News and Reference Links

Newspapers

Boston Globe
http://www.boston.com/
Los Angeles Times
http://www.latimes.com/
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/
The Times (London)
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/
Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/

Other News Sources

Alltop: Top Stories (Guy Kawasaki)
http://alltop.com/
All You Can Read
http://www.allyoucanread.com/
BBC News Online
http://news.bbc.co.uk/
CNN Interactive
http://www.cnn.com/
Futurity [university research news]
http://futurity.org/
Newsweek
http://www.newsweek.com/
National Public Radio
http://www.npr.org/
Research Buzz - "News and resources covering social media, search engines, databases, archives" etc.
http://researchbuzz.me/
Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/
Time
http://www.time.com/time/
Topix
http://www.topix.com/
Two Ten Twice
http://twotentwice.com/
USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/
U.S.News and World Report
http://www.usnews.com/
Wired News
http://www.wired.com/
World News Network
http://www.wn.com/

Reference Works

Answers.com [definitions and explanations]
http://www.answers.com/
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
http://www.bartleby.com/100/
Biographical Dictionary
http://www.s9.com/
Business Dictionary
http://www.businessdictionary.com/
dictionary.com
http://dictionary.reference.com/
A Dictionary of Slang
http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/news.htm
Encyclopedia [formerly High Beam Encyclopedia]
http://www.encyclopedia.com/
English Server [humanities texts]
http://eserver.org/
Encyclopedia Mythica (M.F. Lindemans)
http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html
Farmers' Almanac
http://www.farmersalmanac.com/
Flavorwire - Cultural News and Critique
http://flavorwire.com/
Free Internet Encyclopedia (Margaret Fincannon)
http://www.cam-info.net/enc.html
GLBTQ Encyclopedia Archive
hhttp://www.glbtqarchive.com/
Information Please [dictionary, encyclopedia, and almanac]
http://www.infoplease.com/
Merriam-Webster OnLine
http://www.merriam-webster.com/
One Look Dictionaries: The Faster Finder (Robert Ware)
http://www.onelook.com/
Oxford English Dictionary
http://www.oed.com/
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/
Reference Desk (Bob Drudge)
http://www.refdesk.com/
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
http://plato.stanford.edu/contents.html
Your Dictionary [multiple languages]
http://www.yourdictionary.com/
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia (Jimmy Wales)
http://www.wikipedia.org/
LiteSum Wikipedia extract (Jake Jarvis)
http://litesum.com/
Zip Code Lookup (U.S. Postal Service)
https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction_input

Libraries

AcqWeb [library acquisitions]
http://www.acqweb.org/
Austin [Texas] Public Library Online Catalog
http://www.austintexas.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/x/0/49
British Library Public Catalogue
http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?dscnt=1&dstmp=1390594149430&vid=BLVU1&fromLogin=true
InfoMine: Scholarly Internet Research Collections (U of California at Riverside)
http://infomine.ucr.edu/
Internet Library for Librarians (Vianne Tang Sha)
http://www.itcompany.com/inforetriever/
Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/
LibDex - The Library Index
http://www.libdex.com/
Library of Congress Online Catalog
http://catalog.loc.gov/
Library Spot
http://www.libraryspot.com/
Taxonomy Warehouse
http://taxonomywarehouse.com/
TexaShare (Texas library partnership)
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/texshare/index.html
TRAIL - Texas Records and Information Locator (Texas State Library)
https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/trail/
UT Austin Library Online Catalog
http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/
World Cat
http://www.worldcat.org/

Book Catalogs

Amazon.com Books
http://www.amazon.com/
BookWire
http://www.bookwire.com/
Publishers' Catalogues
http://www.lights.ca/publisher/

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