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A Writerís Online Resources

SEARCH ENGINES  
AltaVista http://www.altavista.digital.com
Dogpile http://www.dogpile.com
Excite http://www.excite.com
HotBot http://www.hotbot.com
Infoseek http://www.infoseek.com
Lycos http://www.lycos.com
Metacrawler http://www.metacrawler.com
Yahoo! http://www.yahoo.com
   
REFERENCE SITES  
WWWebster Dictionary http://www.m-w.com/netdict.htm
A Web of On-line Dictionaries http://www.bucknell.edu/~rbeard/diction1.html#special
OneLook Dictionaries http://www.onelook.com
ARTFL Project: Rogetís Thesaurus Search Form http://humanities.uchicago.edu/forms_unrest/ROGET.html
Atlapedia Online http://www.atlapedia.com
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online http://www.eb.com
Encyclopedia Smithsonian http://www.si.edu/resource/faq
   
WRITING LABS  
Online Writery http://www.missouri.edu/~writery
Purdue University Online Writing Lab http://owl.english.purdue.edu
The University of Michigan OWL: Online Writing and Learning http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ecb/OWL/owl.html
   
ESL SITES  
Daveís ESL Café http://eslcafe.com
Topics: An Online Magazine by and for Learners of English http://www.rice.edu/projects/topics/Electronic/Magazine.html
   
VIRTUAL LIBRARIES  
The Internet Public Library http://ipl.org
Thor+: The Libraries of Purdue University http://thorplus.lib.purdue.edu/index.html
The WWW Virtual Library http://vlib.stanford.edu/Overview.html
The Library of Congress http://lcweb.loc.gov
The Webliography: Internet Subject Guides http://www.lib.lsu.edu/weblio.html
   
TEXT ARCHIVES  
Electronic Text CenteróUniversity of Virginia Library http://etext.lib.virginia.edu
Project Bartleby Archive http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby
Project Gutenberg http://promo.net/pg
   
GOVERNMENT SITES  
U.S. Census Bureau: The Official Statistics http://www.census.gov
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet http://thomas.loc.gov
U.S. State & Local Gateway http://www.statelocal.gov
U.S. Government Printing Office http://www.access.gpo.gov
United Nations http://www.un.org
   
NEWS SITES  
The New York Times on the Web http://nytimes.com
The Washington Post http://washingtonpost.com
U.S. News Online http://www.usnews.com/usnews/home.htm
nationalgeographic.com http://www.nationalgeographic.com/main.html
CNN Interactive http://www.cnn.com
   
NEWSGROUPS AND LISTSERVS  
Tile.Net http://www.tile.net
Liszt http://www.liszt.com
Deja News http://www.dejanews.com
   
DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC SITES  
Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age (links to sites in a variety of disciplines) http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/hacker/resdoc
Bedford Links to Resources in Literature http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/litlinks
Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research http://humanitas.ucsb.edu
H-net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online http://h-net2.msu.edu
Social Science Information Gateway http://sosig.esrc.bris.ac.uk
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://plato.stanford.edu
"Famous Paintings Exhibition,"WebMuseum http://sunsite.unc.edu/wm/paint
Perseus Project http://www.perseus.tufts.edu
Bedford/St. Martinís Links to History Resources http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/history/historylinks.html
Newsweek International Business Resource Center http://www.newsweek-int.com
Science Online http://www.sciencemag.org
Windows to the Universe http://www.windows.umich.edu
   
SITES FOR EVALUATING SOURCES  
"Checklist for Evaluating Web Sites," Canisius College Library & Internet http://www.canisius.edu/canhp/canlib/webcrit.htm
"Evaluating Web Sites: Criteria and Tools,"Olin Kroch Uris Libraries http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/webeval.html
"Evaluating Internet Information,"Internet Navigator http://sol.slcc.edu/lr/navigator/discovery/eval.html