Public Library - This is an excellent portal
to many information sources including newspapers,
encyclopedias, almanacs, books, and many many others.
There is also a section on various "Special
Collections" with detailed information on different
Please - Infoplease is a comprehensive reference
source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia,
a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded
with statistics, facts, and historical records. A
single search engine allows you to search all these
sources at once.
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and Information Sites
United Nations This is the official UN site and
contains a lot of very good and basic information about
the United Nations, what they do, and the agencies
that make it up.
Geographic The National Geographic Society is the
world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational
organization. This site has maps, photography, travel
and interesting articles - on-line version.
Smithsonian Institution - " The Smithsonian
is committed to enlarging our shared understanding
of the mosaic that is our national identity by providing
authoritative experiences that connect us to our history
and our heritage as Americans and to promoting innovation,
research and discovery in science. These commitments
have been central to the Smithsonian since its founding
more than 155 years ago."
Lawrence M. Small, Secretary of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian A search tool for information from the
Channel Ok.. it's the Discovery channel but it's
FULL of lots of interesting information.
Stuff Works Millions of people have described HowStuffWorks
content as reliable, accurate and entertaining. Originally
founded as a Web site for curious people, the award-winning
company now offers clear and fascinating content through
various media channels to millions of readers every
Vote Smart (PVS) is a citizen's organization dedicated
to serving all Americans with accurate and unbiased
information for electoral decision-making.
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National & International
CNN.com - CNN.com
is among the world's leaders in online news and
information delivery. Staffed 24 hours, seven days
a week by a dedicated staff in CNN's world headquarters
in Atlanta, Georgia, and in bureaus worldwide,
CNN.com relies heavily on CNN's global team of
almost 4,000 news professionals.
Page news from the British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC News Online is the internet arm of the biggest
broadcasting news-gatherer in the world.
Science Monitor In an era when the mainstream
media has narrowed its lens, the Christian Science
Monitor is convinced readers yearn for the opposite.
It is a perspective that comes naturally to the Monitor.
Its founder, Mary Baker Eddy, explained the object
of the paper this way: "To injure no man, but
to bless all mankind."
Fairness & Accuracy
in Reporting: The National Media Watch Group
A source of alternative news sources. They are dedicated
to fair and accurate reporting.
Press International United Press International
pioneered many areas of worldwide news coverage and
distribution, striving since 1907 to provide news
coverage that is fast, accurate, fair and balanced.
Eugene Weekly A local sources of alternative
News Online is the most futuristic iteration
of an old-fashioned newspaper published every week
from Eugene, Oregon since 1988. Just so those of
us in Eugene don't take ourselves too seriously.
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a tool for managing news sources on the Internet
and the World Wide Web. CRAYON uses a simple analogy
that everyone can understand - a newspaper to organize
periodical information. The result is a news page
customized for you with the daily information that
you are most interested in. You can visit my newspaper,
Kyia Times to see how it turns out.
Newspapers This web site provides links to thousands
of news sources covering every world's country and
many subjects. All listed sites are in English and
provide free online content.
Line Newspapers data base of lots of newspapers
around the world
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