- LEO (German/English)
- Webster Dictionary
- International Law Dictionary & Directory
Martindale’s Calculators Online Calculators for all types of science and math plus navigation, music, photography, knots and an unbelievable number of other topics.
- Journalists Toolbox Resources More than 20,000 sites helpful to the media and anyone doing research. Gathered by the the American Press Institute
- Librarian’s Index to the Internet A directory of topics selected by librarians
- Libraryspot.com This site was created to break through the information overload of the Web and bring the best library and reference sites together with insightful editorials in one user-friendly spot. The sites features on Libraryspot.com were hand selected and reviewed for exceptional quality, content and utility
Addresses and Telephone Numbers
- Yahoo People Search Addresses, phone numbers, Email addresses. Covers U.S. numbers and addresses For International searches use the relevant country-specific Yahoo site and look under “Communication” or “Connect” links for the telephone directory.
- Lycos’ WhoWhere
- AnyWho U.S. yellow and white pages plus links to international directories
- Reverse Phone Directory Look up a phone # and find a name and street address.
- Wayp International White & Yellow Pages Collection of white and yellow pages by country
- United States Area Codes Verizon Area Code look up page.
- International Country Codes Country telephone codes from Verizon
- Birthdays What famous person was born on your birthday?
- Cliché Finder
- Companies & Corporations
- CIA World Factbook Information on countries of the world. Includes maps, flags, an introduction, geography, government, military, economy etc.
- Global Gazetteer Current as well as historical population, population of largest cities and provinces, size, flag, maps
- IMF Staff Country Reports in Full Text
- Library of Congress / Country Studies: Area Handbook Series
- Yahoo Finance – FOREX Currency exchange rates
- Whose portrait is on U.S. currency History of our currency from the Dept of the Treasury
- Historical currency converter Historical conversion rates for cash, interbank, and credit cards. Multi-language
- PA Digital Archives Online (ARIAS) Currently 1 1/2 million war records are available online
- Western European primary historical documents Links to online Western European documents in transcribed, facsimile or translated form, arranged by country chronologically
- A chronology of U.S. Historical Documents Pre-colonial period to the present, links to over 150 full text documents from the Magna Carter, Gettysburg Address, inaugural addresses of the Presidents, to Bush’s 2006 State of the Union Address etc.
Hoaxes and Urban Legends
Magazines and Newspapers
- Ingenta Access to almost 20,000 articles, chapters and reports mainly from journals (from all fields). Includes trade, scientific, and technical journals going back to 1988. Since you are searching title and article summaries not the full text you may need to be more general in your choice of search terms.
- Ebsco Host Requires a library card. Ebsco Host is composed of many databases, some general and some specialized. Broader search terms work best.
- Nobel Prizes Chart of the various Nobel prize recipients arranged by year.
- Publishers Alphabetical list of publishers
- Time and Date Current time around the world. May sort by city, country or time zone
Weather, Maps, Gazetteer
- The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
- Global Gazetteer
- National Weather Service
- US Gazetteer
- Google Earth