General Research Websites
    A&E's biography homepage. Brief biographies.

Carnegie Mellon English Server
    A rich site covering a broad spectrum of subjects, including the 18th century, books, cultural history, drama, feminism, fiction, film and television, gender and sexuality, history, journals, languages, libraries, music, philosophy, poetry, reference.

List of discussion groups/lists
    Index of lists by subject (e.g., literature) with links to subcription information, ftp sites, and newsgroups.

Literature Webliography
    An index of other sites. Categories include general guides, bibliographies, individual authors, library catalogs, dictionaries, discussions, periodicals, style guides, electronic texts, and individual authors.

Web Page for Research in the Humanities: Voice of the Shuttle
    Comprehensive and indispensible site. Topics range from general resources, anthropology, art, classical studies, cultural studies, history, legal studies, linguistics, literature (English and other), media studies, minority studies, music and dance, philosophy, photography, politics, postindustrial business theory, religion, science, technology and culture, and women's studies, gender studies, and queer theory. It also includes university homepages, teaching resources, libraries and museums, journals, travel, and Websites for children.

Literature Websites

Representative Poetry On-Line
    Index of poetry/poets from 1912 to the present, by poet, title, date, keyword, poetry criticism, and Canadian poetry.

English Literature Main Page: Voice of the Shuttle
    Comprehensive and indispensible site. Topics range from general resources, English and American literature of every period, and other literatures in English through genres, creative writing, theory, and cultural studies. Includes a search engine.

Literary Resources on the Net
    A comprehensive site, ranging from classical and Biblical literature through twentieth century literature, theatre and drama, literary theory, women's literature and feminism, ethnicities and nationalities, and other national literatures. Has a search engine. A good starting place for your Web inquiries into literature.

Literary Cafes (On-line Discussion)

The Great Books of Western Civilization Cafe
    You can ask questions, make comments, or just read what others say about great books. This site can also be approached by The Great Books Cafe; the sites are identical.

Reference Works Online

A Dictionary of Symbolism
    Alphabetical list of symbols with brief explanation.

A Researcher's Introduction to the Web
    A handbook for using the Web to do research and write research papers.

A Web of On-Line Dictionaries
    Dictionaries for more than 150 languages, including Vulcan. A search engine for English words.

A Web of Grammars
    Grammars range from Akkadian to Wolof (these are languages, not misspellings).

Bartlett's Quotations

List of citation guides for electronic documents
    Includes MLA and APA citations. International Federation of Library Associations.

The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
    The revised edition of 1894. Alphabetical list of words and phrases. And a search engine.

Online Libraries and Links to Online Libraries

    Search for and purchase articles.

Hollis Library at Harvard University
    Links to many valuable sources.

Oxford University Library

Libcat- metronet
    Hyperlinks to over a thousand libraries worldwide.

Library of Congress

    Lists libraries on the Web.

New York Public Library
    Catalogs, exhibitions. and programs, resource guides, search the Internet. Information about neightborhood branches and research branches.

Stanford University

University of California at Berkeley

Yale University Libary

Internet Libraries

The British Library On-line

The Argus Clearinghouse
      Listing of subjects by category, ranging from Arts and Humanities to Social Sciences and Social Issues.

The Electric Library

eLib Homepage

The Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Information on civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in computers and the Internet. Keyword search.

Internet Public Library
    Contains over 1,500 critical and biographical Wesites about authors and their works; browse by author, title or literary period. Over 100 story-telling sites.


The On-line Books Page
    Index to most, if not all, texts available on the web.

Electronic Library
    Menu for electronic books, journals, etc. An excellent source for finding e-texts.

New Jour: Electronic Journals and Newsletters
    Alphabetical listing of journals and newsletters online. Keyword search.

Project Bartleby
    Alphabetical list of hypertext books. A search engine.

Project Gutenberg
    On-line hypertext poems, novels, etc.


Chronicle of Higher Education

The London Times

The New York TImes

The New York Times on the Web Archives
    Search the most recent 365 days; first 10 articles free, $2.50 per story thereafter. Searching is free. For articles beyond the last 365 days, link from the Archives to Lexis-Nexis, a searchable archive of over 1 billion articles, including New York Times articles spanning the last 18 years.

Reuters News media
    World financial information and news.

Steve's Online Newspapers
    Includes online newspapers around the world, with a search engine.

Government Resources

Congress Vote Smart

Department of Education

National Endowment for the Humananities

United States Federal Web Locator
    Lists Federal agencies on the Web. Keyword search.

U.S. Bureau of the Census

Welcome to the White House


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