MaloneysOnline - searchable Internet version of Maloney's Antiques & Collectibles Resource Directory, listing more than 18,000 resources covering over 3,250 categories of antiques, collectibles, and other types of personal property. It features links to thousands of e-mail addresses and Web sites.
Harry's Blues Lyrics Online - site lists lyrics of over 2,500 blues songs, arranged by artist and title, with Real Audio soundclips provided for approximately half of the entries. In addition, the site provides information on guitar tabs and chords, and blues history.
Who's Alive and Who's Dead - A "site that helps you keep track of which famous people have died and which are still alive!" If they're one of the more than 1,700 people listed, you can find out if they are still with us and, if not, when and why they went.
Best Book Buys - site compares prices at 28 independent and chain online bookstores. Your search will show whether a book is in stock or back-ordered, how soon it will be shipped, and the approximate shipping cost.
FishBase - A Global Information System on Fishes, this site contains two searchable databases: FishBase and LarvalBase, the first containing information on over 23,800 species, 41,000 synonyms, 91,000 common names, 18,000 pictures, 18,000 references; the second has 400 species, 500 pictures, and 700 references for fish larvae.
Digital Classroom, The - "Welcome to the Digital Classroom! To encourage teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents in the classroom, the Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources."
Poisonous Plants Guide - Online guide on more than 100 poisonous plants. Information on each plant includes common
and botanic name; color photograph; description; habitat; animals (including people) affected; toxic principle; gastrointestinal, nervous, integumentory, and other system symptoms; and treatment.
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide, this searchable site provides outlines and bibliographies of hundreds of authors, themes, and literary movements in the U.S. from colonial days to the present. There are many appendices, including the elements of poetry,
drama, and fiction.
Stress Inc. - Subtitled The Commerce of Coping, this site looks at the business and commercialization of stress in society. Included is a history of stress and the responses of the publishing, fitness, consulting, pharmaceutical, advertising, and other industries.
Save the Elephants - "It is our mission to secure a future for elephants and to sustain the beauty and ecological integrity of the places where they live; to promote man's delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and to develop a tolerant relationship between the two species."
Oprah Goes Online - Learn how to use the Internet with Oprah's online lessons! An excellent selection of 20 free online lessons in all aspects of using the web, each tutorial includes easy, step-by-step instructions, extra credit activities, a cyber-challenge quiz and when you've completed each lesson you can even get a cyber diploma emailed to you.
IRS Phone Directory - Includes IRS tax officials at the district, regional, and national offices, service centers, problem resolution centers, chief counsel, and state tax officials. The directory is also indexed and searchable by name, title, code section, and state. You can search the whole directory or in a particular area.
Kiplinger TaxCut Online - "We've combined the trust, experience and expertise of Kiplinger TaxCut software with the power of the Internet to bring you the most convenient way to file your taxes anywhere—and all for the low price of only $9.95 for federal returns, free e-filing included."
Quicken TurboTax for the Web - "Do your taxes online with Quicken TurboTax for the Web - it's the easiest and fastest way to prepare and file your taxes on the Web. File a 1040EZ for free. And TurboTax for the Web is provided at no cost to anyone who qualifies for the Quicken Tax Freedom Project (QTFP). Otherwise, pay $9.95 to file your federal return and $9.95 to file your state return."
TaxWeb - "TaxWeb is the Internet's first consumer-oriented source for federal, state and local tax-related developments. Within this site, we will provide you with answers to general tax questions, plus hyperlinks to current federal and state-sponsored tax sites that will allow you to conduct more detailed tax research."
Road Construction - Rand McNally - Rand McNally gathers information from all 50 United States and some Canadian providences and updates its database once a month. You can search by state, road name, or construction start and ending date.