The European Library is a discovery service that provides access to the collections of the national libraries of 46 European countries, plus a growing number of research libraries. Content accessible from the new service includes rare books, manuscripts, images, and video. The service allows users to cross-search 200 million records, covering more than 24 million pages of full-text information and more than 7 million digital objects.
WorldCat will contain many of the resources found in this database, but if you need deep access to European sources, this database will be valuable.
This database provides complete runs of major trade
and consumer magazines from their inception to 2000, and thus provides students
and researchers with the primary source material needed to develop a
contextual understanding of the entertainment industry as it evolved
over the 20th century. It is ideal for scholars studying:
The economics of the entertainment industry
Production, marketing and reception of films or music albums
Factors surrounding the emergence of subcultures such as punk, two-tone or grunge
Culture, politics and social change in dynamic eras such as the 1960s
Entrepreneurship is one of the most
talked about subjects and areas of study today however, information to
support study, practice and teaching is widely scattered. In addition,
user needs go beyond traditional research and education tools and must
include practical tools and information useful in starting and growing
contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to
millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of
bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database.
Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world
literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to
The E-Print Network is a vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and technical information created by scientists and research engineers active in their respective fields, intended for use by other scientists, engineers, and students at advanced levels.
From the rise of Descartes' disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars break conventional geographical boundaries with coverage that includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures.
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.
Portal to valuable, free Internet resources relevant to global business. Sections are divided into such categories as Country and Regional Data, Company and Industry Data, etc. All links are updated every 20 days, so this site is very current and very accurate. Especially valuable to locate industry information and market opportunities for all countries of the world, including the developing countries.
A new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia
is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars,
professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each
other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and
will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well
as to the general public.
This 2 volume work edited by Steven G. Rogelberg and published by Sage, provides extensive coverage or I/O pscyhology, including many areas of interest to Human Resources and Organizational Development professionals, including subject like Job Performance Models, Organizational Behavior , and Employee Assistance Programs. Each essay is signed and includes a bibliography for futher reading. A good place to get acquainted with core concepts.
A 3-volume reference concentrating on the post 1945 period. Entries are alphabetic by theme, country, region, organization, person, and topic, and "provides a ready reference work for understanding issues that affect approximately three quarters of the globe's residents."--Introduction. All articles are signed and have bibliographies. Features articles on an extensive number of organizations and provides lengthier coverage on regions than on individual countries.
Written by over 1,000 scholars from around the world, this multi-volume encyclopedia crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
Ed. Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember. 4 vols. The first part of volume 1 contains 16 thematic essays dealing with the comparative study of the cultures of cities. This is followed by over 200 articles on particular cities throughout the world. The appendices include indexes, statistical tables, and selected web sites.
A 10-volume set with a 2002 supplement which explores the social life and customs of peoples of the world. The encyclopedia is organized by people groups not by country names. Each article is signed and is followed by a bibliography.
ECCO provides access to the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, it gives researchers access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
Examines the well-established topics in African history but also looks at the social, economic, linguistic, anthropological, and political subjects that are being re-evaluated or newly opened for historical analysis by recent research and publication.
Alphabetical entries define names, places, and events associated with genocide, and major sections deal with the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, and the process, detection, denial, and prevention of genocide.
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system. [Publisher's website]
Covers every industry recognized by the NAICS. Includes industry overview, current conditions, industry leaders, workforce, global marketplace, and recommended reading. This is not as current as Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys, but a very excellent place to begin.
Information on this website has been developed by toxicologists and chemists within the Extension Service of the land-grant universities listed below. A major goal has been to develop unbiased information in a form understandable by the non-expert, and to make that information fully searchable and selectively retrievable.
EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts by developing and enforcing regulations, performing environmental research, sponsoring voluntary partnerships and programs, furthering environmental education, and publishing information.
A reference source providing basic information on key concepts, terms, and events related to social welfare and reform, civil rights, politics, government, the environment, media, economics, health, family, religion, law, and education in 20th century America.
Combining theory, history, and practice, this encyclopedia by Thomas Slone, has a special emphasis on public speaking, performance and communication. Cross-references, bibliographies after each article, and topical indexes further enhance the work.
"My aim here has been to provide a convenient list of resources for those working in contemporary analytic epistemology. I have focused primarily on gathering links to professional papers available online." [from website]