Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com)
Indexes peer-reviewed online journals.
To find audio, video, and podcasts.
Clusty (Yippy) (http://www.clusty.com)
A meta-search engine that clusters your results.
The meta-search engine that combines Google and Ask.com.
Index for government documents.
A visual meta-search engine that displays results in chart or classic list form.
The engine to use when searching the web for scientific information.
Answers questions directly by searching vast quantities of data rather than by searching web sites. Try this for math or statistics questions or problems.
Recommended Web Sites
Definitions of over 2,800 terms relating to the visual arts.
Internet Movie Database (http://www.imdb.com)
Encyclopedia of entertainment that covers some 800,000 films, television shows and video game titles. Users help keep the Internet Movie Database current.
Museum of Modern Art (http://www.moma.org)
Now available: MoMA Audio, a selection of museum tours as downloadable podcasts. Wear your own earbuds as you walk through the special exhibitions or the permanent collection; separate audio tours are available for kids and for the visually impaired.
The National Gallery of Art Collection (http://www.nga.gov/collection/index.shtm)
Explores the treasures in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Voice of the Shuttle: music/dance (http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2722)
Authoritative collection of information available on music and dance.
Just for Kids! Antiquity on the Web (http://www.iwu.edu/~classics/kids.html)
Voice of the Shuttle: Classical Studies (http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2708)
Classical literature comprehensive index to online information about authors.
ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/)
From the ABC Nightly News.
BBC News (http://news.bbc.co.uk/)
From the British BBC.
CBS News (http://www.cbs.com/)
From the CBS Nightly News.
CBS 2 News (http://www.cbs2ny.com/)
New York area news from CBS Channel 2
Home page of the cable network CNN. Great up-to-date information about news around the world.
Picks apart speeches, press releases, TV ads and other public statements by politicians of all stripes to set the record straight.
IPL2 (Internet Public Library) (http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/)
Resources by subject.
New York Public Library (http://www.nypl.org/)
Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/)
Current news from the Washington Post.
World News (http://www.stratfor.com/)
A source of international news and analysis.
World Wide Web Virtual Library (http://vlib.org/)
Government & Law
U.S. Government (http://www.govspot.com/)
Everything you want to know about the U.S. government.
Primary Source Collections
American Memory Project of the Library of Congress (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html)
Avalon Project of Yale University (http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp)
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Digital History (http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/other_documents/other_documents.cfm)
Links to Key Documents in American History, provided by the University of Houston.
Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/)
Making of America (http://digital.library.cornell.edu/m/moa/)
Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
Online sources for European history.
American Textile History Museum (http://www.athm.org/)
Historic Deerfield Museum (http://www.historic-deerfield.org/)
American Presidency Project (http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/)
Facts and figures on 18,000 people.
BBC Country Profiles (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm)
CIA The World Factbook (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/)
Information provided by the Central Intelligence Agency on countries.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures Essay Index (http://eawc.evansville.edu/essays/)
Contains scholarly articles on ancient and medieval world cultures including the Near East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Early Islam, and Medieval Europe. Many of the articles contain literary criticism.
The History Net (http://www.thehistorynet.com/)
Archives for world history, American history, battles, eyewitness accounts, etc.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook (http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.asp)
Social Studies Sources (http://education.indiana.edu/~socialst)
Links to history resources, cultural diversity, news sources, geography, politics, etc.
iCONN's Free Images on the Web (http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/FreeImages.htm)
Bartlett’s Quotations (http://www.bartleby.com/99)
A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources.
The Children's Literature Web Guide (http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown)
Resources related to books for children and young adults.
Eighteenth-Century Studies (http://18th.eserver.org/)
Archives of the 18th century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies. Novels, plays, memoirs, treatises and poems of the period along with modern criticism.
Internet Poetry Archive (http://metalab.unc.edu/ipa/index.html)
Selected poems from contemporary writers around the world with audio clips of the poet reading several poems, the poet's comments, a photograph of the poet and other graphics.
Internet Public Library Literary Criticism Collection. (http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/)
This brings together hundreds of critical and biographical sites with annotations. It is international in scope, but emphasizes authors from North America, the British Isles, and the former British Empire. The collection is arranged by author, title, nationality, and literary period.
This site offers biographical and critical essays on a range of authors from Medieval, Renaissance, and seventeenth-century Europe.
Poetry Daily (http://www.cstone.net/~poems/archive.htm)
Original articles, interviews, and selections from special collections and journal issues.
Voice of the Shuttle (http://vos.ucsb.edu/)
Authoritative collection of academic material: linguistics, literature (English), literature (other), and literary theory.
Writer's Handbook (http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/GramPunct.html)
Grammar and style, editing checklist, etc.
Mathematics & Statistics
Ask Dr. Math (http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math)
Questions and answers for math K-12.
Biographies of Women Mathematicians (http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm)
The Geometry Center (http://www.geom.umn.edu/)
A mathematics computing environment, mathematical visualization, application development, and K-college math education.
The Math Forum (http://forum.swarthmore.edu/)
Math resources by subject: K-college.
Graph theory, infinity, algorithms, logical analysis, elementary level, etc.
Medical & Health
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (http://www.fda.gov/Food/default.htm)
Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Neuroscience for Kids (http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html)
Nutrition Navigator (http://navigator.tufts.edu/)
Nutrition-related web sites published by the Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
PE links (http://www.pelinks4u.org/)
Health and physical education.
ArtsEdge Music (http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/tag-search.aspx?facet:ArtsSubjectName=Music&facet:GradeBandName=9-12&tag=music#results) From the Kennedy Center.
Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project (http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/) 6,000 cylinder recordings of popular commercial music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries (U of California at Santa Barbara).
Historic American Sheet Music (http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hasm/) From the Duke University Libraries.
International Music Score Library Project (http://imslp.org) Free music scores.
IPL2 (Internet Public Library) (http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&cid=1&tid=10746&parent=6705)
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music (http://levysheetmusic.mse.jhu.edu/) Collection of 29,000 pieces of American popular music from 1780 to 1980.
Music and Music Instruments (http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia/Search/History%20and%20Culture) Smithsonian National Museum Encyclopedia of History and Culture.
Music Guide (http://guides.lib.washington.edu/music) Quick access to the top music resources from the University of Washington Libraries.
Music Resources on the Worldwide Web (Yale) (http://www.library.yale.edu/musiclib/webres.htm)
National Jukebox (Library of Congress) (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/) Makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge.
Oracle ThinkQuest – Music History (http://library.thinkquest.org/15413/history/music-history.htm)
Smithsonian Folkways (http://www.folkways.si.edu/)
Religion & Mythology
Encyclopedia Mythica (http://www.pantheon.org/areas/mythology/)
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts (http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html)
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (http://www.religioustolerance.org/var_rel.htm)
History of religions of the world.
World Religions (http://www.uri.org/kids/world_chri_basi.htm)
World religions for kids from the United Religions Initiative.
Science & Technology
Discovery Channel Website (http://www.discovery.com/)
Science, technology etc.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (http://www.goenc.com/)
Lessons and resources for science and math.
How Stuff Works (http://howstuffworks.com)
Explanations of how things work, from money laundering to hybrid cars, game consoles to the human kidneys.
MIT Open Course Ware (http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm)
Science Buddies (http://www.sciencebuddies.org/)
Student Interests (http://www.nsf.gov/news/newsletter/)
From the National Science Foundation, enticing science news items for students of all ages
Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology. (http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/)
Multimedia Tour of the Solar System (http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/interactive.cfm)
NASA photographs and diagrams.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (http://skyserver.sdss.org/public/en/)
Universe Awareness (http://unawe.org/)
Animal Diversity Web (http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html)
Arbor Day Foundation (http://www.arborday.org/)
Ask a Biologist (http://askabiologist.asu.edu/)
Human Anatomy Online (http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html)
Interactive reference site.
Microbial Life: Educational Resources (http://serc.carleton.edu/microbelife/)
National Center for Biotechnology information (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
Planting Science.Org (http://plantingscience.org/)
Tree of Life Web Project (http://tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html)
WWW Virtual Library: Bio Sciences (http://www.vlib.org/Biosciences.html)
Chem Collective (http://collective.chem.cmu.edu/)
The Chem Team Tutorial (http://www.chemteam.info/Stoichiometry/Stoichiometry.html)
Topics include atomic structure, radioactivity, reduction oxidation, etc. (grades 9-12).
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears (http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org/)
My Environment (http://www.epa.gov/myenvironment)
On the Cutting Edge (http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/index.html)
Molecular Workbench (http://mw.concord.org/modeler/)
Periodic Table of Videos (http://periodicvideos.com/)
Visual Physics (http://library.thinkquest.org/10170/main.htm)
Simulations of several physics topics (grades 9-12).
Readers' Advisory Services
iCONN's Free Readers' Advisory Services (http://www.cslib.org/iconnsitemap/staff/ReadersAdvisory.htm)