Internet Resources

Film & Theatre
Meta-Search Engines
News Resources
Teacher Resources
Websites of Interest
World Languages


Get current art news, worldwide exhibitions, museums of the world, and more from "The First Art Newspaper on the Net."

An interactive online art dictionary with over 3,200 terms.

Art History Resources: Prehistoric, Ancient and Middle Ages
From Prehistoric to Modern Art, a comprehensive set of links that includes art, museums, and galleries.

Guggenheim Museum - New York City
The mission of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is to promote the understanding and appreciation of art, architecture, and other manifestations of visual culture, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, and to collect, conserve, and study the art of our time.

International Directory of Art Libraries
Access over 3,000 libraries and library departments worldwide with specialized collections in art, architecture, and archeology.

Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)
Selected women artists profiled along with exhibition listings.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
The first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art, the San Francisco Museum of Art opened in 1935 under the direction of Grace L. McCann Morley.

Timeline of Art History
An overview of the history of art represented by the collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Web Gallery of Art
Good quality images, though the text for this site is not scholarly.

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The Biology Project
Complements of the University of Arizona is this online interactive resource for learning biology.

Biology Links
A gateway site provided by Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Martindale's Bioscience Page
A gateway site that includes links to current news, dictionaries, calculators, online journals, databases, safety guidelines and more.

The Human Gene Map
The Human Genome Project is explained. Hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
A national resource for molecular biology information. Includes information on the Human Genome, databases, research information, educational resources, and more.

El Nino
Everything you ever wanted to know about El Nino. Hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Current news, EPA topics, laws, regulations, educational and informational resources.

Oceanography Sites by Yahoo
Surf and search through the various categories.

Oceania Project
"The Oceania Project, established in 1988, is a Non-profit Education and Research organisation dedicated to raising awareness about Cetacea (Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises) and the Ocean Environment."

An interactive educational website focusing on whales and marine research.

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Chem Center
The American Chemical Society (ACS) information page.

ACS Publications
Online full text access to journals published by ACS publications.

Periodic Table of Elements
The Periodic Table of Elements on the WWW with detailed explanations of elements, produced by WebElements.

Chemistry Sites by Yahoo
A listing of chemistry sites categorized by Yahoo.

Chemistry (Academic Info)
Gateway site for general chemistry, organic chemistry, and more provided by Academic Info.

Various physics links from the WWW Virtual Library.

NIST Physical Reference Data
A searchable site containing about physical constants, spectroscopy, and more provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and maintained by the Physics Laboratory.

Resources in Physics
Maintained by the Special Libraries Association, this site provides information on people, professional societies, institutions, reference resources, e-journals, and pathfinders.

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American Ballet Theatre
News and information on the company's upcoming performances, repertoire, dancers, history, members and more. Be sure to check out the Ballet Dictionary.

Ballet Companies on the Web
Alphabetical listings of companies.

Ballet Dictionary
Illustrated with QuickTime demonstrations from the American Ballet Theatre.

Miami City Ballet
One of the largest companies in the United States, founded by Edward Villella.

San Francisco Ballet
As America's oldest ballet company founded in 1933, this company performed the first Nutcracker and Swan Lake in the U.S.

Sapphire Swan Dance Directory
This gateway site provides dance links for everything from Bellydancing to Tangos.
Includes extensive ballet links.

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This site provides free information on markets, funds, and technology, as well as research tools.

The Brookings Institute
The Brookings Institution functions as an independent analyst and critic, committed to publishing its findings for the information of the public. In its conferences and activities, it serves as a bridge between scholarship and public policy, bringing new knowledge to the attention of decision makers and affording scholars a better insight into public policy issues.

Board of Governor's of the Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. Use the Economic and Research Data tab to research reports, surveys, statistics, and more.

The Economist
Includes country briefings that include forecasts and statistics, columns on art, world economics, and the environment.

The Wall Street Journal
Learn about market trends, politics, health, law, sports and more in this newspaper. The print version is available in the library.

Film and Theater

Dr. J's Illustrated Greek Theatre
This Illinois State University site offers a general design of a Greek Theater, the Orchestra, and the Theatron. Be sure to look at Dr. J's Illustrated Greek Drama too.

Eserver Drama Collection
Scripts from plays organized by historical period.
This is a fantastic website with free documentaries for educational and entertainment purposes. believes that in order to have a true democracy, there has to be a free flow of easily accessible information.  They also would like independent filmmakers to have their message heard by viewers that they may not normally reach.  Films cover categories that include animal rights, the environment, banking and finance, health care, the Holocaust, wars and more. 

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
A huge database of film that includes film summaries, actors, directors, producers and more.

Playbill Online
National and international theatre news, theatre listings, newsletters and job postings.

Theatre Directory from YAHOO
Categories of theatre listings provided by YAHOO.

Tony Awards
The official website of the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards. Learn about American Theatre's most coveted honor.

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Maps and Geography
From the Digital-Librarian - so much content, check it out!

Geography and Map Division
The Geography and Map Reading Room, provided by the Library of Congress, with the most comprehensive collection in the world.

U.S. Geological Survey
Mapping information from the USGS.

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The U.S Geological Survey's site filled with news, resources, hazards, landscapes, publications and more.

Park Geology
This site provides information on the National Park Service's in Geology and Mineral management.

Marine Geology and Geophysics
The National Geophysical Data Center's comprehensive resource for geology and geophysics.

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Constitution of the United States
Provided by Cornell University.

CQ Election Map
Get in-depth information on any race by selecting a state.

Declaration of Independence
This is where it all began for the United States.

Executive Office of the President
The Official website of the White House and the President of the United States of America.

Executive Agencies, including independent agencies
A Gateway site to the Official U.S. Executive Branch Web Sites. Includes all Executive Agencies, Departments, and Independent Agencies.

Legislative Branch Internet Resources
This site includes United States Congress, Senate, Congressional Directories, Legislative Agencies and Commissions, and Legislative Research resources.

U.S. Courts
Provides information on the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts. Includes news, publications, and links to additional judicial resources.

U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
The official site of the office that "keeps America informed."

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Civil War Primary Sources
Free primary sources from America's Civil War.

History (from Academic Info)
World History resources, Regional histories, European histories, and Topical histories are available from Academic Info.

History Net - Where History lives on the Net
Although this is a commercial site, it is still a good gateway site to history resources.

Life Magazine - now hosted on Google books!
LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine which chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today's people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Mr. Godfrey's Website
This is where Mr. Godfrey sends his students to access course information.

Oxford African-American History Studies Center - Over 7500 articles from Oxford's authoritative reference program — with primary source documents, images, maps, chart and tables, and much more!

World War II Documents
From Footnote, gain access to an incredible amount of WWII documents that range from photographs and the USS Arizona Memorial to Hero pages.  Filled with primary and secondary sources.

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Code of Federal Regulations
The United States Code of Federal Regulations.

Opinions of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Search by case, keyword, or chronologically.

South Carolina Code of Laws
Browse by Title or search the Code of Laws of South Carolina.

South Carolina Supreme Court Opinions
The Opinions of the Supreme Court of South Carolina, broken down by year and month of decision.

South Carolina Court of Appeals Decisions
Recent Opinions listed, as well as by year and month of decision.

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
Search or browse for Supreme Court Decisions, provided by FindLaw.

U.S. Courts
Provides information on the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts. Includes news, publications, and links to additional judicial resources.

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From Louisiana State University.

Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Packed with great resources about Southern Culture from the University of Mississippi.

The Dead Mule
The online Southern Literature magazine.

English Literature (from Academic Info)
This gateway site includes Medieval, Renaissance, Romantic, Victorian, Modern, American, and Canadian Literature.

Library of Southern Literature
From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Literary Resources on the Net
From the University of Pennsylvania.

Online Literary Criticism Collection
From the Internet Public Library.

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American Mathematical Society
The Official site of the American Mathematical Society.

History of Mathematics Archive
Browse the History Topics section to learn all about the history of mathematics.

Mathematics (from Virtual Library)
A gateway site hosted by Florida State University.

Mathematics (from Academic Info)
A mathematical gateway site from Academic Info.

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Meta-Search Engines


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All About Jazz
Articles, new music, calendars of festivals, and more.

The Aaron Copland Collection
A comprehensive collection from the Library of Congress' American Memory project.

Gregorian Chant Homepage
Gateway site for Gregorian Chant.

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
Free scores that are in the public domain.

John Cage Database
A website dedicated to the American artist John Cage.

La Scala
The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala) in Milan, Italy is one of the world's most famous opera houses.

Free streaming audio files covering all genres, from classical and jazz, to blues and punk rock.

Leonard Bernstein Collection
One of the largest and most varied of the many special collections held by the Library of Congress.

The Metropolitan Opera
The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists working in the multidisciplinary field of opera, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world.

Mozart Database
More than 8000 pages of critical commentary published since 1954.

Music Histories and Studies
From Academic Info.

Music History 101
From the Internet Public Library.

New York Philharmonic Digital Archives
Excellect primary resource!  1,700 + Scores marked by Leonard Bernstein, Andre Kostelanetz, and others; music parts marked by Philharmonic musicians; printed programs; business documents; photographs and images.

San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Opera is the second largest opera company in North America.

Worldwide Internet Music Resources
Gateway site from Indiana University School of Music.

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News Resources

National Public Radio
ABC News
Africa News Online
BBC News
CBS News
Greenville News
Le Monde (French Newspaper)
NBC News
New York Times
orriere della Sera (Italian Newspaper)
El Pais (Spanish Newspaper)
The London Times

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Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
A huge gateway site for philosophy. Be sure to scroll down and look at the table of contents for this site.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Browse the table of contents or submit search queries to this database.

From Academic Info.

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American Psychological Association (APA)
This site provides information about the APA, including its programs, offices, journals, divisions, press releases, and more.

American Psychological Society (APS)
Its mission is "To Promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, and the improvement of human welfare."

Developmental Psychology Resource Section
The PSI Cafe offers full text information on developmental topics - from Portland State University.

Drugs, Brains and Behaviors
An online textbook originally titled "Principles of Behavioral Pharmacology" by C. Robin Timmons and Leonard W. Hamilton.

Psych Web
Website with psychology related information for students and teachers.

Psychological Resources on the Web
An alphabetical listing of some psychological resources on the internet.

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Grolier Encyclopedias Online
(includes Encyclopedia Americana and The New Book of Knowledge).
The Information Please Almanac online. This almanac covers world information, history and government, biography, sports, entertainment, business, society and culture, health and science, and weather.
Quotations Home Page - One huge portal site!  A one stop place for most of your Reference questions, whether it be news, the arts, calculators, converters, dictionaries, facts, AP news wire, and much much more.
Roget's Internet Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
World Wide Web Acronym and Abbreviation Server

Awards and Prizes

Caldecott Award Winners
Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners
Newbery Award Winners
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
The Oscars
The Pulitzer Prizes
The Tony Award


The Biographical Dictionary
- Search the Notable Citizens of Planet Earth.
Biographies - From A and E Television Network "Biographies."
Presidents of the United States - From the Internet Public Library.

Careers and Employment

America's Employer's: the Job Seekers Home on the Internet
Occupational Outlook Handbook

Citing Internet Resources

APA Formatting and Style Guide from Purdue University
MLA Style from Purdue University
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue

French-English Dictionary
OED - Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Music Online
Webster Dictionary

Electronic Texts

Banned Books Online
Local Newspapers
Making Of America
Yahoo Newspapers

Financial Aid

FAFSA on the Web - Application of the Web version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
FastWeb - Free searchable, scholarship database.
FinAid - Clearinghouse for Financial Aid information.
The Student Guide - From the U.S. Department of Education.

General Scientific Sources

Common Equivalent Weights and Measures
Conversion of Units
Dictionary of Measures, Units, and Conversions
Frank Potter's Science Gems
How Stuff Works
Merck Manual
National Inventor's Hall of Fame
Periodic Table of Elements

Geography and Weather

CIA World Factbook
Map Collection
From the University of Texas at Austin.
Maps On Us
NASA Images
Weather Channel

International - Country - State

CIA World Factbook
Country Studies - From the Library of Congress.
Currency Converter
Electronic Embassy
Flags of All Countries
International Agencies on the Web
InfoNation - From the United Nations.
United Nations
United States Department of State


American Library Association
Library of Congress
South Carolina Libraries
Yahoo's Academic Libraries


Art Museum Network
Frick Collection
Le Louvre
Metropolitan Museum of Art
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art
National Museum of American Art
National Portrait Gallery
Smithsonian Web Site
State Hermitage Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Virtual Library Museum Pages

Phone and Email (U.S. Yellow Pages)
Switchboard (Residential and Business listings)
Telephone Directories on the Web


National Address Server
U.S. Postal Service Zip+4 Lookup


FedStats - Easy access to federal government statistics.
InfoNation - From the United Nations
International Database - Statistical tables of demographic data for 228 countries and areas of the world.
South Carolina Statistics
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Trade Statistics

Universities and Colleges

American Universities Colleges - Search listings from this commercial site for general information.
Yahoo Colleges and Universities

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American Sociological Association
The official site of the ASA, with information for students, sociologists, and the general public.

Julian Dierkes guide to sociology online. A great gateway site.

From Academic Info.

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Teacher Resources

South Carolina Office of Curriculum and Standards

Common Core Standards - for English Language Arts, & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects

Common Core Standards - for Mathematics

Center for Civic Education

National Academies for Science

National Council for Social Studies

National Science Education Standards

National Standards for Arts Education

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

National Standards for Music Education

Standards for the English Language Arts

Standards for the Foreign Language Arts

Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

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Websites of Interest

SCIway (A one stop resource for South Carolina information)

Greenville County Library

South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Humanities Council

This Day In History

University of South Carolina Libraries

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World Languages

The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries.

French Language Studies
From Academic Info.

Portals to the World
Spanish Language Resources Websites chosen by the Library of Congress subject experts.

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Elements of Style
Learn the rules of writing.

Guide to Grammar and Writing
By word or sentence, paragraph, or essay and research.

Purdue Online Writing Lab
A valuable resource for writing, which includes Handouts, Workshops, and Internet resources.

U.S. Copyright Office
A great resource from the Library of Congress.

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