The Idea Web  
    Books and Literary Sites  
  Universe of Online Books   Visit Bibliomania for books, poetry and the celebration of language online. "BIBLIOMANIA: A love of books pursued to the point of unreason or madness."

    Internet Public Library   The first "virtual library," featuring information organized by category, and a catalogue of over 5,500 books online. Staggering accomplishment, terrific site.

    St. Joseph’s Community Public Library Database   Remarkable site links you to the public library nearest you — there are now hundreds with websites internationally via a simple, easy-to-use search window.

    Bookstores   Index to the small but growing number of bookseller sites on the Web, provided by Third Age Media with reviews of each page.

    More Bookstores   Book reviews and listings of another 13 independent bookstores. Search for current titles by category, author, title, publisher, or browse the monthly picks. Large print and brief summaries make navigating to your interests quick and painless on this site.

    The Writer’s Almanac   Garrison Keiller’s daily page of poems, ideas and community announcements from Lake Wobegone.

    Courses at home      
    Literature   English Composition 101 from Parkland College of Champaign, IL.

English Composition 102 from Parkland College of Champaign, IL.

Virginia Woolf on Women & Fiction

Advance Composition from Ohio University

    Economics   Understanding Economics, from the Henry George Institute

    Language   Cyberitalian-Course in Italian

    Psychology   Discovering Psychology, from Purdue University

    Other Science Courses   Rather than list all the other courses separately, ElderNet refers you to a stunning list of science-related courses online collected by an individual, Mark Dalton. Something for everyone, from Biology to Oceanography and everything in between.

    Classes on TV   PBS and WGBH/Boston bring you adult courses on TV in Massachusetts.

    WNET Public Television   "Religion & Ethics News Weekly," from WNET Public Television, reviews current ideas and events that stimulate us to think about how we live together and what we believe..

    Religion and Spirituality   Third Age Media is a premier site for senior citizens, offering reviews, ratings and links to the best sites on the Web. See what Third Age has to offer on spirituality!

    ArtsWire   Find arts agencies near you on this nationwide listing from ArtsWire.

    Art in the Public Interest   Listing of Websites that concern art in the community and as a vehicle of social development.

    Museum Sites   Scores of art museums and other art-related sites listed by ArtsEdNet.

    Views of the Solar System   Amazing amateur site by Calvin J. Hamilton, an electrical engineer in Maryland, brings you the Solar System and a fascinating History of Space Exploration. Lots of pictures and interesting text.

    Nova   Exciting interactive site offers pictures, games and ideas from dozens of the best programs on this award-winning PBS series by WGBH TV in Boston.

    National Geographic   Visit the magazine online where you can access the issues, learn more about the society and their resources, or visit the National Geographic Store.


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