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Contents of this page:

Periodical Databases
Search Engines
Key Electronic Reference Sources
Library Catalogs
Digital Images
Favorite Websites
New Books
Used Books
Religion and Philosophy Links
Restaurants
Webcams of Interest

Back to TopPeriodical Databases

Academic Search Premier* (Largest Source of Academic Journals -- most full text)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index* (Index only... no full text)
Expanded Academic Index* (Major Source of Academic Journals -- most full text)
Dissertation Abstracts* (Abstracts only.)
International Index to the Performing Arts* (Indexes more than 210 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals)
J-STOR* (over 600 academic journals, full text from Volume 1 to about 5 years ago)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA)* (Indexes more than 600 periodicals related to library science)
Library Literature Online* (Over 100 library science periodicals, much in full text)
Literature Online "Lion"* (175 full-text literature journals)
MasterFile Premier* (Popular Magazines -- most full text)
MLA Bibliography* (Literature journals, index only)
NewsStand*
(Indexes over 500 newspapers... much of it full text)
New York Times Historical Archive (1851-2002)* (full text pdf's)
Philosopher's Index* (Index only, no full text.)
Project Muse* (200 journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press - full text.)
PubMed [MEDLINE] (Free Web version of "Index Medicus," citations and abstracts only)

Back to TopSearch Engines for the Internet

Ask.com (One of four unique Search Engines)
Google
(Dominant Search Engine, one of four unique Search Engines) Google Books (Indexes scanned books) Google Scholar (Subset of Google for Scholarly materials) MSN Search (One of four unique Search Engines) Yahoo (One of four unique Search Engines)

Back to TopKey Electronic Reference Sources & Research Web Sites

Britannica Online*
Catholic Encyclopedia (1917)
Choice Book Reviews* (Full text book reviews from 1988 to the present)
Contemporary Authors* (Biographies of over 100,000 contemporary international authors)
Dictionary of Literary Biography* (10,000 biographical and critical essays on influential literary figures)
Dictionary of National Biography* (Over 50,000 British biographies)
Early American Imprints* (Full text from 1639 through 1800)
Early English Books Online* (Full text works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700)
Gallup Brain* (Public opinion polls since 1935)
Granger's World of Poetry (Definitive source in English for locating poems in anthologies.)
Grove Dictionary of Art* (45,000 articles on all aspects of art and art history)
Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians* (29,000 scholarly articles about music and musicians)
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia* (From one-celled animals to primates)
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) (Great source for films, actors, directors, awards, etc.)
Oxford English Dictionary* (Greatest English language dictionary in the world)
Oxford Reference Online* (Over 100 full text reference books produced by Oxford University Press)
Wikipedia (World's largest encyclopedia)

Back to TopLibrary Catalogs

UMD Online Catalog
Duluth Public Library
World Cat* (61 million catalog records for books, AV and other resources)
LibWeb
Google Books (Indexes scanned books)

 

Back to TopDigital Images

American Memory Project
Australian Digitisation Projects
Minnesota Digital Library (Minnesota Reflections)
NYPL Digital Gallery
Visual Resources Database  (MHS)

Back to TopFavorite Websites

Alan Watts Podcasts
Goddard College
Hartley Nature Center
Lake Superior Writers
Jim Vileta's Business Research Launch Pad
Norcroft: A Writing Retreat for Women
Weather.com

Back to TopNew Books

Amazon.com
Barnes and Noble.com
Books in Print*
BookSense.com
BooksPrice
Digital Book Index

eBooks on EBSCOhost - Ebooks*

Back to TopUsed Books

AbeBooks.com - Thousands of independent booksellers
AddALL - Search to find used and out-of-print books from over 20,000 dealers
Alibris - Used mystery and out-of-print antiquarian books
AllBookStores.com
Amazon.com

BackInPrint.com - A service of the Authors Guild
Bibliofind
- Rare and used books
BookChecker.com -
Search Engine for Bookstores
BookFinder.com -
New, used and out of print books
Book Information
BookSense.com
BooksPrice.com
FetchBook.Info

Half.com - Buy and sell books online
Powell's Books - New, used and out-of-print
Recollection Used Books - Used books in most fields
StrandBooks.com - New, rare and out-of-print books
UsedBookFind.com - Find used books

Back to TopReligion and Philosophy Links

Buddhism (Wikipedia)
Buddhism Internet Links
Buddhism Portal (Wikipedia)
Buddhist Links Index

Back to TopRestaurants

Bennett's on the Lake
Betty's Pies Two Harbors
Bixby's Cafe
Blackwoods
Bulldog Pizza and Grill
Caribou Coffee
Chester Creek Cafe
Green Mill
India Palace
Kamloops Restaurant and Lounge
Olive Garden
New Scenic Café
Pickwick Restaurant
Red Lobster
Shack Smokehouse & Grille
Taste of Saigon
Thai Krathong Restaurant

Back to TopWebcams Of Interest

Allete LakeCam
Duluth Harbor Entrance Webcam
Soo Locks Webcam
Southampton Webcams
Sydney, Australia Webcam
UMD Swenson Science Building Webcam
University of North Dakota Webcam
WDIO Harbor DuluthWebcam
WDIO Tower DuluthWebcam

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Last Update: Decmber 20, 2011

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