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Encyclopedia Mytica: An Encyclopedia on Mythology, Folklore, and Legend.
Currently almost 6,000 articles, including myths, folktales, images, genealogy tables, a pronunciation guide, and a list of concepts and their personifications.
Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable
The classic nineteenth century work.
Perseus Ditigal Library
Extensive digital library of resources for the study of Ancient and Classical Greece. 16,000 images of architecture, sculpture, coins, vases, and sites; over 420 complete works (searchable) by 32 authors in both Greek and English; an encyclopedia; and the full Liddell-Scott-Jones Lexicon of Classical Greek with links into Perseus texts.
Universal Myths and Mysterious Places Index (Morgana's Observatory) dt>
Creation, flood, and afterlife.
Peoples Paths: Literature, Stories, Poems
Links to contemporary and traditional Native American stories and poems.
Ani'Yun'wiya (the "Principal People") : Legends Before and After
Classica Course CLA 212: Mythology
Primarily a database of images; includes basic bibliography and family trees.
ESSAYS AND TEXTS
The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion
Searchable edition of Sir James Frazer's monumental 1922 work.
Traditional Cherokee Belief System
From the Cherokee Nation Cultural Resource Center.
Index to articles and essays on anthropology and archaeology.
Humanities Index 1984- .
Index to over 350 core English-language periodicals in the humanities, including literature, history, philosophy, religion, and related subjects.
MLA Bibliography 1963- .
The most comprehensive index to literary studies, MLA indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Coverage includes journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, proceedings,etc.
World Mythology Audio Files
Links to audio files of nine stories. Quicktime 3.0 or newer required.
American Indian Radio
National distribution system for native programming. Includes links to video clips as well as audio and live programming.
Peoples Paths: American Indian Radio
Annotated links to stations and programs.
Omaha Indian Music
Traditional music from the 1890s and the 1980s. Interviews with tribal members. Part of the Library of Congress American Memory project.
Mohawk Nation Radio Tyendinaga
Dinetah: Sacred Land
Testimony of Dineh elder Mae Tso focusing on Navajo cultural beliefs.
Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia
Myths and Legends
Christopher B. Siren's outstanding collections of links.
The People's Paths Site Index
North American Indian and Indigenous People.
EFF's [Extended] Guide to the Internet: The Global Watering Hole
How to use and navigate Usenet news groups.
EDNET Guide to Usenet Newsgroups
Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-Conferences
Search or browse Diane Kovacs Directory.
Mythology Related Newsgroups on the Internet
The AFU and Urban Legends Archive
Peer-reviewed, limited area internet search engine designed to limit searches to sites focusing on the ancient and medieval worlds.
People's Path Search Engine
Currently the biggest of the general search engine, Google searches over 1.2 billion pages. It works extremely well for finding relevant sites for things you can name: institutions, companies, people, specific resources, etc.
One of the largest and best of the major search engines. Combines full-text Web page database search with a "Special Collections" (about 5400 journals, books, newspapers, newswires) database search. Uses meta-data to organize results into "Custom Search Folders" based on keywords; domain; type of document, etc. Phrase (" ") and Boolean searching; truncation with asterick (*).
AltaVista Search: Advanced Query
One of the largest full-text indexes. Powerful and fast. Advanced search allows for Boolean and proximity searching (or, and, not, near). Phrase searching with enclosed quotation marks (" "); truncation with asterick (*).
Search Engine Comparison Chart
From the Kansas City Public Library.
Search Engines Reviews Chart
From Search Engine Watch.
A Brief Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History and the Humanities
Written by Melvin E. Page for H-NET, Humanities and Social Sciences Online and based in principle on Kate Turabian's Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (5th edition, 1987).
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers
Maurice Crouse, University of Memphis.
Bibliographic Format for Citing Electronic Information
General style manual.
Natalie Borisovets (firstname.lastname@example.org)
January 28, 2001