These are examples of reliable WWW sites -- good starting places for students and instructors to use. The main difference between starting here and finding something on Google? -- human editors made careful choices.
- Research and Documentation Online at http://dianahacker.com/resdocoffers a comprehensive collection of research resources, including an overview of research starting places organized by subject matter and sorted by source type: book, WWW sites, and databases.
- The Internet Public Library at http://www.ipl.org provides an excellent, librarian and library science student collection of resources chosen with the same care and attention librarians bring to the sources they put on their shelves.
- LitLinks at http://bedfordstmartins.com/litlinks and
TopLinks at http://bedfordstmartins.com/toplinks give students a collection of vetted and annotated links organized by (for literature) author or genre and (for topical writing) by topic.