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Info Island Main Library Resources

Notecard Books

  • The Age of Innocense by Edith Wharton
  • The Beast Book, images by Darkling Elytis
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Changling Snippet by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
  • Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow
  • Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • King of Morning, Queen of Day, images by Darklin Elytis
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  • Loose Cannon Snippet by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Master Walk Snippet by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
  • Midsummer's Nights Dream by William Shakespeare
  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • The Naming of Kinzel SNippet by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
  • Quiet Knives Snippets by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
  • Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
  • Song of Solomon
  • Sonnets by William Shakespeare
  • Starfish by Peter Watts
  • The Tempest by WIlliam Shakespeare
  • Three Lives by Gertude Stein
  • The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
  • The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  • The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Richard III by William Shakespeare
  • War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Audio Books

  • The Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe
  • The Children of the Zodiac
  • The Diamond Necklace
  • Dayrimple Goes Wrong
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • The Gift of the Maji
  • Heart of Darkness by Conrad Aiken
  • I Have a Dream
  • The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Sermon on the Mount
  • Taming the Bicycle
  • The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Young Goodman Brown

Read In-World Books

  • Dobbit-Do by Woodward & Witt
  • Sharon by Woodward & Witt

Internet Resources (linked from books)


  • 2006 Statistical Abstract
  • Almanacs
  • Columbia Gazeteer of North America
  • Info Please
  • King James Holy Bible
  • Metaverse Messenger
  • MSN Encarta Encyclopedia
  • New Thesaurus
  • Second Life Herald

Internet Resources (linked from monitors)

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

  • Abbreviationz
  • Acronym Finder
  • Alternative Dictionaries
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Online
  • Fast Facts
  • Fifty States
  • Free Dictionary
  • High Beam Encyclopedia
  • Idiomsite
  • InfoPlease
  • Internet Acronym Server
  • Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia
  • MediLexicon
  • Library of Congress
  • MSN Encarta
  • NetLingo
  • Old Farmer's Almanac
  • OneLook Dictionary
  • TechWeb Encyclopedia
  • Strange & Unusual Dictionaries
  • TechTerms
  • US Dept. of Defence Military Terms
  • Wikipedia

Literature Online

  • Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
  • Bibliomania
  • Complete Works of Shakespeare
  • Digital Book Index
  • EServer Drama Collection
  • EServer Fiction Collection
  • Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
  • Hyperizons Hypertext Fiction
  • ibiblio digital archive
  • Internet Classics Archive
  • Online Books Page
  • Perseus Digital Library
  • Project Gutenberg
  • Representative Poetry Online
  • [ Short Stories}
  • Sonnet Central
  • Technotopia
  • Turning the Pages
  • World Wide School

News Online




Chicago Tribune



Fox News

Los Angeles Times

London Times



New York Times

Wall Street Journal =

Washington Post

Calendars & Calculators

American Secular Holidays

Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar

Calendar of Jewish Holidays

Calendar Zone

Calendars through the Ages

Interfeaith Calendar

Multicultural Calendar

Online Photoperiod Calculator

Panchangram Hindu Vedic Calendar

Perpetual Calendar

Virtual Perpetual Calendar

Common Weights and Measures

Convert Auto

Convert Plus

Cost-of-Living Calculator

Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Inflation Calculator

Inflation Conversion Factors

Measurement Conversion

Medical Algorithms Project


Metric Conversion Factors

Oanda Currency Conversion

Original Tipping Page

Periodic Table Toolbox

Relocation Caculator

Roman Numeral Date Conversion

Temperature Conversion

Time Zone Check

Time Zone Converter

Travel Tools

Unit Converter

Universal Currency Converter

USA Today Money Calculator


African American Ancestry

Cyndi's List =

Ellis Island

Family Records - UK

National Archives & Records Administration

National Genealogical Society

National Geographic Genographic Project

Nara Military Records

National Archives & Records Administration

RootsWeb =

US GenWeb Project



Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transsexual/Queer Resources

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies

Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Culture

The Gay Financial Network

Gay Fiction Anthology Index ndex/shortstory.index.html

Guardian Unlimited -Gay Rights

Federation of Gay Games

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

International Lesbian and Gay Association

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Legal Resources

New Contents 10/2

Books containing links

  • Voter Registration & Education
  • Watchdog Groups
  • Government Sites on Elections and Ethics
  • Money and Ethics in Politics

New Contents 9/28

  • Poster: Voting information posters (links to LWV registration/info site)
  • Book: Jankowich, Andrew E. Property and Democracy in Virtual Worlds. 11 Boston University Journal of *Science & Technology Law 173 (2005) Quote from intro and link to full article.

New Contents 9/27


  • "Law and Virtual Worlds," Law Review Articles Dealing with Viirtual Worlds and Online Gaming *(Bibliography). By Cat Galileo
  • Hamdan v Rumsfeld (syllabus of US Supreme Court decision; live URL to pdf of complete text)

New contents 9/26

  • Banned Books Week monitor (live urls, and notecard with description)
    • What is Banned Books Week?
    • Most Challenged Books of the 21st Century
    • Explore Banned Books with Google
    • Banned/Challenged American novels
    • ALA Banned Books Week Podcast
    • Vote for your favorite challenged book! Get involved. Find out how!

Previous contents

  • United States Legal Resources (notecards in freebie giver)
    • United States Legal Resources - About these Cards
    • US Code (Official Federal law)
    • US Federal Court Information
    • US Federal Documents (GPO Full Text)
    • US Congress Biographies - 1774 on
    • US Federal Government Resources on the Web
    • US Federal Statistics
    • US Historic Legal Documents
    • US Law Reviews
    • US Legal Dictionaries
    • US Legal Forms, free to download
    • US Legal Forms, part 2
    • US Legislation information
    • US Public Records Finder
    • US Secondary Sources
    • US Supreme Court Cases
    • US White House - Presidency
  • Major US Cases (notecards in freebie giver)
    • About these Cards: US Major Cases
    • 1803- Madison v. Marbury
    • 1819- M'Culloch v. Maryland
    • 1821- Gibbons v. Ogden
    • 1824- The Apollon, Edon. Claim
    • 1857- Dred Scott v. Sandford
    • 1862- The Brig Amy Warwick, et al.
    • 1872- United States v. Klein
    • 1879- Ex Parte Virginia
    • 1880- Strauder v. W. Virginia
    • 1963- Gideon v. Wainwright
    • 1966- Miranda v. Arizona
    • 1971- Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents
    • 1971- New York Times v. US ("Pentagon Papers")