Bio: People A-Z - Material comes from the Cambridge Encyclopedia Database, the Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, as well as the A&E family that includes the Biography and HistoryChannels and Biography Magazine.
Moral Heroes - An archive of inspirational men, women and youth throughout history that have sacrificed for the betterment of others socially, physically, politically, economically, or environmentally.
NameBase - A cumulative index of books and clippings. Includes citations to names of individuals and groups involving: assassinations, organized crime, and scandals; Wall Street and transnational corporations; foreign policy and media establishments; political elites from the right and left; and, cold war history and intelligence.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ONB) - A collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. Also, every day a different biography from the Oxford DNB appears as Today's Life. See Lives of the Week.
POTUS: Presidents of the United States - In this Internet Public Library resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.
Universal Leonardo - A programme aimed at deepening our understanding of Leonardo da Vinci through a series of European exhibitions, scientific research and web-based resources. Leonardo occupies a unique place in human endeavour. Universal Leonardo is a highly innovative project that aims to radically extend public understanding and appreciation of the deep unity and extraordinary diversity of Leonardo da Vinci's work in all his fields of endeavour.
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media, politics, science and technology. Based in San Francisco, California, KWSnet contains over 125,000 annotated links to resources worldwide. Use Search KWSnet, located at the top of each page, to search within this site. Use Ctrl-F (Windows) or ⌘-F (Mac) to search within individual pages.
KWSnet Twitter provides news, culture, environment, media, politics, sci-tech, society, #art, #comics, #politicalcartoon, #illustration, #botd, #obit, but KWSnet is taking an extended leave of absence from the social networking service; it is not posting there at this time.
My Zotero Library provides news articles, primary and secondary sources, and bibliographic information for your research. More information on Zotero – a powerful, easy-to-use research tool – can be found at its site. Also recommended, subscribe to My Zotero Library RSS content for the latest updates.
KWSnet is completely non-commercial. It has no commercial objective or emphasis. Instead, it is intended for educational purposes, research, and personal use. It is updated regularly.
KWSnet is IPv6 enabled, HTTPS deployed, and fully HTML5 compliant.
KWSnet may be contacted via email with any comments, suggestions or link submissions. KWSnet is designed and maintained, in its entirety, by Kirk W. Smith.