TOP ACADEMIC WEB SITES

Accounting Addiction Art
Athletic Training Biology Business Administration
Chemistry Criminal Justice Commercial Design
Computer Science Economics Education
English (Literature) English (Writing) English as a Second Language
French German Health
History Human Services International Studies
Mathematics Music Music Education
Nursing Physical Education Political Science
Psychology Publication Design Recreation
Religion and Philosophy Science Sociology
Spanish Speech Communication Theater

ACCOUNTING

AccountingCoach Tutorials about basic accounting practices.
American Accounting Association
Annual Reports Service Lists the full texts of annual reports from corporations, foundations and public organizations.
Rutgers Accounting Web "Promotes and facilitates the accounting profession into the electronic age."
SmartPros Accounting An online resource for accounting professionals which includes news, research materials and information on education and employment.
US Tax Code Online
Yahoo! Accounting and Auditing Links

ADDICTION

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcohol Studies Database Over 50,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations and other materials.
Gamblers Anonymous
Gambling Information on problems related to gambling from The Minnesota Lottery.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University A think tank devoted to studying substance abuse in society. Many research documents are available here.

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information A large database collection containing research information on issues relating to alcohol and drug abuse.
National Institute on Drug Abuse Scientific research in the field of drug abuse. Part of the U.S. Government's National Institutes of Health.
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health Multidisciplinary organization for promoting sexual health.
SAMHSA : The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Yahoo! Addiction Links

ART

The American Society For Aesthetics
Art History Resources on the Web Award-winning site with extensive links to sites covering all periods of art history throughout the world.
The Art Project : Powered by Google High definition images of works of art from major museums around the world.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Artcyclopedia "Our mission is to become the definitive and most effective guide to museum-quality fine art on the Internet."
Early American Paintings
History of Graphic Design : A Graphic Design Primer
National Gallery of Art See the collections and exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
National Museum of American Art The Art Museum at the Smithsonian Institution.
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
WebMuseum, Paris A vast online collection of paintings by artists from all periods of art history.
World Wide Art Resources Links to a large number of art-related sites, including art galleries, exhibitions, publications and schools
Yahoo! Visual Arts Links

Commercial Design/Publication Design
Corporate Design Foundation "This site contains resources for faculty, students, managers and others interested in the integration of design and business".
Color Matters Exploring how color affects us.

ATHLETIC TRAINING

American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons - Patient Information
Athletic Training This site has many interactive instruction segments.
Anatomy Atlases Interactive atlases of the human body.
National Athletic Trainers' Association
Sports Coach Provides scientific information related to athletic performance and presents training programs for a variety of athletic events.

BIOLOGY

Biology Lessons for Prospective and Practicing Teachers
The Biology Project "Interactive tutorials in many areas of the field of biology."
Botany.com The Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers.
Botany Links
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Human Anatomy Online Illustrations and animations of human anatomy.
WebGarden Collection of resources on gardening and horticulture.
Yahoo! Biology Links

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

General
Advertising Age
The Annual Reports Library Use this site to read annual reports and other information from a large number of companies
The Better Business Bureau "Helping consumers and businesses to maintain an ethical marketplace."
Business Law Lounge A collection of articles on a wide variety of legal issues connected with business.
Business Week
Forbes
Fortune
Gallup Online
U.S. Department of Labor
Yahoo! Business and Economy Links

Business News
Bloomberg.com
CNBC
CNNfn 
Fox Business News
Nightly Business Report The website of the daily television program.
Yahoo! Business News
Yahoo! Finance

International Business
International Business Resources on the WWW From the Center for International Business Education at Michigan State University.

Personal Finance/Investing
Bank Rate Monitor Provides current consumer bank rates for such things as mortgages, auto loans, CDs and savings accounts.
Kiplinger.com Personal finance news and advice.
InvestorGuide.com
Investor Protection Trust "Dedicated to non-commercial investor education."
Business Resource Center A page with links to information dealing with running your own business.
Moody's Investors Service

Small Business
Entreworld A site created by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership providing resources to assist small businesses.
Inc. Online Designed to assist people running their own business. Includes a searchable archive of articles from Inc. Magazine.
U.S. Small Business Administration Provides information about the agency and its services as well as providing general information for people interested in starting their own business ventures.

CHEMISTRY

American Elements Interactive periodical table of elements.
Chemistry News
Chem101 Virtual Textbook A reference text on general chemistry written by Stephen Lower of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.
CS ChemFinder Search for information on chemicals by name, molecular weight, boiling point, melting point, etc.
ChemSpider Search a database of over 20 million unique chemical structures and their associated properties.
WebElements "The periodic table of elements. Information about each element in the table is available."
ChemWeb "News, research information, and other chemistry related material." (You must register to use this site.)
American Chemical Society Journals Search for articles from over 30 journals published by the ACS. (Not full text.)
Yahoo! Chemistry Links

COMMERCIAL DESIGN

Graphic Design Listings from Yahoo!
Graphic Design and Publishing Center

COMPUTER SCIENCE

ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
Chronology of Events in the History of Microcomputers
Code
Programming Languages "An About.com directory."
WWW Computer Architecture Home Page An index to sites dealing with computer architecture.
Yahoo! Computer Science Links

ECONOMICS

Economic Indicators U.S. Census Bureau site listing the most current economic statistics in important areas.
Economics Statistical Resources Statistics in many areas of economic activity from the U.S. federal government.
Foreign Government Data Sources Economic, demographic, political and geographic statistics and data from foreign countries.
Library of Economics and Liberty A site containing online books and articles dealing with economics, markets, and liberty.

EDUCATION

American Universities "Links to the homepages of colleges and universities in the United States that grant bachelor's degrees."
Awesome Library A site that contains reviewed links to sites of use to teachers in all subject areas and also to educational support personnel.
The Behavior Home Page A site to assist educators and parents deal with behavior problems and challenges displayed by children and youth.
BrainPop Site with animated instructional segments in many subject areas.
CEC Lessons Plans Includes hundreds of lessons plans for K-12 classes.
Education World Indexes over 100,000 educational websites that deal mainly with the K-12 environment.
British Education Index Text of papers and research projects of educators and trainers.
The Educator's Reference Desk A directory of resources geared towards educators and parents.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Gateway to Educational Materials Resource for educators sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Education.
GlobalSchoolNet.org "Educational resources from Microsoft, including teacher activity guides, Encarta Schoolhouse and on-line software guides."
National Education Association
Science Education Gateway
U.S. Department of Education
World Data on Education Includes statistical profiles of the educational systems of over 100 countries.
World Lecture Hall Contains links to websites created by faculty members from all over the world to deliver college course materials. All academic subject areas are covered.
Yahoo! Education index
Yahoo! Kids Yahoo's web directory designed to help locate resources appropriate for children and youth.

ENGLISH (LITERATURE)

American Verse Project "An electronic archive of volumes of pre-1920 American poetry."
British Poetry 1780-1910: A Hypertext Archive of Scholarly Editions
Classics at the Online Literature Library A collection of online classic texts in the English language.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
English Literature Page at "The Voice of the Shuttle" A huge collection of links to English literature resources compiled at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Jane Austen's Novels Searchable full text and commentary.
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies Georgetown University
Literary resources on the Net Rutgers University
Literature, Cognition and the Brain Studies linking the fields of literary studies, neuroscience and cognitive theory.
Luminarium: Anthology of Middle English Literature (1350-1485) A site that features Medieval, Renaissance and 17th Century English literature. Includes biographies of authors, articles about authors and their works as well as literary texts.
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet "An annotated guide to scholarly Shakespeare resources on the Internet combined with original material about the Bard."
Online Books Page From Carnegie-Mellon University. Over 2500 free electronic books with searchable index.
Poetry Portal
Project Gutenberg Electronic texts of many literary classics.
The Victorian Web "Featuring literature, art, philosophy, religion, and politics from the Victorian period in Great Britain."
The Western Canon "Dedicated to preserving the tradition of the Great Conversation on the Internet." Links to writers and writings of western civilization.
Yahoo! Literature Links

ENGLISH (WRITING)

Writing on the Web
Absolute Write "A site designed to assist people involved in all kinds of writing."
Yahoo! Writing Links

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

ESLgold: English Study and Learning Materials

FRENCH

French Resources on the Internet Created and maintained at the University of Adelaide.
French-English Dictionary

GERMAN

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies 
German Studies Trails on the Web Interdisciplinary German resources.
The German Internet Project "Multimedia museum for German language, literature and cultural history."
Goethe Institut An organization which promotes Germany in all areas of cultural life.
Yahoo! German Language Links

HEALTH

Human Anatomy Online Provides interactive views of the human body.
MedlinePlus Nutrient Data Laboratory U.S. Dept of Agriculture site which provides information on nutrition content of all kinds of foods.
The Visible Human Project The National Library of Medicine is creating an anatomically detailed, three dimensional image of the male and female human body.
WebMD

Fitness

The President's Challenge Fitness challenge to Americans from the President's Council on Physical Fitness.
Exercise and Fitness From the American Heart Association.
Exercise and Physical Fitness From Medline Plus.
Exercise Counts : How Many Calories Will Your Activity Burn? A calorie burning calculator from the American Cancer Society.

Nutrition

American Dietetic Association Nutrition Information from the largest U.S. food professionals' organization.
Balance in Mind, Body and Soul Latest in health and nutrition from Sodhexo. Includes a nutrition calculator for items on Sodhexo menus.
Nutrition.gov Federal government site about food and nutrition.

HISTORY

World History
Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations
The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School Primary documents in law, history and diplomacy from earliest times to the present.
Ancient History From the BBC.
Discoverers Web Resources on voyages of discovery and exploration.
British History From the BBC.
Byzantium: The Byzantium Studies Page
Guide to History Resources on the Internet
The History Channel
The History net A collection of articles on a wide variety of historical subjects written for popular readership.
Internet Archive of Texts and Documents Primary and secondary history texts designed to assist undergraduate history students.
Internet History Sourcebooks Project "Collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use". Some specific titles are:
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
Internet African History Sourcebook
Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
Internet History of Science Soucebook
Internet Medieval Sourcebook Contains full text of primary documents from the medieval world in such areas as religion, politics, law and literature.
ORB: The On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies "Written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students."
Oral History Online A collection at the University of California, Berkeley.
Ready, 'Net, Go! Archival Internet Resources An index of archival indexes to help you find major indexes, lists, and database of archival materials.
Scholars' Guide to WWW A collection of links to high quality Web sites compiled by Richard Jensen, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Illinois, Chicago.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Web Sources for Military History
World Wars From the BBC.
World Wide Web Virtual Library -- History An index to a vast number world history sites on the internet.
Yahoo! History Directory

American History
AMDOCS : Documents for the study of American History An electronic archive of full-text documents from all periods of American History.
The American Civil War Homepage
American Memory The Library of Congress's digital library of images and texts illustrating U.S. history.
Digital History From the University of Houston providing digital resources to supplement the teaching of American history.
Liberty! : The American Revolution "The official online companion to LIBERTY! The American Revolution, a series of six one-hour documentaries originally broadcast on PBS."

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Information Technology Association of America
Information Technology News
InfoWorld "Coverage and evaluation of IT products for technology experts."
InformationWeek News about information technology.
NIST Information Technology Library "Supporting the information technology industry with measurements, standards, and research."
PC World: Technology News and Analysis
TechWeb Latest news in the field of information technology.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Countries of the World
Country Studies U.S. Department of Defense studies of 100 countries. Includes information about the political, economic, social and national security systems in each nation.
FSI Language Courses Foreign Language courses developed by the Foreign Service Institute. 34 languages are included.
U.S. State Department: Countries and Regions
World Fact Book Published by the CIA, this book includes key information about geographic, economic and political conditions in 267 countries around the world. Updated annually.
Yahoo! Countries Links

MATHEMATICS

American Mathematical Society
Cool Math 4 Kids
Encyclopedia of Mathematics
Gallery of Interactive Geometry
Mathematics Resources on the Web
MathWorld "The World's Most Extensive Mathematics Resource"
History of Mathematics Archive
Mathematical Sciences Career Information Contains information about careers for Mathematicians.
The Most Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics
WolframAlpha: Computational Knowledge Engine
Yahoo! Mathematics Links

MUSIC

All Things Strings The home page of Strings Magazine.
Beethoven the Immortal
Choral Public Domain Library Free sheet music for choirs.
The Classical Archives Sound files of the works of many classical composers.
Classical Net A wide array of informational files about classical music.
The Digital Tradition Folk Song Database Contains words and music to thousands of folk songs.
Drummerworld "About drums and drumming for drummers."
Historic American Sheet Music 1850-1920 Over 3,000 pieces of sheet music from Duke University.
Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America Includes lyrics, MIDI files and histories of folk songs.
G. F. Handel Home Page
Grove Music Online
Fundamentals of Piano Practice Full length online book designed to help piano students practice effectively.
Jazz at Lincoln Center "Broadcasts, educational materials, and information on Jazz music and artists."
Jazz, Music and History Extensive collection of links dealing with jazz and its history.
J.S. Bach Home Page
The Mozart Project "The life, times and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart."
Music and Dance page at "The Voice of the Shuttle" A huge collection of links to music and dance resources from all periods and geographic areas compiled at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Mutopia A site that contains free music for printing, downloading and sharing. All music is in the public domain (mostly classical).
Piano World "Information About: Pianos, piano lessons, tuners, dealers, teachers, movers, and more"
Popular Songs in American History
Red Hot Jazz Archive A history of jazz before 1930. Includes sound files of many recordings of early jazz stars.
Richard Wagner Archive
Sheet Music Archive Free and subscription-based sheet music
Sibelius Academy: Music Resources A huge site with links to sites dealing with all kinds of music.
Teoria: Music Theory Web Comprehensive information on music theory including tutorials, exercises and reference
Yahoo! Music Links

MUSIC EDUCATION

International Society for Music Education
Music Educators National Conference
Music Tech Teacher Many online resources for music teachers including lessons, quizzes and worksheets.
The Piano Education Page "A one-stop resource for teachers, students, parents of students, and fans of the piano."

NURSING

CINAHL sources Sites of interest to nurses and allied health professionals. (Not the CINAHL database).
Discover Nursing Comprehensive site discussing the nursing profession.
Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources A site that lists high quality links to sources of valuable health related information on the Internet.
Health Central
National Institute of Nursing Research
National Library of Medicine
Nursing Theory Site Lists sites dealing with various nursing theories.
NursingWorld Official site of the American Nurses Association.
PubMED (Formerly MEDLINE) A database which provides access to periodical articles in the field of medicine.
Yahoo! Nursing Links

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH

National Alliance for Youth Sports "Better Sports for Kids ... Better Kids for Life."
PE Central "Our goal is to provide the latest information about contemporary developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children and youth."
Positive Coaching Alliance Organization promoting the teaching of life lessons though positive coaching.
Sports Coach Provides scientific information related to athletic performance and presents training programs for a variety of athletic events.
Sports, Play & Active Recreation for Kids! Presenting solutions to childhood obesity.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

C-Span The cable channel dealing with all things political. Live broadcast feeds and archives of shows available.
The Constitution of the United States
CQ.com Web site of the highly respected publisher of information about congress and politics
CQ MoneyLine "The most comprehensive and objective resource on money in politics."
Politics1 Up-to-date news on politics and campaigns in the U.S.
U.S. State Constitutions

PSYCHOLOGY

American Psychiatric Association
IQ Test.com
National Institute of Mental Health
Personality Tests on the WWW
PsycNET From the American Psychological Association.
Yahoo! Psychology Links

RECREATION

The Academy of Leisure Sciences "A community of some 70 American and Canadian scholars dedicated to the academic study of issues related to free time, leisure, and recreation."
National Recreation and Parks Association
Recreation.gov A guide to federal recreation areas.
Yahoo! Recreation Links

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY

Adherents.com Provides statistics on membership of religious organizations worldwide.
American Baptist Churches
American Religion Data Archive
Beliefnet Features information on many aspects of religion and spirituality.
Bible Gateway Full text with search capability. You can choose the version you wish to search.
The Book of Mormon Full text of the 1908 RLDS edition
The Book of Mormon Full text with search capability (LDS chapters and verses).
Buddhanet.net A Buddhist information and education network.
Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library "Keeps track of leading information facilities in the fields of Buddhism and Buddhist studies."
The Catholic Encyclopedia A transcription of the fifteen volume Catholic reference work. This is a work in progress with volunteers constantly adding articles. This is the 1913 edition.
CDRI: Digital Resources for the Study of Religion Digital images of various forms of Christian art, architecture and iconography.
Chinese Philosophy Page
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Community of Christ
Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
Documents of the II Vatican Council
Fathers of the Church Writings of Church Fathers and other early Christian documents.
Guide to Philosophy on the Internet "The most comprehensive collection of philosophy resources on the Internet."
Hinduism Online
The Holy See The official Vatican site.
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Edited by James Feiser, PhD, University of Tennessee at Martin.
John Stuart Mill Links
Judaism and Jewish Resources Links to sites connected with Judaism.
The Koran Full text with search capability. M. H. Shakir's translation.
Monastic Matrix "A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE."
Philosophy Resources on the Internet
Religion Explorer Search engine that searches only religious sites.
Religion-online.org Full texts by recognized religious scholars.
Religious Studies Page at "The Voice of the Shuttle" Links to a wide variety of sites in the field of religion.
Presbyterian Church USA
ReligiousTolerance.org Information about 40 organized religions and faith groups.
Sikhnet Provides information about the Sikh religion.
Southern Baptist Convention
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Religion Online "Full texts by recognized religious scholars on subjects connected with Christianity."
Tertullian.org "A collection of material ancient and modern about the ancient Christian Latin writer Tertullian and his writings."
Tibetan Buddhism Resource Center
The Unbound Bible A collection of searchable Bibles.
United Methodist Church
United Pentecostal Church International
Virtual Religion Index "A Rutgers University Religion Department site containing links to a vast variety of subjects connected with Religion."
Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Yahoo! Philosophy Links
Yahoo! Religion and Spirituality Links

SCIENCE

Botany Links
Expanding Universe: A classified search tool for amateur astronomy
Galileo and Einstein Lecture notes to a course taught by Michael Fowler of the University of Virginia.
How Stuff Works A collection of illustrated articles written for non-experts about how things work. Examples of topics covered are electricity, car engines, water towers, telephones and batteries.
Hubblesite Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA
Oceanography-WWW Virtual Library
The Official String Theory Website
Physics Central Designed to communicate contemporary physics to the general public.
Physics Internet Resources
PhysicsWeb: Global News and Information A collection of resource of online resources provided by the physics community for those with an interest in physics.
ScienceDaily "Reports of the latest scientific research news."
Science.gov Government gateway to scientific information published by federal agencies.
Steven Hawking's Universe Designed to accompany the PBS TV series.
Yahoo! Science Links

Web Sites of Science Magazines
Discover
Nature
New Scientist
Popular Science
Science
Science News
Scientific American

SOCIOLOGY

Allyn & Bacon Sociology Links
American Sociological Association
Anthropology Tutorials A guide to topics in introductory level biological and cultural anthropology.
Intute: Sociology "Helping you find the best websites for study and research"
A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
The SocioWeb "Your independent guide to sociological resources on the Internet."
Yahoo! Sociology Links

Criminal Justice
Bureau of Justice Statistics U.S. Department of Justice site contains statistics on crimes, criminals and the justice system.
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Monthly periodical from the FBI.
Justice Information Center A service of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, the site contains comprehensive information about criminal justice related issues and organizations throughout the world.
United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN) Statistics Criminal Justice Statistics from around the world.

Human Services
The National Association of Social Workers
The New Social Worker An online magazine devoted to social work students and recent graduates.
Social Work and Social Services Web Sites
Social Statistics Briefing Room Contains links to current federal social statistics. Areas covered are crime, demographics, education and health.

SPANISH

Cervantes Project 2001 A site that lists electronic editions of Cervantes' works as well as bibliographies about him and his works.
Instituto Cervantes Dedicated to the promotion of Spanish language and culture.
Spanish-English Dictionary

SPEECH COMMUNICATION

American Communication Association
Yahoo! Communication Links

THEATER

AWOL's [Acting Workshop On-Line] Great Acting Links
Drama and Theater Studies at "The Voice of the Shuttle" Links to drama resources.
Broadway.com Current broadway news and features.
Google Theater Links
Playbill Online Current news about U.S. and theatre.
Theatre and Drama at the WWW Virtual Library A very popular site with links to theatre-related sites of interest to professionals, amateurs, academics and students.