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Accommodation

Accommodation Search engine
http://www.netxtra.co.uk/accom.html

Provides information on lodging establishments and accommodation web pages around the world.

Casamundo
http://www.casamundo.co.uk
Compares holiday houses and apartments of every category and price range across Europe and the USA with detailed descriptions of every destination.

World Lodging Guide
http://www.lgww.com/

Contains a directory of hotels, motels, Bed and Breakfast Inns, and other kinds of accommodation.

Acronyms

Acronym Finder
http://www.acronymfinder.com/

Allows you to look up 122,500 acronyms, abbreviations and their meanings.

Acronym Server
http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/cgi-bin/uncgi/acronyms



Airline Toll-free Numbers and Web Sites

Airline Toll-free numbers
http://www.airtimetable.com/Airline800numbers.htm

Toll Free Airline Phone Numbers - U.S & International
http://www.airlinenumbers.com/

Almanacs

Information Please Almanac
http://www.infoplease.com/
Online version of the popular almanac which you can browse by topic or search. Also includes the Random House Webster's College Dictionary and the Columbia Encyclopedia.

Old Farmer's Almanac
http://www.almanac.com
Provides information on weather, gardening, astronomy, etc.

Amazon

Amazon

www.amazon.com
Amazon is a multinational electronic commerce company that sells books, VHS, DVD, music CDs and MP3s, computer software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and so on.

American Library Association

American Library Association
http://www.ala.org/

ALA Job List
http://joblist.ala.org/

 ALA's Great Sites for Kids
http://www.ala.org/greatsites
This page is compiled by the Children and Technology Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children. Contains wonderful sites for kids broken down into the following categories: arts and entertainment, literature and language, people past and present, planet earth and beyond, and science and technology.

American Hospital Directory

http://www.ahd.com/
Free information to summary data for most hospitals. Subscription needed for more detailed information.

Amtrak

http://www.amtrak.com/
This is the home page of Amtrak where you will be able to find train schedules and fares, routes and special deals as well as information on services offered by Amtrak.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports (Companies)
http://www.annualreportservice.com/

Free annual reports from the Public Register's Annual Report Service. There are about 2210 reports and the number is continually growing. There is a useful guide to understanding financials as well as a list of the top 20 growth stocks.

Report Gallery
http://www.annualreports.com/
Online library of international and national financial reports, trading services, and other financial services.

TenKWizard
http://www.tenkwizard.com/

Has a search engine for SEC filings and financial data, analysis, and the ability to download this data into popular applications such as Excel.

Answering Services

Ask an Expert
http://dir.yahoo.com/Reference/Ask_an_Expert/
Ask questions of experts on a variety of topics and receive valuable answers.

Ask.com
http://www.ask.com/

Provides natural language question answering service for consumers and companies on the web by allowing users to ask questions in plain English and be directed to web sites containing the answer.

Google
http://www.google.com/
An excellent search engine that can track down hard-to-find information.

Other Services
http://www.webhelp.com/
http://www.allexperts.com/

Anthropology Glossary

http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/index.php
A searchable annotated list of links to favorite anthropological resources on the internet. Includes online glossary and critical reviews of archaeology films.

Area Codes

Area Code Lookup
http://www.whitepages.com/area_codes
Can look up area codes in U.S., Canada, and a few other countries.

Area and Country Codes
http://www.555-1212.com/
This is a powerful and useful web directory for finding the latest area code and country code information.

Area Code Lookup Service
http://decoder.americom.com/
The Area Decoder provides you with current information related to area, city, and country codes.

Area Codes
Locations, map and time zone for all US and Canadian area codes

Associations and Organizations

Associations on the Net
http://www.ipl.org/div/aon/

Foundation Finder
http://lnp.fdncenter.org/finder.html

Guidestar Nonprofit Guide
http://www2.guidestar.org/
Guidestar connects donors, grantmakers, and businesses to nonprofit organizations.

Idealist
http://www.idealist.org/
A site run by a non-profit foundation which has a searchable directory of 10,000 web sites of non-profit organizations, information on volunteering jobs, projects and some tools for non-profits or subjects like fundraising, financial management, personnel public relations, and legal issues.

Atlases

Information Please Atlas
http://www.infoplease.com/atlas//
Free online atlas. Click on country to get an enlarged map of the region.

National Geographic Society
http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/maps
Access to political and physical maps and information anywhere in the world by the National Geographic Society

Literature Librarian

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Winnie Shyam
Contact:
122G Buley Library
(203) 392-5762
Shyamw1@southernct.edu