Category Archives: Web resources

LOC Guides

The multidisciplinary reference specialists of The Digital Reference Section (DRS) at the Library of Congress create electronic guides and bibliographies to the Library’s digital resources.  Find a complete list of their online bibliographies, research guides, and finding aids here.

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Wilson Center OnDemand

Wilson Center OnDemand features audio and video recordings of programs sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan institution providing a forum for dialogue on national and international affairs. Topics range from Arts and Culture to Urban … Continue reading

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Web Resources for Literary Criticism

Ipl2: Literary Criticism http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/guide.html Discriminating between the proverbial “wheat” and “chaff” on the Internet presents a number of challenges, and when it comes to discussion about online literary criticism, it’s even more difficult. This helpful guide to the best of … Continue reading

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Hoover Daily Report

Image via Wikipedia Hoover Daily Report http://www.hoover.org/news/daily-report The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is known for its many research projects, conferences, working papers, and distinguished fellows. Over the past several years, they have been tweaking various sections of their website, … Continue reading

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Drought.gov

Image via Wikipedia U.S. Drought Portal http://www.drought.gov The National Integrated Drought Information System was signed into existence in 2006 by President George W. Bush, and it aims to provide guidance in preparing for drought in the 21st century. This official … Continue reading

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Bible Geocoding

Bible Geocoding http://www.openbible.info/geo/ Religious scholars and others have always been interested in the place names found in the Bible, and this site will be a delightful find for anyone who shares this interest. This site, created by a graduate of … Continue reading

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MicrobeWorld

Image via Wikipedia Hosted by the American Society for Microbiologists (ASM), MicrobeWorld explores the world of microbes and microbiology, explains what microbiologists do, and how they do it. “MicrobeWorld has additional value in informing the public about how science works. … Continue reading

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Indo European Languages Tutorials

Image by Brooklyn Museum via Flickr Indo-European Languages Tutorials http://www.ielanguages.com/ As a student of French and other languages, Jennifer Wagner has created this most helpful site to assist people looking for some basic language tutorials in French, Italian, German, and … Continue reading

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NW Architectural Archives

Image by svenwerk via Flickr Northwest Architectural Archives http://special.lib.umn.edu/manuscripts/architect.html Started in 1970, the Northwest Architectural Archives at the University of Minnesota brings together the records of architects, engineers, contractors, landscape architects, and interior designers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and the … Continue reading

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Sixty Symbols

Sixty Symbols http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ Ever wondered about the symbols used by scientists? You’re probably not alone, and this website created by a team at the University of Nottingham demystifies sixty prominent physics symbols via informative video segments. The videos are not … Continue reading

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