Animal Diversity Web : An online database of the
animal kingdom with text, photographs, QuickTime VR
movies, and/or sound recordings. A search tool allows for
comparison by combinations of descriptors.
Artchive : Articles on artists, styles, periods, and
other categories; well illustrated and including
bibliographic citations. The text is from various
published works; the illustrations are from original
: An index of artists represented at hundreds of museum
sites, image archives, and other online resources. Search
by name, title or museum, or browse by movement, medium,
subject, nationality or name. Provides links to the online
: Encyclopedia of plants for gardeners. Supplies
descriptions with common and botanical names, information
on cultivation techniques, pests and diseases, and
History of English and American Literature : Complete
text of The Cambridge History of English and
American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes,
Putnam, 1907-21. Essay topics include poetry, fiction,
drama, essays, orators, humorists, poets, newspaper
columnists, religious leaders, economists and song
the Orient : Covers Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran,
Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania,
Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan,
Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western
Sahara, and Yemen. Includes photos, grahics, sound clips,
music clips, and pronounciation clips. Updated weekly.
of Western Signs and Ideograms : Online version of
Carl G Liungman's Thought Signs: the Semiotics of
Symbols - Western Non-pictorial Ideograms, IOS
Press. 1,600 articles giving the history, use and meaning
of the symbols. Limited to ideograms: graphical symbols
and signs that are not pictures of easily recognized
: Web access to the entire text of Ethnologue:
Languages of the World, 13th edition, 1999.
Includes overviews and descriptions, name and family
indexes, language family trees and maps.
Encyclopedia : Text only, with cross references.
Buildings Collection : Photographs, architectural
drawings and 3D walkthrough models with articles,
biographies and bibliographies. An abridged version of the
Great Buildings Collection CD-ROM, Artifice,
Anatomy Online : Interactive graphical resource;
imagemaps of anatomical systems provide links to text
Human Languages Page : Language, literature and
linguistic resources, plus schools and institutions,
organizations, products and services, and jobs and
: Part of the World History Project this is the online
companion to the World History Chart by
Andreas Nothiger. World history timelines, lifelines,
events and maps. Short text entries often include links to
vetted web sites.
Encyclopedia of Mesoamerica : Concise encyclopedia of
ancient Mesoamerica, covering the Olmec, Maya,
Teotihuacano, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Aztec and other
Encyclopedia : Based on artifacts from the Stearns
Collection at the University of Michigan, including sound
files and bibliographic citations.
Plus Medical Encyclopedia : Illustrated health care
information from the National Library of Medicine at the
National Institutes of Health, USA. Specific diseases,
conditions, and drugs with links to consumer health
information from the National Institutes of Health,
dictionaries, and information on clinical trials. No
advertising or endorsements.
Nine Planets : Overview of the history, mythology, and
current scientific knowledge of the planets and moons in
our solar system. Other solar systems, spacecraft, a
glossary and various tabulated data are also included, as
are links to other sites.
Project : Digital library comprising texts, images,
plans and maps of the Ancient World. Includes the text of
more than 420 works; approximately 30,000 images of
architecture, sculpture, coins, vases, and site plans, a
prototype of the full Liddell-Scott-Jones Lexicon of
Classical Greek with links into Perseus texts. Yale
University Press distributes the CDROM version of Perseus.
Internet Encyclopedia of British History : The history
of Britain through the eyes of people from all levels of
society. Links are also provided to the sources used, to
encourage critical evaluation.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy : An ongoing project, each
entry is refereed, maintained and kept up to date by an
expert or group of experts in the field. Online only.
: Illustrated encyclopedia of computer terms and concepts.
Based on The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia,
The Computer Language Company Inc.
of the Solar System : A vast archive of photographs,
scientific facts, text, graphics and videos covering the
Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, history of space
exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions,
spacecraft and current news.
Art Treasures : A series of thematic presentations
called Itineraries, some with audio.
of Mathematics : Eric Weisstein's staggering site
includes more than 4,000 figures, 100 animated graphics,
950 live Java applets "and counting".