Social Science

Economics

Acton Institute
The Acton Institute is interested in religious pluralism,
individual liberty, free markets, and limited government.
This site defines the organization, its activities, and its
publications.

Commodity Flow Survey
The U.S. Census Bureau provides information here on commodity flows within the United States. Viewing, downloading, search available. Feedback encouraged.

The Dismal Scientist
This excellent economics site offers you a dictionary of economics terms, a calendar of economic indicator release dates, current indicator readings, analysis of economic regions, forecasts, thoughts, and more.

EcEdWeb
The Economic Education Website is a great resource for economics educators, K-12 through college. Lesson plans, a multitude of annotated links.

Economic History Services
In an attempt to provide a central source of information for economic historians, EH.Net has put together book reviews, course syllabi, professional information, and internet resources.

EconWPA
Devoted to the free distribution of working papers in economics, this Economics Working Paper Archive put up by Washington University contains more than 22 subjects, plus test posting and meeting areas.

The Economist
This experimental home page of The Economist, "the international weekly journal of news, ideas, opinion and analysis," offers selected articles and surveys. You can also arrange for a free e-mail subscription to their "Business This Week" and "Politics This Week" columns.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Business, financial, and labor market information is available here, as well as FRED, the historical economic database, and the Beige Book, summary of current economic conditions. There are also links to other Federal Reserve sites and to a number of domestic and international business sites of interest.

JokEc
Put together by a Finnish economist, these "jokes about conomists and economics" are great fun to read, presumably for economist and layman alike.

Morgan Stanley: Global Economic Forum
Daily commentary "on the events and forces shaping the financial markets around the globe." The archives contain a number of interesting articles.

The National Budget Simulation
This is your chance to balance the budget, short version or long, brought to you by UC-Berkeley's Center for Community Economic Research.

Quote.com
Quote.com provides financial market data, including current quotes on stocks, options,commodity futures, mutual funds, and bonds. Some is free, some not. One neat feature is the stock price alarms via e-mail service.

Resources for Economists on the Internet
This is a massive collection of categorized economics links, each with an extensive description. The author has included a handy shortcut section. Nicely done.

The Salary Calculator
This is great if you're thinking about moving, but also interesting if you're studying the differences in cost of living across the U.S. and the rest of the world. Input your current residence, destination, and salary, and it will tell you how much you will have to make to move there and keep the same buying power.

STAT-USA/Internet
This is a subscription service, but offers a wide variety of current financial information (bond, foreign exchange, treasury rates, trends, etc.) which might make it a good investment for you. The STAT-USA quarterly newsletter and "selected publications" are free.
The Sticky Wicket- Poverty's Home Page
This site truly introduces one to the thoughts and feelings of the homeless and poor. It's big on welfare and community issues and contains the Cyber Herald, which is published weekly on such news and events, plus a really engaging Thoughts for Today section.

Wall Street Research Net
Investors, professional and private, can benefit from the 140,000 links offered here on actively traded companies and mutual funds.

Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo offers weekly U.S. economic commentary, foreign exchange reports, investment and international trade news, and an invitation to join their online banking program.

Ethic and Cultural Studies

ARTFL Project
The University of Chicago's Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (whew...no wonder they use an acronym!) was created as a database of words from written French. It now contains over 150 million words ranging from the 17th to the 20th centuries. A great tool for French scholars and researchers, as well as lovers of language.

African Studies Quarterly
This interdisciplinary electronic journal focuses entirely on scholarly writings concerning Africa. The first volume is online with articles examining issues such as Judicial Responses to Genocide and Livelihoods and Security in Africa.

Africana Studies
Africana Studies at The University of Toledo presents, in addition to its own programs, links to a huge list of other universities' African Studies departments, African and Caribbean links, links pertaining to the state of African-Americans in the US, and more.

Amazon Interactive
Through word and picture, this excellent site will help you learn about the Ecuadorian Amazon, its rainforest, and its people. Then you get to make decisions about running a community ecotourism project to make money so that you don't have to clear so much of the rainforest to live.

American Folk
Brought to you by a group of folklorists at UCLA and dealing with American folklore and pop culture, American Folk offers you slice-of-life portraits of a number of very different personalities.

American Indian Studies Research Institute
The American Indian Studies Research Institute is an interdisciplinary research center which focuses on projects relating to American Indians. The Institute's Web page documents its history. Interesting links.

Arctic Circle
This is a comprehensive look, in text and photo, at the lands and people of the Arctic Circle using three themes: natural resources, history and culture, and social equity and environmental justice. You'll find very interesting information on indigenous peoples and their situations in the face of natural resource exploration.

AskAsia
Since 1956 the Asia Society has worked "to foster understanding and communication between Americans and the peoples of Asia and the Pacific." Site categories include News and Information, For Educators (with many lesson plans and related links), and an Adult-Free Zone. Lots of helpful information, well presented and frequently updated.

Azteca Web Page
Find out about the Treaty of Guadalupe, Mexico's Indian population, the definition of Chicano, and what and where Aztlan is. Lots of good information on this culture and the issues affecting it.

Black Facts Online!
This is a cool site on black history in which you can search by date or word. All kinds of events and people are listed.

CLNET
CLNET, part of the Chicano/Latino Electronic network, is interested in "Building Chicana/o Latina/o Communities Through Networking." There's information here on jobs, research, and libraries, as well as sections for students, community, and personal pages, and a virtual museum.

Center for Multilingual Multicultural Research
The University of Southern California has made available this great collection of multicultural resources including African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic, and Native American annotated sites, plus news, articles, teacher training and technology projects, and more.

China the Beautiful
Chinese art, history, culture, and mythology are featured on this site, which contains a selection of Chinese poetry in both English and Chinese in the reading room.

Chinese Language Related Information Page
A number of resources for anyone interested in Chinese, including speakers and students of Chinese languages, China scholars, Chinese teachers, translators, linguists, East Asiatic librarians, and computer programmers.

Czech Happenings
Would you like to know what is going on in the Czech Republic? If so, this site is for you. Read about politics, learn the latest Czech sports scores, or learn how to speak a little Czech. To fully enjoy all this site has to offer, you need a WAV enabled browser.

Diario de Yucatan
Included on this site: the history of the Yucatan, classifieds, services directory, news, and a large section on the "World and Culture of the Maya". The Maya links are the most fun because you can check out recent archealogical findings and learn a lot about these ancient people.

Estonian Folklore
Site topics include: institutions, publications, data bases, research fields, events, folklorists, folklore, and links. It's a nice and simple layout with lots of info on the people of the different regions, plus an analysis of folklore and its importance

FrogMag
Written for, by, and about French citizens living internationally, this well known publication is now available online. And yes, of course, it's in French. You were expecting maybe German? :)

The Hellas Home Page
This is probably the best source for Greek and Hellenic links and information on the web: everything from cheese to the press to schools. This page was formed to promote the Hellas list, a newsgroup, which is also a great source.

IGC's African American Directory
The Institute for Global Communications has put together a site loaded with interesting topics. Right now there is information on a campaign to free an imprisoned activist on death row, a focus on Black History Month, and an online resource guide for the black church fires. There's also a permanent section called "OUR VOICES: Where Do We Go From Here?" filled with quotes and essays.

Indigenous Peoples' Literature
This is a huge collection of material on the cultures of indigenous peoples all over the world. Included are writings, sayings, art, music, myths, prayers, stories, and poetry. The layers of organization are sometimes a bit difficult, but the site has much to offer.

Kids Web Japan
This is a terrific site, geared for kids but of interest to anyone who wants to know about Japan. Categories include Tradition, History, Politics, Schools, Industry, Daily Life, Ecology, and more. There's a place to ask questions and a place to play games, plus news, cool sites, much more.

Kwanzaa Information Center
At this site you can find out what Kwanzaa is and read definitions of its symbols and principles. There's information on the history and on books for children.

Museums of Russia
This site offers links and reviews of Russia's museum sites on the Web, along with information on tourism and a Kids' area. Parts are slow to load and there are a few organizational and language glitches, but if you're searching for Russian culture or history, it's definitely worth a look.

The National Civil Rights Museum
This is the museum online, where you can take a virtual tour (brief descriptions of events and history), learn about the museum, and check out up-coming events and exhibits.

Native American Documents Project
There's a fair amount of information on this site already, though the creators make it very clear they're just scratching the surface. The objective is to catalog and detail the history of US federal government policy towards Native Americans and make it easily accessible.

PolishWorld
This site includes a large list of categorized Polish links, information on Polish customs, an address book, a search for information on your surname, and free travel guides.

South Asian Milan
South Asian Internet Resources brings you a huge resource on India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal, including news, business, food, education, and much more.

SouthEast Asian Images & Texts Project
This is a searchable digital archive of historical photographs from southeast Asia. The search is absolutely wonderful: you can search by activity, crop, people (nationality, age, gender, occupation) and place because you can use keywords.

Thai Students On-Line
This site tries to give you "a clearer insight into what life is like for children in Thailand," complete with a chance to ask questions of Thai students. There's lots of information, in word and picture, on the country's language, culture, and economy. This fun site also lets you visit a Thai school and a Thai home, learn about scouting in Thailand, and more.

This Week in American Indian History
This is fascinating history, discussing for each day of the year the Native American happenings from the 16th century to the present. There are also hundreds of Tribe names, with meanings and many with alternate names, and various tribes' names of the moons (months).

WCSU List: World Area Studies Internet Resources
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Social Sciences has put together a large collection of social studies Internet resources, categorized by world area. There are also Worldwide and World Indigenous Peoples categories, and links to WCSU resource lists in other subjects.

The Web of Culture
This is "the leading source for cross-cultural information on the web." You can find out about capitals, consulates, cuisine, currency, jobs, holidays, languages, and more in different countries. Take a quiz to see how much you know, chat, and get an e-mail pal.

History

1492: An Ongoing Voyage
This site features information on Columbus's historic voyage from the Library of Congress archives. Not much on graphics, but a lot of good information here.

A&E Biography
Biographical information on individuals featured on A&E's Biography series. Lots of information simply presented makes this site a great online resource.

Academy of Achievement
The Academy of Achievement brings you pictures and stories of "legendary achievers" of the 20th century in areas such as arts, public service, sports, and science. It's a diverse and interesting group. There's also a section where you can hear achievers tell how important qualities such as passion and vision have been to them. (Slow, but there is a low bandwidth version.)

The Age of King Charles V (1338-1380)
The Bibliotheque Nationale de France presents this large site containing historical information of the King Charles V period. It's organized well, with access to many documents, manuscripts, and works of art. Available in English and French.

Alexander Graham Bell Notebooks Project
The complete notebooks of Alexander Graham Bell, containing notes on his experiments, are scanned in and ready for your reading pleasure.

Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone
This site provides information on Bell's research, with flowcharts of his progress and experiments, and a helpful narrative to assist in understanding the inventor and his path.

Alice Williamson Diary
A part of the Duke University Special Collections Library, this site presents a 36-page diary kept by a school girl, Alice Williamson, in Gallatin Tennessee from February to September 1864. The diary focuses on the occupation of Gallatin by Union forces..

American Museum of Natural History
"One of the world's preeminent scientific and educational institutions," the American Museum of Natural History offers here exhibits and information on many aspects of natural history, as well as museum information, news, and current research.

American Treasures of the Library of Congress
This online version of an exhibition on permanent display in Washington D.C. is a history lover's delight. See, among many others, the contents of Lincoln's pockets on the night he was assassinated, Thomas Jefferson's handwritten draft of The Declaration of Independence, or a baseball card from the late 19th century.

The American West
This site contains extensive information on the development and history of the American West. There are maps, stories, and links focusing on Westward Expansion (Lewis & Clark, Oregon Trail), The Alamo, European Emigration, Women of the West, and Native American Tribes and Nations, and even a whole area about western films. Lots to look at and explore!

Archiving Early America
This is a great resource for early American History. You can find images of actual historic documents, solve an interactive cross-word puzzle, read the Early American Review, and participate in a "Town Crier" online forum. Wonderful content and pictures!

California Museum of Photography
A large archive of mostly historical photos from the California Museum of Photography's collection. They make you dig to get to the images, and many of them are fairly slow to load...still, it's worth a trip.

Canadian Women in History
This is a great resource about women from Canada's past. You will find short biographies and references to other resources.

The Castles of Wales
This is a very comprehensive, attractive, and well organized site dedicated to the castles of Wales. It lists more than 170 castles, many with pictures and one with virtual tour, and includes historical information and a section on Welsh Abbeys. Complete with Welsh language version!

The Civil War Home Page
This is a huge site offering information and links to everything about the Civil War, from battles to people, collectibles to reenactments.

The Costume Page
This "comprehensive index of costume and costuming-related links" offers you 2000 categorized sites (Now there's an indication of how big the Web is getting!) where you can find information on costumes, history, museums, design, materials, and more. Everyone from trick-or-treaters to theatrical costumers welcome!

Creative Impulse
The high school teacher who developed this site has built a resource which examines history through the Arts (Art, Music, Drama, Literature, and Culture) of each historical period. She starts with prehistory and takes you through the medieval period to the present. Lots and lots of links.

Cyber Antique Mall
This lovely "on-line community for lovers of antiques & collectibles" offers vendor booths and an online bookstore to browse, a number of useful articles for the enthusiast, an appraisal service, and more.

Exploring the West from Monticello
This is an online view of an exhibition of maps and journals examining the planning of the Lewis and Clark Expedition The exhibition largely utilizes documents from Thomas Jefferson's personal library of explorers' accounts, geographic works, and maps.

Faster Than Sound: Men of the X-1
This piece of NOVA Online is just too good to miss. Chuck Yeager flew the X-1 to break the sound barrier for the first time on October 14, 1947. Here you can read and listen to his words and those of other men vital to that effort and get a feel for what it was really like to step (or fly) into the unknown. (While you're here, check out a lot of other great NOVA stuff too!)

The Field Museum
The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago offers this award-winning site. "Life Over Time," the current exhibit, has extensive dinosaur information. The currator's archeological discoveries in South America are also chronicled here.

Glen Foerd on the Deleware
This site commemorates "the last surviving riverfront estate in Philadelphia." See pictures and maps of this Italianate mansion and grounds, and read about its history and the stories of those who built and enhanced it over the last century and a half. Includes archives and preservation and tour info.

The Great Pyramid
Many architects who have studied the Great Pyramid contend that even with the wonders of modern technology, we could not build it today! No wonderful graphics, but this is a fascinating study of the ancient pyramid and its history.

History - The 20th Century
This Mining Company site contains a weekly article dealing with some interesting aspect of this century's history, archives of past articles, and a wonderful Resource List of sites giving you information on the places, people, and events of 20th Century importance.

The History Buff's Home Page
This site, developed by the Newspaper Collectors' Society, is a searchable library of general American history as well as newspaper history. Categories include pre-18th century, the Civil War, and 17 others. There are also links to journalism sites.

The History Channel
The History Channel offers lessons on everything from Martin Luther King Jr. to lesser known historical figures and events. Includes both world and US history. A good source for kids, parents, and teachers.

History of Egypt
This link is on Egypt's Ministry of Tourism site and it has large amounts of information on Egyptian history, mainly taken from Egypt of the Pharaohs by Sir Alan Gardiner. The pages are organized chronologically by dynasty.

The History Net
Brought to you by the National Historical Society, this site is "Where History Lives on the Net." It's organized well and provides interesting reading on a wide range of topics in world and American history as well as "History Talk" and book reviews.

A History of Photography
Summarizing photography from its beginnings through 1920, this is a text presentation with information on the contributions of dozens of people and processes in early photography. It's an excellent resource, well organized for ease of use.

The History Place
The Timeline and related articles on World War II alone would justify this as an outstanding site, but The History Place also features wonderful exhibits on The American Revolution, the Holocaust, The Civil War, John F. Kennedy, and more. For your travels, see the list of historic areas by state.

The Labyrinth
"A World Wide Web Server for Medieval Studies," Georgetown University's Labyrinth provides an "Ariadne's Thread" to guide you through the knowledge they have uploaded to the web. The information is divided into subjects such as National Cultures, International Culture, and Special Topics. A wonderful resource.

Leonardo da Vinci
From the Museum of Science in Boston, this is an excellent Leonardo da Vinci site. See QuickTime movies of the Leonardo ("Scientist, Inventor, Artist") exhibit the museum hosted in the summer of 1997 and use multimedia presentations to learn about the Renaissance and this multi-talented genius.

The Library of Congress
The Library employs multiple search methods to encourage the use of its impressive site and its catalogs as well. The site's feature exhibits tell America's story through documents, photos, movies, and audio. There's an educators' Learning Page and a great Today in History feature in addition to the massive research possibilities.

LITHICS-Net
There's more information here on "North American Aborigine Projectile Points and Lithics" (arrowheads to most of us) than we knew existed! There's a glossary of lithics terminology, a set of labeled drawings of the various point types, lists of reference books and periodicals, and excellent links.

Medieval and Renaissance Fact and Fiction
This is a guide to Web resources "for people who are interested in the history, culture, literature and re-creation of the Middle Ages and Renaissance." Most links have some annotation.

Military Books Online
Looking for online research resources on various aspects of military history? This is the place to go; there's great information here.

Monticello, The Home of Thomas Jefferson
A great interactive tour of Monticello, with historical background of Thomas Jefferson's day and scientific endeavors. This is a wonderful educational site, including such things as his recipes for muffins and ice cream and the written memories of his children and grandchildren.

Moyse's Hall
Here you will find an example of Norman domestic architecture. In addition to views of Moyse's Hall and information about it, there is a variety of other information including facts about the first hunters and British Tribal Kingdoms. Very interesting.

Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page
Mr. Donn teaches ancient history to sixth graders in Maryland. This impressive site offers his own units on Ancient Greece and Mesopotamia (detailed daily lessons, activities, a unit test) plus wonderful teaching resources he's gathered on a dozen ancient cultures including Egypt, Rome, China, Africa, Aztecs, etc. Site also includes Mrs. Donn's Special Sections, maps, games, and more. Excellent.

Museum of the City of San Francisco
Here's an extremely well organized look at the history and artifacts of San Francisco. The documents are fascinating and tell the story of the settlement of California as well as of this beautiful and famous city.

The Napoleon Foundation
The Napoleon Foundation is dedicated to the study of the civil and military achivements of the first and second empires. The site includes a history of the time period, and in-depth information on the Bonaparte family. Very impressive, and it's available in French or English.

National Holocaust Memorial Museum
Though primarily this is information about the musuem, the "Learning About the Holocaust" section provides educators with information for teaching about the holocaust. There are also excerpts from the official trial with accompanying photographs (though some are pretty graphic).

National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project promotes multicultural women's history awareness. The web site offers information regarding National Women's History Month (March) as well as great quotes by and about women's history, a women's history test (bet you can't get them all right) and links to other women's history web sites.

Native American Documents Project
There's a fair amount of information on this site already, though the creators make it very clear they're just scratching the surface. The objective is to catalog and detail the history of US federal government policy towards Native Americans and make it easily accessible.

Natural History Museums and Collections
You can link from here to hundreds of museums, botanical gardens, conservation sites, and libraries around the world. Many of these are truly spectacular. Sources are divided by continent and arranged alphabetically.

Odin's Castle of Dreams & Legends
Visit the rooms of Odin's Castle and find hundreds of links to history sites on the Web. Starting with the origins of man, moving through ancient civilizations, the Renaissance, American history, religions, and many more categories, this site offers you access to a huge chunk of the history available on the Internet.

The Political Graveyard
"The Web Site That Tells Where the Dead Politicians Are Buried" has an extensive database that gives more information than you might ever want to know about anyone who has ever served in the U.S. House or Senate, as Vice President, or in the Continental Congress. In addition to birth and death information, you get lists of politicians in alphabetical order, by state and offices held, and even more. Whether you are interested in history or trivia you'll find it and find it and find it here.

President
If you're looking for information on the US Presidency (including multimedia files such as images and audio clips), this is a great online resource from the University of North Carolina.

The Provincial Museum of Alberta
Featuring the human and natural history of Alberta and western Canada, The Provincial Museum of Alberta presents 12 curatorial programs, exhibits, galleries, and events. The Museum's site is extensive and rich with information for educators and students alike.

Sherwood Forest
If you can't make it to Sherwood Forest, the home of President John Tyler, spend some time on this site and you might well feel like you've been there. In animation, you can literally watch the home develop through history. If you have QuickTime VR you can take an extensive "tour" as well. Even if you've been to Virginia to see this historic plantation, you'll want to visit it on the web!

Social Studies Online Resources
World and U.S. Geography, History, and News sites are compiled and categorized here with useful annotations. If you are a teacher or student of Social Studies, this should be a helpful site for you.

Social Studies Sources
This is a large group of briefly annotated Social Studies links compiled for K-12 teachers and students. Sites are listed in such categories as General, World, and U.S. History, Government/Politics, and Geography/Culture.

Stratford Hall Plantation
Stratford Hall is the birthplace of Robert E. Lee, and of earlier Lee family members important in US history. This site details the history, archaeological finds, and current educational offerings of this unique property and offers help in planning a trip to this historic region.

Sulgrave Manor
Sulgrave Manor is the English home of George Washington's ancestors. This site gives event and visitor information of local interest, but also provides the history of the Washingtons and some insight into how the family of the first U.S. president came to live in North America.

Susan B. Anthony
This site offers a biography, photographs, and other information about Susan B. Anthony. As her niece said, "Because of Aunt Susan's love for women and perseverance in her cause, I have today the enjoyment of a great many more rights and privileges than my mother had twenty-five years ago."

TeachPDLaw's Research World
This collection of links was put together by a police officer who teaches several subjects in America Online's Academic Assistance Center. Among the subjects are World History, American History, The Arts, Culture & Society, and Research and Reference.

The U-Boat War in Cartoons
This little gem shows five wonderful old cartoons from newspapers of 1915-1916 depicting British, German, and United States reactions to the battles over shipping just prior to U.S. involvement in World War I. It's a nice history mini-lesson with exposition and questions.

The US Civil War Center
Everything you ever wanted to know about the US Civil War, and probably then some. This is an exhaustive catalog. Not much to look at, but the content makes it well worth the trip. And that does help it load faster.

Virtual Renaissance: A Journey Through Time
This is fun and fascinating history. There are many places to visit and a lot of information here, plus links to other great Renaissance and historical sites. If you go to the town and visit the school, you can learn about the alphabet and other lessons used by the students (boys only, of course!) of the day.

World History Chart
This site offers a "synchronoptic" view of world history, allowing the user to conceptualize world historical events in the format of what was happening on widely separated parts of the earth at the same time. They use a lot of frames, so if your browser doesn't support frames it can be a rough ride. If it does, the site is well worth your time.

Law

The Archimedes Institute
So what are the legal issues of outer space? The Archimedes Institute wants "to facilitate the development of sensible and efficient legal standards for the high frontier." This site combines a surprisingly large library of law documents, international agreements, legislation, reports, and aerospace resources with a forum for discussing space law and policy. Interesting.

Canadian Legal Resources
Here you can find Canadian lawyers and lawschools, learn about Canadian laws, or use The Cyberlaw Encyclopedia™. This site requires a frames enabled browser.

Criminal Justice
This is the Criminal Justice section of TeachPDLaw's Research World and contains a good selection of links in such areas as crime, prisons, death penalty, courts, and legal resources.

Fair Use and Copyright Material
Copyright is an area of law struggling to keep up with the explosion of online technology. Check out the status of various cases, opinions, and more on this valuable resource.

JURIST: Law Professors on the Web
This is a large source of law resources and scholarship. There are many law professors' home pages, online articles in a dozen categories, resource pages, a reference desk, faculty lounge, and more.

Lll Law Topics by Field
Cornell University has divided law into 18 different categories, and kept dividing from there until they have broken down the law into bite-sized morsels.

Law Guru
This home page of the Law Offices of Eslamboly & Barlavi offers two helpful features. One is questions and answers related to legal areas in which this firm specializes. The other is a search capablity of over 200 legal search engines.

Law Journal Extra
A major resource for legal professionals and law students, with many links to information both on the site and elsewhere on the Web.

Law and Politics Internet Guide
This is a huge resource containing legal resources and gateways, law research and journals, Continuing Legal Education resources, law research and book reviews, student resources, plus judicial/political/government sites. Great selections; many links are annotated.

Meta-Index for Legal Research
This straightforward and wonderfully useful site includes searchable legal indexes at both law schools and professional/legal associations. Categories include legislation, regulation, judicial opinions, and people in law. Nice.

A Mock Trial Experience
Read the case file, trial procedures, and other information pertinent to "The Village of Butler v. Jamie Armstrong and Bill Carter." From Temple University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, this trial was used for the 1996 Pennsylvania High School Mock Trial Competition.

University of Richmond Pre-Law Handbook
This is straightforward and unsentimental talk about whether you should go to law school, how to get there if you decide to go, and where to find many more resources to aid in your decision.

The WWLIA Legal Dictionary
The World Wide Legal Information Association offers laymen's definitions of legal terms, searchable by letter.

Military Technologies

Acronym Finder
Search here through 45,000 acronyms about computers,
technology, and the US military. Put in the acronym to find
out what it stands for or type in a word or concept to bring
up its acronym. This site has straightforward, helpful
directions, tips, and references to other helpful sites.

The Air Base
Here you can take a tour of an Air Force base. You can also find out about career and education opportunites with the Air Force, and explore the base hospital and find out about additional opportunites there.

Air ForceLINK
This is the official site of the U.S. Air Force. It includes "Global Engagement: A Vision for the 21st Century Air Force."

The American Legion
Learn all about the American Legion on their home page. Be sure to check out their Publications, Gulf War Health Issues, and News Releases pages!

Army Times
Take your pick of the Army Times, Air Force Times, Navy Times, or Marine Corps Times magazines. Find out "What's up" in the Fast Track or join a conversation in one of their forums.

The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
The Bureau of Atomic Tourism promotes tourist locations involving atomic explosives, their development, and the vehicles used to deliver them. More than a dozen museums and half that many explosion sites are included here, complete with information on how to get there and what you'll find.

DARPA
This is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency page. This agency keeps the US technologically superior to other countries.

DefenseLINK
This is the webpage for the Untied States Department of Defense. Get to know William S. Cohen, our new Secretary of Defense, or check out Career Opportunities, the history of the DoD, and their publications.

Jane's
Jane's Information Group brings you a wealth of information on Defense, Geopolitical Intelligence, and Transport (among other things).

MarineLINK
The official WWW information service of the United States Marine Corps.

Military City Online's Web Outpost
In the MCO's visitors tour you can read the Early Bird Brief, get information on military careers and bases, or download your own flight simulator! In order to have full access you must subscribe.

The Naval Research Laboratory
The Navy's Department of Research available online

NavyOnLine
A gateway to United States Department of the Navy online resources.

U.S. Air Force Academy
The U.S. Air Force Academy's official webpage. Learn about cadet life, or find out what it takes to be one.

U.S. Army
The official Web site of the US Army has lots of information and resources available. If you're interested in the army, it's worth checking out.

Untied Nations and Other International Organizations
The United Nations International Drug Control Programme provides a wealth of information on the UN and international affairs. If you're a global citizen or just trying to do a school report, this is the site to see.

The United States Air Force Museum
Great site dedicated to war aircraft. Loads of images.

Personal Services

Amateur Baseball Umpire Home Page
This site contains articles and other information on being a better umpire.

American Society of Bakery Engineers
The Baking Industry Information Network has a lot of links and information, some requiring membership.

The Bakery Foods Industry's Buyer's Guide and Monthly Magazine
Thissite contains information on baking, including want ads, industry news,equipment, schools, company guide, and a buyer's guide. You mustregister to use fully, but it's free.

Education - Cosmetology by Nerd World Media
Nerd World Media's cosmetology index, jobs, search engine.

The Electrolysis Referral Directory
Aninformation guide to help you look for an electrolysist in you area, orif you are interested in training or just need information, this is thesite.

The Escoffier On Line
Youcan look for a food industry job, post your resume, or add your link tothe Escoffier food service index. Some areas are incomplete or in needof update.

FoodWine.Com
Dedicatedto gourmet cooking, this site contains an electronic gourmet guide,food of the day, online store, and monthly features. This month itoffers a recipe to make a Bill Gates gingerbread boy!

The Gourmet Connection Magazine
Terrificand large, this site contains great cooking, health, and food serviceinformation. And you can search and access more than 6000 recipes!

The Internet Chef On-Line Magazine
Welcometo The Internet Chef, an electronic archive dedicated to the worship offood. If you are looking for cooking ideas, you'll find them here. Fullmeals, snacks, candies, plus tips and hints.

The Internet Culinary CyberCity
Fromprofessionals in the food business to people who like food, all willfind something of interest here. Recipes, seasonal articles, kitchen andequipment trends, coffee house chat. Excellent.

The Internet Epicurean
Acooking site containing feature articles on soup, wild game, applecider. Also contains feature menus, recipe exchange, library link,chef's forum, chef's shop, and feedback.

The NFDA Online
TheNational Funeral Directors Association homepage has information on theorganization, a media center, publications, careers, and consumerresources. Also available in Spanish.

The Referee/Umpire Home Page
Sitecontains information on referees from high school to college level.Rule changes for baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball,hockey, and wrestling. Also contains info on state and local groups, andcamps.

Star Chefs & Cookbook Authors
Recipesand articles by top chefs from around the world. Also contains ahelp-wanted section, wine info, and an events and gossip page.

Sweet Technology
The site contains information on the baking industry. Company provides food industry consulting.

The Vidal Sassoon Academy
Onlinesecrets to keep hair in top condition. Help from Sassoon's instructors."Because if you don't look good, we don't look good."

The Virtual Bar
An entertaining site dedicated to bartending. Helpful guides to ingredients, tools of the trade, and other useful information.

Philosophy

Abelard
A straight-text biography of this well known philosopher.

The American Philosophical Association
The American Philosophical Association offers lots of information online for their members and other visitors. You will find Association information, available publications, current opportunities for philosophers, and resources.

Aristotle et al.
Biographies and selected readings of a wide range of philosophers, placed online by Notre Dame University's Jacques Maritain Center.

Confucius
This "multi-lingual web site of Confucius Publishing" provides the works of Confucius and biographical information about him in sixteen languages.

Ethics Updates
Exploring the areas of Ethical Theory and Applied Ethics, this impressive site offers categorized links to Internet resources, discussion of ethics papers in progress, tips on using the Web in teaching and research, much more.

Great Thinkers and Visionaries
The author gives you easy access to the works, biography, and web resources of more than 40 thinkers, including Einstein, Da Vinci, Hawking, Rand, and McLuhan.

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
When the author says he's put together "the most comprehensive collection of philosphy resources on the internet," we would not be inclined to argue. He has links to philosophy guides in a dozen languages, and guides are just the first of 14 categories. Many links are annotated; the best show red stars. Excellent resource.

The Internet Classics Archive
English translations of almost 400 Greek and Roman texts are collected here. You can read Aristotle, Virgil, Hippocrates, and many others, comment on the works, and submit answers to a classics trivia question. There's also an annotated link list of other classics sources.

Plato
This brief biography provides the basics as well as some links to references and other web sites focusing on Plato.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Table of Contents
Each entry here is added and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in that field. The goal is that it will never be out of date. There are a lot of entries that are unavailable because they are not completed yet, but there are numerous subjects being added.

The Study Place
Containing critiques and commentary on both modern and ancient philosophy, this is considered one of the best sites on the Web for students of philosophy.
 
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