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100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything

There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry.

KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites. Technology Math S.O.S. Free Online Course Materials. Academic Earth. Since 2008, Academic Earth has worked diligently to compile an ever-growing collection of online college courses, made available free of charge, from some of the most respected universities.

Academic Earth

We proudly build on the precedent set forth by MIT OpenCourseware, believing that everyone deserves access to a world-class education. To facilitate this goal, we have curated links to over 750 online courses and 8,500 individual online lectures, giving students of all ages unparalleled access to college courses they may otherwise never experience. Whether supplementing existing coursework, or learning for the sake of learning, anyone with an internet connection has the freedom to learn at their own pace from world-renowned experts, without the burden of rising tuition costs.

To access this collection of free online college courses, simply select your area of interest from the menu below. From Art and Design to Social Science, Academic Earth is sure to have the course you’re looking for. Open Learning - Openlearn - The Open University. LearningSpace - OpenLearn LearningSpace - The Open University. Podcasts - Learn at Any Time - The Open University. Khan Academy. Open Learning Initiative.

Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures. All Music, All But Invisible - Search Engine Watch (SEW) The All Music Guide is one of the most comprehensive, extensively cross-linked and easy to use musical resources on the web.

All Music, All But Invisible - Search Engine Watch (SEW)

It's also, unfortunately, largely invisible to search engines. If you're looking for music information, the All Music Guide is an exceptional resource, packed with high quality information that's difficult to find elsewhere. The All Music Guide is known for its extensive, detailed, and critical biographies of thousands of performers, as well as thorough discographies. This information alone makes it one of the most comprehensive, authoritative sources for music information on the web.

The site designers took full advantage of the interactive capabilities of database technology. Unfortunately, this type of database technology presents one of the thorniest challenges to search engines. The main search box atop every page allows you to search by artist, album, song, style or label. Results for artist search presents a list of artists with names similar to your query. 100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web. By Alisa Miller Experts say that typical search engines like Yahoo!

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

And Google only pick up about 1% of the information available on the Internet. The rest of that information is considered to be hidden in the deep web, also referred to as the invisible web. So how can you find all the rest of this information? This list offers 100 tips and tools to help you get the most out of your Internet searches. Meta-Search Engines Meta-search engines use the resources of many different search engines to gather the most results possible. SurfWax. Semantic Search Tools and Databases Semantic search tools depend on replicating the way the human brain thinks and categorizes information to ensure more relevant searches.

Hakia. General Search Engines and Databases These databases and search engines for databases will provide information from places on the Internet most typical search engines cannot. DeepDyve. Academic Search Engines and Databases Google Scholar.