Publishers, Publishers’ Window on the Government of Canada, and ISBN Application Form, Forms for Legal Deposit of a Publication, and Application for Registration of a Copyright.
isbn.org. Online application for ISBNs, SANs, ISMNs in the United States and Puerto Rico. Includes links to U.S., Puerto Rico, and International agencies. See also Get Ready for the New ISBN! – As of January 1, 2007, all book and book-related products must carry 13-digit ISBNs. All 10-digit ISBNs in circulation will have the 3-digit EAN (European Article Number) prefix “978” added (which currently represents the book industry).
Publishers Homepages. Select from A-Z or 0-9 to find Publisher’s name.
Publishers Weekly. The International News Source of Book Publishing and Book Selling. With links to Authors on the Highway, Bestseller Lists, Library Journal, School Library Journal. Site also features Archives of Publishers Weekly publications back to 1995.
Self Publishing. Book publisher offering a joint venture self publishing program for multicultural and cutting edge works, especially nonfiction and memoirs.
090 Rare books, (Antiquarian books), (Book rarities), (Early printed books)
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. From Duke University. Links to Digitized collections, e.g. Emergence of Advertising in America with a database of over 9,000 advertisinyg items and publications, 1850-1920, Ad*Access with an image database of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines, 1911-1955, Historic American Sheet Music with digital images of over 16,000 pages of sheet music from 3042 pieces published in the United States, 1850-1920, and many more. Also includes Exhibits, Student Projects, and Guides to the Collections.