is both a knowledge repository and a space for discussion and
networking among those with an interest in the “next billion”―the next
billion to rise from the base of the economic pyramid
(BOP) as participants in healthy economies, and the next billion in
profits for businesses, from multinational to microenterprises, to earn
by selling to underserved markets."
Case studies and project lists from all over the world are excellent.
Fulltext is available up to about a week ago. Searching for articles is possible for the entire NYT, but the actual article must be acquired through some other means. The library does have the entire NYT on microfilm. Ask at the Research Assistance Desk, 2nd floor.
This database has two sections: 1851-1980 & 1981-Present. Personal payment is required to view articles in the 1851-1980 section. The library does not pay for this service. Articles may be viewed free of charge in the 1981-Present section.
The library has the NYT on microfilm back to 1851. Microfilm is located on the south side of the 2nd floor.
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) is a cross-database search engine for approximately 24 life science databases. Some of the subjects covered include: gene sequences, molecular structure, proteins, and nucleotides.
The United States Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service (NTIS) serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Included are citations for more than 3 million publications in more than 350 subject areas.
A catalog of historical datasets containing descriptions of a wide range of historical datasets (also called studies) covering a time period from early history to the present day. A large number of datasets can also be accessed and downloaded online.
EnergyFiles searches more than five hundred databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
The NASA Technical Reports Server provides access to NASA's current and historical technical literature. NTRS searches three major collections: NACA (1915-1958), NASA (1958-present), and NASA Image eXchange (NIX) (1900-present). Search results include: conference papers, images, journal articles, photos, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.
The National Academies Press was created under a charter granted by the United States Congress to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
The site of the American Nurses Association. It provides links to the free Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (a peer-reviewed electronic journal), state nursing associations, and American Nurses Foundation.
A digital library administered by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Provides information that supports transportation policy and research, with full-text access to documents published by public, academic, and private organizations.
Has research resources, such as links to over 100 open access ejournals in the field of education, and "websites for students" with links to careers in art, copyright basics, and interactive activities.
NextBio alleviates the challenges that are facing the life sciences industry and has developed a suite of products which allow researchers to extract knowledge from disparate biological, clinical, and chemical data, regardless of data type or origin. NextBio's integrated database contains publicly available data from a variety of sources, including GEO, caBIG, and Array Express, among others.
Features a free world music podcast; "World Music Profiles," with weekly audio interviews and new music features; a vast world music directory, searchable by artist's name, genre, album, or country, and much more.