How to Search - Google Lesson Plans
A Google A Day - Searching challenges from Google that change daily.
Google Cultural Institute - The Cultural Institute includes the Google Art Project, which features high-resolution images of artworks from museums in over 40 countries (request copyright permission from each individual gallery); the World Wonders Project, which presents three-dimensional recreations of world heritage sites; and archival exhibitions, many in partnership with museums around the world.
Librarian’s Index to the Internet & Internet Public Library
ipl2, a merger of the Internet Public Library and the Librarians’ Internet Index. Searchable subject directory of internet sources evaluated for usefulness by librarians
Library of Congress
Library of Congress list of reference websites
Catalog of Internet Resources
“Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas” from its banner head. Maintained by The Center for Digital Library Research in Scotland.
Internet Public Library
Pathfinders from the Internet Public Library.
Public Domain Archive
All sorts of videos, audios, images that are now in the Public Domain are available for downloading or streaming.
It indexes only quality websites previously recommended by librarians and teachers, the Infotopia safe search engine for students (or
anybody) is a good source for great websites. Great quotations links.
Virtual Learning Resource Center
“…thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teachers current, valid information for school and university academic projects”
“…a virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level.”
Collects a lot of other good homework sites with an abundance of online references – biography, dictionary, almanacs and many others.
Royalty Free Music
http://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/free-music-clips.html“…royalty free music clips that can be used, without limitation, in Educational, student and personal, not-for-profit projects, free of charge.”
MidManhattan Picture Collection
A million images on 12,000 subjects, mostly pre-1923. Great historical images.
Do any kind of test of your knowledge in many areas, and for each correct answer, you cause rice to be donated. Win, win!
- www.nypl.org/links/: New York Public Library’s “Best of the Web”
- www.digital-librarian.com: Librarian’s choice of the best of the web
- www.martindalecenter.com: Martindale’s Reference Desk (science and technology)
- http://vos.ucsb.edu: Voice of the Shuttle
- http://besthistorysites.net/: Best of History Web Sites
- http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/mars/marspubs/marsbestindex: American Library Association’s Best Free Reference Websites Index
- www.refdesk.com: Refdesk.com