Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Links to research links
Today, some links to help you with your research.
Floriography - The Language of Flowers – the meaning of flower names.
WordIQ – this one will take a little playing around with, but it gives all kinds of information, including what was happening in a certain year. It also contains thousands of free books.
Bartleby.com – unlimited access to books, information, quotations. Lots of classics, including ‘classic’ books on how to write.
Internet-Resources.com – a collection of links for writers, researchers, and the terminally curious.
Michelle Pillow’s Writers Research Links Page – an awesome collection of links including paranormal research, historical research, writing craft research, military, and law research.
Internet Public Library – a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.
Time and Date – go forward or back in time.
Antique Words - A list of words that were commonly used prior to the 1900s.
Research Links for Writers – a very comprehensive list including the old west, the middle ages, history of medicine, paranormal, etc., etc.
eHow - clear instructions on how to do (just about) everything.
howstuffworks – stuff and how it works sorted in categories such as science, autos, electronics, health, etc., etc.
Mystery & Crime resources – links to resources on mystery and crime.
That should keep you busy for a couple of days. What are your favorite research links?