Pete's Home Page
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
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-
I like to keep an eye on the stock market....
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Interesting European libraries...
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- or
over 3000 entries from all over the world
700 COMMUNITY COLLEGE SITES
3. Are you part of a non profit organization looking for
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
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.
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.
--- or find the lyrics to over 70,000 songs.
--- 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
16. Here are some useful links to the government.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LINKS or try
LINKS TO YET MORE GOVERNMENT SITES
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
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.
For an even more thought provoking moment, reload the page in about
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
Excellent site for
THE ATHENAEUM OF PHILADELPHIA.......
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.... .
... From what book is the following quote taken?
(and who is the author?)
"It was lighter inside the tent"
For the answer
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.
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
NATIONAL LIBRARIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Go from Argentina to Venezuela and many countires in between.
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
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
Another good site index to educational resources on the
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
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.
Here is a very useful site for Government Statistics
Federal Statistics- a very good compilation from the
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.
Here's a site of ready reference tools.
Something new and interesting and useful-
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.
Here you can find hundreds of government acronyms.. very interesting
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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