Ran's Web Reference Shelf

Randolph Hock
Online Strategies

Online Strategies designs and presents workshops on using the Internet effectively. We have designed courses for a variety of US and other government agencies, and for companies, associations, NGO's, libraries, and schools.

 

Encyclopedias
Encarta

Wikipedia

Wikipédia 

Encyclopedia.com

britannica.com

How Stuff Works


Compilations of Reference Resources 
/ Almanacs

Answers.com

Information Please

Dictionaries
YourDictionary.com 
dicionáriode língua portuguesa on-line
diccionarios.com
WordReference.com
LEO (German/English)
WWWebster Dictionary

International Law Dictionary & Directory
 

Addresses/ Phone Numbers
Wayp International White & Yellow Pages
Yahoo People Search
Lycos' WhoWhere
Google
Quotations
The Quotations Page
Bartleby.com
Foreign  Exchange
Yahoo Finance - FOREX
Weather, Maps, Gazetteer
wunderground.com
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Global Gazetteer
US Gazetteer
maporama
Google Earth
ZIP Codes
US Postal Service
Stock Quotes

CNN- The Financial Network

 Statistics
Statistical Resources on the Web
USA Statistics in Brief
Statistical Abstract of the US 
The Directory of Online Statistics Sources
USA Statistics in Brief 
FedStats
OECD Factbook
 Bookstores & Libraries
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
abebooks.com
Library of Congress
British Library
 
Governments and Country Guides
Government Resource Guides
Governments on the WWW
Foreign Gov't Resources on the Web
International Documents
open.gov.uk 
Service-Public.fr

US
GPO Access
THOMAS- Legislative Info...
FirstGov
Library of Congress- State & Local Gov'ts
US Embassies and Other Diplomatic Missions

Country Guides
CIA World Factbook
CountryWatch.com
IMF Staff Country Reports in Full Text
Library of Congress / Country Studies: Area Handbook Series


Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs [Selected]
Open CRS

Library of Congress - Portals to the World

Treaties & Other Instruments...
ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law Treaties Section

United Nations Treaty Collection 
Council of Europe Treaty Office

Official Document System of the United Nations 

International Constitutional Law (ICL) - Country Index

Politics, etc.
Political Resources on the Net
Facts on International Relations and 
  Security Trends (FIRST)
Country Indicators for Foreign Policy

 

 

Company Information
Corporate Information
InfoSpace
SearchEngine Guide --  Regional  - Countries
Search Engine Colossus 
Whois (domain name search)

US
Hoovers
D&B Small Business Solutions
D&B Express Online
ThomasNet (formerly Thomas Register)
Switchboard
Superpages
InfoSpace

Full-text Books and Journals Online

Project Gutenberg  
Bartleby.com 
University of Virginia Hypertext Collection
Archiving Early America
 
Complete Works of  William Shakespeare 
Scholarly Journals Distributed Via the World Wide Web 
TheOnline Books Page
 
American Memory  
EuroDocs:Primary Historical Documents From Western Europe
A Chronology of US Historical Documents

Associations

American Society of Association Executives Gateway to Associations


Professional Directories

AMA Physician Select - On-Line Doctor Finder Lawyers.com

Literature Databases

Direct Search
A grab bag of (mainly) free bibliographies and bibliographic databases on the Web
ingenta


Travel

Reservations
Travelocity
Expedia.com
Orbitz

Travel Guides
Fodor's Travel Online
Lonely Planet Online

Colleges and Universities

Peterson's
College Search


Film 

Internet Movie Database

Online Strategies designs and presents workshops on using the Internet effectively. We have designed courses for a variety of US and other government agencies, and for companies, associations, NGO's, libraries, and schools.


by
Ran Hock
Online Strategies
January 2006

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