Bottom Line Personal - The web site for this informative newsletter includes a list of over 300 of the most useful web sites. Many of my favorites are included in their list, plus many more!
Amazon.com - an Internet discount book store; offers search capabilities on Author, Subject and Title; has an option (called Eyes) for users to receive email notices when new books with certain keywords in the title or by a certain author are released for publication; best to order several books at a time to reduce shipping and handling costs per book.
BiblioFind - a web site that allows you to search through a database of "four million old, used and rare books offered for sale by 1500 booksellers around the world".
Books On-Line - a searchable database of book texts available on the Internet.
Crown Books - the discount book store's web site; good for comparing prices with Amazon.com
(As of 12/6/97 their search facility was not available yet. But in it's place there is a page on which you may register to be notified by email when it's available.)
Montgomery County Library's Public Access Catalog (PAC) - available to residents of Montgomery County Maryland for telnet. (If your web browser is not set-up for telnet, you can use telnet software to access the PAC with pac.mont.lib.md.us or 126.96.36.199)
The Library of Congress Web Page
You can also telnet to the Library of Congress Catalog to search the database. (Telnet to locis.loc.gov)
The Internet Movie Database - a comprehensive, user-maintained database of movies
MovieLink - provides local movie theater schedules with the ability to search on movie title, type, theater, star and time. Also includes movie reviews, etc.
Music Boulevard - an Internet music store; great for searching for lists of albums by your favorite artist or getting reviews of new albums
CDNow - same type of site as above
EMusic - same type of site as above
Raven's Used CD Links - a listing of online used CD stores
The Song Lyric Search Page - "the fastest lyric search engine on the Net"; "45,570 songs are indexed" The Washington Post 5/25/98
The International Lyrics Server - "based in Switzerland and claims to have nearly 79,000 songs in its database" The Washington Post 5/25/98
The Mudcat Cafe: Digital Tradition Folk Song Database
Lullabies and Other Songs for Children
All Music Guide - reportedly lists all albums ever produced
These pages help you to search for old classmates from high school or college and allow you to register yourself as an alum of a particular school(s) to help your classmates find you.
World Alumni Net
NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - get a listing of recalls and reported defects in car makes and models, and more
TV Guide Online - get local TV listings for up two weeks into the future; search for a show or movie that you'd like to see
The Virtual Florist - send virtual flowers to someone for free
The Muppets Home Page - includes the Sesame Street Lyrics Archive
The Consumer Information Organization Page - information on how to register your address, phone number and email address to not be contacted by advertisers
Urban Legends Reference Pages - verify that virus alert email you got before sending it on or read about other urban legends
United States Postal Service - postage stamp releases, zip code search facility
The How-To Web Page (Learn2) - tutorials on all sorts of useful/interesting topics, such as whistling, tying a neck tie, and preventing a toilet from overflowing.
Consumer Reports OnLine - subscription site
iVillage: The Women's Network - advice on everything
Replacements, Ltd. - discontinued and active china, crystal, flatware and collectibles for sale (no on-line catalog as of 12/98)
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