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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

Staffed by volunteer librarians with years of experience.

Academic Info
An easy to use subject directory that covers a broad range of academic disciplines.

Harley Hahn's Internet Yellow Pages
A classic that was originally a book now online and easier to use and search.

Open Directory Project
Staffed by knowledgeable volunteers with subject expertise.

WWW Virtual Library
From Penn State University. Very reputable source of sites.


Specialized Web Directories

Web 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.

E-Journal Directories

Electronic Journals : a selected resource guide


last update: 02/2012