Other Items of Interest
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- National Public Radio (NPR): The Web server for National Public Radio (NPR) offers several resources, including breaking news; information on NPR news in depth; information on NPR programs and member stations; how to listen to NPR overseas; how to order transcripts and tapes of NPR programs; and information on contacting NPR.
- Public Broadcasting Service (PBS): The Web server for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) offers many features, including home pages for many PBS series, such as Mystery! and Masterpiece Theatre; special surveys and features; information on PBS programs; and, information on PBS member stations.
Museums and Institutions
- Musée d'Orsay: Located in Paris, France, the Musée d'Orsay is one of the finest art museums in the world, particularly for Impressionist art. Housed in a former train station and hotel, the museum's building is itself a masterpiece. The museum's Web site is in French and provides a variety of information about the Museum. If you are visiting Paris, please include this museum on your itinerary.
- NASA Information Services: Maintained by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a service of the Space Science Data Operations Office, this site includes information such as NASA's strategic plan; specific NASA strategies and policies; NASA public affairs information; history of NASA; NASA educational programs; NASA on-line educational resources; and a listing, by subject, of NASA information sources.
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- Smithsonian Institution: Composed of sixteen museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and numerous research facilities in the United States and abroad, the Smithsonian Institution was established in 1846 with funds bequeathed to the United States by James Smithson, an English scientist. The Smithsonian is an independent trust instrumentality of the United States holding some 140 million artifacts and specimens in its trust for "the increase and diffusion of knowledge." The Institution is also a center for research dedicated to public education, national service and scholarship in the arts, sciences and history.
- University of California Museum of Paleontology Server: The Museum of Paleontology is located on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley in the Valley Life Sciences Building. The purpose of the Museum's Web server is to explore the possibilities of an interactive natural history museum through the Internet.
Tools and Resources
- The Universal Currency Converter: Using the Universal Currency Converter (sponsored by Xenon Laboratories Incorporated) is very simple; it "allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate conversion on the Internet." The site also includes thorough and helpful documentation.
- Hopkins Philosophy Pages: This Web page at Johns Hopkins University provides information about the Philosophy Department at Johns Hopkins, as well as an up-to-date, comprehensive, and informative list of links to resources in philosophy and related disciplines.
- Liszt -- Directory of E-Mail Discussion Groups: A service of BlueMarble Information Services, this site is a searchable database of some 34,132 ListServ, ListProc, Majordomo, and independently managed electronic mailing lists from 933 sites. Instructions for subscribing to -- or retrieving more information about -- each list are included.
- Association of American University Presses On-line Catalogue: Maintained by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), this Web site is an on-line catalogue and book store of over 49,000 scholarly books in print at university presses.
World Wide Web and HTML
SEARCHING THE WORLD WIDE WEB
- Internet Search: This site, maintained by Netscape Communications Corporation, offers several on-line search engines for users trying to find a particular site or document on the Internet, or for users who are looking for a resource list on a particular subject. Search engines include InfoSeek; Lycos; WebCrawler; University of Geneva index of search engines; and, of course, Google.com.
- NCSA What's New?: A joint production of NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) and GNN (Global Network Navigator), this Web page contains information about new or changed sites on the World Wide Web; the information is updated three times a week.
- What's New on Yahoo: Maintained by Yahoo, a customized database designed to serve the needs of the thousands the Internet community, this site is an index of new sites on the World Wide Web.
HTML (WEB) PUBLISHING
- Introduction to HTML: Published by Eric A. Meyer and the Library Information Technologies at Case Western Reserve University, this Web site is an introductory tutorial on the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) used to create WWW documents.
- Style Guide for On-line Hypertext: This guide is designed to help the HTML author create a WWW hypertext database which effectively communicates the author's knowledge to the reader.
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