General Reference Resources
- Electronic versions of a wide range of key
printed reference books - including the Hutchinson Almanac, Who's Who and the Municipal
Yearbook. Please note that these are electronic versions of the current printed versions
of these reference books - they do not reflect more recent
information than the latest
here for Athens
- Encyclopędia Britannica
- In addition to a searchable version of the complete Encyclopędia Britannica, this site also includes selected Web sites,
magazines and books.
Telephones and post
- Searchable online version of BT's phone
Please note that unregistered users are entitled to only 10 free searches a day on this
- Telephone directories on the Web
- International list of the telephone
directories available on the Web.
- Post Office
- Information about stamps, postage rates
other postal services. Now requires registration for access to
- The Worldwide Holiday & Festival Site
- Brings together information about National
and bank holidays around the world.
- Web elements
- The periodic table with thousands of
graphics showing elements
structures and periodic properties. Written by Mark Winter of the University of Sheffield
- A dictionary of units
- Provides a summary of most units of
measurement in use around the world today (and a few of historical interest), together
with the appropriate conversion factors needed to change them into a 'standard' unit of
the S I.
- Met. Office
- The weather and weather services
- UK Sensitive map (University of
- Clickable map, with the ability to go
directly to a particular information resource, such as undergraduate prospectus, Library
or Students' Union.
- Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
- Information about academic and vocational
qualifications within the National Framework of qualifications, ranging from primary
school Key Stages to Level 5 NVQs and A levels.
- British Education
- Information from the British Council
designed to provide background on British qualifications for international students.
Includes information about qualification equivalencies for Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan
and the USA.
- The Charity Commission for England and Wales
- Including a searchable version of the Register
- Charity Choice
- The encyclopaedia of charities on the Internet
General Guides to Web information
- Yahoo's subject tree of Web resources
Google's directory of
Reference and subject resources
This site belongs to:
Chris Porter. Birmingham, UK. Created:
12 March 2004 [Last updated:27 April 2004]