www.factmonster.com Almanac, Dictionary and Encyclopedia online
www.ala.org American Library Association. This site provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services. It also has educational related links.
www.awesomelibrary.org Awesome Library. INTERACTIVE Awesome Library organizes the Web with 14,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
http://www.bartleby.com/ Bartleby.com: Great Books Online. INTERACTIVE This is the home page for Bartleby.com. They publish thousands of free online classics of literature, nonfiction and reference.
www.bl.uk The British Library Online
http://www.cdlib.org/ California Digital Library. The CDL licenses scholarly materials, including journals, abstracts, and databases and is creating electronic access to rare archival collection with the university library system.
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/collections/ccindex.html Collections Connections Index. INTERACTIVE This site has a listing of links for many other pages of resources and suggestion for teaching.
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/community/index.html Community Center. INTERACTIVE This site is where like-minded educators can meet. Teachers can meet the library staff and other educators in monthly themed conversations through live chats.
www.digitalvaults.org The Digital Vaults. This site has documents, photographs, posters, sound recordings, moving images and other materials from the National Archives in Washington, DC.
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia INTERACTIVE The E-text Center was founded on a commonsense vision that combines emerging network and digitizing technologies with our subject expertise and library skills.
www.ericdigests.org ERIC Digests. This site provides one way to access the ERIC Digests produced by the former ERIC Clearinghouse system. Use the search box below to search the ERIC Digests available at this site. Please note that this site is privately owned and is in no way related to any Federal agency or ERIC unit. Further, this site is using a privately owned and located server. This is NOT a government sponsored or government sanctioned site. ERIC is a Service Mark of the U.S. Government. This site exists to provide the text of the public domain ERIC Documents previously produced by ERIC. ent.
http://iis.bhsu.edu/lis/index.cfm EY Berry Library at Black Hills State University. INTERACTIVE E. Y. Berry Library-Learning Center is a major resource center at Black Hills State University housing over 235,000 book volumes and 70,000 government documents.
www.exploratorium.edu The Exploratorium INTERACTIVE The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. Online since 1993, the Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Included in the site are more than 10,000 Web pages and hundreds of sound and video files, exploring hundreds of different topics.
www.thefreelibrary.com The Free Library from Farlex
http://www.hathitrust.org/ HathiTrust Digital Library This is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html Historical Collections for the National Digital Library. INTERACTIVE American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections. This digitized library makes available some of the most precious resources of the Library of Congress.
http://highwire.stanford.edu Highwire Press. INTERACTIVE this is a science archive from Stanford University. It offers links to more than 216 journal and other research content providers. It has links to various journals in life sciences, medicine and physical sciences. This site also has links to authors, articles and citations, as well as advanced searching capability, interactivity, high-resolution images and multimedia.
www.childrenslibrary.org International Children's Digital Library The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation is to excite and inspire the world's children to become members of the global community – children who understand the value of tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online.
www.archive.org/index.html The Internet Archive. INTERACTIVE The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
www.ipl.org The Internet Public Library The Internet Public Library (IPL), is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.
www.langtolang.com Langtolang This site has over 2000 bilingual dictionaries
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/start/index.html The Learning Page. INTERACTIVE The Learning Page is designed to help educators use the American Memory Collections to teach history and culture. It offers tips and tricks, definitions and rationale for using primary sources, activities, discussions, lesson plans and suggestions for using the collections in classroom curriculum.
http://librivox.org LibriVox This site has free audio recordings of published books and other materials that are in the public domain.
www.loc.gov Library of Congress
www.ala.org/greatsites Librarian’s Guide (ALA) to Great Web Sites for Kids. INTERACTIVE
http://lii.org Librarians' Index to the Internet (LII) INTERACTIVE This is a searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 7,400 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. It's meant to be used by both librarians and non-librarians as a reliable and efficient guide to described and evaluated Internet resources.
www.libraryinstruction.com Library Instruction. INTERACTIVE This site contains library instruction lesson plans, articles about library instruction, a large library instruction bibliography, and links to library instruction resources. This site also includes material relating to information literacy. Newest lesson plan additions: Using Weird News to Teach About Verifying Information on the Web by Miland Brown and How Parents of Home Schooled Students Can Get Their Children to Use the Library by Pamela Chen. There is also a new PowerPoint slideshow available dealing with Scholarly Journals and Popular Magazines by Aparna Zambare.
www.loc.gov Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem Library of Congress American Memory Historical Collections. INTERACTIVE The American Memory Historical Collections, a major component of the Library's National Digital Library Program, are multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library's Americana collections. There are currently over 70 collections in the American Memory Historical Collections.
http://www.lrs.org/index.php Library Research Service The site generates library statistics and research for library and education professionals, public officials, and the media. LRS reports and analyzes statistics on school, public, and academic libraries, and conducts studies on major library issues that are reported in the Fast Facts and Closer Look series. Topics of continuing interest to the LRS and its clients are the impact of school librarians on student achievement and the changing library workforce.
www.libraryspot.com Libraryspot.com. This site contains links to more than 2500 libraries around the world
http://cognet.mit.edu MIT COGNet: The Cognitive and Brain Sciences Community Online. This site offers a unique electronic gateway for researchers in cognitive and brain sciences. It acts as a central repository for current and topical resources in the field.
http://adswww.harvard.edu NASA Astrophysics Data System. The NASA-funded Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a digital library and abstract service featuring abstracts in astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics and the Los Alamos preprints server. It is the largest free full-text science archive in the world, with nearly 2 million abstracts in all.
http://nsdl.org National Science Digital Library
www.netlibrary.com NetLibrary. INTERACTIVE Founded in August 1998, netLibrary is located in Boulder, Colorado. As the world's premier provider of electronic books (e-Books), netLibrary helps academic, public, corporate and special libraries create a richer, more productive learning environment for their patrons. By combining the time-honored traditions of the library system with electronic publishing, netLibrary offers an easy-to-use information and retrieval system for accessing the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books.
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm New York Public Library Digital Gallery This site has over 500,000 digitized images from the library collection that can be searched by keywords.
http://lib.nmsu.edu New Mexico State University Library Web Site.
http://catalog.loc.gov Online Catalog - Library of Congress. INTERACTIVE The Library preserves a collection of more than 119 million items, more than two-thirds of which are in media other than books. These include the largest map, film and television collections in the world. In addition to its primary mission of serving the research needs of the U.S. Congress, the Library serves all Americans through its popular Web site and in its 22 reading rooms on Capitol Hill.
www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Project Gutenberg This site has over 1 millions free online books
www.refdesk.com Reference Desk
www.teachersdomain.org Teachers Domain. Teachers' Domain is a multimedia digital library for the classroom that provides learning experiences in ways no textbook can. This ever-expanding library currently includes collections on: Science: Life Science, Physical Science, Engineering, and Social Studies: The Civil Rights Movement, Brown v. Board of Education. Teachers Domain offers: High-quality multimedia from NOVA, American Experience, and other public television productions and partners Video, audio, interactives, images, and documents Explanatory background articles for each resource.
www.wdl.org World Digital Library. National libraries from more than a dozen countries, in coordination with the UN's education agency, have put some of the earliest written works online. This site can be read in seven languages. This archive also contains early photographs, films and audio tracks.