A&E's biography home page. Brief biographies.
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, race, reference materials, and software (freeware and
An index of miscellaneous Websites. Categories
include general guides, bibliographies, individual authors,
library catalogs, dictionaries, discussions, periodicals, style
guides, electronic texts, and individual authors.
of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research
Comprehensive and indispensible site. Topics
include 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. This
site also includes university homepages, teaching resources,
libraries and museums, journals, travel, and Websites for children.
Dictionary of Sensibility
Key words and concepts, like virtue,
understanding, and benevolence, are defined denotatively
and connotatively with their eighteenth century meanings. The
words and concepts are illustrated with passages from contemporary
Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature Main Page
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
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
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.
Calendar and Old Style (OS)
Explanation of the change from the Julian
(Old Style) calendar to the Gregorian (New Style) calendar in
1752 in England and America (earlier on the continent).
Julian and Gregorian Calendars
Discussion of the Julian and Gregorian
Calendars and calendar reform, astronomical year numbering,
and the tropical year.
Dictionary of Symbolism.
Alphabetical list of symbols with brief explanation.
Researcher's Introduction to the Web
A handbook for using the Web to do research
and write research papers.
Dictionaries for more than 260 languages,
including Vulcan. Search dictionary and thesaurus for English
words. Its grammars range from Akkadian to Wolof (these are
languages, not misspellings).
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
The revised edition of 1894. Alphabetical
list of words and phrases. And a search engine.
Writing Lab at Purude University (OWL)
Links for Web resources and online handouts
and guides. An excellent resource, according to students.
Search for and purchase articles.
at Harvard University
Links to many valuable sources.
Links to magazines and serials, newspapers,
online texts, and reference materials about teens and youth.
Web search engine.
Library of Congress
Lists libraries on the Web.
New York Public
Catalogs, exhibitions and programs, resource
guides, search the Internet.
Electronic Journals and Newsletters
Alphabetical listing of journals and newsletters
online. Keyword search.
Alphabetical list of hypertext books. A search
On-line hypertext poems, novels, etc.
of Higher Education
The motto of this magazine is "Daily news
for the skeptical citizen."
Newspapers across the country, listed by
New York Times
Alphabetical listing of colleges and universities
in the U.S., with information about admission, programs, etc.
and colleges worldwide
Alphabetical listing, from Albania to Zambia,
with information about admissions, programs, etc.
New York City and New York State:
New York City
Tenant Net: The Online
Resource for Residential Tenants
Not strictly speaking a government group
but useful nonetheless. An advocacy group, with information
about tenants' rights, laws, in New York City and New York State.
of Housing and Urban Renewal
This agency administers rent rules.
Smart--A Voter's Self-Defense System
Tracks the performace of over 13,000 political
leaders: President, Congressmen/women, governors, and state
Department of Education
for the Humanities
Libraries Federal Agencies Directory
Lists Federal agencies on the Web. Keyword
U.S. Bureau of
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
present reference material, disease outbreaks and other information
travelers should know. Organized by topic and by geography.
Information on AIDS, cancer, alternative
medicine, food safety, medicare, health media online, prevention
and self-care, choosing quality care, self-help groups, online
health information, fraud and complaints, and much more. Search
engine. Site of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Contains Medline, references and abstracts
from 4,300 biomedical journals; Medlineplus, answers to your
health questions; directory of health organizations; catalog
of books, journals, and audiovisuals in the NLM collections.
Activities: Recommended by Students
(to be added from student recommendations)
a child smile.org
The Make a Child Smile features critically
and terminally ill children who are in hospital and asks visitors
to the site to send the children cards.
A Website with 2,600 computer games which are
no longer sold. Free download.
Resources and links for camping, climbing,
hiking, climbing, mounting biking, and paddling.
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