I thought I would start this issue with Kids Click, a _really_great_
place. Kids Click is a web search for Kids created by Librarians as a
logical step in addressing concerns about the role of public
libraries in guiding their young users to valuable and age
appropriate web sites. Search over 600+ subjects by letter, search
for specific information or use the directory listing of lots of
categories. This is a great place!
I don't usually include several links for one site in this
newsletter, but two Kids Click links you should be sure to see are
the Kids Search tools:
And the Kids Click Worlds of Web Searching Search Lessons
The Web Gallery of Art contains over 8,000 digital reproductions of
European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and
1750. A considerable number of the pictures are commented and
biographies of the significant artists are given. A versatile search
engine allows you to find pictures in the collection using various
Search the Web Gallery here:
bsy's List of Internet Accessible Machines is a cool place! Check
out a huge list of various interesting machines that are accessible
via the Internet. Lots of interesting stuff here that will keep you
occupied for quite a while.
Ameristat gives you instant summaries — in graphics and text — of the
demographic characteristics of the U.S. population. AmeriStat saves
you the time of mining large data files from a range of sources,
including the U.S. Census Bureau. Another GREAT source for
AllHealthNet is one of the best medical resources and global medical
search engine! AllHealthNet is the largest, most accurate, up to date
and comprehensive source of medical information available on the web.
Every once in a while I like to mention a program that makes my life
easier. Avery Wizard is the best program I have found to print label
and best of all this program is FREE! Avery Wizard is a very
versatile add-in program for Microsoft Word. You will need to
register with Avery to get this program, but if you ever need to
print labels you will be happy you did! Following is a long URL -
there are no spaces in it.
Wizard M claims to be the easiest way to find information on the
internet with a search engine so good it's nearly magic. Wizard M is
also the only search engine run by a mythical figure of legend...
Anyway, this one looks like it's worth checking out.
How to Dance Properly is a website I really like! Learn how to dance
(properly) several dances like "who's your daddy" "the basic twirl"
"stir the pot of love" "new school" and others.
The Nutshell is a FREE Information Center for everyone involved with
or interested in information. The Nutshell is packed with news,
useful links, careers information, a range of tools, services and
information, that make The Nutshell is the first place to come for
your information needs. Registration is required - but it's free and
you'll find lots of "Interesting Stuff" when you do.
Micro Images Convert-It is a handy resource to know about! Micro
Images math conversion tables will Convert just about anything to
Here is a search engine that's good for a laugh or two... The
HardyHarHar Search Engine makes finding a joke as easy as 1-2-3. You
can search HardyHarHar by category, keyword or a phrase match.
SpellOnLine is an International spelling corrector that will check
spelling in English, French, Italian, Portugese and Spanish.
The Info Service claims to be The Web's Best Resource. With all of
the categories of information available, you should be sure to find
something you like at the Info Service!
Find the Math Stuff you are looking for with Math-Find, The
Mathematics Search Engine
Here are a couple of great travel search sites... Fare chase allows
users to compare prices and availability for airlines, hotels and car
rentals without going to multiple sites. It works with any browser
and requires no downloads...Users connect to the originating Web site
to make the booking directly.
QIXO helps travelers find the best prices and options for flights
quickly from over a dozen travel web sites. QIXO searches numerous
travel web sites at once to ensure that travelers find the best fares
for their needs.
Physlink is a great Physics, engineering, science and general science
reference and resource site.
You can even ask the physics experts questions or browse
through questions others have asked.
1001 Searches lets you search the web a zillion different ways! 1001
Searches includes a directory listing and lots of search categories.
Be sure to check out the 1001 Newspages too!
CultureFinder will help you find some of the finer things in life...
Search for Events or find Arts by Genre. Search for Theater,
Broadway, Music, Opera, Dance, and Visual Arts Events and Tickets.
DrugDev123 is the first freely accessible forum for communication
between the sponsors of clinical research, and the individuals and
organizations that perform and facilitate clinical trials.
BrainPOP is an educational place for the kids with Health, Science,
Technology Animation and Educational information. BrainPop is fun
The InFoPeople Project improves the quality of information access by
upgrading skills, resources and tools available through libraries.
The InfoPeople HowTo guides have lots of useful information.
InfoPeople also have some great Training links,a handy collection of
Search Tools and Library Links.
The Bloomsbury Research Centre is a free on-line database of
reference books. Over 17,000 entries are cross-referenced providing a
wealth of information all linked and all fully indexed. Use the
search engine to search on a wide range of subjects including
literature, art, myth, human thought, quotations and a thesaurus or
browse through each book at your leisure.
Next time you need government information give HiCitizen a try -
HiCitizen has links to the federal forms and information you need
which will make Government Simple for You! HiCitizen also has state
Skali has web pages that provide related links useful to businesses,
service providers and the public in general. The Skali Search is a
Resourceful site to search the WorldWide Web, regional directories
and other specific databases such as trade leads. You can also setup
your own personal MySkali webpage for keeping up with information
that is important to you.
SmartCILP is "A personalized periodical awareness tool for legal
researchers." This is a fee-based service that provides automated
personalized e-mail delivery of CILP.
Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)