Web Guides

Digital Reference Library

The services listed below either index and track FAQ services or provide a means for linking Web users with expert assistance.

about.com
http://www.about.com/
Volunteers answer questions for free in this basic Q&A format answering service.

Digital Book Index
http://www.digitalbookindex.com
This index provides links to more than 88,000 title records from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. About 49,900 of these books, texts, and documents are available free, while many others are available at very modest cost.

eBooks: Economic History: Labor, Wages, Incomes, Employment, Cost of Living
http://www.digitalbookindex.com/_search/search010histeconwagesincemplya.asp

eBooks: Labor History, Reform (19th c U.S.)
http://www.digitalbookindex.com/_search/search010hstuslabora.asp

eBooks: Labor, Labor History
http://www.digitalbookindex.com/_search/search010laborlaborhista.asp

The FAQ Finder
http://ps.superb.net/FAQ/

The Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/
The Internet Public Library (IPL) offers a high quality reference, which is especially useful to those who have US-specific education questions.

The Library of Congress Digital Reference Service
http://cdrspilot.oclc.org
This collaborative project brings together librarians from all over the U.S. who have agreed to answer email-based reference questions.

Pitsco's Ask an Expert
http://www.askanexpert.com/
A directory of links to people who have volunteered to answer questions for a teen and child user community. Offerings include links to web pages that provide expert information on subjects ranging from astronauts to zookeepers.

Tripod
http://www.tripod.com
Tripod offers this Frequently Asked Questions locator as a clearinghouse for time-saving guides on the Web.

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