The Periodic Table of Comic Books

The Periodic Table of Comic Books

“Two members of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky, Jim Holler and Jack Selegue, have set forth to make known any and all references to the elements that can be found in comic books. Simply click on the desired element in the periodic chart and be whisked to another page to view scans of the actual comic book pages containing …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)

The Best of Legends

The Best of Legends

A collection of resources–including commentary and criticism–on the net for various legends, such as Beowulf or Robin Hood. This archive preserves The Best of Legends – links to primary source material, scholarship, essays, and historical surveys – romance, adventure, and panache.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Legends And Myths; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Romance & Gothic

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

“The Modern Library Board has selected and what it considers to be the best novels published in the English language since 1900.” Visitors to the site can also vote on what they think the best novels are. Registration is required to vote, but anyone can view the lists–the Modern Library’s 100 Best and the Readers’ 100 Best.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Edgar Governo, Historian of Things That Never Were

Edgar Governo, Historian of Things That Never Were

Links to timelines, chronologies, and histories of fictional worlds. Lightly annotated, divided up by medium (television, movies, books, comics). Among the topics covered are Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, and James Bond.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Metacritic.com

Metacritic.com

Tons of reviews and criticism for film, DVDs, music, games, and TV. Media are given ratings to help you decide what was great, and what was not.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

LitLovers

LitLovers

Everything you need to know to start and/or run a book club! Includes reading suggestions, reading guides, a book club blog, and book-related recipes and movies. Also provides ideas for book clubs for kids.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

The Pedestal Magazine

The Pedestal Magazine

A free bi-monthly online magazine featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction, visual art and interviews with established writers.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

FRiGG Magazine

FRiGG Magazine

A free online magazine for fiction and poetry with beautiful graphic designs.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

Online source containing the works of Charles Darwin, including unpublished papers. Features a searchable index of the scientist???s publications, manuscripts, diaries, and notebooks as well as an extended biography. Supplemental materials include full-color illustrations of his research and MP3 audio files of selected readings from his texts. T …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Genetics; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Non-fiction

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media

Offers ratings and age-appropriateness levels for parents and educators who are making decisions about media resources for children. Includes movies, Web sites, television shows, video games, books, and music. Available in Spanish.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–Reviews; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Reviews; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers

East Coast Black Age of Comics Con

East Coast Black Age of Comics Con

This site celebrates “Cartoonists of Color” through an annual convention hosting professional cartoonist workshops, lectures, marketplace with rare comic books and a kid’s activity corner.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

Old Telephone Books

Old Telephone Books

“Possibly the world’s largest online collection of phone books.” View images of telephone books by the hundreds, or learn more about phone book art and advertising, calling areas and varieties of old directories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

ISBNdb.com

ISBNdb.com

Attention book-lovers of the world! Search the database at ISBNdb.com to find publishers’ international standard book numbers, library call numbers, and books on your favorite subject. ISBNdb also searches online library catalogs for your selections and compares prices at online book stores.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–Libraries

PublicLiterature.Org ??? Read Books Online

PublicLiterature.Org ??? Read Books Online

Check out free full text and audio classic works from Public Literature.org. News and information is posted for readers and aspiring writers. The site features works by Jane Austen, Leo Tolstoy, Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, Leonardo da Vinci and many more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

OCLC Top 1000: 2005 Banned Books

OCLC Top 1000: 2005 Banned Books

The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)is a worldwide library cooperative whose online catalog, WorldCat, contains over one billion items from over 10,000 libraries. Browse this list of banned books that made it onto their list of the top 1000 books held by member libraries in 2005. Interested in reading a book on the list? Click the WorldCat ico …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Issues–Censorship–Banned Books–Banned Book Lists

kidSPEAK! Where Kids Speak Up for Free Speech

kidSPEAK! Where Kids Speak Up for Free Speech

Created “in response to the outrage expressed by kids over the efforts to censor Harry Potter books,” kidSPEAK! contains news, a place to state your own opinions, a quiz that tests your “Censorship IQ,” and suggestions about what kids can do about censorship and banned books.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Issues–Censorship; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Issues–Censorship–Banned Books