- This is a consolidated list of links to reference-based websites.
Quick reference information
- Google Maps: an experimental service with easier map navigation. Searchable by street name, place name or postcode. Automatic directions can be generated.
- Multimap.com: street maps of the United Kingdom and Europe searchable by place name, street name, postcode or grid reference. Automatic directions can be generated.
- Streetmap.co.uk: street maps of all of mainland Britain. Searchable by street name, postcode or place name.
Rail and travel
A selection of useful library catalogues.
National Libraries: UK
National Archives: UK
Academic Libraries: UK
Library catalogues: international
- The following sites give information about published articles and theses completed in British universities.
Periodicals and eResources
- There are a number of periodicals, journals, and e-resources available freely online:
- British Humanities Index: an index to articles that have appeared in selected journals and newspapers.
- English Short Title Catalogue: The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) lists over 460,000 items
published between 1473 and 1800
from the collections of the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries.
- Google Scholar
- The Internet Library of Early Journals: offers free full text (browsing)access to a limited number of 18th and 19th Century journals: Annual Register Volumes 1 - 21, 1758 -1778; Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine Volumes 53 - 94, 1843 1863; Gentleman's Magazine Volumes 1 - 20, 1731 1750; Notes and Queries Volumes 1, 1st Series - 4, 4th Series, 1849/50 1869; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Volumes 50 - 67, 1757 1777; The Builder Volumes 1 10, 1843 1852. Hosted by the Bodleian Library.
- TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Journals of interest to classicists): tables of contents of 160 journals and Festschriften searchable by keyword.
Media and politics
- Many national newspapers and some local newspapers now have websites that contain the day's stories as well as a limited archive of previous day's stories.
- The Times Literary Supplement and Times Higher Education Supplement also have their own Websites:
News agencies and organisations
Television, radio and cinema
Parliaments and government
- The current composition of the House of Commons and links to the political parties represented can be found on the Parliament UK website
Arts and literary organisations
- Links to a selection of literary organisations and the Arts Councils.
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