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Web Directories organize and classify Internet resources by broad subject areas with varying levels of sub-categories that lead to sources of information. Although there may be some overlap between directories, no two are alike, therefore it is advisable to use more than one.
General Web Directories
An easy to use subject directory that covers a broad range of academic disciplines.
A catalogue of 12,000 selected Internet resources from the U.K.
Hahn's Internet Yellow Pages
A classic that was originally a book now online and easier to use and search.
Staffed by knowledgeable volunteers with subject expertise.
From Penn State University. Very reputable source of sites.
Specialized Web Directories
Search Guide from About.com
Links to general and subject-specific search engines and Web directories compiled by an expert on the "Invisible Web" - information stored in databases.
AmoebaWeb: Psychology on the Web
AmoebaWeb is maintained by Douglas Degelman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Vanguard University of Southern California.
Electronic Journals : a selected resource guide
last update: 02/2012