Useful Links for Students
Evaluating Information Tutorial
Comprehensive Tutorial from the University of Leeds
Why do you need to evaluate the information you find? How to do it?
Links designed for students by librarians
Meet Your Next Favorite Book
Organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education. Results include further keywords and suggestions.
Age appropriate results.
Librarians Internet Index
Merges the collections of resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) websites. Hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science.
IBBY is fundraising around the world for international refugees with an exhibition of wordless books. This link should get you to their honor list of titles. Wordless books are used in a myriad of ways in international school settings.
For IB students
All kinds of useful Websites especially for IB students, but not only. Includes a summary of the information that each Website provides.
Specialized search engines
Compare results instantly between search engines
Computational Knowledge engine
PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Book Suggestions Across Age Groups and Reading Levels
Free Audio Books
7,000+ Free Audio Books and eBook downloads
World Maps and Navigation Maps
Find your way with Google.
National Geographic Maps
Satellite, street maps and more in this online atlas.
Map collection from University of Texas
A large number of maps of all countries - historic maps also included.
Maps and information on many countries.
Historic Maps and Data
Broer Map Library
Online Historic Maps from all over the world.
Historial Atlas of the 20th Century
Last updated in 2003, but the data included is worth having here.
University of Oxford - Many historical maps