My Reference Desk
Look it up
Libraryspot - dictionaries, maps, encyclopaedias, quotations, acronyms, poetry, help with grammar,� masses of information of all kinds, and links to many more very useful sites.
Ask an expert
General queries�- ask�a live expert anything - you choose the right expert to answer your query.�
Computer help� 5 Star Support has been providing free online computer support for nearly 5 years.
Hoaxes and viruses
Check on Hoax emails at Snopes
You can do an online virus scan at Housecall�, to make sure your anti-virus software is doing its job
Maths and Science
Dr Math� is the place to go for maths queries!
For your scientific questions, go to Mad Scientist
The Web Gallery of Art� is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1150-1800), currently containing over 12,100 reproductions. Commentaries on pictures, biographies of artists are available.
Fabulous photography�- Stunning pictures from around the world.
Mark Harden's Artchive - wonderful reproductions of hundreds of beloved works of art.
Online Newspapers - this is an EXCELLENT site, where you can choose from 10,000 newspapers! Simply nominate which country you want and you will then have a choice of papers from that country.
Hints and Tips - look up hints and tips about EVERTYHING.
How Stuff Works - a very interesting site where you can find out how things work - have a look!
Currency Converter - convert any currency to any other - daily adjustments.
World Time Zone Map - a useful and interesting site.
Multimap - the leading site for maps and travel directions on the web.
T-Mail - send an email to your friend in France, with a copy to this service - they translate to French and send your friend the translation.
Not Good Enough�for complaints about Australian companies.
Where is...�- find your way from A to B.
The Library� - Choose your books and order them online.
Brisbane Seniors Online�- Excellent resource for Brisbane seniors.
Brisbane City Council links - Lots of useful information
Queensland weather forecasts - Plan your picnic!
Weather radar�- Watch for storms coming.
Lightning Tracker�- Useful Energex site to keep an eye on.