BYU-Hawaii
Area Code (808)
Circulation: 675-3876
Copy Center: 675-3870 Media Services: 675-3855 Reference: 675-3878

Internet Resources for the Academic Cybersurfer

Internet Resources for the Academic Cybersurfer

1. Directories of Internet websites most likely to contain academic information include:
a. University of California's Infomine Scholarly Internet Resource Collection: http://lib-www.ucr.edu
b. Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com
c. Internet Public Library Reference Center: http://www.ipl.org/ref/
d. Utah Library Network Website: http://www.state.lib.ut.us/
e. Encyclopedia Britannica's Internet Guide: http://www.ebig.com/
f. The Hawaii State Public Library's Reference Shelf: http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/hspls/refshelf.html
g. Savvy Search scans many web browzers: http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~dreiling/smartform.html

2. Uncover is a free, so far, index to articles in 17,000 journals: http://uncweb.carl.org/

3. Amazon.com Books is a 2.5 million title searchable on-line bookstore: http://www.amazon.com/

4. Access other universities around the world and their library's catalogs via Christina DeMello's College and University Home Pages: http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/univ.html

5. Access government information at Infomine, Yahoo, or:
a. FedWorld Information Network: http:www.fedworld.gov/
b. University of Michigan's Documents Center: http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/index.html
6. To access newspapers worldwide try the Flying Inkpot: http://webvisions.com.sg/inkpot/news

7. Directories of LDS websites include:
a. LDS Resources on the Internet: http://www.ldsworld.com/links and http://www.erols.com/jdstone
b. Pearls: the Best LDS Web Sites: http://drzeus.cache.net/lds

8. Indexes to Pacific Islands information can be found at:
a. Michael Ogden's Pacific Islands Internet Resources: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~odgen/piir/index.html
b. Pacific Studies from Australian National University: http://sunsite.anu.edu.au/spin/wwwvl-pacific/index.html
c. The Microstate Network's Pacific Regional Resources: http://microstate.com/cgi-win/mstatead.exe/listregioncats,3

9. For just Hawaii try:
a. For an index to Hawaii's websites go to Hawaii Catalogue of Web Pages at: http://www.connect.hawaii.com/connect-bin/index
b. The Hawaii State Public Library's Hawaii Reference Shelf: http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/hspls/hrefshelf.html
c. UH Library's list of Hawaii Internet resources: http://nic2.hawaii.edu/uhlib2/external/resources_hawaii.html