Encyclopaedia Britannica

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary

ipl2 – Many books, magazines, and newspapers that can be downloaded

Project Gutenberg – Resource for free eBooks

British Library’s “Turning the Pages” – Leaf through great books and manuscripts

Arts and Letters Daily – A wonderful daily digest of articles on literature, philosophy, science and much more from The Chronicle of Higher Education

NOVA – Science programming on air and online. Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. Full of rich information about current developments, with teacher resources.

Bartleby.com – Thousands of free online classics of reference, literature, and nonfiction

Literary Quotations

The Quote Garden

refdesk.com – Source for facts on the Internet

Nation Master –  A website that provides a handy way to graphically compare nations. You can generate graphs with ease on all kinds of statistics and can select exactly which countries you want to include.

International Travel – Travel information for most countries issued by the U.S. Department of State.

The Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection – A University of Texas at Austin map collection that covers the world’s political, physical and topographical landscape. Maps for all the major world cities.

Google Scholar – Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.