Librarians and other subject experts review, collect, and organize material into subject areas or categories so topics may be more easily found and used for research.

Two examples are University of California Riverside's Infomine and Internet Public Library.

infomine Internet Public Library

The Web sites selected for inclusion have been reviewed by librarians, and are usually annotated. You can use their categories to review reliable Web sites available on a given topic. Or you can search for specific sites by keyword.


Reliable and trustworthy Web sites are researched and organized by librarians.


You are only seeing a small part of available Web sites.

Subject Directories are often good places to start a Web search.

Image reproduced with permission from University of Californis Riverside's Infomine.