Libraries/Internet Search Engines
- Brooklyn Public
Library – Its Central Library contains over three million books
and other materials; the highly regarded Business Library branch
maintains a telephone reference service.
- New York Public Library –
Includes materials catalogued since 1971 in this largest research
library with a circulating collection in the world.
- Queens Borough Public
Library – The Central Library of the fifth largest public
library system in the country features in-depth collections and
in Greater New York Area – This site, maintained by Manhattan
College Libraries has links to over 100 academic, public, medical,
cultural and special library catalogs in the greater New York
metropolitan area. (New York, Connecticut and New Jersey).
Search Engines (Individual)
- LibWeb – Links
to over 1800 library web pages and group sites of institutions in
over 70 countries.
- Library of Congress – The
nation's library serves as the research arm of Congress, and its
seven million books form the world's most comprehensive record of
human creativity and knowledge.
Search Engines (Using several search engines
- AltaVista –
Searches the Web, Usenet, and news-groups. Because of its ability
to use logic, and its support of "field" searching it is one of the
most powerful search engines on the web. Details on the use of
these features can be found in AltaVista's "Help"
- Google – From Standord U.,
Google is a web exploration tool that uses multiple search
engines, newsgroups, directories, and consumer resources to answer
- Northern Light –
Another highly ranked search engine.
Subject Guides to the Internet
- Dogpile –
Dogpile uses the services of several search engines to
find results. It is possible to use the results as returned by
Dogpile; the results can also be used as a guide in
helping to select the database with the highest returns in which to
run a more specific search.
- Yahoo – Yahool is,
perhaps, the best known of the subject guides to the internet. It
is also an excellent place to start if you wish to browse the