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 Internet Organizers

Digital Librarian 
A librarian's choice of the best of the web.

Google Scholar 
A Google "scholarly database" that provides access to publications, archival material, peer-reviewed research, and more.

Great Websites for Kids
Selected by the Great Web Sites Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association. 

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."

Internet Archive 
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. 

ipl2 for Kids
ipl2 For Kids at the Internet Public Library has lots of information to help with school assignments and projects. Lots of Fun Stuff, too!

ipl2 for Teens
ipl2 For Teens in the Internet Public Library pulls together "information to help you with life, school, friends and work." Also, Web links and Ask a Question service.  

"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."

Search Engines



Blekko uses slashtags to search only the sites you want and eliminates spam sites in your search results.


Freeality Internet Search Engines


Google News
Google's news archive search that provides access to digital newspaper articles.

Google Scholar
A Google "scholarly database" that provides access to publications, archival material, peer-reviewed research, and more. 

Internet Public Library Web Searching Page
The Internet Public Library's guide to the best search engines and catalogs on the Web, with tips on how to use them effectively.



"The search engine for apps."