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British Academy PORTAL (the British Academy's directory of online resources in the humanities and social sciences; designed as an entry point to available resources for those working in higher education and research)
Virtual Reference Desk (Christopher C. Brown, U. Denver)
ABCentral (extensive educational resource links) (E. J. Inglis-Arkell)
About.com: Authors (extensive links to contemporary literature, arts, etc.) (About, Inc.)
Britannica.com (Encyclopedia Britannica online)
BUBL Information Service (a national information service for the higher education community, funded by JISC, the Joint Information Systems Committee of the Higher Education Funding Councils of England, Scotland and Wales and the Department of Education for Northern Ireland) (Centre for Digital Library Research, Strathclyde University, Glasgow)
Central Conference for History and the Humanities Online (Conferenza Centrale) ("permanent telematic forum dealing with the humanities. It is also a consultation centre for the development of any electronic initiative within broad subject areas including history, philosophy, literature, languages and the humanities") (Medioevo Italiano Project)
CultureKiosque ("Europe's cultural news site" offers "news, features, criticism and interviews about art exhibitions, concerts, opera stars, jazz, dance, CDs & CD-Roms, international cuisine and technology in English, French and/or German"; editorial staff consists of "international journalists and critics from major dailies and specialist publications in Europe and the U.S.")
EDSITEment (links to 20 "best" humanities sites selected by a NEH merit review process; site also includes "learning guides" and an excellent search engine) (National Endowment for the Humanities / Council of the Great City Schools / MCI Co
Educator's Reference Desk (formerly AskERIC Service for Educators) (Information Institute of Syracuse)
Electronic Theses and Dissertations in the Humanities: A Directory of Online References and Resources (Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, U. Maryland, College Park)
Funk & Wagnalls Knowledge Center (complete text and some photos from the Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia, plus other resources, including Reuters News and Music Center; requires free registration) (the
General Resources Jack Lynch,Rutgers U.
Humanitas (National Humanities Institute)
Humanities Lecture Series at U. Kansas (U. Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities)
Humanities Web Sites in Japan (GOTOO Hitosi, Tohoku U.)
Humanities & Social Sciences Services, Texas A&M U. Libraries (links to databases, e-journals, Internet resources, government documents, CDROMs, etc.)
Humanities and Arts on the Information Highways (Getty AHIP/ACLS/Coalition of Networked Info)
Infomine: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections (U. California, Riverside)
Internet Public Library (metapage organized according to a library metaphor) (U. Michigan)
INTUTE: Humanities (descended from the HUMBUL gateway, this is a collection of annotated humanities resources kept by a consortium of educators in the United Kingdom)
Library of Congress 
Literature Webliography (LSU)
The Master Works of Western Civilization ("hypertext-annotated compilation of lists of major works recommended by Drs. Adler and Eliot, Charles Van Doren, Anthony Burgess, Clifton Fadiman, the Easton Press, and many others"; links to online texts) (Mason West)
MediaMOO (telnet site created as a "professional online community for media researchers") (Amy Bruckman, Georgia Tech)
Michigan State U. Vincent Voice Library__ ("largest academic voice library in the nation [with] taped utterances (speeches, performances, lectures, interviews, broadcasts, etc.) by over 50,000 persons from all walks of life recorded over 100 years"; this page contains sample sound
Munich Found Online ("Bavaria's leading english-language, monthly Magazine dedicated to providing its international audience with a discerning mix of culture, history, commentary, art, and politics")
New York Times Sunday Book Review Section (current and past reviews; free registration required)
OpenHere! Literature (OpenHere.com)
Resources of Scholarly Societies - General & Interdisciplinary (U. Waterloo)
SCAN: Scholarship from California on the Net (pilot project designed to facilitate broad scholarly access to humanities journals, books, and related materials through publication on the Internet) (U. California Press)
Scholarly Sites (Michael L. Hall)
Scholarly Societies Project (U of Waterloo)
Daniel Sendecki, Sendecki.com: Arts & Literature Directory (directory of literary web sites composed of links from writers and artists from around the world; poetry, drama, fiction, non-fiction, mixed genres, etc.)
SGML: Academic Projects (links to projects and info at major centers of academic SGML development; describes each center) (Robin Cover)
Social Science Information Gateway - SOSIG (extensive, well-organized, annotated metapage of social science resources; some categories overlap with the humanities)
Some Useful Sites on the Web (Michael Hancher, U. Minnesota)
VADA Archieven  "VADA Archieven Internet Site, waarmee wij u constant op de hoogte houden van ontwikkelingen en nieuws omtrent onze activiteiten
ILT Digital Text Project ("online academic resources and navigational interfaces in support of academic scholarship)(Robert McClintock,Institure of Learning Technologies at Teachers College, Columbia U.)
Suite101.com (directory to the Web that includes editorial columns/articles on specific areas and descriptions of editorially-chosen "best" pages) (i5ive communications, Inc.)
Texas Cultural & Arts Network
Homepage (Texas Commission on the Arts)
Top Arts Humanities (Web directory)
UK Sensitive Map: Academic (clickable maps of academic Web sites in the U. K.) (Peter Burden, U. Wolverhampton)
Peter Fiasco UnIXL Humanities News (provides updated news items in the area of humanities)
UVA Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities 
Webliography: A Guide to Internet Resources (Louisiana State U.)
Web Resources for Research (Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, U. Toronto)
Wordtheque -- Word by Word Multilingual Library (very large database of "multilingual novels, technical literature and translated texts" accessed through a search form that can be set for word, language, author, and title; search results appear in unique, expandable "context windows) (Logos Group)
World Civilizations Reader (headnotes and excerpts from the Harper-Collins reader; excellent general resource) (Paul Brians, et al.)
World Cultures: An Internet Classroom and Anthology ("combines the reading and course materials of two World Cultures courses taught using web-based materials since fall of 1994. The site is now expanding into a larger resource for a larger population and distribution of students and will eventu
Yahoo! Humanities Page 

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