Country Information Background Notes - Information from the US State Dept. on geographic entities and international organizations which are updated periodically. Background Notes for some countries are currently unavailable.
CIA World Factbook - Provides basic country information including climate, population, area, language, currency, government, politics, history, economy, and people.
Maps - Maps for most countries and regions of the World, many in color, from the UN Cartographic Section.
American Civil War Homepage - This collection of online resources about the Civil War includes graphics, letters, information about specific battles, and more.
The American Memory - Site offers 7 million digital items from over 100 historical collections. Documents, oral history, sound, photos; over 90 collections of primary source material in American History.
Chaucer: Feudal Life - Learn what it was really like to live in the Middle Ages. Includes information on feudal life, religion, clothing, health, homes, town life, arts and entertainment.
Geoffrey Chaucer Home Website - A wide range of Middle English texts and translations of analogues relevant to Chaucer's works, as well as selections from relevant works by earlier and later writers, critical articles from a variety of perspectives, graphics, and general information on life in the Middle Ages.
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics - A complete mathematical resource assembled over more than a decade by Eric W. Weisstein. Searchable by keyword or by broad subject area: algebra, geometry, applied mathematics, statistics, calculus, etc.
Math Forum - Math and math education Web sites including Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week, and Lesson Plans for teachers.
Wolfram Alpha - Enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram Alpha uses its computational power and ever growing collection of knowledge to compute the answer.
Librarians Index to the Internet - A searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 7,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.