Websites By Subject

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General Reference

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Internet Public Library

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Gateway to resources across the disciplines as well as access to dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs and more. Founded by the University of Michigan School of Information and maintained by a consortium of universities.
Infomine: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

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Gateway to resources across the disciplines including databases, electronic journals and books, catalogs and articles. Links are available to both free and fee-based resources. Maintained by the University of California.
Bartleby.com: Great Books Online

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Access to many reference works including encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri. Also links to classic works of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Maintained by Bartleby.com.

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Citing Sources

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Purdue Online Writing Lab

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Writing resources including style guides and tips for avoiding plagiarism. Maintained by Purdue University.
Writing Center

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Resources for style guides and quoting and paraphrasing sources. Maintained by the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Plagiarism Pamphlet

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Plagiarism: What it is and how to recognize and avoid it. An online pamphlet provided by the Writing Tutorial Services of Indiana University.
Copyright Advisory Network

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Provides access to information and issues concerning copyright, fair use and public domain. Maintained by the American Library Association.
Online Resources for Writers

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Links to resources for all aspects of writing academic papers including style guides, plagiarism, and grammar. Maintained by the Writing Center of Amherst College.

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Open Access Books

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Online Books Page

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Indexes more than 30,000 free full-text English works in various formats. Maintained by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Project Gutenberg Collection

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Access to over 25,000 free e-books. Maintained by Project Gutenberg.
Bartleby.com: Great Books Online

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Access to many reference works including encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri. Also links to classic works of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Maintained by Bartleby.com.

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Open Access Journals

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Directory of Open Access Journals

Access Directory of Open Access Journals
Access to over 3500 full text scholarly and scientific journals. Maintained by Lund University Libraries.
Free Medical Journals Site

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A site offering links to freely available full-text journal articles in the field of medicine.
Public Library of Science

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Gateway to open access journals in the fields of medicine, biology and genetics. Maintained by a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians.
PubMed Central

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Digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journals maintained by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

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Art Web Sites

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Artcyclopedia: the Guide to Museum-Quality Art on the Internet

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A searchable gateway to web sites providing digital images of artists' works and information about the artists.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus

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Provides terminology and other information about the objects, artists, concepts, and places important to various disciplines that specialize in art, architecture and material culture. Compiled and maintained by the Getty Research Institute.
Timeline of Art History

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A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world. Created and maintained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Smithsonian Collections Search Center

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Provides access to over 2 million records of the Smithsonian's museum, archives, library and research collections. Maintained by the Smithsonian Institution.
Illuminated Books: A Free Access Digital Library of Illuminated & Illustrated Books

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Access to book images from the Victorian period, Arts and Crafts style and Private Presses from the 1800's to the 1920's. Maintained by the non-profit Illuminated Books Project.
Intute: Creative Arts

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of visual art, music, fashion, design, dance, theatre and drama. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.

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Business and Management Web Sites

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SBA.gov

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A comprehensive gateway to small business resources and documents. Managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Business Ethics

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Gateway to articles, web sites and other resources concerning business ethics. Developed and maintained by business librarian Sharon Stoerger.
Intute: Business and Management

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of business, accounting, management, marketing and communications. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History

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A searchable encyclopedia of topics in economic and business history. Written and edited by a wide variety of experts in the academic community.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Web site of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Financial Services Fact Book

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Provides access to information concerning the financial services industries such as banking, insurance, securities and mortgage finance. Maintained by the Insurance Information Institute and the Financial Services Roundtable.

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Criminal Justice Web Sites

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Death Penalty Information Center

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Gateway to articles, web sites and other resources concerning all aspects of capital punishment. Maintained by the Death Penalty Information Center, a non-profit organization.
Legal Information Institute

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Provides access to laws, constitutions, court opinions and cases. Maintained by Cornell Law School.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service

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Gateway to summaries and article citations of more than 200,000 justice and substance abuse resources. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Intute: Law

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of law, international law, criminal law, and intellectual property law. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
EISIL: Electronic Information System for International Law

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A gateway to primary documents, web sites and research guides concerning all aspects of international law. Maintained by the American Society of International Law.
NIST Data Gateway

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Gateway to online databases in the fields of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and forensic science. Maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Economics Web Sites

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Liber8: Economic Information Portal

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Gateway to economic information at the international, national and regional levels. Maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Intute: Economics

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of economics, financial economics, industry and commerce, international economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Pew Research Center

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Web site of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
Women Working, 1800-1930

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Provides access to digitized books, pamphlets, manuscripts and images from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.
EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History

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A searchable encyclopedia of topics in economic and business history. Written and edited by a wide variety of experts in the academic community.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Web site of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Financial Services Fact Book

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Provides access to information concerning the financial services industries such as banking, insurance, securities and mortgage finance. Maintained by the Insurance Information Institute and the Financial Services Roundtable.

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English & Writing Web Sites

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Poetry Archive

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Provides access to audio recordings of English-language poets reading their own work. Founded by UK poet laureate Andrew Motion.
Poetry Foundation

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Contains information and articles on poets, poems and poetry movements. Maintained by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine.
Spenser Online

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Gateway to Edmund Spenser texts, discussions and links as well as the broader subject of Renaissance English literature. Maintained by the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge.
Intute: Communication and Media Studies

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of broadcasting, film studies, journalism, new media, printing and publishing. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

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Searchable digital collection of fiction, poetry, biography and autobiography. Maintained by the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Intute: Modern Languages and Area Studies

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Gateway to web resources in modern languages and literature, including European, Asian, African, Australasian, Latin American and North American. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Illuminated Books: A Free Access Digital Library of Illuminated & Illustrated Books

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Access to book images from the Victorian period, Arts and Crafts style and Private Presses from the 1800's to the 1920's. Maintained by the non-profit Illuminated Books Project.
Intute: Creative Arts

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of visual art, music, fashion, design, dance, theatre and drama. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.

British Library

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Provides (under the Discover tab) access to digital versions of several rare texts, including works by Chaucer and Shakespeare, the Gutenberg Bible, the Magna Carta, and the Codex Sinaiticus.

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Education Web Sites

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Encyclopedia of Educational Technology

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Online encyclopedia containing articles on instructional design and education. Maintained by San Diego State University's Department of Educational Technology.
Intute: Education and Research Methods

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Gateway to web resources in the field of education, including assessment, technology, theory and training. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

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Provides access to scholarly research, policy briefs, government reports and data on child care and early education. A collaboration of the National Center for Children in Poverty, the Institute for Social Research and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.

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Environmental Studies Web Sites

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Environmental Ethics

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Portal to information about the environment and applied environmental ethics. Compiled and maintained by a research professor at the Institute for World Religions.
EarthTrends: Environmental Information

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A comprehensive database focusing on environmental, social, and economic trends. Maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Intute: Earth Sciences

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Gateway to web resources in the field of earth sciences, including area studies, climatology, geology and oceanography. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
GreenFILE

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Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Maintained by EBSCOhost.
Science.gov

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Gateway to scientific web sites as well as a search engine for government science information and research results. Maintained by a consortium of U.S. federal agencies.

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Foreign Languages Web Sites

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Radio Lingua

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Provides access to podcasts of programs in Spanish, French, Italian and German. Maintained by the Radio Lingua Network.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World

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Encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's known living languages. Revised every four years. Maintained by SIL International.
Intute: Modern Languages and Area Studies

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Gateway to web resources in modern languages and literature, including European, Asian, African, Australasian, Latin American and North American. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.

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History Web Sites

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American Memory from the Library of Congress

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Presents digital versions of primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. Includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, music, and maps.
AmDocs: Documents for the Study of American History

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Features documents related to American history from the 15th century to the present. Contains letters, manuscripts, speeches, constitutions, songs, proclamations, treaties, State of the Union addresses, and other documents. Maintained by George Laughead, Jr., manager of the Kansas Heritage Group.
History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web

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A gateway to primary documents, images, audio files, and secondary articles concerning U.S. History. Developed by American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University.
Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

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Historical materials from Harvard's library, archives, and museums documents voluntary immigration to the US from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression. The collection includes approximately 1,800 books and pamphlets, 6,000 photographs, 200 maps, and 13,000 pages from manuscript and archival collections.
Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War

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A digital archive of thousands of letters, diaries, newspapers, speeches and records from two communities, one Northern and one Southern, during the time of the Civil War. Maintained by the University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History.
Intute: History

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Gateway to web resources in the field of history. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Discovering American Women's History Online

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Provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. Maintained by Ken Middleton, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Middle Tennessee State University's Walker Library.
ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online)

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A portal to over 5,000 websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry. Maintained by George Mason University's Center for History and New Media.
In the First Person: an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives

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Provides in-depth indexing of more than 4000 collections of oral history in English from around the world. Updated quarterly. Maintained by Alexander Street Press.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

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Searchable digital collection of fiction, poetry, biography and autobiography. Maintained by the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.
Women Working, 1800-1930

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Provides access to digitized books, pamphlets, manuscripts and images from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.
Smithsonian Collections Search Center

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Provides access to over 2 million records of the Smithsonian's museum, archives, library and research collections. Maintained by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Mathematics Web Sites

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Math Forum

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Gateway to a variety of resources concerning all areas of mathematics. Maintained by Drexel University.
Intute: Mathematics

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Gateway to web resources in the field of mathematics, including analysis, logic, statistics and probability. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Eric Weisstein's World of Science

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Provides links to encyclopedic information in the areas of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, mathematics and physics. Created and maintained by Eric Weisstein at Wolfram Research.
Science.gov

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Gateway to scientific web sites as well as a search engine for government science information and research results. Maintained by a consortium of U.S. federal agencies.
NIST Data Gateway

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Gateway to online databases in the fields of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and forensic science. Maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Music Web Sites

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Worldwide Internet Music Resources

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Gateway to web sites, journals and other resources concerning all aspects of music. Maintained by the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University.
Intute: Creative Arts

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Gateway to web resources in the fields of visual art, music, fashion, design, dance, theatre and drama. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.

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Philosophy Web Sites

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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A dynamic, peer-reviewed searchable reference work. Quarterly fixed editions. Maintained by the Metaphysics Research Lab, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University.
Ethics Updates

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Gateway to resources and updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics. Maintained by the Values Institute at the University of San Diego.
Intute: Philosophy

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Gateway to web resources in the field of philosophy. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

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Online version of the 1998 AltaMira Press encyclopedia, edited by William H. Swatos, Jr. Maintained by Hartford Seminary's Hartford Institute for Religion Research.

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Political Science Web Sites

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Political Advertising Resource Center

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Analyzes television advertisements used in local, state, and national political campaigns from 2004 to the present. Includes videos of advertisements as well as text of the scripts. Maintained by the Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership at the University of Maryland.
Intute: Politics

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Gateway to web resources in the field of politics. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Pew Research Center

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Web site of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
EISIL: Electronic Information System for International Law

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A gateway to primary documents, web sites and research guides concerning all aspects of international law. Maintained by the American Society of International Law.

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Psychology Web Sites

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Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Gateway to a wide variety of psychology resources on the web. Maintained by the Jacksonville State University Department of Psychology.
AmoebaWeb: Psychology on the Web

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Gateway to a wide variety of psychology web sites and articles. Maintained by the Vanguard University of Southern California Department of Psychology.
Classics in the History of Psychology

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Full text of books, articles and chapters in the history of psychology as well as links to other relevant sites. Maintained by the Department of Psychology at York University.
Intute: Psychology

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Gateway to web resources in the field of psychology. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
In the First Person: an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives

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Provides in-depth indexing of more than 4000 collections of oral history in English from around the world. Updated quarterly. Maintained by Alexander Street Press.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.

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Religious Studies Web Sites

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Virtual Religion Index

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Gateway for locating resources on a wide range of topics in religious studies. Developed and maintained by the Department of Religion at Rutgers University.
Papal Encyclicals Online

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Provides access to Papal and other official documents of the Catholic Church from the 13th century to the present.
Intute: Religion and Theology

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Gateway to web resources in the field of religious studies. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

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Online version of the 1998 AltaMira Press encyclopedia, edited by William H. Swatos, Jr. Maintained by Hartford Seminary's Hartford Institute for Religion Research.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.

British Library

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Provides (under the Discover tab) access to digital versions of several rare texts, including works by Chaucer and Shakespeare, the Gutenberg Bible, the Magna Carta, and the Codex Sinaiticus.

ARDA: Association of Religion Data Archives

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The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. The targeted audience and the data collection include American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers. Data included in the ARDA are submitted by the foremost religion scholars and research centers in the world.

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Science, Medicine, & Health Web Sites

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Free Medical Journals Site

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A site offering links to freely available full-text journal articles in the field of medicine.
Drug Information Portal

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Gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Public Library of Science

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Gateway to open access journals in the fields of medicine, biology and genetics. Maintained by a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians.
Intute: Physical Sciences

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Gateway to web resources in the physical sciences, including astronomy, chemistry and physics. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Intute: Biological Sciences

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Gateway to web resources in the field of biology. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Eric Weisstein's World of Science

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Provides links to encyclopedic information in the areas of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, mathematics and physics. Created and maintained by Eric Weisstein at Wolfram Research.
ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online)

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A portal to over 5,000 websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry. Maintained by George Mason University's Center for History and New Media.
Science.gov

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Gateway to scientific web sites as well as a search engine for government science information and research results. Maintained by a consortium of U.S. federal agencies.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.
NIST Data Gateway

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Gateway to online databases in the fields of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and forensic science. Maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Sociology Web Sites

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Everyday Sociology Blog

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A blog exploring sociology's relevance to pop culture, media and everyday life. Material contributed by sociology professors in the academic community.
Intute: Sociology

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Gateway to web resources in the field of sociology. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

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Online version of the 1998 AltaMira Press encyclopedia, edited by William H. Swatos, Jr. Maintained by Hartford Seminary's Hartford Institute for Religion Research.
In the First Person: an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives

Access In the First Person
Provides in-depth indexing of more than 4000 collections of oral history in English from around the world. Updated quarterly. Maintained by Alexander Street Press.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

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Provides access to scholarly research, policy briefs, government reports and data on child care and early education. A collaboration of the National Center for Children in Poverty, the Institute for Social Research and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Making of America

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Provides access to digitized monographs and journal articles of the nineteenth century in the areas of education, psychology, history, sociology, religion, and science. Maintained by Cornell University Library.
Pew Research Center

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Web site of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.

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Women's Studies Web Sites

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WSSLinks: Women and Gender Studies Web Sites

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A gateway to a wide range of resources by topic in women's studies. Developed and maintained by the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries.
Intute: Women's Studies

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Gateway to web resources in the field of women's studies. Maintained by Intute, a consortium of British universities.
Discovering American Women's History Online

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Provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. Maintained by Ken Middleton, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Middle Tennessee State University's Walker Library.
In the First Person: an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives

Access In the First Person
Provides in-depth indexing of more than 4000 collections of oral history in English from around the world. Updated quarterly. Maintained by Alexander Street Press.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

Access African American Women Writers
Searchable digital collection of fiction, poetry, biography and autobiography. Maintained by the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Women Working, 1800-1930

Access Women Working
Provides access to digitized books, pamphlets, manuscripts and images from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.

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