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Arts Centre Bookshop NZ books 28 Worcester Boulevard
Arts & Letters Daily "ideas, criticism, debate"
Canterbury History Foundation University of Canterbury chf.org.nz
Borders Shop 405-6 Westfield 129 Riccarton Rd bulk tek + online store +++FOSS * * * *
Christchurch City Libraries Council indexes Databases ++links w/Library card#PIN + Libraries map CCC + CCL Blog "your people, your library" + Heritage Week Oct + Digital maps ChristchurchCityLibraries.com
Comics Compulsion Comics & Games Ltd 181 Manchester St
Editwrite "text editing service offers thorough on-line editing & proofreading" NZ?
English Vocab "sure, logical, fun & FREE way to learn English, build English vocabulary, & improve English spelling through Latin and Greek root words & English exercises"
The Dead Pessimists philosophy "The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation"
Global Museum .org "award winning site - since 1998" wave.co.nz/~jollyroger/GM2/
Hazard Press bks Gauntlet novellas Hazard Publishing & Orca Publishing Services 202 Hereford St + Hazard Online shop
Hi Tech Books "workshop manuals, computer text, car restoration, magazines, aviation.. catalogues" 7ShirleySt ex599AColomboSt +FOSS ***
Katipo Books "A revolution for your mind ..part of a developing workers co-operative.. in the process of setting up a not for profit bookshop & publishing group" POBox377 Otautahi/Christchurch & 07 Rabble Rousers & Merry Pranksters: A History of Anarchism in Aotearoa/New Zealand from the mid 1950s to the early 1980s
NZ Institute of International Affairs Chch Branch Stuart McMillan
Liberty Books "old, out-of-print, recent & current books & paperbacks" 147 High St 145 Manchester St 1067 Colombo St
Manaaki Whenua Press "The NZ Natural History & Science Bookstore" Landcare Research POBox40 Lincoln 8152 Ph/Fx: 3-325-6700/2127
The Ngai Tahu Deeds: A window on NZ history "Book challenges popular beliefs" Canterbury University Press 14Mar06
Mr Pickwicks collectables & books 240 Colombo St Beckenham
Piccadilly Bookshop Shop 1 Avonhead Mall Merrin St
Smiths Bookshop "Quality Secondhand Books on all subjects" esp NZ 133 Manchester St ***
Technical Books Windmill Centre Clarence St Riccarton +FOSS ***
Whitcoulls WHSmith Group UK 10 Canty stores, NZwide ++FOSS ***
InfoHelp link pages: Family History Genealogy
& Training academic/library * * * * *
Wider New Zealand
Te Ara 'the pathway' Encyclopedia of NZ "What's the story?" Ministry for Culture & Heritage * * * * *
Dictionary of NZ Biography Ministry for Culture & Heritage
Global Museum "Roger Smith, a former Museum director & Chair of the International Council of Museum's (ICOM) Marketing & Public Relations Committee, Chair of ICOM NZ" + Dinosaur News Webzine - intntl profile ***
Happyzine.co.nz "Because Good News Makes a Difference ..where optimism & sustainability meet ..for the dreamers & optimists of this world" Charlotte Squire Ed 027-404-6373 Nelson? * * * *
Hard To Find Books.co.nz Dunedin & Ackd * * * * *
Instant Speeches "Build your own unique speech.. quick, easy steps" David Slack
Kiwianarama "The alternative Kiwipedia ..what really makes Kiwis tick" * * * *
The Knowledge Basket "NZ's research archive" incl govt legislation Ackd
KukupaPress.com niche publisher eg "What Have They Done to the Rain? A Kiwi Soldier's Memoir of Vietnam" Wgtn
LEARN Internet Gateway Ackd Uni Library: 1 of Australasia's top 5 * *
Library & Information Assn of NZ LIA *NZA "at the forefront of placing NZ in the global information network" Wgtn
Mr John Clarke works of a favourite son 9Apr17 RIP
National Library of NZ natlib.govt.nz Wgtn + Papers Past "contains more than two million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers & periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 70 publications from all regions of New Zealand" + NZ Micrographics Ltd incl Heritage Materials Imaging Facility was HMIF.co.nz + Desktop Imaging Ltd
NZ Book Month 18Sep-15Oct06
NZ Digital Library "a research programme at The Uni' Waikato whose aim is to develop the underlying technology for digital libraries & make it available publicly so that others can use it to create their own collections": Greenstone Digital Library Software ++OSS
NZ Electronic Text Centre NZETC "to generate standards based digital content" VuWgtn OSS+++
NZ Electronic Poetry Centre UniAckd
NZHistory.net.nz Ministry for Culture & Heritage Wgtn + links *
NZ Society of Authors NZSA & PEN NZ Ackd inc NZWW authors.org.nz + here arachna.co.nz
NZ Writers Guild "professional non profit association for writers in the fields of film, television, radio, theatre, video & multi-media" NZ Writers Foundation + links * * *
Professional Historians' Assn of NZ/Aotearoa PHANZA 1994 Wgtn + John Wilson A Place as Important as Waitangi? Takapuneke Akaroa 24Dec02
Poetry NZ "An International Journal of Poetry and Poetics" mag online + links
Rathcoola Writers & Artists Residency London / County Cork
Rebel Press "publishing shack.. response to the dearth of local radical literature" Wgtn + Aotearoa Dissident Voice / Imminent Rebellion zine Dec03-Mar05
Research NZ: see Government InfoHelp link page * * * * *
Southern Ocean Review Book Company of NZ Dunedin + links
Giovanni Tiso bat-bean-beam.blogspot.co.nz + Overland.org.au "Progressive culture since 1954" literary journal
Uttermost ends "NZ & the Great War 1914-1918" Peter Hoar Ackd + links
Vital Books Ecurie Lievre Ltd "Automotive, aeronautical & motorcycle publications, memorabilia, videos & models.. established in the 1940's by the well-known labour politician John A Lee" Ackd + Service Manual & Technical Book etc search
Waiheathens - voices from a mining town bk "produced to coincide with the centenary of the 1912 miners' strike.. gives voice to a community & historical events which are unique in NZ" Waihi Museum art by Bob Kerr + 'The Red and the Gold' - Waihi Drama Society Thurs1-Sat10 Nov2012
Zeroland "World Arts & Cultures Directory" Ackd
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About.com "practical advice & solutions for almost any problem" + Ancient/ Classical History etc etc ...
AbbreviationZ "world's largest & most comprehensive directory & search engine for acronyms, abbreviations & initialisms on the Internet" stands4.com
Acronym Finder "Find out what over 368,000 acronyms & abbreviations stand for"
Amazon.com US & Amazon.co.uk UK #1 online booksellers
Annals of Improbable Research "HotAIR - Rare & well-done tidbits.. great scientists, musicians, & other thinkers" IgNobel Prize blog etc Marc Abrahams
April Fools R Us "practical jokes, gag gifts, pranks & hoaxes" + The Museum of Hoaxes "weblog about hoaxes, pranks, & fakery of all kinds"
Authors Alliance.org "Empowering authors in the digital age" Berkeley CA
Bartleby.com "student success hub, developed by Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) as part of its ongoing mission to serve all who work to elevate their lives through education" US eg Familiar Quotations "A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature. Compiled by John Bartlett"
Blackwell Synergy Blackwell Publishing subs + free
Boing Boing "A Directory of Wonderful Things" + tek
Bookpool.com "Discount bookstore for technical & computer books" US
BrainyDictionary "Online - 150,000 Word Definitions" BrainyMedia.com
The British Library "The world's knowledge" * * *
Charles Darwin Online "The Complete Work of.." Uni Cambridge
Complete Review "selectively comprehensive, objectively opinionated survey of books old & new, trying to meet all your book review, preview, & info needs" US
Daily Snopes "Urban Legends Reference Pages"
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science "The God Delusion" bk etc richarddawkins.net
Dictionary.com reference games store etc + dictionary.reference.com
Earth Snapshot "web portal dedicated to Earth Observation" pix eosnap.com It * * *
Ectaco "Electronic pocket talking dictionaries & translators, online" NY
Encyclopedia Mythica "mythology, folklore & legend" + Greek Mythology Link
EncycloZine "..Navigator: A Free Online Encyclopedia of Books & Knowledge"
English Dictionary kwik & slimline US+UK * * *
Everything2 E2 "a wide range of original written material" theory etc ++OSS
Fact Index "Arts & Sciences" etc dirs +GFDL * * *
The Final Theory "Rethinking our Scientific Legacy - New Physics - The Theory Of Everything Has Arrived!" Mark McCutcheon US
Freakonomics "the hidden side of everything" eg Why Can't We Predict Earthquakes? 1Apr11
TheFreeDictionary.com & encyclopedia etc +++OSS/PC * * *
The Freedom of Choice .com "Imagine a book that is 8,000 years overdue (and 20 years ahead of time) ..material reality of the Universe.. comprehensive & satisfying explanation of the reason for autonomy, individuality, intellect & the free will of every human being" Dr Thomas J. Chalko Scientific Engineering Research "after every major series of nuclear test there is always a period of increased seismic activity in some part of the world. This observable fact CANNOT be explained by direct energy of the explosion.." Geophysics & Disaster Prediction "Earthquakes 5 times more energetic than 20 years ago ..global seismic activity was increasing faster than any other global warming indicator on Earth and that this increase is extremely alarming" Physics of consciousness, The Purpose of the Universe, Bio-resonance etc + NU Journal of Discovery Natural University nujournal.net Au
George-Orwell.org "complete works.. biography, pictures & famous quotes"
GOOD Magazine "for the global citizen covering stories from business, environment, politics, art, design, culture, technology, education, urban issues & the latest news - Live well. Do good." good.is US * * * * *
Good King Wenceslas "An interesting historical book for every potential visitor to Prague & Czech Republic"
HighBeam Research "More than Search" Library Web & Reference tabs ..
History Guide InformationsWeiser Geschichte * * *
HyperDictionary Online Dictionary, Webnox Corp
h2g2 "The Guide to Life, The Universe & Everything.. Online Encyclopaedia" blog BBC
ibiblio "the public's library & digital archive - People, People, People" US + Project Gutenberg "the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (eBooks or eTexts)" + CD & DVD Project ++OSS
Infoplease "All the knowledge you need ..Encyclopedia Almanac Atlas Biographies Dictionary Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help" Pearson
Information Is Beautiful .net "ideas, issues, knowledge, data - visualized!" graphs UK
Internet Archive Wayback Machine "Browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago" web.archive.org + Archive-It subs
Intute "free online service.. access to the very best Web resources for education & research.. created by a network of UK universities & partners"
KLI Theory Lab "A powerful scientific database" Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution & Cognition Research Vienna
Lesson Tutor "Free printable lessons & worksheets K-12"
LibraryThing.com "community of 850,000 book lovers.. connect to people who read what you do.. world's largest book club"
MakeUseOf.com "Cool Websites, Software & Internet Tips" Justin Pot .com "Tech. Politics. Awesome."
Martin, Writings of Thomas James "creative non-fiction" Commentary Bread & Circuses 12Aug03 etc
Martindale's Reference Desk "International Art, Business, Science & Technology" dir
Marxists Internet Archive MIA marxists.org + Revolutionary History UK
Massey Lectures 2004 "A Short History of Progress" Ronald Wright, "The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative" Thomas King, etc CBC Radio Can + bks * * *
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary & Thesaurus + Encyclopaedia Britannica
MJ's Crossroads term search boxes
Museum of Contemporary Ideas Peter Hill - Kim Hill 31Jan04 + skepchick.org 8Dec12
Mythweb "heroes, gods & monsters of Greek mythology"
NakedCapitalism.com Yves Smith blog bk "ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism" Aurora Advisors Inc + Kim Hill interview the US economy radionz.co.nz 30Jul11
National Library of Scotland "info treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history & culture, with millions of books, manuscripts & maps covering every subject"
NationMaster "Where Stats Come Alive! ..massive central data source" Rapid Intelligence Pty Ltd Sydney
NEXUSMagazine.com "alternative news.. covering health breakthroughs, future science & technology, suppressed news, free energy, religious revisionism, conspiracy, the environment, history & ancient mysteries, the mind, UFOs, paranormal & the unexplained" Au
Occultopedia "The Occult & Unexplained Encyclopedia" + Deliriums Realm "Delusions of Grandeur" nasty myths
Omniglot.com "guide to languages, alphabets & other writing systems"
Online Dictionary *srch dict.die.net
Online Dictionary webster-dictionary.org
Open Library of Humanities "building a low cost, sustainable, Open Access future for the humanities" US openlibhums.org + The OLH's Reception in New Zealand
Piled Higher & Deeper PhD "grad student comic strip" Jorge Cham
the place & in-print! "publishing club for poets, playwrights, & authors" UK
Poetry Archive "the world's premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work" UK
Promethea "original philosophy.. advancing human life through self-expression, augmented by authentic freedom, experimentality & individualism.. opposes repression, orthodoxy, & collectivism, valuing the liberated & realized person" UK?
Rationalrevolution.net "Making sense of history, economics, politics, philosophy, and war ..dedicated to presenting significant facts and ideas within a rational & historical framework in an attempt to make sense of American society through careful inspection"
Sangeet's Haiku & Poetry Corner + Reflections: A Haiku Diary
Sensitive Skin Magazine.com "Post-beat, pre-apocalyptic art, writing & what-not" NYC US
The Straight Dope "Fighting ignorance since 1973.. containing all worthwhile human knowledge" Cecil Adams
Substack.com "lets independent writers & podcasters publish directly to their audience and get paid through subscriptions" US
TED Technology Entertainment Design "nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -through TED.com.. annual conferences & TED Prize & local TEDx events" 1984- global + video talks * * * * * * * * * *
2think.org "science, philosophy, book reviews, methodology examination, & more"
TryAgain "Live & Learn - Learn Faster! New Knowledge Representation System" US
Urban Dictionary "a slang dictionary with your definitions. Define your world"
Richard Webster Kim Hill pick 10Aug02
Wikipedia "the free encyclopedia" + Wikibooks "Think free. Learn free." copyleft GFDL +++OSS + wikiHow "collaborative writing project to build the world's largest how-to manual" eHow "Clear Instructions on How To Do (just about) Everything" + Wiki.com srch + Citizendium "citizens' compendium of everything.. gentle expert oversight.. real names.. fork Wikipedia.. provisionally, not" +pay + Nupedia [defunct] * * * * *
WordNet "online lexical reference system" Princeton + EuroWordNet "multilingual database" + Global WordNet Assn + Memidex.com "free online dictionary/thesaurus with several unique features, including more extensive cross-referencing, complete inflections, simple interface, & frequent updates"
Wordnik "All the words, & everything about them, for everybody"
WordReference.com English "French, Italian & Spanish Dictionary"
The World Factbook 2002 CIA US
WorldLingo "translation, localization & globalization services" + Babelfish
World Wide Words "International English from a British viewpoint"
Worth1000 "top creative contest site in the world.. competitions.. photochop.. photography contests"
The WWW Virtual Library US * *
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