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*[http://silmaril.ie/cgi-bin/uncgi/acronyms| Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia]
*[http://silmaril.ie/cgi-bin/uncgi/acronyms| Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia]
*[http://www.pharma-lexicon.com/| MediLexicon]
*[http://www.pharma-lexicon.com/| MediLexicon]
*[http://www.loc.gov/index.html| Library of Congress]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page| MSN Encarta]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page| MSN Encarta]
*[http://www.netlingo.com/| NetLingo]
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*[http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/works.html| Complete Works of Shakespeare]
*[http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/works.html| Complete Works of Shakespeare]
*[http://www.classicauthors.net/| ClassicAuthors.net]
*[http://www.classicauthors.net/| ClassicAuthors.net]
*[http://www.digitalbookindex.com/| Digital Book Index]
*[http://www.digitalbookindex.com/ Digital Book Index]
*[http://drama.eserver.org/| EServer Drama Collection]
*[http://drama.eserver.org/| EServer Drama Collection]
*[http://eserver.org/fiction/| EServer Fiction Collection]
*[http://eserver.org/fiction/| EServer Fiction Collection]
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Common Weights and Measures  http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/weights/index.html
Common Weights and Measures  http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/weights/index.html
Convert Auto  http://www.convertauto.com/
Convert Plus  
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Cost-of-Living Calculator  http://www.newsengin.com/neFreeTools.nsf/CPIcalc
Cost-of-Living Calculator  http://www.newsengin.com/neFreeTools.nsf/CPIcalc
Dictionary of Units  http://www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/dictunit/dictunit.htm
Dictionary of Units of Measurement http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/
Dictionary of Units of Measurement http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/

Latest revision as of 18:23, 20 February 2012

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)


Internet Resources (linked from monitors)

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Literature Online

News Online

ABC http://abcnews.go.com/

BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/

BizJournal http://www.bizjournals.com/

Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/

CBS http://www.cbsnews.com/

CNN http://cnn.com

Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/

Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/

London Times http://www.timesonline.co.uk/global

NBC http://www.nbc.com/News_&_Sports/

News.Com http://news.com

New York Times http://nyt.com

Wall Street Journal = http://online.wsj.com/public/us

Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com

Calendars & Calculators

American Secular Holidays http://www.smart.net/~mmontes/ushols.html

Calculation of the Ecclesiastical Calendar http://www.smart.net/~mmontes/ec-cal.html

Calendar of Jewish Holidays http://bnaibrith.org/programs/jholidays/index.cfm

Calendar Zone http://www.calendarzone.com/

Calendars through the Ages http://webexhibits.org/calendars/

Interfeaith Calendar http://www.interfaithcalendar.org/

Multicultural Calendar http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/MCC/

Online Photoperiod Calculator http://www.sci.fi/~benefon/sol.html

Panchangram Hindu Vedic Calendar http://www.panchangam.com/

Perpetual Calendar http://www.calendarhome.com/tyc/

Virtual Perpetual Calendar http://www.vpcalendar.net/

AskNumbers.com http://www.asknumbers.com/

Calculator.com http://www.calculator.com/

Common Weights and Measures http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/weights/index.html

Convert Auto http://www.convertauto.com/

Convert Plus http://convertplus.com/en

Cost-of-Living Calculator http://www.newsengin.com/neFreeTools.nsf/CPIcalc

Dictionary of Units of Measurement http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/

Footrule.com http://www.footrule.com/1/homepage.htm?sr=index

Inflation Calculator http://www.westegg.com/inflation/

Inflation Conversion Factors http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/pol_sci/fac/sahr/sahr.htm

Measurement Conversion http://www.convert-me.com/en/

Medical Algorithms Project http://www.medal.org/visitor/login.aspx

MegaConverter http://www.megaconverter.com/Mega2/

Metric Conversion Factors http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/reference/metrics/factors.htm

Oanda Currency Conversion http://www.oanda.com/

Original Tipping Page http://www.tipping.org/TopPage.shtml

Periodic Table Toolbox http://library.thinkquest.org/11771/english/hi/chemistry/periodic/?tqskip1=1

Relocation Caculator http://www.homefair.com/homefair/calc/salcalc.html

Roman Numeral Date Conversion http://www2.inetdirect.net/~charta/Roman_numerals.html

Temperature Conversion http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/links/temperature.html

Time Zone Check http://www.timezonecheck.com/

Time Zone Converter http://www.timezoneconverter.com/

Travel Tools http://www.tyzo.com/tools/

Unit Converter http://library.thinkquest.org/11771/english/hi/chemistry/convert.shtml?tqskip=1

Universal Currency Converter http://www.xe.com/ucc/

USA Today Money Calculator http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/calculators/calculator.htm


African American Ancestry http://africanancestry.com/

Cyndi's List = http://www.cyndislist.com/

Ellis Island http://www.ellisisland.org/default.asp?SID=2181602

Family Records - UK http://www.familyrecords.gov.uk/

National Archives & Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/

National Genealogical Society http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/

National Geographic Genographic Project https://www3.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/

Nara Military Records http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/

National Archives & Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/

RootsWeb = http://www.rootsweb.com/

US GenWeb Project http://www.usgenweb.org/

Y-Base http://www.ybase.org/

Y-Search http://www.ysearch.org/

Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transsexual/Queer Resources

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies http://web.gc.cuny.edu/clags/index.html

Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere http://www.colage.org/

Curvemag.com http://www.curvemag.com/

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Culture http://www.glbtq.com/

The Gay Financial Network http://www.gfn.com/

Gay Fiction Anthology Index http://www.swarthmore.edu/library/ghuber1/i ndex/shortstory.index.html

Guardian Unlimited -Gay Rights http://www.guardian.co.uk/gayrights/

Federation of Gay Games http://www.gaygames.com/en/

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission http://www.iglhrc.org/site/iglhrc/

International Lesbian and Gay Association http://www.ilga.org/

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force http://www.thetaskforce.org/

Out.com http://www.out.com/

Stateline.org http://www.stateline.org/live/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=136&languageId=1&contentId=15576

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

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")