April 2012 Archives


Miscellaneous Medical/Health Sites

Life Expectancy Calculator
Answer questions to project how long you might live.

Database of Individual Patient Experiences
A not-for-profit organization that provides information from a patient's perspective.

MEDLINEplus: Evaluating Health Information

SteroidLaw.com
Background on how the laws work, etc.

MedStudents.com
Papers and other resources on medical issues.

HealthWriting.com Links
A must bookmark for any health writer and includes tips for health writers.

DoctorsKnow.us
This site provides physicians (and media) with a searchable database of patients, malpractice attorneys, etc. through court records.

WebMD: Common Cold and Remedies

eMedicine Health
Health statistics, studies, etc.

University of Iowa: Student Health Survival Guidelines

Virtual Hospital
From the University of Iowa, this site offers booklets, links, databases, etc.

Skin Deep
A site about skin care products and what goes in them from the Environmental Working Group.

CDC: Concussion in Youth Sports

Tips, research and statistics on concussions. Great resource.

ExceptionalNurse.com
This site offers a wealth of information about nurses and nursing students with disabilities for journalists writing stories on this topic. The nursing shortage is an important story, and this site provides information regarding the number of nurses with disabilities who are often unable to find employment.

National Eye Institute

MedlinePlus
Government-run site on medical/health issues. Research and studies galore.

HealthGrades: Find a Doctor
Good for finding expert sources in various fields of medicine.

Plants for a Future: 7,000 Edible, Medicinal and Useful Plants

Cardiomyopathy

National Library of Medicine Rapid Research Notes
Access to research shared through online forums. Great for health and science writers scanning for latest research. Low-graphic, so it works well on mobile media.

Nova's Secret of Photo 51 Site
Includes 'Journey into DNA,' a Java presentation that explains where DNA is and what it does.

All About Vision

Amputee-Coalition.org
Includes an OPAC that deals with limb loss, its secondary conditions and causes. A useful source for health reporters.

PBS: The Forgetting, A Portrait of Alzheimers

BBC: Your Amazing Brain
A brain anatomy site.

Asbestos Resource Center
Links, definitions, history, litigation, etc.

Arthritis Central

Columbia University's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
Links to about 10-12 good sites.

CancerNet

Cancer: Prostate Cancer Research Institute

Captain Dave's Survival Center
Tips and guidelines on burn treatments, wildnerness survival.

CareerMD

All Refer Health
Medical resource provides comprehensive and authorative information and news on diseases, symptoms, tests, surgery, injuries, nutrition, medications, and poisons. Focuses on family and community health.

Doctors of the World

Doctors Without Borders

FamilyDoctor.org

Family Medicine Notes
Notes from a family physician. Some helpful tips. Written as a weblog.

Public Safety: Household Products
Check this National Library of Medicine database (4,000 items) about health risks of products you might have around the house.

FDA: Drug Interactions
Helpful database.

Kaiser Health Reform Gateway

Annals of Internal Medicine

American Massage Therapy Association
Sets ethical standards. Good background reading.

Hepatitis Central

iKidney.com

Mepedia Health Wiki

Male Health

Meducation

Naval Health Research Center

Medical Post

Ethnomed.org
Explores different cultural ideas of sickness and health and offers a lot of information on medical beliefs and practices.

National Council of Interpreting in Health Care

Center for Cross Cultural Health

Medstory - Intelligent Search for Health & Medicine
Type in your search term and you're given both a set of results and numerous suggestions on ways to narrow your focus and find your exact issue (conditions or procedures) or the type of resource you need (clinical studies, news media, clinical trials, research articles).

Medstory: Intelligent Search for Health & Medicine
Type in your search term and you're given both a set of results and numerous suggestions on ways to narrow your focus and find your exact issue (conditions or procedures) or the type of resource you need (clinical studies, news media, clinical trials, research articles).

FamilyDoctor.org: Understanding Your Medical Bills

AARP Bulletin Today: A User's Guide to Health Care Reform

Informed Medical Decisions
Resources galore on various diseases, medical procedures, etc.

HealthNewsReview.org

Diversity Rx
Promoting cultural competence in health care.

Limited English Proficient
Federal government working group on issues.

Net Connections for Communications Disorders and Sciences

OncoLink.com

Partners Online Specialty Consultations

The Physician and Sports Medicine

Reflexology Research Project

British Medical Association: Worldwide Smoking
Studies, stats, etc.

Spine Universe

Dr. Weil
Many alternative health tips, including the Vitamin Advisor.

FoodFit.com
Eating and dieting tips.

WebMD: Compare Presidential Candidates' Health Stances

American Heart Association: Cardiac Rehab Site

American Academy of Pediatrics

Medify.com: Medical Research and Treatment Information

Cancer and Men

Disease Risk Index
From the Harvard School of Public Health.

Ask the Trainer

MedHelp.org
Patients pose questions to doctors. Fee-based.

MayoClinic.com
Free site, but answers and publishes only a small percentage of questions.

NetLiveMD.com
Fee-based. Online health assessments. Lists of specific doctors.

AskaDoctor.com
A fee-based site that e-mails answers from three anonymous doctors.

WebMD
Daily health news written for "consumers" (i.e. non-health professionals) and also have tons of medical reference material, message boards, live chats with health experts, and much more.

Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine

Spine-health.com
Spine-health.com provides in-depth information and resources about back pain, neck pain and spinal disorders, as well as a range of treatment options. The site is written and peer-reviewed by a multi-disciplinary group of leading spine specialists, and meets all of the quality criteria of the US National Institutes of Health.

Tools for Wellness
A product site for alternative medicine, but it does have some background helpful to the media.

WebRX.com

Healingwell.com
Full of tips, suggestions, bulletin boards on alternative healing. Great for trend stories and finding sources for offbeat stories.

Medicine Malpractice Links
Part of the Electric Law Library.

National Scorecard on US Health System Performance
2011 rankings.

Index of State Malpractice Laws

Malpractice Litigation News

Princeton University Global Consciousness Study
The effect of global consciousness, from dozens of sites around the world, from the shocks and reverberations, recorded on Sept 11, 2001.

Nutrition.gov
This government site offers tips and all sorts of nutritional facts, including dieting.

World Health Organization

Families USA Health Page
A non-profit, non-partisan perspective on health issues.

Medline Plus: Exercise and Physical Fitness

Eldercare Online

Administration on Aging

Kids Health

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

AACAP: Child Psychiatry

Clinical Trials Listing
Lists all of the places looking for patients.

PeopleWho.org

Medical History of American Presidents
Chronicles illnesses of past presidents and other well-known people.

ECT.org

Virtual Museum of Bacteria
Tips on bacteria and keeping yourself safe, definitions, etc.

The PUSH Journal
Gain access to Nexis stories from 5,000 news sources back to May 2002. The acronym stands for "Periodic Updates of Sexual and reproductive Health issues around the world."

Achenet.org: Research on Headaches

National Institute of Health: Headache Information

Breast Cancer Action

DrSpock.com

LifeClinic.com

DrugSense.org

Tamiflu.com
An interactive site that lets the user track flu trends.

RealAge.com
A fine online health guide.

TheBody.com
AIDS and HIV resource sponsored by several pharmaceutical companies.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Veterans Administration: National Center for PTSD
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder information and research.

Chemotherapy and You
This free online booklet from the National Institute of Health is for patients who are receiving chemotherapy for cancer. It describes what to expect during chemotherapy and what you can do to take care of yourself during and after treatment.

Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide

Harvard's Research Matters Site
A portal to news articles that span the range of research fields, from the humanities to social science to science to technology to medicine.

TravelHealth.com
Locate clinics and find out local names for your medications.

SportsSci.org
Look up all kinds of information on sports medicine and science. Links, studies, e-mail lists, news and more.

Teen Pregnancy Facts
TeenPregnancy.org offers dozens of factoids on the topic. Also check out the site's state-by-state map of teen pregnancy statistics.

ElderWeb.com
This site offers legal, insurance and medical advice (regional and national) for people facing elder-care options.

Web MD: Back Pain Health Center

Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine.

Discovery Health

Wholehealthmd.com

Washington Post: Archive of West Nile Virus Stories

Track and Animal and Human West Nile Virus

Choking: A First-Aid Refresher
Some good basic terms and steps if you're doing a graphic or how-to article.

MedLine Plus
This site "brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations." News archives, press releases, research, etc.

CommonCold.org
Tips, remedies and recipes for what ails you.

Children's National Medical Center
Based in Washington, D.C., this organization offers studies, links and backgrounds on pediatric medicine.

Institute of Motion Analysis and Research
University of Dundee site is helpful for stories on sports injuries.

Urban Institute
Non-partisan economic and social policy research. Covers issues such as crime, education, health, housing, economy, etc.

Health Issues for Parents

Autism Society of America

iMedix
A community site for health issues.

State Legislation on Comprehensive Health Care Coverage

Health Effects of Wildfires
Links from the National Library of Medicine.

Dietary Supplements Labels Database
From the National Library of Medicine, this database offers information from the labels of over 2,000 brands of dietary supplements in the marketplace, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and other specialty supplements.

National Institute of Mental Health

American College Health Association

National Association of Athletic Trainers: Tips for Avoiding Concussions

Combined Health Information
A searchable database of health research.

Jimmy Fund
Launched in October 2001, this site is an offshoot of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fundraising.

OMNI
A good UK medical site.

NMAP
Another good UK medical site.

BIOME
A British biosciences site.

Accessible Society
Disability issues for journalists. Dozens of stories, studies, links and other resources for anyone covering this topic.

Pollen.com
A great site for allergy sufferers or anyone writing about allergy season.


SARS Resources

The Centers for Disease Control: SARS Fact Sheet

World Health Organization: SARS Information Page

Government Views of SARS
This site concentrates on government documents and information about SARS both from the United States and from international resources. Topics covered include Blood Supply, Case Definitions, Cases Reported, Countries & Governments, General Background, Healthcare Facilities, Healthcare Personnel, Laboratories, Legal Resources, Presidential Communications, Prevention & Precautions, Public Health Campaigns, Quarantine, Travel Advisories, Travel & Transport, the Virus and the World Health Organization.

Red Cross: SARS FAQ

National Institutes of Health: SARS Research

Health Canada: SARS Updates

Medline Plus: Latest SARS News

U.S. State Department: SARS Travel Warnings

FDA: SARS Info. Sheet

SARS World Map
Track the disease globally.

Yahoo! Site Listings for SARS

Washington Post: SARS Coverage

NPR: SARS Special Section

Lung Association Saskatchewan: SARS Updates

DisasterCenter.com: SARS Growth Rate

NCAA Sports: Members Alert for SARS

Forbes: Disease Hot Zones
A handy chart showing what countries are dealing with certain lethal diseases.

JohnnyJet: SARS Concern Links for Travelers

The NewsMarket, Inc.
A journalist's resource for B-roll, this site provides thousands of images free to television newsrooms. Users can preview video, read press materials and order video clips online. Delivery options include digital file transfer via FTP, whereby the material moves from TNM's server to the user's server; satellite feeds via APTN or tape delivery can also be requested. There is no cost to news professionals. The NewsMarket's primary service is providing broadcasters with video from the world's leading companies and organizations; news stories and archived stock shots from a large and growing range of sources. Particularly helpful to business and medical-health reporters.

MPassport.com
Access a database of more than 4,000 English-speaking doctors in 180 countries.

U.S. Pharmacopeia: Medication Errors Index
Type in a name of a medication and this index provides a list of drugs often confused with that drug.

Medi Clim
Weather health warning system offers research that ties health to climate changes.

American Lung Association: State of the Air We Breathe
.PDF format of 2009 report.

Slate.com: Online Guide to Following the Health Care Legislation

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Government site, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs

Swine Flu

PandemicFlu.gov: Swine Flu

Centers for Disease Control: Swine Flu

World Health Organization Disease Outbreak News Center

CDC Travel Notices

Nieman Foundation Guide to Covering Pandemic Flu

HealthMap Global Disease Alert Map

Swine Flu Outbreak News

Medical Symptoms Database: Swine Flu Symptoms

HealthFinder.gov
A good government health news clearinghouse site. Takes feeds from several departments and agencies.

WebMD: Swine Flu FAQ

Flu Myths and Realities

Wellsphere:Swine Flu Resources

CNET: Resources for Covering Swine Flu
A great list of links and social-networking sites covering the Swine Flu.

Health Law Prof Blog: Swine Flu
Articles, links and other helpful information on the outbreak.

FluWiki Forum
Links, tips and news on the new flu.

Medicine.net: Swine Flu Symptoms, Treatments, Facts

Google Flu Trends Map

Google Maps Swine Flu Outbreak Map

PandemicFlu.gov: Stories from Survivors, Families and Friends

Association of Health Care Journalists: Covering Flu and Pandemics

Dart Center: Tips for Covering Swine Flu

Pork.org: Swine Flu Facts

National Pork Producers Council: Pork Safe to Eat

Science Magazine: Naval Researchers Spot Swine Flu

NewScientist.com: Swine Flu -- What You Need to Know

NewScientist.com Blog: Swine Flu a Bioterrorist Virus?

Nieman Foundation: Reporting from the Front Lines of Flu
A 2007 report from Harvard University.

Nieman Foundation: Communicating News of a Flu Outbreak

LA Times: How Swine Flu Spreads in Humans

New York Times Health Guide: The Flu
Tips on dealing with the flu and new outbreaks, definitions, etc.

Poynter.org: Preparing Newsrooms to Cover Swine Flu as Pandemic, Local Story

Foreign Policy: Net Effect -- Twitter Misinformation on Swine Flu

Tweetmeme: Flu Outbreak

Twitter: StopSwineFlu
Be careful with the accuracy of information found on these tweets.

Twitter: Track Swine Flu
Be careful with the accuracy of information found on these tweets.

Facebook: Swine Flu
One of several Facebook pages on the topic.

Swine Flu Outbreak in 1976

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 1918 Pandemic Flu Map

MSN: Swine Flu Scams


Flu Resources

Flu Shot Locator
Type in your zip code and find where to get a shot.

FluNet

FluStar: Flu Tracker
Tracks flu outbreaks by city. From drug company Roche.

MedLine Plus
This site "brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations." News archives, press releases, research, etc.


Avian Flu

Avian Flu Pandemic
From Nature.com.

AvianFlu.gov
Updates from the federal government on the pandemic.

CDC: Bird Flu Facts

CDC: Current Bird Flu Situation

Tax Sites

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Tax History
The history of American taxation. Check out the tax returns filed by Bill Clinton, Franklin Roosevelt, and other past presidents.

Wisebread: Five Things to Know About This Year's Tax Changes
From 2011.

CNNMoney: 11 Tax Audit Red Flags

Tax Policy Center: Five Myths About Your Taxes

Forbes.com: What Companies Paid the Most Taxes?
The list of the companies who paid Uncle Sam the most.

IRS: Dirty Dozen Tax Scams (.PDF)
Legal and illegalt tax tactics.

U.S. Treasury: Tax Fraud Alerts

IRS Tax Tips Archive
An easy-to-use site full of great resources.

MSNBC: Government Tax Refund Database
Does a state and/or the IRS owe you money? Type your name into this database and see.

IRS: News Releases and Fact Sheets

IRS -- The Digital Daily

Contact the IRS

U.S. Treasury

The Federal Register

The Tax History Project

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

Tax Foundation: Jock Taxes
Jock taxes on professional athletes.

Post Office Locator

Librarian's Index to the Internet: Tax Time 2002

DMOZ Tax Preparation Page

IRS E-File

Frequently Asked Tax Questions And Answers

IRS Tax Topic Categories

IRS: Search Help

IRS: Retrieve Forms and Instructions

IRS Tax Publications

State Tax Forms

TaxMama.com
Cool stats with taxes.

TaxTalkToday.TV: Key Links
A nice archive of links from the online program.

American Payroll Association

American Association of Attorneys-CPAs

American Bar Association: Taxation

Federation of Tax Administrators

National Alliance of Tax Business Owners

National Association of Tax Professionals

National Association of Tax Reporting and Payroll Management

Motley Fool: Taxes

SmartMoney: Year-end Tax Planning

Taxation

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Wisebread: Five Things to Know About This Year's Tax Changes
From 2011.

Census.gov News
This news section is a quick reference guide to the census.

CensusScope
This portal to Census 2000 data is an easy-to-use tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends. Developed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the of Michigan it produces graphics and exportable trend data.

CNNMoney: 11 Tax Audit Red Flags

Census Bureau's CenStats
This free site offers county and zip code business patterns, monthly building permit data, federal spending, census tract data, etc.

Lewis Mumford Center: Census Research
This site lists some census research analysis that is used by many reporters, especially those covering census information. It is run by Merci Miglino of the Lewis Mumford Center at the Research University at Albany, SUNY.

State Census Data Centers
A quick reference to local information.

City-Data.com
This site has collected and analyzed data from numerous sources to create profiles of all U.S. cities. It featuresthousands of pictures, maps, satellite photos, stats about residents (race, income, ancestries, education, employment...), geographical data, crime data, housing, businesses, political contributions, weather, hospitals, schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, user-submitted facts, similar cities list.

Census Data FactFinder
A huge collection of demographic and economic data.

Tax Policy Center: Five Myths About Your Taxes

Tax Policy Center

Census Factoid Central
Get the statistical lowdown on where you live with a few mouse clicks at State and County QuickFacts.

Social Security Calculator
Use this online tool to estimate what your Social Security income would be a particular age.

TaxTalkToday.TV: Key Links
A nice archive of links from the online program.

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

American Payroll Association

American Association of Attorneys-CPAs

American Bar Association: Taxation

Federation of Tax Administrators

National Alliance of Tax Business Owners

National Association of Tax Professionals

National Association of Tax Reporting and Payroll Management

Motley Fool: Taxes

SmartMoney: Year-end Tax Planning

Miscellaneous Research Tools

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The Wayback Machine
A new version of Archive.org that searches screengrabs of old website designs.

Time Capsule
Type in your birthdate -- or any date you're interested in for that matter -- and get a digest of news headlines, top song titles and other timely factoids covering that era.

Who, What, When Database
Great for quick fact-checking. A database of "key people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present." Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals.

EveryTimeZone
Lists your local time with other time zones and major cities. No more time zone math! The site is also a cool use of HTML5 (no Flash) and can be used on an iPhone and iPad.

Poligraft
This Sunlight Foundation site adds political context to news stories by scanning news articles you enter for the names of donors, corporations, lobbyists and politicians and shows how they are connected by contributions. Free site.

HelpaReporterOut.com
Run by blogger and PR pro Peter Shankman, is a free subscription site that allows reporters to submit a query looking for sources. Simply enter your query into a form, and it will get posted on the site's next e-mailing. Queries are sent out three a day to a list of more than 18,000 global sources. If a source has knowledge of a specific query, that source can just e-mail the reporter directly. Note that PR people are kicked off the list for off-topic pitching.

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Part of The Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University, this site, launched in the summer of 2010, provides information focused on juvenile justice issues and shines a spotlight on the system's strengths and weaknesses.

Search Systems
A free database that has business information, corporate filings, property records, unclaimed property, professional licenses, inmates, criminal and court filings and much more. You can even see aerial photographs of your home.

Subject Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information
This site will be a boon to anyone studying issues related to information technology or electronic publishing. The site has been publishing the index since 1997, and this latest version contains more than 1,400 citations as well as an introduction that explains how to use the site. The bibliography and index reference both online and print sources, including books, articles, monographs, and chapters. Librarians in particular will want to bookmark this site.

ZabaSearch.com
This site provides basic information for free, including birth year, month, phone number and address for free and deeper background information for a fee. There is a fee for queries that return a wealth of info sometimes dating back more than 10 years: residential addresses, phone numbers both listed and unlisted, birth year, even satellite photos of people's homes.

The Scoop: CAR Stories Database
A browsable database that has individual pages for papers, topics, dates and bylines. Nearly everything has an RSS feed for it, so you can subscribe to specific reporter's byline, topic, etc.

Electronic Sources of Information: A Bibliography
This site will be a boon to anyone studying issues related to information technology or electronic publishing. The site has been publishing the index since 1997, and this latest version contains more than 1,400 citations as well as an introduction that explains how to use the site. The bibliography and index reference both online and print sources, including books, articles, monographs, and chapters. Librarians in particular will want to bookmark this site.

DeadorAliveInfo.com
A handy quick-reference, fact-checking site for copy editors. Find out if a celebrity is dead or alive.

Obituaries Help
Access newspaper obituaries and discover your genealogy online. Discover obituary resources like old newspaper obituaries archives and Download free genealogy forms and printable family tree charts.

Energy Saving Tips
With rising energy costs, this site offers tips on heating and cooling.

Data.gov Tools
This government site is a tool for helping to build your own database using government statistics.

PC World: 30 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on the Internet

Zotero
Firefox extension to help you collect, manage and cite your research sources. Developed by George Mason University, the extension provides users with automated access to bibliographic information for online resources.

Neil Reisner: Using the Web to Search for Records
A great set of search tips from Florida International professor.

Neil Reisner: Finding Almost Anybody
Tips on tracking down people, databases, etc.

Fagan Finder
Journalists will be especially interested in the search engines, reference, news and law sections.

Calendar 365
Moon calendars, Chinese calendar, etc.

Vital Records Database
Lists links to all the state and county agencies that keep vital statistics such as birth, death andmarriage records around the country. Also lists the fee the states charge for the records.

Online Public Records
Find public records data.

HighBeam.com
Access 1.5 million articles from more than 200 sources for free.

SearchingtheInternet.info

Academic Scholar Search Engines
A great collection of search tools.

Resource Shelf?s DocuTicker
A helpful research blog run by several top researchers.

Pantheon: Encyclopedia of Myths

PI Newslink
A blog for private investigators/researchers.

ResourceShelf: DocuTicker
A daily update of new reports from government agencies, ngo's, think tanks, and other groups.

Copyscape
Track who has lifted content off your website. Just type in the URL of your site.

Ehow.com
A how-to guide that makes for great trend stories and features.

Notable Names Database

Leadership Directories
Find leaders in government, foreign affairs, legal, media, etc.

Virtual Library Museums
Find whatever you want, whether it's art, history, science or a natural park.

CountryReports.org
Stats and facts on countries. More than 26,000 pages.

FedStats
Studies and stats on federal government research..

Wikipedia: State Agency Databases
A wiki on state databases that feature information on businesses, licensed professionals, etc.

WordSpy
Looks for new words popping up in English usage.

Omgili
Searches more than 100,000 message boards and forums.

WhyFiles.org
A science explanation site.

HookedOnFacts
An "engine" that generates random, interesting facts. Helpful feature ideas, notebook items, etc.

CityTownInfo.com
A collection of information on U.S. cities and towns. The site includes almanac-like reference data, property statistics, local weather reports, links to the official city web sites and maps for about 3,500 cities. The site also includes a summary article on about 50 major cities.

2010 Census Data
Use the roll-over on the image map to select the state/data.

City-Data.com
This site has collected and analyzed data from numerous sources to create profiles of all U.S. cities. It featuresthousands of pictures, maps, satellite photos, stats about residents (race, income, ancestries, education, employment...), geographical data, crime data, housing, businesses, political contributions, weather, hospitals, schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, user-submitted facts, similar cities list.

OCLC Libarian's Toolbox
Resources, some free and some by perscription.

Obits 101
A national obits clearinghouse of links.

UN.org
Has reports with individual country statistics on many topics.

NationMaster.com
Has reports with individual country statistics on many topics.

International Center for Journalists

Social Security Death Records

Encyclopedia & Reference Resource
Browse articles in all areas of topics within Earth & Environment, History, Literature & Arts, Health & Medicine, People, Philosophy & Religion, Places, Plants & Animals, Science & Technology, Social Science, Law, Sports, Everyday Life, and more.

Poynter.org: Summer Resources
Fourth of July, other factual sites on the summer solistice.

Deadlineonline.com
A must-bookmark for any journalist.
A clearinghouse of sourcing links from the Schlein News Bureau.
Broken down by people, sources, documents and background.

Voice of the Shuttle
Compiled by the UC Santa Barbara English Department, this is an outstanding general links site. Resources include anthropology, women's studies, literature, philosophy, business theory, cyberculture and more.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
An online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.

Lost in Translation
Takes your phrase in and out of English and other languages and gives you results.

Modern Language Association: Language Map Data Center
Provides maps and data babout the many languages spoken in the United States.

Database of Learning Sites
Site checks dozens of search engines and newsgroups.

Easybib.com
A free site that allows you to enter a source you wish to cite, where you found it (e.g., online or print), the author and other details. You then get an instant bibliography entry that you can reuse as you need.

Encyclopedia of Earth

YouTube: Library of Congress Channel

Refdesk.com
A blizzard of topics, from zip quotes and stock quotes to sports.

National Personnel Records Center
A central repository of personnel-related records, both military and civil service. The site provides service to "government agencies, military veterans, former civilian Federal employees, family members, as well as researchers and historians."

Covering Poverty: A Tool Kit for Journalists
Created by The Grady Center at the University of Georgia.

Wordorigins.org
The truth and myth about where words come from.

Howstuffworks.com
Look up just about anything in this online encyclopedia.

PBS Animal Encyclopedia
Hundreds of helpful facts and stats.

Phaster Lookups Reference Database
Do quick searches for reference tools: encylopedias, economic terms, legal dictionary, biblical reference, quotes and more. Great one-stop reference shopping.

Journalist's Resource
A website dedicated to promoting knowledge-based
 reporting and is targeted to journalism educators. A project of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education.

TradeStats
See what each state exports and where they are shipping. Who Is trading with Iraq.

BBC: Languages
Glossaries and helpful sound files.

Anecdotage: Anecdote Database
A handy database of stories about famous people. Be sure to double-check all facts found in the database.

Bartleby Reference Page
Features dictionairies, encyclopedias, thesauri and usage guides.

Infomine: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

Acronym Finder
"The web's most comprehensive database of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. 212,000-plus definitions!"

Newswords.com
A global headline search site.

Census: American FactFinder
Type in a city or ZIP code and get census data.

YourDictionary.com
Glossaries, quick-reference look-ups. Translation tools as well.

Modern Language Association: Language Map
Search by language and state for an interactive map of how many people speak that language by county, zip code, etc.

Speech & Transcripts Center
Current and past speech transcripts.

Historychannel.com: Speech Transcripts
Historical transcripts and audio.

BBC: How Big Really? Dimensions
Gives spatial context for events by presenting them against the background of a place (city or ZIP code) whose dimensions a reader understands. Very similar to IfItWereMyHome.com during the BP Gulf oil spill.

Stanford: Journalism in the Age of Data
A great video tutorial on how to use data visualization online as a journalist.

Vanderbilt: Exploration Online Research Journal

Towards Electronic Journals: Realities for Scientists, Librarians and Publishers
Focuses mostly on scientists' perspective as authors and readers, how changes over the years by publishers and librarians have affected scientists, and what they should expect from electronic journal and digital journal article databases. We describe some myths concerning scholarly journals and attempt to assess the future in a realistic manner.

BuzzDash
Online polls on news, politics, sports, celebrities, etc.

How Stuff Works Podcasts

Heartland Alliance Mid-America Institute on Poverty
"A full-service research and evaluation resource. Our aim is to provide dynamic research and analysis on today's most pressing social issues and solutions to help equip you in your work toward a just global society."

Peoplespot.com
A good fact-checking site. Biographies, vital records, demographics, population and census statistics, e-mail, phone, reverse and professional directories, newsgroups, chat rooms.

Everyzing
Provides transcript searching (every spoken word) in some YouTube categories. Searches can currently be performed in a limited number of categories (sports, entertainment, etc.)

TVEyes
The site offers "transcript search" of podcasts. The site is fee-based service and allows you to search nearly all major TV networks and some local stations. The site also has a free transcript search of TV news video available on the open web from MSNBC, Reuters, etc.

ResearchBuzz.com

RoboForm
This software remembers every password, various addresses (which you control by creating different identities) and unlike Gator, contains no spyware. Although the basic version is free, the pro version is available for about $30.

Dialect Survey
A survey quiz from Harvard that studies dialect dispersion in modern America. See how much you differ from folks in your hometown (or adopted locale), or examine the maps to find out how people say what, where, etc.

British Library Archives
The British Library owns the world's largest collection of research materials. You can search 20,000 journals for free and order full text for a small fee.

New York Times: TimesMachine
Browsable access to the Times from 1851 to 1922, but is only available to home delivery subscribers.

PoliticalQuotes.org: Eigen's Political & Historical Quotations
More than 40,000 free quotations from more than 11,000 different historical and political figures in a searchable database.

WorldStatesmen.org
Though this site is run by a hobbyist, it features complete lists of the heads of state and government for every country and colony in the world over the past 300 years. It also has pocket histories of each country/colony, images of each country and colony's flags, and in many cases links to constitutions, national anthems, and so on. Also updated fairly regularly. Again, double-check the information you find on this site, but it appears to be very, very helpful.

BBC News Country Profiles
Features include an overview, historical timelines and links to the media from each country. Also some audio of newsmaking moments.

Geographic Encyclopedia

West Egg's Cliche Finder

The Library Files
Links by beat from the intranet of the Wisconsin Capital Times.

TVEyes.com
Keep track of keywords mentioned on TV. You can do a free demo try, but it costs for a user log-in.

Mural Locator
This site helps you locate murals around the world.

Sunlight Foundation: Influence Explorer
From Marylaine Block: "Type in the names of lawmakers, corporations, or individuals here to find out who is providing the most funding for your congressional candidates."

Copyscape Plagiarism Checker
Search for copies of your page on the web. Helps you defend your site from plagiarism. Just type in your site's web address.

World Time Server

The U.S. Constitution

American Community Network
This site has a large amount of data on many U.S. communities.

GotoCity.com
Organized by state and city, explore data on many U.S. communities.

Biography.com
The TV show on A&E has a database of bios on famous people. Good for fact-checking.

American National Biography Online
The American National Biography (ANB) offers portraits of more than 17,400 people. The site includes feature illustrations, hyperlinked cross-reference, links to selected Web sites and powerful search capabilities. It requires a user name and password, though.

HistoryChannel.com
A great site for fact-checking.

Voycabulary
Don't know a word used on a site? Enter the URL into this page and it gives you a new page in which you can click on any word on the page to find it's meaning.

Ajeeb.com
This site provides instant, free translation of Arabic Web sites into English.

Adobe .PDF Conversion Tools

Editor's Web.org
News release galore, many from federal agencies.

Rootsweb.com
A free genealogy site. Social security, birth and census reports.

Yahoo! Almanacs/Calendars
Links to online almanacs and other calendar Web sites.

Los Angeles Times Data Desk
Databases galore, from tropical storm names, charities, entertainment, politics, etc.

Time Magazine: 50 Best Websites of 2008
Links galore to helpful web tools.

TimeTicker.com
Use this database to check what time it is anywhere in the world.

Guiness Book of World Records
If your momma claims it's a world record, you better check it out.

Brain Track
Search British universities.

ExpertClick.com
A searchable site for authorities on particular topics. 14,000 topics covered and more than 1,500 individuals, associations, corporations and public interest groups.

OtherTimelines.com
A chance to rewrite history, giving the user the chance to write their own scenarios and sequels to historical events. Example: What would have happened had JFK not been killed?

FindSame
A plagiarism finder.

CredoReference.com
This cross-reference site does a search of 50 reference titles.

Martindale's Reference Desk
All kinds of resources.

Internet Public Library's Pathfinders
University of Michigan librarians organize subject pages that included annotated suggestions for both the Web and library books. A great starting point for any story.

SearchSpell.com
Check your spelling as you submit a query.

Columbia Encyclopedia
The sixth edition has 51,000 entries and 80,000 cross references and search capabilities.

BookFinder.com
Links to 20,000 independent book-sellers and lists more than 30 million books (new, used, rare, etc.).

Online Arabic Translation Tool
Translate content on Arabic sites to English using this resource. Plug in the text or the URL to get the translation.

Systransoft.com
Instant translation for several languages.

Census: American FactFinder
Type in a city or ZIP code and get census data.

WorldTime
An interactive world atlas, information on local time as well as sunrise and sunset times in several hundred cities, and a database of public holidays worldwide.

National Digital Library
Detailed multimedia presentations on significant historical events provide access to the highlights of the collections at the Library of Congress.

World Almanac for Kids Online

Dictionary of American Regional English

SoYouWanna.com
Teaches you how to tackle hundreds of life's problems.

Internet Resources for Writers
A great one-page stop for helpful writing and reporting links.

Social Science Research Network
This site covers the worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Lycos Multimedia Search
This site offers photos and more.

Freeality
Various search tools, people locator.

PC Magazine: Top 101 Websites to Engage, Entertain and Inform
Covers topics such as computing, business, finance, etc.

U.S. National Archives

The Capitol.net: Online Resources
Lists of helpful reporting links by category.

HookedonFacts.com
This site generates offbeat facts and stats. Click the fact generator repeatedly for a list of of fun, interesting facts.

LinkPopularity
Check how many sites link there are to a particular sit.

Excite's World Facts and Global News Directory

HowjSay: Online Dictionary of English Pronunciation
Great tool for broadcasters. Just type in the word or select from a list and see how the word is pronounced.

Truth or Fiction?
This site takes "rumor mill" e-mails we all receive and determines if they are true or false. There is a good list of Attack on America information.

Quoteland.com
A links page put up by an individual. Fact-check anything you find on the site.

NewsWise
Newswise maintains a comprehensive database of news releases from top institutions engaged in scientific, medical and business research. Allows reporters to search, browse or download any article or abstract.

100 Places To Connect with Other Bibliophiles Online

Deloitte Press Room
Several interesting studies by the consulting firm.

All in One Search Page
Search more than 800 databases, directories and more.

Lexis-Nexis
Search hundreds of periodicals. Password and ID required.

Edirectory.com
A global directory of search engines.

Good Quotations
Gabriel Robins' Good Quotations by Famous People has some super material.

Docusearch.com
This site claims to be "the place to find, locate & track down anybody! We offer locate searches, DMV driver & vehicle searches, telephone record searches, financial and bank searches, criminal and property records. Some searches are free, others you must pay for.

Onelook Dictionary
A glossary of 743 subjects.

World Book Online
The digital version of the encyclopedia.

Artcyclopedia
The fine arts encyclopedia. One of the top reference sites around, according to the American Library Association. Search by artist, etc.

ADAM: Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway
A searchable list of 2,500 links.

Free Translation
This site translates English into other languages. Very cool! And free.

HyperStat Searchable Stats Database
Powered by Rice University.

Back Issue Finder
Marketplace for finding periodical information.

ReporterPitch.com
Similar to Al's morning meeting on Poynter.org, only with e-mail. The e-mail-based story idea exchange for working journalists acts as a distributor of stories or generated in daily work.

OneLook Dictionary Search
A very handy, quick-search resource. Type a word or phrase into this search engine and it will match your clues with the word you need.

The Quotations Page
Check sources of famous quotes.

Ask.com
Known as AskJeeves.com, you use natural-language search fields. You can pose questions and you'll get answers!

The Avalon Project
Yale Law School site that offers digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.

Librarians Index to the Internet

The Virtual Library
Links to dozens of indexed library resources.

IBB Voice of America: Pronunciation Guide
An invaluable tool to broadcasters on deadline.

Law Library Research Exchange

The Internet Public Library
Search an extensive research database.

American Library Association Libraries Page
Links to several large libraries around the United States..

Librarian's Index to the Internet

Research and Style Guides for Students
Nearly 100 links to helpful research sites.

Special Libraries Assn. News Division
Newsroom librarian site on archiving, online references, research materials.

Library of American Broadcasting
A collection of audio and video recordings, books, pamphlets, periodicals, personal collections, oral histories, photographs, scripts, and vertical files devoted exclusively to the history of broadcasting.

Subject Index to Literature on Electronic Sources of Information
Deals with all aspects of electronic publishing and include print and non-print materials, periodical articles, monographs and individual chapters in collected works. Each edition includes about 1,500 indexed titles. Both the index and the bibliography are continuously updated.

Instructions on How to use the Subject Index and the Bibliography

Internet Journalism Resources
From Minnesota State University.

Online Literature Library
Search through hundreds of titles and authors.

Presidential Libraries

Library Journal Infodocket
Research information and documents curated by Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy.

E-journals.org
Search for journals on hundreds of wide-ranging topics.

Museum of Hoaxes
Don't be fooled by urban legends and if it sounds too good to be true, it is.

StrangeFacts.com
A cool resource for offbeat stats and facts.

One Look Dictionaries
Search nearly 4 million words.

Famous Name Changes
Track celebrities, politicians.

The Gutenberg Bible Online

RAND Corporation Research Areas
Federally funded documents center has a clearinghouse page of links to a variety of topics: national security, international affairs, healthcare, transportation, etc.

Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives
More than 1,300 terms used by college or university archives to describe their holdings.

Forbes People Tracker
Track more than 120,000 executives and members of the Forbes rich and celebrity lists. Customized e-mail alerts (free!), research public companies and news updates!

The British Library
Portal to more than 150 million items from history.

Institute for Public Accuracy
As a nationwide group of policy researchers. Great source for public policy issues!

Kalends.com
A free consumer-oriented, searchable site that features, general interest, business, holidays, and trade show events set to occur in the U.K. and elsewhere. There is some U.S. material.

Online Internet Sources Link List
A super alphabetical listing to hundreds of sites. Just scroll through to find your subject.

Ersys
A comprehensive collection of demographic, lifestyle, and economic data covering over 2,600 U.S. cities portrayed as thematic maps, informative reports, detailed tables and colorful charts --- all freely available.

EPodunk: City, County, Town and Community Information
Statistical data and other details on small communities across the nation.

Edhead: Simple Machines
Learn about gears, levers, inclined planes and how things are engineered.

Lewis Mumford Center: Census Research
This site lists some census research analysis that is used by many reporters, especially those covering census information. It is run by Merci Miglino of the Lewis Mumford Center at the Research University at Albany, SUNY.

Genomic Glossaries and Taxonomies
Biotechnology & pharmaceutical terms (& definitions) not found in most dictionaries. About 3,500 + definitions for applications, biochemistry, bioinformatics, cheminformatics, drug discovery and development, genomics, molecular biology, proteomics (and beyond), tools and technologies.

OnlineHomeBase.com
A web-based service that lets you store research notes and reminders for interviews etc with a user interface that looks like a simple notepad sheet.

SlipUps.com
Mistakes in movies, books, quotes, TV shows, etc.

Clock Your Typing Speed

FindTutorials.com
Learn how to do just about anything.

Dogpile.com

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

University of Michigan Documents in the News
Search safety reports from many areas -- transportation, environment, etc.

Smarting Surfing Links
A Columbia University professor offers tips on searching on the Web.

Cal-Berkeley: Journalism Research Tools
Links to online almanacs, encyclopedias, directories, subject guides, etc.

Internet Resources for News Librarians and Others
Links galore, grouped by topics and types of tools.

Law Library of Congress
Links galore to research, other law centers, collections databases, reading room, bibliographies, etc.

FASCNET Internet Resources
A searchable database of hundreds of helpful sites, organized by beats and topics.

SearchSystems.net
Great one-stop shopping for links to public records databases.

Acronym Finder
A helpful database of more than 200,000 acronyms, abbreviations, etc.

USPS: Quick Zip Code Search

AreaCodeDownload.com
Quick reference area codes and zip codes.

S9.com
Biographical dictionary with 33,000 entries.

National Archives
Thousands of public records and historical documents.

Art Science Research Laboratory
A New York based, not-for-profit organization that creates intellectual environment and advocacy of interdisciplinary study, encompassing the areas of research, collections and publishing. On a daily basis, art historians, scientists, artists, designers, and programmers contribute ideas, participate in a dynamic environment, and challenge the outdated but still prominent structures of practices in the arts, sciences, and humanities.

Nobel Prize Winners' Research
A database of their papers.

Dietary Supplements Labels Database
From the National Library of Medicine, this database offers information from the labels of over 2,000 brands of dietary supplements in the marketplace, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and other specialty supplements.

HelpaReporterOut.com
Run by blogger and PR pro Peter Shankman, is a free subscription site that allows reporters to submit a query looking for sources. Simply enter your query into a form, and it will get posted on the site's next e-mailing. Queries are sent out three a day to a list of more than 18,000 global sources. If a source has knowledge of a specific query, that source can just e-mail the reporter directly. Note that PR people are kicked off the list for off-topic pitching.

PDFTextOnline.com
Site lets you download to a ZIP file.

Zamzar Conversion Tool
A free service that turns a .PDF into flat-file text.

PC Magazine's Undiscovered Websites: Info, Reference and Search
From November, 2007, a great collection of sites that provide shortcuts on the web.

Library of Congress: Ask a Librarian
Submit questions to a librarian. Includes a chat feature and links to various collections.

Chicago Reader: The Straight Dope
Answers to dozens of offbeat (sometimes silly) questions. Good for looking for quirky story ideas.

Worldwide Words
Michael Quinion writes about international English from a British perspective. Fun with pop culture catch phrases.

Pali Research

Friend or Follow
A helpful database for tracking Twitter followers and to track who's following you.

Google Definitions
Look up a word's definition instantly.

iSearch
People-finding search tool.

YoName.com
Search Facebook, Linkedin and other social media sites for names.

Tweetake
Lets you back up your followers and people you are following.

Topify
Receive an e-mail notification that someone is following you on Twitter. It includes information about that person (how many followers, updates, etc.)

ZipWho.com: Free Zip Code Demographics
Stats and demographic information in an easy-to-search format.

Library of Congress Webcasts
News and reviews of the latest documentary films.

U.S. Public Interest Research Groups
Transportation, healthcare, money and politics, media reform, tax and budget, law, higher education and environmental issues.

Academic Earth
Videos of academic lectures by top scholars on various topics.

Neat New Stuff on the Web
A super list of new resources updated weekly by librarian Marylaine Block.

Library of Congress: State Resource Guides
Provides links to external Web sites and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers. This site will be updated on a regular basis.

Library of Congress: State Digital Resources
Includes memory projects, online encyclopedias, history and cultural materials.

Research Channel
More than 3,500 videos from "a consortium of leading research and academic institutions to share the valuable work of their researchers with the public."

National Press Club Library

Columbia University Online Library

Northwestern University Journalism Library Collection

University of California, Berkeley Journalism Library

University of Texas Journalism Library

Library of American Broadcasting

Museum of Broadcast Communications

Library of Congress Newspaper and Current Periodical Room

University of Washington Library Resources for Communication Studies

British Library

Association of UK Media Librarians

NewsliBlog

SLA Newspaper Archives on the Web

Indianapolis Star Library

Portland Oregonian Research Blog

Liz Donovan's Behind the News Blog

Poynter Institute's Eugene Patterson Library

Policy Archive
More than 12,000 public policy documents.

North American Transportation Statistics
Sort by country or type of stat. Includes passenger travel, safety, vehicles, infrastructure, etc.

Federal Citizen Information Center
Answers consumer problems with government services.

NewGeography.com
Economic, demographic and political commentary about places.

SpinSpotter
An interesting piece of software tool that claims to expose news spin and bias, misuse of sources, and suspect factual support. Uses algorithms to spot spin keywords on sites you surf .

Bioinformatics: A Brief Review of Resources on the Web
A nice collection of links to journals and books from the American Library Association.

Footnote
Uses the National Archives to digitize and upload every document housed there. You can cull through thousands of famous documents.

St. Ambrose Library: Best Information on the Net
Thousands of resources from the web, just a click away.

World Name Profiler
Enter a surname to view its map and statistics.

GrammarGuard.org

Press Think
Blog from NYU's Jay Rosen on new media and other timely topics.

Idealist.org
The nonprofit group Action without Borders provides this database to find volunteers, internships, etc.

OAIster
Catalog of digital resources from government agencies, libraries, schools, etc.

Journalist's Guide to Covering Adoption

able2act
A service from Infosphere that delivers information and records on military warfare, terrorism, organization profiles, company profiles, long reports on global countries, cybercrime, etc. More than 2,000 records are added each week.

Wolfram

AARP: AgeStats Worldwide Database
Comparative statistical data on the situation of older adults, projections, etc.

Encyclopedia of Television

Special Issues: List of Lists
Links to rankings in many consumer, political and other categories.

World Names Profiler
Use this tool to track a surname and map the results.

Translation Crawler
Sites indexed for interpretation, etc.

Listable
Social network for people who make lists.

Google Timeline
Calendar of news site RSS feeds.

The Globalist
Articles, facts and book quotes of the day are browsable by countries and regions, and by globalization topics such as children, development, markets, religion, technology, etc.

Days To Pay Calculator: How Long Until You Pay It Off?
Enter the cost of an item and other information compute how long it will take to pay off the item you want to purchase. Helpful for writers doing consumer spending stories.

Arrangeonline.com: National Obituary Archive
With more than 55 million individual entries on file.

Atlas Obscura
Search, or browse by categories or places.

Center for Gaming Research Media Guide
From the UNLV library. Great for sources for gambling revenue statistics, experts and issues related to the casino industry. The site includes a special media page.

Social Science Research Network
Search this database of abstracts and papers on hundreds of topics.

Gallup
Surveys and research.

Harris
Surveys and research.

Zogby International
Polling information on elections and other issues. Has a good newsroom section.

NPD Group Global Insight
Marketing firm media page posts dozens of retail trends and surveys.

Trilby Lundberg
Surveys and research.

Kelton Research
Consumer marketing research firm.

URL Appraisal
Find out how much your web address is worth.

INFOdocket
Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy blog about information industry news, new web sites, and tools.

CalculateWhat Online Calculators

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

National Geologic Map Database
From the USGS, this is a geoscience resource for maps and related data to geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology and marine geology.

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Internet Movie Database
Great for fact-checking names and film titles.

Film.com
RealNetworks site offers text and audio.

Screen Actors Guild
Union site with lots of news.

WhoRepresents.com: Agent Database
A great shortcut for sourcing, enter celebrity names into the database and get the managers or agents who represents them.

Producers Guild
Union site with lots of news.

Writers Guild of America
Also lists agents and writer/clients.

Motion Picture Association of America
Founded in 1922, the MPAA serves as the "voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries, domestically." The website offers a press room, film ratings and covers issues such as movie piracy.

FilmRatings.com
Enter a movie's title (all titles since 1968) in the database and find its rating. Site offers reasons why a movie is given a specific rating.

Oscars.org
News from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Cannes Film Festival
Official site of the festival.

CannesGuide.com
A travel site that focuses on the Cannes Film Festival.

FilmRatings.com
Database of ratings for every film since 1968.

BoxOfficeMojo.com
Run by movie analyst Brandon Gray, Mojo is an online movie publication and box office reporting service. Based in Burbank, Calif., the site provideswe produce analysis, reviews, interviews and the most comprehensive box office tracking available online. This includes quick links to daily box office takes, weekly, annual, etc. Also has news and analysis, showtimes, trailers, release schedule and an RSS feed.

BoxOffice Magazine

Media By Numbers
Tracks weekend box office numbers. Quoted often in the media.

ShowBizData.com
A super site. Requires a log-in/subscription. Includes daily box office stats, box office top 10 and all-time top 100 box office.

Variety.com
The bible of Hollywood trade papers.

Hollywood Reporter.com
Covers Hollywood business.

Deadline Hollywood

Premiere.com
News from Premiere magazine.

Hollywood.com
Hollywood news and box office figures.

Hollywood and Vine
News on all the entertainment industries.

CelebrityNetWorth
Look up what an actor's estimated net worth is in this database.

HSX.com
Hollywood Stock Exchange site covers industry news.

Independent Film Channel

IndieWire.com
News on independent films, listing of festivals.

InContention.com
Entertainment awards site. News, predictions, etc.

CNN Entertainment Coverage

In Touch Weekly

BoxOfficeProphets.com
Databases and records for all-time box office receipts, video and DVD rentals, reviews and more.

Movie Cliché Page

Soundtrack.net
News, movie and soundtrack reviews, composer bios, etc.

PBS Frontline: The Monster That Ate Hollywood
The business of movies and special effects.

FamousLocations.com
Locations sites of famous movies.

FilmWise.com
Trivia, facts, etc. on movies.

FilmSite.org

Cinema FreeNet
Search for a database of movies, actors, directors, and producers.

Newsweek Pop Vox
Best and worst in movies, TV and books.

CineFiles: Pacific Film Archive
Reviews, press kits, festivals, newspaper articles, etc.

Movie Review Query Engine
More than 20,000 movie reviews by Web and newspaper writers.

International Film and Video Festivals
Lists international film, television and video festivals.

ShowBizScoop.com

Quick Stop Entertainment

Bad Movie Script Query Letters Blog
An Hollywood talent manager posts horrible script pitches. Funny.

TeenHollywood.com
Lots of celebrity gossip and chats.

GossipCentral.com
Get caught up on all the Hollywood gossip.

IMDB Pro
Subscription section of Internet Movie Database lets you search for celebrity contacts and agents. Track films in production, actor/movie rankings, etc.

WhoRepresents.com
Another subscription service that lets you search for celebrity contacts and agents.

Ain't It Cool News
Another Hollywood gossip site.

DarkHorizons.com
Claims to have the "latest news, images, clips and reviews of all the current and upcoming blockbuster films."

Searchbeat's Movie Reviews

ScreenTalk.com
Movie scripts.

Movie-Page.com
All sorts of information on movies, including scripts.

Movie Cliches
A fan site, but it's fun.

MovieJuice.com
All the Hollywood gossip.

Box Office Guru

Internet Archive: Movie Collection

Yahoo!'s Sundance Film Festival Links

BadMovies.org
A collection of bad movies, reviews, etc.

Film Festivals.com
Video and coverage from all the parties.

National Film Preservation Foundation

Critics.com

MetaCritic.com

Movie Review Query Engine

The Flick Filosopher

RottenTomatoes.com
More movie reviews.

All Movie Guide

Box Office

Box Office Guru

Box Office Report

Cinema Canada

Documentaries.org

Fade In Magazine

Independent Film Makers

InsideFilm.com

Movie Maker Magazine

MovieWeb

N.Y. Film Academy

Turner Classic Movies: Movies Database
Great for quick-reference, this site allows you to search a database of thousands of movie titles.

About.com: Classic Films

BijouFlix

Sony Pictures

Miramax Movies

Paramount Movies

Warner Bros. Movies

20th Century Fox Movies

Universal Pictures

Dreamworks Movies

MGM Studios

New Line Cinema

ScreenIt.com
Parents rate movies for their appropriateness for children. A fan site, but fun.

Big Movie Zone.com
Site is devoted to large-format films.

FilmWise.com

Soundtrack.net
Download movie soundtracks and information about them.

MovieQuotes.com

Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
Cars that explode on impact, visible laserbeams, and the staples of the silver screen that defy the laws of science. This is a fan?s site, so take it for what it?s worth.

AllMovie.com
Has a cool tool for figuring out just what "Magnolia" was about.

TheCelebrityCafe.com Entertainment Magazine
New articles daily on movies, books, television, music, entertainment news and more.

The Spinning Image: Cult Movies
This UK site covers news and titles on cult movie classics.

Online Classics

Brew&View

555-List
An online database of fake phone numbers from movies and TV shows. Hilarious. It's a fan site, however.

Movie Mistakes

FilmFlubs.com
A listing of gaffes in movies. Similar to MovieMistakes.com.

AdmitOne.org Film School
An intro to movie-making from the Artists Rights Foundation.

Bad Movie Report
Fun site with hilarious reviews of awful films.

Critics.com
A collection of movie critics' links.

Entertainment Weekly Movies Database

BuzzDash
Online polls on news, politics, sports, celebrities, etc.

Star Links
Connect stars to each other.

Chicago Sun-Times Movie Critic Roger Ebert

LA Times: The Envelope Please
Predictions site for Oscars, Grammys.

National Association of Theater Owners

OpenSeats.com

History of Cinematography
Cool site on the making of films.

Drive-Ins.com
It's a fan site, but Entertainment Weekly calls it the most thorough and consistently updated database of open and closed drive-ins. The site allows you to search by zip code and includes weather reports, photos, driving directions and links.

Movie Quotes
Type in a famous quote and this database matches it to the movie it's from.

Brian's Drive-In Theater
An online shrine to B-movies. A fan site, so be careful with what material you use.

American Drive In
Drive-In movie memories. Promotes a documentary on them as well as a history of drive-ins.

Drive-In Theater
List of theaters, video of classic concession ads.

Drive-In Movie
Database of drive-ins, nostalgia, history on drive-ins in Europe and Australia.

Adventures of Dan: Movie Extra Confessions
This is a blog by a guy who works on movie sets. Great industry gossip and stories, but keep in mind that this is a fan site.

Midnight Ramble: Black Actors in Hollywood
A great site that chronicles contributions of African-Americans to cinema.

FirstShowing
A good Hollywood gossip blog that includes links to teasers and new trailers.

Newspaper Movies

Journalism Movies Page

Washington Post: Journalists in the Movies

Simply Scripts
Scripts from TV, movies, radio, etc.

Hollywood Entertainment Museum

WildFilmHistory: 100 Years of Wildlife Filmmaking

Internet Archive: Universal Newsreels
Search more than 600 newsreels from Universal (1929 to 1967).

Entertainment Industry Foundation
Funds programs in a variety of areas, including education and children's services, the arts, community service, the environment, AIDS and literacy.

AnyClip.com
A search engine for movie clips online.

Chunnel TV
Showcases underground video and art on the Web.

Nizm Lab
Showcases popular online videos.

MakingOf
Gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at movie-making.

RunPee.com
This site offers advice on when to go to the bathroom while watching a movie and not miss anything. Very funny.

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

Soundtrack Info Project
Find movie soundtracks.

Big Screen Cinema Guide

BigScreenBiz.com

National Association of Theatre Owners
Publications, blog, industry links and research. Covers issues such as movie ratings, movie theft, etc.

YouTube: OpenFlix
More than 600 movies that are now part of the public domain.

American Society of Cinematographers

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Broadcast Music Inc.

Cinema Advertising Council

Cinema Exhibitors' Association

Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations

Entertainment Resources and Marketing Association

Insight Cinema Movie Captioning

International Cinema Technology Association

Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada

Film Crave
Movie social networking site.

International Animated Film Society

MovieHole.net
Entertainment news and gossip.

Hitsville
Blog about film criticism by Bill Wyman, former arts editor of NPR and Salon.com.

The Envelope
Tracks Oscars and other Hollywood awards.

Awards Daily

PopSugar
An emporium of celebrity, fashion, beauty, etc.

ConcreteLoop
Dedicated to covering black celebrities.

The Superficial
Celebrity gossip blog.

National Association of Concessionaires

United Drive-In Theatre Owners Association

DriveinMovie.com

CinemaTour.com

DCinemaToday

Film Journal International

In Focus

Inside.com

ShowBIZ Data

RAND Corporation Arts Research
Federally funded documents center has a variety of links, reports and resources on arts issues.

eGuiders.com
This site steers you to the best entertainment video on the Web. It's organized by categories, so it's easy to search.

Urban Legends/Fact-Checking

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Snopes2.com Urban Legends Reference Pages
Think a story or tip might be made up? Use this page to search for some urban legends.

Urban Legends and Net Hoaxes for 2001
About.com's list of hoaxes.

Truth or Fiction?
This site takes "rumor mill" e-mails we all receive and determines if they are true or false. There is a good list of Attack on America information.

Charity Navigator: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

The AFU and Urban Legends Archive

Sophos: Tsunami Relief Hoaxes
A great collection of hoax e-mails and other scams.

HoaxBusters.org
Check this site to verify virus hoaxes, chain e-mails and urban myths.

Purportal: Urban Legends Portal
Great search functions and fact-checking resources. This site can quickly assist you in sorting the myths from the half-truths and the actual facts. The site consists of database search engines to check keywords from e-mails you have received, the latest headlines on hoaxes, special reports on 9-11 misinformation, and links to official and commercial sites on fraud, hoaxes and scams

BreaktheChain.org
A site dedicated to online-myth-busting. Search for fake e-chain letters.

The Red Tape Chronicles
Blogger Bob Sullivan looks at Internet scams and consumer fraud. Very easy to navigate and find what you're looking for.

Purportal's 9/11 Hoaxes
Bad quotes, media mistakes, scams and more.

StrangeFacts.com
A cool resource for offbeat stats and facts.

VMyths.com
Myths about viruses.

Sree Tips on Hoax Sites
Tips from Columbia School of Journalism dean.

ABC News: War Scams

Museum of Hoaxes
Don't be fooled by urban legends. If it sounds too good to be true, it is.

Cyberjournalist.net: April Fool's in the News 2002
A great summary of stories (and links) to online hoaxes and pranks.

Symnantec Security's Hoaxes Site
Symantec Security Response uncovers hoaxes that usually arrive in the form of an e-mail.

VMyths.com
The truth about computer viruses and hoaxes. Sections dedicated to hoaxes, rantings, tips on spotting a virus myth, hot news, "the absurd" and more. Check out the resources page.

Time Magazine Story on 9/11 Rumors

HoaxKill.com
Researches several kinds of hoaxes; nice links page.

Sree's Tips on Hoax Sites
Don't get fooled. A Columbia University prof. has a great list of tips and examples of online hoaxes.

DeadorAliveInfo.com
A handy quick-reference, fact-checking site for copy editors. Find out if a celebrity is dead or alive.

Cyveillance.com
Tracks how brands, people are under attack on the Web.

ConsumerWebWatch.org
It's mission is to "investigate, inform and improve the credibility of information published on the World Wide Web."

UrbanLegends.About.com

Yahoo!'s WTC/Pentagon Attack Hoaxes and Conspiracy Theories
Dozens of helpful fact-checking sites.

SmokingGun.com: Accidental Obits
A listing of mistaken obits on public figures.

Poynter: Eight Classic April Fool's Pranks

Pantheon: Encyclopedia of Myths

Department of Energy's Internet Hoaxes
Information about the fraudulent e-mail chain letters, warnings, offers, and pleas for help; computer viruses, and more.

NBC: Debunking Hoaxes
From NBC Reports by Mike Wendland.

Bogus CNN.com Story: "Singer Britney Spears Killed in Car Accident"
This fake story swept across the Internet in October 2001. Read a copy of it.

Cyber Slip-Ups
Don't believe everything you read in an e-mail.

Quash Those Dead People Rumors Page
A celebrity you may have thought was dead isn't. See Abe Vigoda.

Who's Dead and Who's Alive
A celebrity you may have thought was dead isn't. See Abe Vigoda.

Vmyths
Separate truths from tall tales.

PhonyVeterans.com
Tips how to/what to do if you spot a phony veteran.

POW Network
How to spot phony POWs.

VeriSeal.org
How to check to make sure someone claiming to be a Navy Seal really is one.

Navy Frogmen
How to check to make sure someone claiming to be a Navy Frogman really is one.

MIA Facts: Phony POWS
How to check to make sure someone claiming to have a family member MIA is telling the truth.

Poynter.org: Computer Virus Resources

Ghosts of the Prairie Unexplained America
Full of odd stories and legends. Need to seriously fact-check any of the information you use from this site.

Criggo: Newspaper Mistakes

Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time

Google Directory of Web Site Evaluation Tools
Tutorials on how to check a site?s credibility.

Greenpeace: Stop Greenwashing
Greenwashing describe the act of misleading consumers regarding the environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service. This Greenpeace site is a great resource to find more case studies of companies' greenwashing as well as other criteria and how to suggestions for businesses to go green ethically.

Argus Clearinghouse: Web Site Evaluations
This University of Michigan site rates Web sites on a scale of 1-5. Helps evaluate a site?s credibility. Note: The site is no longer actively maintained, but its archives are still useful.

HotBot: 10 Most Requested List
Ranks sites based on how often they?re visited.

SlipUps.com
Mistakes in movies, books, quotes, TV shows, etc.

CataLaw: Site Credibility
Check a site?s credibility using tools on this page.

Evaluating Quality on the Net

Evaluating Information Found on the Net

10 C?s for Evaluating Internet Resources

Bibliography on Evaluating Internet Resources

Federal Trade Commission: Job Scams

Widener University: Evaluating Web Resources

Virtual Chase Accuracy Page
Law librarian Gene Tyburski offers tips on evaluating information on the Web.

Getting It Right: Verifying Sources on the Net

Johns Hopkins: Evaluating Information Found on the Internet

Cornell University: Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages

Example of a Bogus Site: HollywoodPulse.com
A great example of a made-up Hollywood news site that Fox News Channel took for a professional site, interviewing a member of the satirical site for a serious news story. Remember: If your mother says she loves you, check it out! Just because it looks professional, doesn't mean it is professional.

Fortune 500 Business Blog Wiki
Links to hundreds of corporate blogs. Some are generated by the companies, some are written anonymously by current/former employees. Some are consumer watchdog sites that focus on specific industries. Be sure to fact-check and confirm any information you find on these blogs.

2012: Six End of the World Myths Debunked

Information Week: Seven Fantastic Internet Hoaxes

MSN: 10 Biggest Internet Hoaxes of All Time
List from PC World.

MyDeathSpace.com
Web site that links to the MySpace pages of the dead.

Fact-Checking/Hoaxes

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The Consumerist
This corporate watchdog site blows the whistle on bad customer service, poor products and corporate waste. It's a great resource for tracking local companies (through the site's search) and tracking how consumers are dissatisfied. Be careful using material on the site, as some of it may be unconfirmed material. But it serves as a good road map for finding business stories.

StrangeFacts.com
A cool resource for offbeat stats and facts.

Poynter: Eight Classic April Fool's Pranks

Museum of Hoaxes
Don't be fooled by urban legends and if it sounds too good to be true, it is.

Sree's Tips on hoax sites
Don't get fooled. A Columbia University prof. has a great list of tips and examples of online hoaxes.

NewsPlace.org
A search site that features a "Grammar Matters" review section.

Cyveillance.com
Tracks how brands, people are under attack on the Web.

Tech Law Journal

Snopes2.com Urban Legends Reference Pages
Think a story or tip might be made up? Use this page to search for some urban legends.

Truth or Fiction?
This site takes "rumor mill" e-mails we all receive and determines if they are true or false. There is a good list of Attack on America information.

UrbanLegends.About.com

The Red Tape Chronicles
Blogger Bob Sullivan looks at Internet scams and consumer fraud. Very easy to navigate and find what you're looking for.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly or Why It's A Good Idea to Evaluate Web Resources
From Susan E. Beck of the New Mexico State University Library.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators at DiscoverySchool.com

DeadorAliveInfo.com
A handy quick-reference, fact-checking site for copy editors. Find out if a celebrity is dead or alive.

Fortune 500 Business Blog Wiki
Links to hundreds of corporate blogs. Some are generated by the companies, some are written anonymously by current/former employees. Some are consumer watchdog sites that focus on specific industries. Be sure to fact-check and confirm any information you find on these blogs.

Naymz.com
Free tool to track your online identity.

ReputationDefender.com
Tool that tracks and helps correct online identity. Some of it is fee-based.

2012: Six End of the World Myths Debunked

Information Week: Seven Fantastic Internet Hoaxes

MyDeathSpace.com
Web site that links to the MySpace pages of the dead.

Criggo: Newspaper Mistakes

Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time

Related Military Links

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

National Institute of Medicine: Military & Veterans
Studies, breaking news stories and experts.

MaptheFallen
This site uses Google Earth to enable the user to pinpoint where, when and how each service member died since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan. A line connects the service member's approximate location of death to his or her hometown. You can download the map off of this blog.

SAJA: Mumbai Attack Resources

Military.com
Latest headlines from U.S. military.

Armed Forces.com

U.S. Army

Army Technology

National Archive: Civil War Records

U.S. Marine Corps

Air Force

Air Forces in Europe

U.S. Navy

The Office of Naval Research
This office manages the science and technology programs for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard News
Designed to give journalists a one-stop resource for Coast Guard information.

Air National Guard

Stratfor.com Defense Information
The site charges a fee, but you can still get a decent amount of stories for free, and sign up for a free e-mail.

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Research, education, veteran's benefits, issues and expert sources.

Internet Resource Collection: Terrorism
UC-Irvine U.S. Government Librarian Kay Collins librarian gathered this great collection of links and references. It's easy to scan and offers some real gems, including an RSS feeds from the Department of Homeland Security.

Commission on Wartime Contracting

USA.gov: Defense and International Relations Agencies
This site helps you identify government agencies at local, state, federal and international levels.

U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute
Publishes security and strategic reports that bridge the military and academia, and covers terrorism issues.

United Nations Action to Counter Terrorism

Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
Newsroom and list of commission members, contact information.

Homeland Defense Journal
Full archives of publications, special reports, etc.

The Atlantic: World War II in Photos

Center on Conscience and War
A nonprofit in Washington, D.C., that provides legal advice to U.S. troops.

Veteran's Day
History of the holiday and teaching resource guide.

Department of Defense: Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A 734-page .PDF dictionary. It?s hard to print, but use a direct link or save to a hard drive or a CD-ROM.

ReligionLink: Iraq Resources
A great collection of organizations, information and links on values, ethics, etc. as they're applied to the war.

Iraq Deaths: Military Deaths by State
From the Vermont Valley News, deaths per capita by state, etc.

IRE: Terrorism-Related Materials
Information includes resources on terroist organizations and attacks, international reporting sources, guidelines on international sources and articles written for The IRE Journal and Uplink about covering international stories and terrorism.

Media Coverage--Iraq
Department of the Parliamentary Library, Parliament of Australia.

BYU: World War I Document Archives
From the Brigham Young Library.

War in Iraq -- Economics
Department of the Parliamentary Library, Parliament of Australia.

Eyewitness to History
War history and anecdotes through the eyes of those who lived it.

Veterans Administration: Memorial Day

Network for Good: U.S. Troops Support
A great collection of links to troop support and resource sites.

RAND Corporation National Security Research
Federally funded documents center has a variety of links, reports and resources on military and national security issues.

RAND Corporation Public Safety Research
Federally funded documents center has a variety of links, reports and resources on public safety issues.

Homeland Security Page
Tom Ridge's page gives the Current Nationwide Threat Level.

PBS Frontline: Foreign Affairs and the Military

United Nations Counter-Terrorism Online Handbook

Afghan Recovery Report
Afghan journalists, working with support from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and Media Action International (MAI) offer a free service aimed at providing local and international media outlets with "objective and reliable news from local sources.

National Coalition of Homeless Veterans

Department of Veteran Affairs Homeless Page

MilitaryPhotos.net
Shots from Iraq, etc.

Veterans Day History

U.S. Army: Digital Video & Imagery Distribution System
Search through past stories.

Center for Security Policy

Department of Defense

DefenseLink
Site from the U.S. Department of Defense. Releases, photos, transcripts, speeches, e-mail advisories and more.

National Terrorism Alert Page

Heritage Foundation's National Security Page

PBS NOVA: Combat Hospital
Story of a war zone hospital.

Inside Defense
Defense industry news.

Military Tribunals

Military Connection

FirstWorldWar.com
Encyclopedia, maps, documents, photos, etc.

About.com: Listing of Military Marriage Sites

America's New War
Track the Terrorism conflict for a "good news, bad news" perspective.

GlobalSecurity: Track Troops in Middle East

American Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services

Army Emergency Relief

Navy/Marine Relief Society

Air Force Aid Society

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

Cyberjournalist.net 9/11 Attack Resources
Dozens of great resources.

The War in Context
News and commentary from the global press and alternative media relating to the war on terrorism and the Middle East conflict.

PBS Frontline: Terror and Tehran

Military Bomb Disposal Techniques

Armed Forces Epidemiological Board

Army Medical Monthly Surveillance Report

Naval Health Research Center

World War I Diaries
Listed by subject, author, period.

Veterans Administration: National Center for PTSD
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder information and research.

Defenselink: Department of Defense Almanac
A breakdown of the departments, employment stats, budgets and more.

CNN Fact Sheet: U.S. Attacks Terrorism
FAQ, bios of key players and background on the retaliatory attacks.

About.com's U.S. Military Page

About.com U.S. Newspapers Terrorist Links

MSNBC Interactive War Map
A great explanatory site that includes history, interpretations, etc. of the Islamic faith.

Marine Corps History and Museum Division
All sorts of historical information.

U.S. Use of Pre-emptive Military Force
A .PDF file.

Global Beat: NYU's Center for War, Peace and the News Media
This site is useful for anyone who is interested in international news. Each week, Global Beat runs stories and backgrounders on important areas of the world, such as Iraq, Chechnya, South Asia, etc.

Military Photojournalism Projects

Terrorist Attacks: Regional Maps of Afghanistan
Several maps of Afghanistan, Kabul and several other places in the country and region. From the University of Texas at Austin.

U.S. Army: Soldier Stories
Run by the U.S. Army, this site focuses on interesting stories that might not have made the mainstream news.

Pentagon Memorial
From MilitaryCity.com.

CIA Maps

EarthExplorer Maps Via USGS

Military History Encyclopedia
Reference for wars, individuals, weapons, concepts behind the wars, etc.

List of POW/MIAS
The Library of Congress has a list of prisoners of war and MIAs.

Not Forgotten
Track the Pentagon's efforts to clear up uncertainties about POWs.

National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia
The site includes a state-by-state listing of the missing.

Kitchen Table Gang: Helping Veterans
A veteran's group that helps hospitalized veterans.

Military Family Support Center
Links to dozens of organizations.

Medals Of Honor
The U.S. Army Center of Military History has a database of more than 3,400 Medals of Honor that ave been awarded since the decoration's creation in 1861. Transcripts are categorized by war.

CyberSeals.org
This site "outs" people falsely claiming to be a part of the elite Navy unit.

Military Law and Justice

Military Press

Center for Defense Information

Art of World War I
An archive of photography and artwork.

MilitaryCity.com (U.S.)
Links to all the official Armed Forces Web sites.

Inside Defense

Interagency Civil-Military

Pacific Stars & Stripes

Army Times

U.S. Army Association

U.S. European Command

U.S. Military Academy

Military Chaplains Association of the USA

National Funeral Directors: Military Funeral Section

Military Funeral Honors

Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans burial sites
This site offers information about funerals, ceremonies and sites.

Footnote.com: World War II Archives
Footnote and the National Archives assemble a collection of photos, news articles, case files about war crimes, accounts of air battles and much more.

Library of Congress: Experiencing War: Veterans' History Project

Wartime Contracting Commission

Veterans National Archives

Veteran's Day Home Page
The page includes a patriotic fact sheet, a listing of scheduled events in Washington DC, and links to other regional sites.

American Legion

Korean War 50th Anniversary
Great research on the "forgotten war."

Vietnam War History

Vietnam Vets

Vietnam Women's Memorial Project

The Virtual Wall
An interactive tour of the Vietnam Memorial.

Veterans History Project
A great collection of military facts, stats and figures.

Online Vietnam Memorial
Features a database of more than 58,000 names.

D-Day Memorial

Desert Storm

U.S. Naval Observatory
Sun and moon data by year (from 1700 to 2100).

Korean War: 50th Anniversary
Dramatic images, maps, and online recollections from those who served.

Civil War Portal
Facts on units, weaponry, battles, etc.

20th Century Castles: Missile Bases

War Times Journal

Military: Surveying Engineering and Mapping Center of Expertise

Historic Government Publications from World War II [.pdf]
This new site from Southern Methodist University boasts more than 200 government documents from World War II.

ACES: Iraq Facts
Research from The American Copy Editors Society. Links to military, weapons, media outlets and more.

Washington Post's Dot Mil Column
Written by William Arkin, a former military intelligence analyst.

Washington Post: Fog of War

PhonyVeterans.com
Tips how to/what to do if you spot a phony veteran.

POW Network
How to spot phony POWs.

VeriSeal.org
How to check to make sure someone claiming to be a Navy Seal really is one.

Navy Frogmen
How to check to make sure someone claiming to be a Navy Frogman really is one.

Beliefnet.com: Memorial Day
Many features about Americans and the wars they fought.

DigitalJournalist.org: Bitter Passage: Kent State & the Fall of Saigon
A super multimedia package on the Vietnam War.

Sonshi.com: Sun--Tzu's "The Art of War"
Full translation of the 2,000-year-old Chinese book of strategy on and off the field of battle.

Photojournalism: A Record of War

Ancestry.com: Military Records
Organized by war or by timeline, the site offers thousands of records, old newsreels, etc.

Medals of Honor Breakdown
Stats on types of honors by military branch.

Military Brats Registry
This site is a riot: An online community for military brats to get in touch with one another.

Homeland Security Digital Library
Search engine allows you to scan more than 30 homeland security blogs.

G.I. Bill

British National Risk Register
Cabinet office assess threats to Great Britain, including flu, flooding, terrorist attacks, etc.

NYU Globalbeat Tips

Library of Congress: The Vietnam-Era Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action Database
Search U.S. Government documents on U.S. military listed as unaccounted for as of December 1991.

The Great War Archive
Materials on WWI.

Air&Space Magazine
Smithsonian online magazine includes History of Flight, Flight Today, Military Aviaton and Space Exploration.


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