- Arts & Music
- Citations & Research
- Digital Tools & Graphics
- Geography & Travel
- Government & Economics
- Artcyclopedia - Database of over 7,500 artists.
- Asian Historical Architecture - Photographic survey.
- Cities/Buildings Archive - Digitized images of buildings and cities.
- Great Buildings Online -Classics of world architecture.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art - Highlights from the museum's collection.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Information on sites that have universal value.
- Web Gallery of Art - European art of the Gothic, Renaissance & Baroque periods (1150-1800).
- WebMuseum: Famous Paintings Exhibition - Artist and theme index with comprehensive commentary and images.
- 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.
- Delicious - bookmarking tool
- Diigo - social bookmarking site and collaborative research tool
- Slideshare- presentation tool
- Flickr - photo storage and sharing tool
- Flickr/Creative Commons - photos that can be used under creative commons rules
- Animoto - video creation tool
- Jamendo - thousands of music tracks with Creative Commons licenses
- Purple Planet Royalty-Free Music - Site is organized into types of music for easy searching
- Screencast-O-Matic - create a video of your screen & share online
- Scoop.it - great for publishing attractive newsletters
- SoundJay - MP3 & WAV files with sounds & songs that are free to use
- Survey Monkey - survey and polling tool
- iTunes - podcast and player tool
- Podbean- hosts podcasts
- Pics4Learning.com - thousands of donated images
- Prezi - presentation tool
- Zoho Show - presentation tool
- Audacity - free audio recording tool
- ERIC Databases - Educational Resources Information Center; Providing education information to teaching professionals
- National Geographic.com - Contains hundreds of lesson plans and educational activities
- The Chronicle of Higher Education - News source for college and university faculty and administrators
- PBS Teacherline - Over 130 online graduate level courses
- SOS for Information Literacy - Lesson plans created by teachers.
- ALA's Great Sites - 700+ sites compiled by the American Library Association for students, teachers and parents
- History Matters - Lesson plans & links to Internet sites for history teachers
- Internet Scout Project - Reviews Internet resources
- Science NetLinks - Guide to outstanding science, math, and technology sites for teachers
- National Science Digital Library - Outstanding collection of online resources for science teachers.
Webquests/Open Source Sites
- Atlapedia - Full color physical and political maps plus key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
- CIA World Factbook - Country profiles compiled by the Central Intelligence Agency.
- CNN - Travel Guide - Travel news, tools and city profiles.
- Expedia - Searchable directory for travel information with reservation capabilities.
- Fodor's - Travel guides and on-line trip planning using Expedia.
- Frommer's - Travel destinations, trip ideas and on-line booking.
- Geographia - Travel destinations around the world.
- Library of Congress Country Studies - Focus on lesser known areas; 101 countries and regions.
- Lonely Planet -- Destinations - Comprehensive travel guide.
- OANDA Currency Converter - Current exchange rates.
- U.S. State Department - Background notes on countries and international organizations.
WeatherSpark -Lists weather averages by month and city.
- Yahoo! Travel - Directory of travel resources.
- Flags of all Countries - Comprehensive database of country flags including maps and country information.
- World Flag Database - From the Flag Institute collection.
- 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.)
- 50 States and Capitals - Detailed information with thousands of links.
- Census Bureau Home Page - Comprehensive census information.
- CNNPolitics.com - U.S. political news by CNN and TIME.
- Core Documents of U.S. Democracy - Group of current and historical documents that define our democratic society.
- FindLaw - Resources on laws and court cases.
- USA.gov - Website to provide easy access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.
- Georgia Code Research Tool - Search the laws for the state of Georgia.
- GovSpot - Designed to simplify the search for the best and most relevant government information online.
- Historic Supreme Court Decisions - Links to websites on historic decisions of the Supreme Court.
- OnTheIssues - Non-partisan information for voters.
- PBS Newshour - Politics reports on PBS.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States - Statistics on social and economic conditions in the U.S. & selected international data.
- Supreme Court of the United States - Official site.
- Cornell University Law School - Search current Supreme Court cases.
- SCOTUSblog - Supreme Court blog.
- American President - Comprehensive information on the U.S. Presidents.
- Presidents of the United States - Background information, election results, cabinet members, links to biographies and more.
- The White House - Official site including news, history, links and tours.
- American Presidents: Life Portraits - Multimedia site from C-Span.
- World Leaders & Rulers - Lists of heads of state and leaders of government of all countries and territories from 1700.
- World Flag Database - From the Flag Institute Collection.
- CME Group - Futures and options exchange.
- CNNMoney.com - Financial news network including stocks, mutual funds, and money management funds.
- Currency Converter (FX) - Up to date exchange rates.
- Economy at a Glance - Covers national, state and metropolitan economies as compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- 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.
- Cornell Science & Arts Gateway for Education - Math and science resources on the web.
- Action Bioscience - examines bioscience issues in biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in the sciences, and education.
- Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) - Information, images, video and sound on individual species.
- National Geographic Online - A huge Web site with information from the magazine and the television program.
- SciCentral - Scientific research news.
- Science Daily - Latest research news in science.
- Science.gov - Authoritative U.S. government science information.
- Scientific American - Latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space.
- National Inventors Hall of Fame - Information on inventions and inventors.
- Nobel e-Museum - Official Website for the Nobel Foundation.
- National Audubon Society - Audubon field guides online.
- Chemistry: WebElements - Periodic table of the elements.
- Periodic Table of the Elements (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
- Nat'l Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Photo Collection - 16,000 photos related to oceanography and weather.
- How Stuff Works - Explains how common machines, appliances and technologies work.
- Distinguished Women of Past and Present - Search by subject or name.
- Nobel Laureates - Official web site of the Nobel Foundation.
- Ancient History Sourcebook- Links to primary sources on the Internet.
- Avalon Project (Yale) - Primary documents from the 17th through 20th centuries.
- Best of History Web Sites - Portal that contains links to over 1000 web sites.
- EyeWitness - First person accounts of events.
- Hanover Historical Text Documents - Primary documents by area and time period.
- History Matters - Annotated guide to U.S. history and social studies websites.
- HistoryPlace Speeches - Great History Speeches listed alphabetically, with background information about the speech.
- HistoryWiz - Primary sources.
- Islamic History Sourcebook - Links to primary sources related to Islamic history.
- Mariners' Museum: Exploration through the Ages- Maps, biographies & photos.
- MedievalSourcebook - Primary documents from the medieval period.
- Modern History Sourcebook - Collections of historical texts.
- Primary Sources- A collection from Only2Clicks website.
- The History Net - Articles from historical magazines.
AFRICA, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH AMERICA
- Ancient China for Kids - History of Ancient China over 4000 years.
- Asia Art - Links to art information in various Asian countries.
- Islam,622 AD-Present - An introduction to Islamic history.
- Kids Web Japan - Cultural information about Japan.
- Kabuki for Everyone- Japanese theater.
- AMDOCS - Primary sources arranged by historical period.
- American Memory from the Library of Congress- Primary sources dealing with American culture and history.
- American Rhetoric - Top 100 speeches with audio.
- Chronicling America - Search and view hsitoric newspaper pages from 1880-1910.
- Core Documents of U.S. Democracy - Collection of documents related to government in the U.S.
- Digital History - Primary & secondary sources.
- Digital Library of Georgia - Documents and pictures related to the history and culture of Georgia.
- Documenting the American South - Collection of first-person narratives.
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Library- Historic archives with primary source material.
- National Archives - Primary documents related to U.S. history.
- New Deal Network
- New Georgia Encyclopedia - Source of information, on the state, organized by topic.
- Space Race - Information from the National Air and Space Museum.
- EuroDocs - Links to primary documents related to Western European history.
- British Newspaper Coverage of the French Revolution
- Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution - Images from the French Revolution.
- Liberty, Equality, Fraternity- French Revolution documents
- French Revolution Digital Archive- Stanford University Libraries
- Victorian Web - literature, history, & culture in the age of Victorians.
PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION
- Alibris - Information on out-of-print, out-of-stock and rare books.
- Amazon Books - Helpful book reviews are part of this large online bookstore.
- Atlanta-Fulton Public Library - Search the library catalog and databases.
- Barnes and Noble - Website for the bookstore chain that also lists textbooks, music, prints, videos, etc.
- Bookfinder - Searches other sites to find new, used, and out of print books.
- Library of Congress World Wide Web - Digital collections and online catalog for our national library.
- Library Spot - Index to sites and resources related to books and libraries.
- WorldCat - Library catalogs.
- Dewey Browse - Index to Websites by classification number.
- Literary Criticism - Links to literary criticism and biographical information on authors.
- Luminarium - History of English literature by time periods.
- Nobel Prize in Literature - Prize winners since 1901.
- The Pulitzer Prizes - Prizes in journalism and literature since 1917.
- Camelot Project - Arthurian texts, images, and information.
- Labyrinth - Resources for Medieval Studies.
- Odin's Castle - Archive of historical resources.
- Ravensgard - Anglo-Saxon culture.
FAIRY tALES & Mythology
- Encyclopedia Mythica - Text and pictures of Greek gods.
- Windows to the Universe - World mythology.
- SurLaLune Fairy Tales
- Andrew Lang's Fairy Books
- Fairy and Folk Tales: Websites
- Academy of American Poets - Online collection of poems and poetry-related essays, audio listening booth, host organization of National Poetry Month.
- American Verse Project - American poetry prior to 1920.
- Poetry 180 - A poem a day for American high schools. Capstone project of former U. S. Poet Laureate, Billy Colllins.
- Poet's Corner - Mixture of English language poems.
- Poetry Foundation - Information on poets and poetry from the publisher of Poetry magazine.
- Representative Poetry Online - Collection of poetry and criticism.
- Shakespeare Resource Center - Collected links about Shakespeare and his times.
- Life in Elizabethan England - Information on children, education,language, etc. during the period.
- Elizabeth I - Links to sites on Elizabeth I and the Tudor period.
- Folger Shakespeare Library - Contains the world's largest collection of printed works on Shakespeare.
- ABC News - Summary of the network's news stories.
- BBC News - United Kingdom's online news site updated every minute.
- CBS Online - News and information on the network's programs.
- CNN - World news frequently updated.
- FOX News - News and program information.
- The Newseum - The interactive museum of news.
- WSBTV - Local Atlanta Action News.
- Access Atlanta - Atlanta's online source for information on local restaurants, movies, real estate, events, etc.
- New York Times Learning Network - Educational online news site for students & teachers.
- Online Newspapers - Directory to online newspapers worldwide.
- The New York Times on the Web - Selected stories from the print version.
- The Wall Street Journal - Selected stories from the print version.
- USA TODAY - Online version of the national newspaper.
- 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.
- 700+ Great Sites - American Library Association directory of recommended web sites for young people.
- Bartleby.com - Literary resource and reference.
- Fast Facts - Links to almanacs, factbooks, statistical reports and related reference tools.
- HighWire Press - Peer-reviewed journals hosted by Stanford University.
- Information Please - Links to almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias and biographies.
- IPL Ready Reference Collection - Reference resources by subject area.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States- Collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the U.S.
- Your Dictionary - General and specialized dictionaries.
- Answers.com - Online research tools.