Internet Resources

Arts & Music

Arts
Music
  • All Music Guide - Collection of information on artists, albums and styles.
  • Billboard.com - Billboard magazine online.
  • The Contemplator - Music history and lyrics for old songs, including Songs of the Sea and Popular Songs in American History.

Citations & Research

  • WA English Department - Use and citation of outside sources including the Internet.
  • WA Social Studies Department - Use and citation of outside sources including the Internet.
  • BibMe - An automatic bibliography generator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting.
  • NoodleTools - tools for note-taking, outlining, citation and collaborative research and writing.
  • eTurabian - An automatic bibliography generator that supports Turabian.


Website Evaluation

Checklist from University of Maryland
Carlos Library Evaluation Tool

Digital Tools & Graphics

Digital Tools
Graphics

Education

General
Site Directories
Webquests/Open Source Sites
  • WebQuest.Org - Searchable database by Bernie Dodge
  • Curriki - Educators can share and collaborate on lesson plans, projects, curriculum, etc.

Geography & Travel

General
Flags
Maps
  • Google Maps - Directions, interactive maps and satellite/aerial imagery of the United States, search local areas by keywords.
  • Map Collection - Electronic map collection from the University of Texas including special interest maps.
  • MapQuest - Includes driving directions, yellow pages and maps.
  • National Geographic Maps - Including special interest maps, space maps, flags and country facts.
  • MapMaker - Allows you to choose location and type of map (basic, detailed, borders, no borders).
  • Maps101 - Online maps covering many subject areas. (Ask librarian for password.)
Conversion Tables

Government & Economics

General Government
Presidents
World
Economics

Health & Science

Health
  • CDC Health Topics - Diseases, health topics and travel information from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Mayo Clinic - Detailed information on health issues.
  • Medline Plus - Healthcare information from the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Merck Manual - General medical text of diagnoses and therapies.
  • National Institutes of Health - Information on diseases, current research, and health related topics.
  • WebMD - Searchable database of health and medical news.
General Science
Biography
Biology
Elements
Oceanography
Technology
  • How Stuff Works - Explains how common machines, appliances and technologies work.

History

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/external/206

BIOGRAPHY
GENERAL
AFRICA, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH AMERICA
AMERICAN
EUROPEAN
PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

Libraries

Professional
Internet Links
  • Dewey Browse - Index to Websites by classification number.
Reader's Advisory

Literature

General
Anglo-Saxon
FAIRY tALES & Mythology
Poetry
Shakespeare

Mathematics

  • Math Forum (Drexel) - Math resources by subject.
  • Mathworld (Eric Weisstein) - Math encyclopedia arranged by subject.

News & Weather

News
Weather

Search Engines & Reference

Search
  • Bing - "Decision engine" by Microsoft.
  • Dogpile - Searches multiple search engines.
  • Google - World’s largest and most popular search engine that ranks sites by popularity.
  • HotBot - A very fast search engine.
  • Ref Seek - Links that have potential academic use.
  • Yahoo! - Organizes sites on the web by subject.
  • Yippy - Powerful private search engine that groups results.
Reference
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