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PETE'S HOME PAGE


This is Pete Llewellyn's Homepage...
A site full of reference and research tools- with special emphasis on Philadelphia.



Here's my new page about the Wissahickon Creek.
The Wissahickon Creek.



Send me some email.
Contact: pllewellyn@ tripod.net




Librarian? Job Hunting??
Try some of these links.





Last update - November 1,1999


USEFUL FREE LINKS
PHILA. WEATHER FILMS/MOVIES PHILA. LIBRARY PHONE NUMBERS DIGITAL LIBARIAN COLLEGES/UNIVS.
SEARCH ENGINES THE WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL LIBS. GRANTS STATE OF PA. COMMUNITY COLL
EUROPEAN LIB'S  THE SENATE PRESIDNTL LIBS. CITY OF PHILA.
DOGPILE SEARCH HOUSE OF REP. SMITHSONIAN FEDWORLD
WISSAHICKON
 


Here's a new page I am working on for Social Science Resources
It's a compilation of sites related to Wales - History, travel, government, education...
Go to Wales.





An interesting site with over 1400 specialized search engines-

CLICK HERE.



I like to keep an eye on the stock market....
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And check the weather in PHILADELPHIA.



Nedstat Counter


Interesting European libraries...
CLICK HERE.






THIS PAGE WILL GIVE INFORMATION AND LINKS TO AND ABOUT:

1. Libraries and related organizations in the Philadelphia area, and throughout the world. (see below)


2. Links to most
FOUR YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES-
over 3000 entries from all over the world
or 700 COMMUNITY COLLEGE SITES

3. Are you part of a non profit organization looking for GRANTS?
Go here and check out all these links... (many),


4. Read the
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION online



5. Go to FEDWORLD
for all kinds of government sites, links, etc. etc. etc..

6. Go to OCLC
Search & learn all about libraries. Find news, jobs, research classification information, a bunch of internet related things, and some reference tools..

7. Go to THE COPYRIGHT PAGE
Almost everything you need to know about Copyright laws.


8. Find your lost friends on the SWITCHBOARD
A really big phone book....

9. Find gobs of info at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
A really big library...

10. Movie Buff that you are, research almost any film at
THE INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE
A very comprehensive database.


11. Here are good FINANCIAL AID SITES
to peruse if you are a college student.. or perspective college student.


12. Here are some excellent JOB HUNTING SITES
which I have accumulated which are accessible on the Internet.


13. Here is a site with many links to sites which relate to J.D. Salinger, one of my favorite authors.
SALINGER STUFF



You can buy some Salinger books right here-

HAPWORTH 16, 1924

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE (the classic)


NINE STORIES (with my favorite story "TO ESME..")


FRANNY & ZOOEY


RAISE HIGH THE ROOFBEAMS & SEYMOUR

14. Looking for a quotation? Search here.
QUOTATIONS

--- or find the lyrics to over 70,000 songs.
LYRICS

--- or find the full text of over 7,000 books.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY


15.Here you may write to the PRESIDENT in THE WHITE HOUSE
or one of your SENATORS,
or one of your
REPRESENTATIVES IN THE HOUSE

16. Here are some useful links to the government. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LINKS
or try LINKS TO YET MORE GOVERNMENT SITES
and finally, the FEDERAL INFORMATION EXCHANGE AND YELLOW PAGES

17. Here are the same kind of links, but for the
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA


18. Here's the official
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA GOVERNMENT PAGE






Here's a good report for parents worried about their kids reading questionable material on the Internet.
The Parents Guide to the Internet


Find more interesting government reports, try the Consumer's Info Center in Pueblo, Colorado.






HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE LIVING
ON THE EARTH RIGHT NOW?
Ask the United States Census Service

For an even more thought provoking moment, reload the page in about 30 seconds.



INFORMATION ABOUT SEARCH ENGINES Learn how they work, and why you need more than one..




Here are the PHILADELPHIA LIBRARY


THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA Excellent resources from Philadelphia...

THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Everything to do with Natural History

THE ATHENAEUM OF PHILADELPHIA.......
Excellent site for architectural resources.

THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY "The Oldest learned society in the United States.. over six million manuscripts, 186,000 volumes, lots of scientific artifacts... Founded by Ben Franklin!

THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF PHILADELPHIA (Historical section)....... "...one of America's premier research collections in the historyof medicine"...

THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS MODERN LIBRARY... provides reference and a circulating collection on medicine....
.

QUIZ TIME ... From what book is the following quote taken?
(and who is the author?)
"It was lighter inside the tent"



For the answer CLICK HERE


THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PA LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
provides much in the way of local history..also, many public newspapers, census records, immigration lists..

THE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA.. "an independent research library documenting every aspect of the history and background of American culture...."

THE PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL LIBRARIANS FORUM... "information of special interest to librarians of the School District of Philadelphia"

THE TRI STATE LIBRARY COOPERATIVE...
provides a list of members and info on borrowing privleges at 33 Philadelphia area libraries.. (this page produced by the Penn State Great Valley library)..."
THIS IS A LINK TO THE LIBERTYNET PAGE WITH LINKS TO OVER 15 SPECIALIZED LIBRARIES IN THE PHILADELPHIA AREA...
VIEW HERE:: Arden Press, Balch Institute, Charlotte Cushman Theatre,Civil War Library, David Library of the American Revolution, Delaware County Library System, Haverford Township Library System, Mount Laurel Library,and the Upper Merion Township System, and others.

LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE.. links to Associations, Societies, Publishers, Electronic Journals, vendors and other Library related resources.. FROM DREXEL UNIVERSITY...



Here are worldwide library


PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH WWW & GOPHER SERVICES... From the St. Joseph county Public Library.. A list of almost 500 public libraries from around the world, Most have public access catalogs and other information about the library.

NATIONAL LIBRARIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD Go from Argentina to Venezuela and many countires in between.


WEBCATS
Here's a very comprehensive list of library catalogues from around the world.


Here are Presidential and Smithsonian

PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES..

If you need some specific information about a President try one these libraries. Presidential Libraries linked here include Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Johnson, Ford, Reagan, Hoover, Truman, Kennedy, Nixon and Carter.

THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION LIBRARIES.... .."for the increase and diffusion of knowledge..."All about the Smithsonian.


YET MORE VERY GOOD LIBRARY LINKS...



THE DIGITAL LIBRARIAN. .... ..this is a good site if you are looking for something in the way of subject searching... you can find links to such subjects as activism, africana, agriculture, animals, etc..over 100 subjects altogether here..

JENNY'S CYBRARY TO THE STARS.. ..a very cool site.. with the Librarians site du jour. Many other excellent resources for librarians and book lovers. Definitely worth a look.

GUIDE TO BOOK ARTS AND BOOK HISTORY. ..this is a collection of resources for those interested in the history of books... bookbinding, papermaking, papyrology, preservation links, typography and language links.

BIBLIOCITY.. find rare or out of print books SEARCH FOR BOOKS

Search for more rare books.. SEARCH FOR OUT OF PRINT AND RARE BOOKS

ABC.. Another good site index to educational resources on the web.

The Internet Public Library A site which abounds with reference sources and links.

CAROL'S REFERENCE SOURCES Carol's guide to reference services. A good topically indexed site for:
Business, Art History, Early Mediterranean History and The Earth


Anne Prestamo's Library Resources...is a great site I use primarily to research government information and, believe it or not, CHOCOLATE. The true history of chocolate is here and well as links to many many government related sites.





Something new-
Here is a very useful site for Government Statistics
Federal Statistics- a very good compilation from the Federal Government.


Something new and interesting- Here's a site where the government sells a lot of surplus things- houses, land, cars, and other things. I know you read about this and don't believe it, but it's true.
FINANCENET.


Something new and interesting and useful- Here's a site of ready reference tools.
READY REFERENCE.




This is a paper I have written for one of my courses at Drexel.. It's pretty interesting stuff, I think. A HISTORY OF THE COLOPHON.

Here's another that I've written about search engines. A REVIEW OF LITERATURE RELATING TO SEARCH ENGINES




On line translation..If you have a foreign word you don't know try this excellent site.

TRANSLATIONS!




Here you can find hundreds of government acronyms.. very interesting and informative.

GOVERNMENT ACRONYMS


Here you can find more acronyms.. from Yahoo..

ACRONYM SITES AND SEARCHES




This is a picture of me at my recent graduation. I put it down here because I am a really modest guy.






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