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Links Across the Curriculum

General Information <>

This site is the best starting point for research on the Internet. provides access to major search engines, primary reference resources, world news services, and top-notch sites about every imaginable subject—all from one page.

Presenters University <>

This site offers free online tutorials, downloads, and advice columns that can help you prepare your next presentation for class or on the job.

The Arts and Humanities

Electronic Texts

Download complete works of classic American and English literature from the Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts <>. Alex lets you search not only for titles and authors, but also for words and phrases within the texts. You can even download works in PDF, Palm Pilot, Rocket eBook, and other file formats. (You'll find classics from other disciplines there, too.)
     For specifically Canadian literary resources, there is a useful collection of links at The University of British Columbia <>.

Arts and Humanities (General)

The Internet Public Library has an excellent subject collection <> featuring the arts and humanities. Its collection is broken down into subjects including the fine arts, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, and theology.

Performing Arts has an outstanding performing arts links page <>, divided into three main areas: film, dance, and theater. The site further subdivides these areas into numerous categories and provides search capability by country, genre, and historical period.

Art History

To explore the history of art from ancient times to the present, visit Art History Resources on the Web <>. This impressive collection of links is a useful tool for students and anyone else who wants to expand his or her understanding of art.

The Physical and Life Sciences

Electronic Texts

Project Gutenberg <> houses an outstanding collection of electronic texts, including many classics from the physical and life sciences. Among these are works ranging from those by Leonardo da Vinci to Charles Darwin to the Human Genome Project team. (You'll find classics from the other disciplines there, too.)

The Physical and Life Sciences (General)

This directory <> of the sciences is a good starting point for general online scientific research. It breaks the life and physical sciences down into about two dozen subjects, and includes links for researching both general science and science multimedia.


The Calculators Online Center <> provides links to math, science, and engineering calculators, as you might expect. In addition, you'll find links to all manner of numerical tools, such as currency converters, cooking measures, gambling odds, and just about anything else quantifiable.


Statistical Resources on the Web <> is a great help when you are looking for numbers online. This collection of links to statistics sites can cut down your search time tremendously. The site is organized by topic, with sections devoted to demographics, economics, education, health, labor, and much more.
     An agency of the Government of Canada, Statistics Canada <> is a central and valuable source of detailed statistical data about all things Canadian.

The Social Sciences

Electronic Texts <> is an invaluable resource for electronic texts in the social sciences. There, you can download and study classics in philosophy, psychology, and theology by Henry Adams, Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, Mary Wollstonecraft, and many others. (You'll find classics from other disciplines there, too.)

The Social Sciences (General)

The World Wide Web Virtual Library has gathered an excellent collection of links for the social sciences, organized by subject. This page <> is the place to start if you're looking for good links to information in the fields of anthropology, business, demography, education, political science, psychology, and more.

Current Events

The CNN Student News <> site gives students and teachers a fresh way to explore current events. For students, the site features youth-oriented coverage of major ongoing stories, a "Student Bureau" featuring articles by student writers, and a discussion area. Tools for teachers include suggested lesson plans, special topics, and education news stories, which are available in the "Teacher Resources" section.
     The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News Site <> provides a Canadian perspective on world events, along with detailed national and local news. The "In Depth" section is especially useful for background on complex events and issues.

World Cultures

The Portals to the World <> site, from The Library of Congress, lets you take a virtual trip to many of the world's countries and geographic areas. Links for each country, from Afghanistan to Vietnam, include History, Language & Literature, Environment, Society, and more.

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