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.
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.
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
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).
List of citation guides for
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
Hyperlinks to over a thousand libraries worldwide.
Library of Congress
Lists libraries on the Web.
New York Public Library
and programs, resource guides, search the Internet. Information about neightborhood branches and research branches.
University of California at Berkeley
Yale University Libary
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
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
Information on civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in computers and the Internet. Keyword
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.
Menu for electronic books, journals, etc. An excellent source for finding e-texts.
New Jour: Electronic Journals and
Alphabetical listing of journals and newsletters online. Keyword search.
Alphabetical list of hypertext books. A search engine.
On-line hypertext poems, novels, etc.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The London Times
The New York TImes
The New York Times on the Web
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
Reuters News media
World financial information and news.
Includes online newspapers around the world, with a search engine.
Congress Vote Smart
Department of Education
National Endowment for the Humananities
United States Federal Web
Lists Federal agencies on the Web. Keyword search.
U.S. Bureau of the Census
Welcome to the White House