CIS 58.91A
Exploring the WWW
Santa Rosa Junior College
Site Links

General Search Tips
Search Engines
Job Searches
Your Own Starting Page
Choosing an Internet Service Provider
Internet History
Local Sites
Shareware and Freeware
Art, Graphics and Fonts
Health and Medicine
U.S. Government Agencies
Shopping & Auctions
Games & Entertainment
Stocks & Investing
News & Newspapers
Home and Garden

How to understand Domain Names and Web Addresses - URL. Domain Name. World Wide Web Address. That http:// thing. What does it all mean?

General Search Tips

A Consumer's Guide to Search Engines
ResearchBuzz - Internet Research News and Info
Learn to Search the WWW - a free online course

Search Engines

A list of many of the general Search Engines 
Search engines on the Web

Your Own Starting Page

Why let your computer manufacturer, Netscape or Microsoft dictate what page you start with? Sites like the ones listed below let you customize your own start page.

Job Searches

North Bay Careers
Yahoo! Employment
JobStar California
Includes links to Bay Area job listings, career centers and resume assistance
Career Source Magazine

Choosing an Internet Service Provider

Sonoma County Internet Service Providers
Choose Links, and then General Links to get to the Sonoma County ISP link. Includes a table of provider names, addresses, features and prices
Providers of Commercial Internet Access (POCIA)
Yahoo! Internet Providers

Internet History & Information

A Brief History
A timeline of Internet history
Family Guidebook to the Internet (because it's a jungle out there...)

Local Sites

Press Democrat On-line
Sonoma County Library
Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce
County of Sonoma
Yahoo! Get Local - SF Bay Area


The Core Rules of Netiquette
Urban Legends & Folklore
The Internet Acronym & Smilie Dictionary :-)

Shareware and Freeware

CNET Shareware site
Macintosh Shareware
PC Shareware



Anywho - Find long lost friends
Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia
Roget's Thesaurus
Bartlett's Quotations

Art, Graphics and Fonts

Web Museum, Paris
Free Fonts
The ClipArt Connection
Tony Stone Images
Publishers of royalty-free illustration & photography.
ClipArt Connection
Barry's Clip Art

Health and Medicine

How to Search for Medical Information
Government Healthfinder
National Health Information Center

U.S. Government Agencies

FedWorld Information Network

Shopping & Auctions

C|Net Shopper
Books, Movies, CD's, DVD's, gifts, and an Auction
eBay - Auction
ShopNow - a directory of online shopping
Toys R Us
Lands End
Crate and Barrel
The Sharper Image

Electronic Greeting Cards

Apple iCards
Blue Mountain Arts Greetings

Games & Entertainment

Screen It! - Entertainment reviews for parents
The Wonderful World of Disney
Live Concerts
Sony Station Games & Entertainment
Yahoo Games
TV Guide Online
Celebrity Central
BrainPOP: educational online videos for kids

Stocks & Investing


Charting and Research:
Individual Investor
Smart Money
The Motley Fool

News & Newspapers

Recent Earthquakes in California
CNN Online
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
San Francisco Gate - Chronicle
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
The Wall Street Journal

Home and Garden

Better Homes and Gardens
Horticultural Trades Association
Sunset Magazine


Earthcam: Live Internet Cameras
Ancestry: Geneological research
Travelocity - travel services
Blue Mountain Arts: Free email greeting cards
Free Translation
Life Advice Library
Snoopy Comics

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apb 07 September, 2005