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A librarian's choice of the best of the web.
A Google "scholarly database" that provides access to publications, archival material, peer-reviewed research, and more.
INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
"Provides links to Internet sites arranged by major scholarly categories (like Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Visual Arts.) Don't be fooled by the title. This web site is not only appropriate for college students but also for secondary school students and the general public. Navigation is simple and intuitive. Each Internet source cited includes an abstract, states the intended audience and tells whether the site if free or fee based. Especially helpful for the general public is the ""General Reference"" link on the homepage--it links the user to a vitual ready-reference library."
This site is an on-line library and archive of Web and multimedia resources that preserves the history of the Web by taking snapshots" of what the Web looked like at various moments in time. The Wayback Machine is the tool that provides links to older versions of a webpage.
ipl2: Information You Can Trust
This is a merger of the original Internet Public Library and the Librarian's Internet Index. All websites and resources are vetted by librarians and subject experts and can be searched by keyword or subject category.
"An Internet reference directory that links to just about every dictionary, encyclopedia, news organization, calculator or conversion tool, and map site on the Web. "
The Scout Report
"One of the longest running publications on the Internet, this is a weekly online report of ""new and newly discovered online resources of interest to researchers, educators, and anyone else with an interest in high-quality online material."" The Scout Report Archives are a searchable and browseable collection of over seven years' worth of critical annotations of carefully selected Internet sites, mailing lists, and other online resources. "
Virtual Reference Shelf
"This web source for fact-based e-reference is compiled by the Library of Congress. It arranges Internet sites alphabetically by subject for quick, ready-reference use. It also includes current hot button topics for quick access to sites on timely subjects. It's coverage compares favorably to the Internet Public Library Reference Service or the Librarian's Index to the Internet."