Comprehensive profiles on many American cities, including census data, photos and many other facts. The site has coverage of all fifty states, as well details on local news, city government finances, TV stations, air pollution statistics and so forth.
Librarians’ Internet Desk
A directory of websites that are trustworthy and worth your time. The site has information on subjects such as health, law, government, business, arts and humanities and other information subjects. If you know of a particularly good website, you can also suggest it for inclusion.
The Old Farmer's Almanac. Find out about astronomy, weather, gardening, food, the outdoors and more.
The Rope People
Provides information about how to tie a wide variety of knots. Aimed at both children and adults. Learn about granny knots, weavers knots, figure eight knots, slippery hitches and more.
This reference website may look basic but it provides quick access to most reference questions. The site's reference section can tell you all about geography, plans, science, literature, philosophy and many other subjects. There is also a great section for information on health including diet, poisons, alternative medicine, surgery and more.
American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
ASIS&T has been an important professional organization since the 1930s. Information on the Society's many local chapters and special interest groups can be found here, as well as career listings and the Society's conferences and publications.
Reference for everything you need, including a dictionary, thesaurus, almanac and more.
Brings you daily tips on wisdom and meditation from a variety of sources. The daily bits of wisdom claim to help people lead a more relaxed and fulfilling life. The site also provides tips in French. You can subscribe to receive tips via email as well
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
ANSI is a non-profit organization that promotes voluntary standards and conformity assessment systems across the world. The organization has developed more than ten thousand standards in a range of different situations such as quality assessment and the environment.
An educational website that provides information about many different countries around the world. You can look up national symbols, economic data, the country's geography and population. There is a special section on the site designed for teacher's to use.
A website dedicated the flag of the United States of America. You can read information on historical flags used in the United States, and a variety of patriotic writings. The site is available in many languages including Spanish, German, French, Dutch and Hindi.
An information website that helps people find the best American cities to live in. The listing of top ten cities show what makes a great American city. The website compiles the following kinds of data: city demographics, population, weather forecasts, cost of living, humidity and other factors. Users can also sign up for the site's mailing list here.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography is a useful reference website for people interested in accomplished and interesting New Zealanders. The site has a daily featured biography which makes a daily visit to the site worthwhile. You can also search for biographies by name or keyword.
Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
The CNI is an American organization that promotes networked information technology and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. The conferences and publications sections of the website provide access to a range of research articles.
Postage rate calculator for domestic and international post by the United States Postal Service. Enter the requested information and find out how much it will cost to mail your letter, postcard or package.
The National Institutes of Health presents links to online books dealing with medical issues. You can search by book title or topic.
Search results for book, journal and audiovisual titles in the National Library of Medicine’s collections. Features help, tutorials and FAQs. Provides health and drug information for patients, families and friends.
An educational website provided by Oxford University Press, one of the world's leading publishers of academic and reference works. The home page provides a number of interesting items such as word of the day, quote of the week and more. Most of the resources are designed for those learning English or seeking to improve their English skills.
Calendars by Tat
A website that provides free monthly calendars that can be printed at your convenience. All the calendars have a pleasant image associated with them such as nature scenes, the US flag and so forth. The calendars from this site are free as long as they are not used for commercial purposes.
Guinness World Records
The Internet home of the Guinness World Records tells you the greatest, biggest, smallest and most impressive kinds of human accomplishment. You can search for various world records or find out how to set a record, according to Guinness standards.
Tiscali is a British Internet Service Provider (ISP) that offers a range of broadband services including Superfast Broadband, Broadband & Phone and Broadband & TV. You can also access Tiscali’s Internet portal for British news, celebrity news and job listings. Tiscali also offers free email accounts.
A professional association that supports research administrators around the world. SRA International offers a variety of professional development and learning opportunities so that you can grow in your work. You can also find job listings through this website.
Offers a weather service for locations across the United States. Freese-Notis also offers special weather forecasting services to many industries including agriculture, energy, construction and forensic. You can also find a section of the website dedicated to those in the media.
Fact Monster is an information service provided by Information Please. The website has information on the world, the United States, science, mathematics, sports and more. The website is best suited for children, as it includes a homework center.
The World Weather Information Service is a weather forecast service provided by the World Meteorological Organization. The site has official forecasts for all regions of the world including North America, Africa, Europe, Asia and South America. The site is also available in Spanish and French.
An online tool that presents the definitions and translations of words and phrases. Enter a word, phrase, wildcard or use the reverse dictionary to locate the word or translation you are looking for. Read the word of the day to broaden your vocabulary.