Tuesday, April 04, 2006

10 Useful and/or Fun Sites

1. What's Next -- Searchable database of adult books in series. From the Kent District Library in Comstock Park, MI.

2. Juvenile Series and Sequels -- Index to children's and YA series from the Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, MO.

3. Online Conversion Calculators -- Need to convert lux to footcandles? Feet per second to miles per hour? Pica to points? Conversion calculators for damn near anything.

4. Martindale's Calculators On-line Center - over 21,000 calculators from a lot of different fields.

5. RSS feeds for weather alerts from the National Weather Service.

6. RSS feeds for hurricane advisories from the National Hurricane Center.

7. Get a Human -- Instructions and phone numbers for bypassing automated phone systems and reaching a human being at lots of large companies.

8. Roadfood.com -- Where to eat when you're on the road.

9. The American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress. Fascinating stuff.

10. Directory of Open Access Journals -- lots of reseach and scholarly articles free for the reading.

2 Comments:

At 9:41 PM, Blogger Jean said...

Have I mentioned how wonderful librarians are lately? Thanks for a great list of links, Carter.

 
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