| The Internet
"The Internet Public Library is a public service
organization and a learning/teaching
environment at the University
of Michigan School of Information."
the IPL web site.
IPL has won scores of awards for excellence and reliability.
is the web site of
KidsClick!, a project of the Ramapo Catskill Library System. ...
KidsClick! was created by a group of librarians at the Ramapo Catskill
as a logical step in addressing concerns about the role of public
libraries in guiding their young
users to valuable and age appropriate web sites."
KidsClick web site. Awesome collection of well-organized links to
valuable web sites on all types of research and report subjects.
The owners of this
offer this description:
The site has 20,000+ quality links. Named by
Yahoo! Internet Life
Magazine, 'Best Reference Directory for 2001 and 2002.' Named by PC
Magazine, '2003: Top 100 Web Sites.' Selected by PC World Magazine,
'2003: Best Research and Advice on the Web.' Forbes Magazine names
Refdesk '2003: Best Reference Sites.' Gen. Colin Powell picked refdesk
as his 'favorite web
"Refdesk is free and family friendly. The
the single best
source for facts on the Net; a one-stop site for all things Internet:
news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia, facts on file,
dictionaries and encyclopedias, tutorials, search engines, Windows
Operating Systems Resources, free stuff, games and much more.
Schools: an edited, abridged
version of Wikipedia
|"This 2008/9 Wikipedia DVD Selection is
a free, hand-checked, non-commercial
selection from Wikipedia, targeted around the UK National Curriculum
useful for much of the English speaking world. It has about
(as much as can be fitted on a DVD with good size images) and is about
size of a twenty volume encyclopaedia
(34,000 images and 20 million
...from the web
site August '09
|National Geographic Online Index :
for many subjects, not just
geography. Find out when an article was published in National
Geographic Magazine, then go rummage through Dad's old copies to
find the article, or ask your librarian to find it in the library's
back files or on the National Geographic CD set.
Index includes broad subject
indexing to magazines, books, films
and videos, educational
features, and newsletters
produced by the Society. To
find the full text of articles or books, or to find a video, you can
visit your local library." --from the NGS web site.
|A good place for basic
facts and statistics. For example: the flag of Finland; the population
of Arkansas; the president of Azerbaijan; how to use a slide rule.
kid-friendly reference and activity site. A great site for students to
use as a link for their own web pages!
known as Infopleasekids.com) was launched in August 2000 by Information Please.
Fact Monster and its Homework Center
have received national recognition for their unbeatable reference
materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help."
---from the FactMonster web site.
|Li-Web-Cats Search the catalogs of
libraries throughout the world.
|"lib-web-cats (library web
sites and catalogs) is a directory of libraries worldwide. While the
majority of the current listings are in North America, the numbers of
libraries represented in other parts of the globe is growing."
- Lib-Web-Cats web site 9-2010
|Search the Library of
Congress catalog, or connect to the LOC's other online collections.
|"... the oldest quotation
site on the Web, established 1994."