Internet Sites

Anthropological Index Online http://aio.anthropology.org.uk/aio/ At the moment AIO is supported by its institutional users, but it is free to individual users.

Applied linguistics database http://mercury.kmutt.ac.th/books/main.asp 5,000 entries of information from books and journals in the fields of applied linguistics and English language teaching.

Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology http://www.studylight.org/dic/bed/

BBC News World Edition: Country Profiles http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/bsp/hi/country_profiles/html/ Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics, and economic background of countries. Includes audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Bible Gateway http://biblegateway.com Read or research scripture online in your chosen language or translation.

Consortium of Research Libraries in the British Isles http://www.curl.ac.uk This is a consortium of 29 institutions in the UK and Ireland. CURL's mission is to increase the ability of research libraries to share resources for the benefit of the local, national and international research community. This is a freely available service allowing the catalogues of CURL Member and other libraries to be searched from a single point.

Country Information/ Background Notes http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/ Dept. of State web site. The GIAL Library also keeps the two most recent Background Notes in print in the filing cabinets located in the Journal Area.

Dictionaries http://onlinedictionary.com This site links to many mono- and bilingual dictionaries, all online.

Ethnologue http://www.ethnologue.com/ Search Publications by title, author, category, serial publications and journals or online publications. Search the SIL Bibliography by author, country, serials or subject indexes. Software includes a link to the Lingualinks bookshelf.

Ethnomathematics Digital Library (EDL) http://www.ethnomath.org Looks at the study of mathematical practices of specific cultural groups in the course of dealing with their environmental problems and activities.

Ethnomusicology http://guides.lib.washington.edu/ethnomusicology

Ethnomusicology Online: peer-reviewed multimedia web journal http://research.umbc.edu/eol/

Ethnomusicology Resources on the Web http://echarry.web.wesleyan.edu/ethno.html

Etymology Dictionary http://www.etymonline.com

Federal Reseach Division - Library of Congress Country Studies/ Area Handbook Series http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia http://www.studylight.org/enc/isb/

The Jewish Enyclopedia http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/ This 12-volume encyclopedia published between 1901-1906 is now available online.

Joshua Project http://www.joshuaproject.net/ Highlights people of the world with the least exposure to the gospel.

Judaism 101 http://www.jewfaq.org/index.htm

Kluwer Online Journals http://journals.kluweronline.com/ Check first with GIAL catalog to see if we carry the journal title you want. You can order articles directly from Kluwer Online.

Language Style Sheet http://www.lsadc.org/info/style-sheet.cfm

The Linguist List http://www.linguistlist.org/ Access the Linguist journal table of contents, link with on-line linguistic sources, and interact with Linguist with your postings.

MegaLaw.com Legal Research http://www.megalaw.com/ Research laws by federal or state resources, legal topic index or international index.

Modern Language Association Language Map: A Map of Languages in the United States http://www.mla.org/census_main/

NationMaster: World Statistics and Country Comparisons http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php NationMaster is a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease. (Refdesk.com)

Ojibewe People's Dictionary ojibwe.lib.umn.edu

Omniglot: a guide to writing systems http://www.omniglot.com Covers over 160 different alphabets, syllabaries, and other writing systems.

Slate Citation Machine at http://citationmachine.net/ allows you to type in the bibliographic data and automatically formats it for you in MLA, Turabian, APA or Chicago formats!

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html Has maps from around the world.

Worldmapper:The World as You've Never Seen It Before http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/ This site features cartograms, maps showing global regions "re-sized according to the subject of interest." Some of the many map subjects include births, total population, children, elderly, refugees, immigrants, tourism, transportation, and imports and exports. Maps are available in a printable poster format, and are accompanied by explanatory text and data files. A collaboration among the University of Sheffield (England), University of Michigan, and other groups.Copyright 2006 by Librarians' Internet Index.

updated June 27, 2011

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