News and Reference Links


Boston Globe
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
The Times (London)
Washington Post

Other News Sources

Alltop: Top Stories (Guy Kawasaki)
All You Can Read
BBC News Online
CNN Interactive
Futurity [university research news]
National Public Radio
Research Buzz - "News and resources covering social media, search engines, databases, archives" etc.
Two Ten Twice
USA Today
U.S.News and World Report
Wired News
World News Network

Reference Works [definitions and explanations]
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Biographical Dictionary
Business Dictionary
A Dictionary of Slang
Encyclopedia [formerly High Beam Encyclopedia]
English Server [humanities texts]
Encyclopedia Mythica (M.F. Lindemans)
Farmers' Almanac
Flavorwire - Cultural News and Critique
Free Internet Encyclopedia (Margaret Fincannon)
GLBTQ Encyclopedia Archive
Information Please [dictionary, encyclopedia, and almanac]
Merriam-Webster OnLine
One Look Dictionaries: The Faster Finder (Robert Ware)
Oxford English Dictionary
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
Reference Desk (Bob Drudge)
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Your Dictionary [multiple languages]
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia (Jimmy Wales)
LiteSum Wikipedia extract (Jake Jarvis)
Zip Code Lookup (U.S. Postal Service)


AcqWeb [library acquisitions]
Austin [Texas] Public Library Online Catalog
British Library Public Catalogue
InfoMine: Scholarly Internet Research Collections (U of California at Riverside)
Internet Library for Librarians (Vianne Tang Sha)
Internet Public Library
LibDex - The Library Index
Library of Congress Online Catalog
Library Spot
Taxonomy Warehouse
TexaShare (Texas library partnership)
TRAIL - Texas Records and Information Locator (Texas State Library)
UT Austin Library Online Catalog
World Cat

Book Catalogs Books
Publishers' Catalogues

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