General, Academic, and Reference Tools

General


Refdesk.com
http://refdesk.com

INFOMINE
http://infomine.ucr.edu

scholarly internet resources, useful at the college level

from the University of California with many contributions from librarians

BUBL LINK
http://bubl.ac.uk/link

includes more than 12,000 resources

main categories used are based on the Dewey Decimal System

Intute
http://www.intute.ac.uk

contains more than 125,000 sites

provided by a consortium of 7 UK universities

Library of Congress Gateway to Library Catalogs
http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/gateway.html

search the contents of nearly 500 libraries in the world, mostly U.S.

Rutgers University Libraries - Subject Research Guides
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/research_guides.shtml

Social Sciences and Humanities


Best of History Web Sites
http://www.besthistorysites.net


Virtual Religion Index
http://virtualreligion.net/vri

focuses on scholarly sites containing extensive links on the world's religions
Physical and Life Sciences

Chemdex
http://www.chemdex.org

Healthfinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus


Business and Economics


New York Times>Business>A Web Guide: Business Navigator
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/business/business-navigator.html

CEOExpress
http://ceoexpress.com

globalEDGE
http://globaledge.msu.edu

Resources for Economists on the Internet
http://rfe.org

Government and Governments


Governments on the WWW
http://ww.gksoft.com/govt

Explore GovDocs
http://www.lib.umich.edu/government-documents-center/explore

USA.gov
http://www.usa.gov

Political Resources on the Net
http://www.politicalresources.net

Legal Information


FindLaw
http://www.findlaw.com

GlobaLex
http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex

Education


Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide

Education World
http://www.education-world.com

Education Atlas
http://www.educationatlas.com

News


Kidon Media-Link
http://www.kidon.com/media-link

Sources:

Hock, Randolph The extreme searcher's Internet handbook: a guide for the serious searcher Medford, NJ: CyberAge Books, 2009.