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Blog Flux

Blog Flux

Centralized location for blogosphere. Offers tools for users to create and maintain blogs including a blog directory, blog themes, tracking statistics, polling, and quiz makers. Provides assistance to users via extensive and experienced blog community, and helpful articles about blogs.
Subject: Computer & Internet Blogs–Blog Portals

The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor

“The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, and mobile site.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News; Reference–News & Current Events

KidsClick!

KidsClick!

This is a great place to start if you want to surf and search the Internet. Created by librarians, this is an Internet guide especially for kids.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Reference–Homework Help; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides

Blogs – ipl Special Collection

Blogs – ipl Special Collection

Web directory. A selected list of blogs on a range of topics, including how to create your own blog. Subjects include law, books, food, travel, medicine, history, politics, business, and more.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Ocracoke Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ocracoke Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Ocracoke Light was built in 1823 and is located in Ocracoke, North Carolina. It is the oldest lighthouse in operation along the coast of North Carolina. This lighthouse replaced the lighthouse that was built on Shell Castle Island in 1798.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

OAIster

OAIster

“OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access digital resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).” Examples of resources include old-time advertisement collections, open access journals, and public radio pro …
Subject: Reference–Web Directories–Open Access Directories

UThink: Blogs at the University of Minnesota

UThink: Blogs at the University of Minnesota

From the UThink homepage: “UThink is available to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and is intended to support teaching and learning, scholarly communication, and individual expression for the U of M community.” Home page has a Blog Directory link listing all of the blogs on the site.
Subject: Education Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Education Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

This comprehensive directory of African resources covers many topics including: Current Events/News (including African newspapers), Art, Culture, Education, History, Maps, Music, Politics, Religion, Travel, and more. Country information is also included, as is regional information for Central, East, Southern and West Africa, as well as the Indian O …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Regional & Country Information–Africa; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Catalogs–Africa; Reference–Web Directories; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Women; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Government And Politics

MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index

MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index

“An index of the web sites included in the 1999-2008 annual lists issued by the Mars Best of Free Reference Web Sites Committee of the Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of [the American Library Association] to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web.”
Subject: Reference–Web Directories

Intute

Intute

A free online service providing access to high-quality Web resources for education and research. The service is created by a network of UK universities and partners. Subject specialists select, evaluate, and write a description for each website included. Subject areas include science and technology, arts and humanities, social sciences, and health …
Subject: Reference–Web Directories

Awesome Library

Awesome Library

A collection of links and web resources on a range of topics, including English, math, technology and the arts.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Reference; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–General Reference

Answers.com – Answer Library

Answers.com – Answer Library

Subject-categorized directory to all of the free almanacs, atlases, biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference works available from Answers.com. Be advised that the IPL does not consider entries or information from Wikipedia, WikiAnswers, or Answers.com’s User Contribution section to be reliable sources of information.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Reference; Reference; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference

indieWIRE Blogs

indieWIRE Blogs

Pull quotes and a directory of blogs hosted by blogs.indiewire.com itself, “an invitation-only blogging community that includes indieWIRE staff, contributors and a collection of participants in the independent film industry.” indieWIRE is a well-known website where independent filmmakers and fans can interact and find the latest news and informatio …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Designing Small Business Websites Tutorial

Designing Small Business Websites Tutorial

Provides a succinct tutorial on the basics of designing, uploading and publishing your small business website. Includes descriptions of the internet, the world wide web, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine indexing, submitting your site, must have pages on your website and more.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Reference–Experts & How-To

Educause: 7 Things You Should Know About Series

Educause: 7 Things You Should Know About Series

???The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) 7 Things You Should Know About… series provides concise information on emerging learning technologies and related practices. Each brief focuses on a single technology or practice.???
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–Net-Based Emerging Technologies

37 Signals

37 Signals

A web design and application company that focuses on usability. Offers two free web applications: a to-do list and a collaborative editor.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–Net-Based Emerging Technologies

Internet Tutorials

Internet Tutorials

Quick and easy reference guide providing tutorials on using the Internet. Subjects include Understanding the World Wide Web, Search Tools, Search Techniques, and Finding Content.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Clusty

Clusty

A metasearch engine that provides clustered search results. It searches Ask.com, Gigablast, MSN, NY Times, Open Directory, Shopzilla, Wikipedia, Wisenut, Yahoo!, and its sponsored listings.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

Exploit Online Demand

Exploit Online Demand

Blog provides “perspective, tips and actionable recommendations for marketers, web developers and businesses to make productive use of their online audience.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computer & Internet Blogs

eBrandz Search Marketing & Technology News

eBrandz Search Marketing & Technology News

Blog dedicated to delivering “the latest happenings and updates of the search engine and technology world.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computer & Internet Blogs

Craig Research Labs

Craig Research Labs

A web directory for various scientific fields. Find links leading to educational pages, information about research projects, and news about science.
Subject: Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Reference–Web Directories; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Astronomy; Science & Technology–Mathematics

Copyscape

Copyscape

Provides a search engine to discover if the content on your webpage has been plagiarized. Allows you to “search for copies of your page on the web.”
Subject: Reference–Search Engines; Applications By Activity–Searching; Applications By Type–Web Development Tools

Plagium

Plagium

Enter text from your website to discover whether it has been plagiarized by others on the Web.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines; Applications By Type–Searching And Researching Tools; Applications By Type–Web Development Tools

BCK2SKOL Lessons

BCK2SKOL Lessons

Online classes (including exams) for the librarian with little or no experience using the Internet–a great place to get started.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Arts & Humanities–Libraries

HTML Goodies

HTML Goodies

HTML primers and tutorials, Javascript archive, free web images (buttons, banners), FAQ.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML

Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability

Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability

This weblog from Dr. Jakob Nielsen examines different aspects of web design from a user’s perspective. How to make websites more navigable and user friendly. Jakob Nielsen is a well-regarded expert in the field of Usability.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Computer & Internet Blogs

CrunchBase

CrunchBase

Want to know about Facebook, Twitter or Steve Jobs? “CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit.”
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Friedbeef???s Tech

Friedbeef???s Tech

Friedbeef???s Tech is a weekly blog dedicated to solving everyday problems with simple technology. Includes useful tips, ultimate guides, and sections on Freeware, Firefox and Web 2.0 among others.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers; Computers & Internet–Cyberculture; Computers & Internet–Computers & Internet News; Computers & Internet–Computer Software; Science & Technology Blogs; Computer & Internet Blogs

QuirksMode

QuirksMode

QuirksMode includes tables that provide an overview of browser compatibility information with respect to CSS and JavaScript capabilities as well as W3C standards.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Programming–JavaScript & DHTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–HTML/XHTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–DOM; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–CSS

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Free service for locating the cheapest parking in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and all major airports. Interactive maps enable searching for neighborhood parking, while rate quotes come directly from parking operators.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Reference–Search Engines

Decoding Internet Attachments

Decoding Internet Attachments

This tutorial introduces you to the various attachment formats widely used on the Internet for sending binary files along with email and Usenet postings, such as Uuencode, MIME, Base64, Quoted-Printable, BinHex, yEnc and others. It also discusses how various email and Usenet readers deal with attachments.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML; Computers & Internet–Internet–Usenet; Computers & Internet–Internet–Electronic Mail

Best of the Best Business Web Sites

Best of the Best Business Web Sites

A subject classified list of content-rich websites providing company and industry research resources, and other business information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Corporate Libraries And Information Centers; Reference–Web Directories; Business & Economics; Reference

SiteAdvisor Analysis

SiteAdvisor Analysis

Insert any URL for a website and receive information on how safe it is, including: online affiliations of the site, user ratings, and whether downloads from the site contain adware, spyware, or other unwanted programs. Also available for download are PDF research papers on Internet safety published by McAfee, Inc.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services

VADLO

VADLO

A search engine specifically for the biomedical and life sciences. Search presentations, online tools, databases, protocols, or software.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Reference–Search Engines

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

Web directory. One hundred different ways to penetrate the surface of the world wide web. Includes meta-search, general, academic, scientific, and custom search engines, semantic search tools and databases, and tips and strategies for searching.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

WebbIE Support

WebbIE Support

Get support and information about WebbIE, “a web browser for blind and visually-impaired people, especially those using screen readers, used since 2001 all over the world. It comes with the Accessible programs, letting you access news and audio on the Internet in a simple and accessible way, allowing you to use podcasts, listen to the radio and rea …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Evolt.org Browser Archive

Evolt.org Browser Archive

“Evolt.org is a world community for web developers, promoting the mutual free exchange of ideas, skills and experiences.” Evolt allows users to download over 100 free browsers, share news and information in a forum, or read articles on the main page.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Camino Browser Help

Camino Browser Help

Learn more about the Mozilla browser for Mac OS X users. “Camino???s documentation includes overviews, tutorials, and details on using our application.” Find more help from Camino users in the online forum.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Thunder Screen Reader Manuals

Thunder Screen Reader Manuals

Learn more about Thunder Screenreader, “talking software for blind and visually impaired people.” This popular browser allows users to access online content without seeing the screen. Microsoft Word is necessary to access some of these files.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Konqueror–Browser Information, Help and Support

Konqueror–Browser Information, Help and Support

What’s the deal with Konqueror? This browser works with the K Desktop Environment, a desktop application for UNIX-based computers. Check out FAQs, get help with Java and CSS, and find out how to fix common bugs. Navigate to the “KDE Home” page to participate in the user forum.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers; Computers & Internet–Platforms–Unix/Linux/X-Windows

Lynx Text Browser

Lynx Text Browser

“Lynx is a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users running cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices…. Lynx can be used to access information on the WWW, or to build information systems intended primarily for local access.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Lynx Text Browser Help

Lynx Text Browser Help

Get help online for the latest version of Lynx, “a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users running cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices…. Lynx can be used to access information on the WWW, or to build information systems intended primarily for local access.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool

WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool

“WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool…used to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process. Rather than providing a complex technical report, WAVE shows the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility information within your page.” Just type in your web address, upload or copy and paste …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Global Women’s Activism

Global Women’s Activism

Web directory of organizations and websites dealing with women’s activism. Listings are broken up by continent and country, as well as transnational.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women

SEOmoz’s Web 2.0 Awards

SEOmoz’s Web 2.0 Awards

Annual awards for Web 2.0 sites that are collected and organized into award categories. Winners and Honorable Mentions are determined by the web’s best bloggers, business men and women, and entrepreneurs. SEOmoz is a nonprofit company that provides consulting, Internet marketing and search engine optimization services.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation; Computers & Internet–Cyberculture; Applications By Type

Healia – your search for health

Healia – your search for health

Great search engine for finding medical and health-related resources online. Results can then be personalized according to sex, age, medical authority, reading level, internet browser type, and more! Not a replacement for a doctor or professional but a great tool to for helping the health care consumer be better informed.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Search Engines

MSDN Blogs

MSDN Blogs

A blogspace for Microsoft Developer Network members to discuss issues, problems, concerns, and news related to Microsoft products as well as personal musings by employees and developers.
Subject: Science & Technology Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Science & Technology Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

KIPlog???s Foodlog – links

KIPlog???s Foodlog – links

The mother of all things culinary and gastronomic on the web – a comprehensive index blogs and other food-related web resources. A must-see if you like to eat.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Blogcritics.org

Blogcritics.org

A collaborative blog where bloggers review “music, books, film, popular culture, and technology.” Popular culture is a grab bag of responses to politics, recent news items, controversial issues, and things to see and do around the country and the world (like the Dachua Beer festival). One can also find discussions/responses to current events in mus …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Library Weblogs

Library Weblogs

Geographically categorized directory of library-related weblogs.
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Digg

Digg

Community-based articles, using social bookmarking, blogging and syndication, the articles come under the users??? editorial eye.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–Net-Based Emerging Technologies

SearchVideo

SearchVideo

AOL maintains this video search engine that has a filter for adult content, although concerned users should check out the “Adult FAQ” page. Categorizes by genre, source, tags, popularity, and date and allows users to create their own AOL profile, which provides additional features.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Audio/Video Search Engines

Alexa

Alexa

Alexa is one of the largest “Web crawls” or search engines out there, but it’s better known for its great web tools, such as its traffic rankings feature, which provides quick statistics about web sites, and its web search platform, which allows users to create their own search engines and web tools. It is also a web directory.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines

The Search Lounge

The Search Lounge

Librarian’s blog providing “original reviews, interviews, and articles about the Search Engine industry.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs

Picsearch

Picsearch

Great image search engine that touts “family friendliness” thanks to its filters that screen out offensive material, although it does not claim to be full proof. It does however provide an e-mail address to request images be removed.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Image Search Engines

AOL Video

AOL Video

“AOL Video has millions of free, high quality videos including music videos, news clips, movie trailers, viral videos, and full-length TV shows.” Search for audio and video files in all major formats and from many different media sources.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Audio/Video Search Engines

Mooter

Mooter

Mooter provides clustered search results organized by topic and graphically represents these results. You can also see all the results by clicking the “I want it ALL!” link after you perform a search or pressing the “Moot quicker” button.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

Kart00

Kart00

Macromedia flash is required to use this metasearch and clustered results search engine. Results are represented in a graphical display with curved lines connecting related documents and/or clustered topics.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

iBoogie

iBoogie

Metasearch engine that clusters related results from search queries together. Also provides links to related subject headings from its directory with the search results.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

Don Busca

Don Busca

Doc Busca searches other search engines (such as 7search, About, AOL, Ask, Dmoz, Epilot, FindWhat, MSN, Netscape, Overture, Wisenut, and Yahoo) and provides clustered results, a list of the most relevant results, and a list of related categories in its own directory.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

ZapMeta

ZapMeta

This metasearch engine searches AOL, Yahoo, Wisenut, Google (but not by default), Ask.com, and Yahoo! Results can quickly be sorted by relevant (default), popularity, source, or domain.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

KillerInfo

KillerInfo

Lists search results, sometimes with a lot of text from the site given with the result, and has a side navigation bar providing clustered topics that can be expanded by hitting the plus signs next to the topics.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

AOL Search

AOL Search

Using Google’s search engine, AOL Search offers many additional features. In particular, it has a SafeSearch feature for filtering out offensive content, drop-down menus offering alternative search terms and phrases, and easily accessible search history for repeating previous searches.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines

Dogpile

Dogpile

Dopile takes “the best results from the Internet’s top search engines, including Google, Yahoo! Search, MSN, Ask.com, About, MIVA, LookSmart and more,” removes duplicates and analyzes the results, putting the best results first.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

Technorati

Technorati

“Technorati is the recognized authority on what’s going on in the world of weblogs.” Provides up to the minute statistics on what bloggers are talking about and what the most popular blogs are in various subject areas based on how often a blog is linked to. You can also keep a list of your favorite blogs here.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Best of the Web Directory

Best of the Web Directory

A high-quality website directory. “To rank among the Best of the Web, a site must adhere to the strict criteria of editors who ensure that it contains substantive unique content, navigates in a user-friendly manner, contains no broken links or pictures, is up and running 24/7, and conforms to universally accepted web standards”
Subject: Reference–Web Directories

A Regency Repository

A Regency Repository

Collection of links to information about the fashion, music, art, politics, literature, and military history of the Regency era (1811-1820) in the United Kingdom. Includes a page devoted to Regency romances.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Reference–Web Directories; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Romance & Gothic

NebraskAccess

NebraskAccess

Contains a list of websites recommended by the Nebraska Library Commission. Topics include Business and Finance, Education, Health and Medical, Nebraska Information, Science and Technology, and more.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries–State Digital Libraries In The U.S.

A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites

A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites

This online web magazine covers topics associated with “design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on techniques and benefits of designing with web standards.” All of its articles are free and available from the site, and each article has a section to leave comments.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Slate’s today’s blogs: the latest chatter in cyberspace

Slate’s today’s blogs: the latest chatter in cyberspace

Slate.com’s summary of what many of the most popular bloggers are talking about, including links to blogs mentioned within the summary. Slate has an archive that can be searched.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

blogdrive

blogdrive

A great blogging tool for novices (and others). Offers a number of features to enhance one’s blog(s) and has a directory of blogs hosted by this site. Requires free registration.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Hosting Services–Blog Hosting Services; Computer & Internet Blogs–Blog Hosts & Providers

Intelliseek’s BlogPulse

Intelliseek’s BlogPulse

BlogPulse is “an automated trend discovery tool,” i.e., a blog search engine and a few automated tools used daily to analyze blogs and discover what topics/subjects people are talking about. The search engine works very well at finding blogs that mention a given search term, e.g. “economy,” but less well at finding blogs about the economy. The site …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Blogger

Blogger

Perhaps the best-known blog hosting service, Pyra Labs, a tiny company started by 3 guys annoyed at silly contract web projects, had its share of ups and downs until Google, seemingly on a whim, asked, “You seem to know something about blogging. Can we buy you?” Pyra Labs’s response? “Yes. Yes, you can.” Very quick and easy way to start blogging wi …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Hosting Services–Blog Hosting Services; Computer & Internet Blogs–Blog Hosts & Providers

BlogStreet India – Blog Profiles, RSS Ecosystem, Blog Tops, Search and Directory

BlogStreet India – Blog Profiles, RSS Ecosystem, Blog Tops, Search and Directory

Offers a host of methods for searching for Indian Blogs. Aside from a search engine and a directory, you can search for submitted blogs by “Author, Email, Rank, Category, Reviews, Rating, Related Blogs, Books, Music, RSS.” There is also “Neighborhood” search, which searches for blogs similar to a given blog based on sites that blogroll each other; …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Globe of Blogs

Globe of Blogs

Blog directory (and search engine) allowing users to browse registered blogs by name, birthday (of blogger), title, topic, location, and gender (of blogger). Most of the blogs are personal blogs.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

dmoz – open directory project: weblogs

dmoz – open directory project: weblogs

The Open Directory Project maps the web by letting users organize a small portion of the web and submit it back to the directory. This branch of the directory provides more than 4,000 weblogs organized by weblog type, subject, and language.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Best Spiritual Blogs

Best Spiritual Blogs

Beliefnet’s frequently updated, select list of spritual blogs, which is inclusive of many different religions. There is also a link to BlogHeaven, another part of Beliefnet where posts from the best blogs hosted by Beliefnet are collected.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Religion Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Religion Blogs

The BoBs – The Best of the Blogs International Competition

The BoBs – The Best of the Blogs International Competition

The BoBs international panel of blog experts sorts through over 100 nominees to choose winners in 11 different categories for Deutsche Welle’s, the German international broadcasting service’s, International Weblog Awards. Prizes are also awarded according to users’ votes.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Opera Browser–Support Pages

Opera Browser–Support Pages

From the smallest handheld devices to your hulking desktop, Opera’s support page offers solutions for problems of all sizes. Start with tutorials, frequently asked questions, updates and knowledge base topics, and move on to Opera newsgroups and community chatting. Report bugs too!
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

The Apache HTTP Server Project

The Apache HTTP Server Project

“The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.

Apache has been the most popular web server …

Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Servers

Mozilla Firefox Knowledge Base–Support

Mozilla Firefox Knowledge Base–Support

Learn how to make the most of the popular, open-source tabbed browser. Support features articles about common issues, an online forum and livechat with Mozilla volunteers for more difficult solutions.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1

Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1

“Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is the latest version of Internet Explorer and includes a full installation of the Web browser.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers

Enhanced Whois Directory

Enhanced Whois Directory

This site lets users check to see who has registered any domain name server, or register his or her own site.
“The Whois Source website currently indexes all domains in the .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ, and .US TLDs. In addition to indexing every active domain, it also knows about the 25,285,716 inactive domains that have been registered and delet …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Servers

Gizmodo

Gizmodo

“Gizmodo is an online review dedicated to gadgets, gizmos, and cutting-edge consumer electronics.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Computers & Internet News; Science & Technology–Electronics; Computer & Internet Blogs; Money And Work–Consumer Information

Art For The Web

Art For The Web

Download page templates, backgrounds and more. Peruse “tutorials ranging in topic from how to unzip your template files to labeling images in Photoshop and more.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

HTML Help by the Web Design Group

HTML Help by the Web Design Group

Contains excellent HTML Reference materials in English and other languages, a good collection of HTML-related links, and an inline HTMLHelp BBS where you can ask questions.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML

ServerWatch

ServerWatch

A comprehensive guide to HTTP servers, including server listings for all platforms, server news and rumors, and a directory of development tools.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Servers

Introduction to HTML

Introduction to HTML

Another good guide for HTML. This one has a particularly well-structured table of contents, and includes some minimal information on forms.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML

World-Wide Web Consortium

World-Wide Web Consortium

“The W3C was founded in October 1994 to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. We are an international industry consortium.” The site has information about the web and sections on user interface, technology and society, architecture, and the web acces …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Hungarian Home Page

Hungarian Home Page

Find out all about web pages in Hungary. There is also a collection of general facts about the country.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Computers & Internet–Internet; Our World–Europe–Hungary; Computers And The Internet

Pirated-Sites.com

Pirated-Sites.com

“Pirated-Sites.com showcases side-by-side comparisons of web sites that are suspected of borrowing, copying or stealing copyright-protected content, design or code without permission.” The website offers a searchable archive and information about copyright and technical issues.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States–Intellectual Property; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Webmastering.info: The Webmastering Handbook

Webmastering.info: The Webmastering Handbook

Great information source for webmasters of all skill levels. The place to start if you are curious about the multiple facets of creating and maintaining websites, covering topics from programming to website promotion.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Programming; Computers & Internet–Art, Imaging, & Multimedia; Computers & Internet–Internet–FTP (File Transfer Protocol); Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

IPL FAQ: History of the Internet

IPL FAQ: History of the Internet

Can you help me find information on how the Internet was developed? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Internet; Arts & Humanities–History; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Internet

IPL FAQ: Internet Demographics

IPL FAQ: Internet Demographics

What percentage of the world’s population has access to the Internet? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Business & Economics–Statistics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Business & Economics–Statistics

IPL FAQ: Finding People

IPL FAQ: Finding People

I just know my best friend from elementary school is online, but I can’t figure out how to get her email address. Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides; Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

World Magazine

World Magazine

Presents world news from a conservative Christian perspective. Mission statement: “To report and analyze the news on a weekly schedule in an interesting, accurate, and arresting fashion, and to combine reporting with practical commentary on current events and issues from a perspective committed to the Bible as the inerrant Word of God.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Reference–News & Current Events

The Internet Archive Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive Wayback Machine

“The Internet Archive Wayback Machine puts the history of the World Wide Web at your fingertips. The Archive contains over 100 terabytes and 10 billion web pages archived from 1996 to the present. To start using the Wayback Machine to surf the web as it was, just type an URL (a web site address) into the box… click the Take Me Back button, and st …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Research-based Web Guidelines

Research-based Web Guidelines

This site provides over 50 of the top Web design and usability guidelines based on research studies and supporting information from the field. Each guideline provides: A brief statement of the overarching principle that is the foundation of the guideline, Comments that further explain the research/supporting information, Source(s) of the research/s …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Web Graphics 101

Web Graphics 101

Provides a nuts-and-bolts approach to creating graphics for the Web, including interactive tutorials. Great for beginners or even advanced graphic designers new to creating Web graphics.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Computers And The Internet–Web Page Design

World News Megastories

World News Megastories

“Out There News is a news agency born on the Net. It pioneers a non-linear journalism in which people create their own experience of the news rather than passively receiving information. The audience become journalists themselves, meeting people, discovering facts and absorbing atmosphere to form their own understanding of the issues.”
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events

TomPaine.com: A Journal of Opinion

TomPaine.com: A Journal of Opinion

“TomPaine.com seeks to enrich the national debate on controversial public issues by featuring the ideas, opinions, and analyses too often overlooked by the mainstream media. We promote these on our website, where we offer in-depth coverage and provide links to underappreciated authors and organizations. TomPaine.com’s HISTORY DEPARTMENT adds to cur …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News; Reference–News & Current Events

Solstice: E-Journal of Geography and Mathematics

Solstice: E-Journal of Geography and Mathematics

“The purpose of Solstice is to promote interaction between geography and mathematics. Articles in which elements of one discipline are used to shed light on the other are particularly sought. Also welcome, are original contributions that are purely geographical or purely mathematical.”
Subject: Reference–Geography; Science & Technology–Mathematics

NewsWatch: The Consumer’s Guide to the News

NewsWatch: The Consumer’s Guide to the News

NewsWatch provides insightful analysis of the media and its coverage of recent news stories. “In this information age, it’s especially important to know how reporting holds up against expert criticism and independent evidence…NewsWatch’s mission is to watch the media watchdog on behalf of news consumers, and to give a voice to consumers who want …
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism

National Science Foundation Custom News Service

National Science Foundation Custom News Service

“The Custom News Service is an email- and web-based alert service, designed to help anyone with an interest in NSF news and publications find out quickly about new publications and information. It is a “custom” service that lets you select the types of publications you want to know about. It alerts you to new publications and provides links to el …
Subject: Science & Technology; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News; Reference–News & Current Events

Geospatial Solutions

Geospatial Solutions

“Geospatial Solutions magazine serves the geographic information systems community by presenting articles by real users tackling real problems with GIS and related spatial information technologies.The magazine also provides news and information to help readers plan their GIS project, keep up with changing technologies, find data sources, and stay i …
Subject: Reference–Geography

Family Chronicle

Family Chronicle

“Family Chronicle is a magazine for individuals researching their roots.” “The site has many links to other genealogy sites and activiely promotes feedback and comments.” Surname origin lists (British, German and Chinese) are available and site also includes archived articles.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy

Extra!

Extra!

“Published since 1987, Extra! looks at the major issues in the news, questioning the conventional wisdom that narrows the range of issues, sources and perspectives. Articles examine biased reporting, censored news, media mergers, press/state cronyism, the power of corporate owners and advertisers, and the exclusion of progressive voices from the me …
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events

etcetcetera

etcetcetera

“Political and cultural issues, mexican, latin american and international writers, smart and inquisitive journalism.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism

The Celebrity Cafe

The Celebrity Cafe

“The Celebrity Cafe publishes interviews with exciting and interesting people we feel capture your imagination. In addition to interviews, we conduct ongoing contests for you to win CDs, books and other prizes. And be sure to visit our other areas, where you can read provocative quotes, see our Top 20 list, as well as our links directory.”
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Entertainers

BRNR Labs

BRNR Labs

“Radical Disinformation. BRNR is a collection of graphic explorations, HTML experiments, design/pop-culture commentary, games, nonsense, etc.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture; Entertainment & Leisure–Games

Navigator

Navigator

“Navigator is the home page used by the newsroom of The New York Times for forays into the Web. Its primary intent is to give reporters and editors new to the Web a solid starting point for a wide range of journalistic functions without forcing all of them to spend time wandering around blindly to find a useful set of links of their own. Its second …
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators: Critical Evaluation Surveys for Internet Resources

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators: Critical Evaluation Surveys for Internet Resources

A series of surveys designed for use by educators to help their students critically evaluate Web resources. For all grade levels, in English, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. Includes links to many other evaluation resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation; Computers And The Internet–Computers And The Internet Resources For Parents & Teachers

Search Engine Showdown

Search Engine Showdown

“Search Engine Showdown, the users’ guide to Web searching, compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher’s perspective.” Detailed comparison of Web search engines and information on how to search the Web effectively. A review and list of features for each of the search engines, search strategies, statistics, and search engine n …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Boolean Searching on the Internet

Boolean Searching on the Internet

This site provides a brief overview of Boolean logic by using venn diagrams to illustrate “and,” “or,” and “not” relationships. It also explains how to use this information when trying to find web pages, as well as describing how different search engines work.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

QuickFindit.com

QuickFindit.com

A free service offering do-it-yourself and assisted Web searching. Users can do their own search using a metasearch engine that allows you to search several different sites simultaneously. There are links to many different search engines and topical Web sites available. Assisted searches are offered in two ways: Live guides are available to help …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

The WWW Virtual Library

The WWW Virtual Library

“The WWW Virtual Library is a distributed, not-for-profit system of specialized directories and guides, each maintained by an expert in the field… The VL is the oldest catalog of the web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html and the web itself. Unlike commercial catalogs, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pa …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Philip & Alex’s Guide to Web Publishing

Philip & Alex’s Guide to Web Publishing

“This book is a catalog of the mistakes that I’ve made while building more than 100 Web sites in the last five years. I wrote it in the hopes that others won’t have to repeat those mistakes.” So begins Philip Greenspun’s preface to his book, published in 1997 and now available online.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

Gomez

Gomez

Rates online merchants, auction sites, brokers and travel agents and provides information on online commerce. “The mission of Gomez Advisors is to be the single best source of insight for consumers when selecting e-commerce services.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Business & Economics–E-Commerce