GlobalSpec was founded in 1996 for engineers by engineers and leveraged its domain expertise and deep understanding of the online behavior and complex needs of the engineering and technical community to build The Engineering Search Engine.
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.
Psychology Database covers over 1,200 publications, including scholarly journals, trade journals, books, magazines, audio & video works, and reports, of which over 800 are full-text. Additionally there are over 7,000 full text dissertations.
It encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychological and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, and social welfare.
MeLCat is a state-wide database representing the holdings of nearly every library in Michigan - more than 6 million unique book titles. When you search MeLCat, you can request that an item be sent to Hekman Library for pick up at the main circulation desk on 2nd floor. The turn around time is 3-5 days.
In many cases, MeLCat will replace InterLibrary Loan, especially for books held in Michigan libraries. InterLibrary Loan is still the preferred method of delivery for books held outside Michigan and for all journal article requests.
Textkit is the Internet's largest provider of free and fully downloadable Greek and Latin grammars and readers. With currently 146 free books to choose from, Greek and Latin learners have downloaded 648,431 grammars, readers and classical e-books. There are also many other areas of Textkit which can help you learn Greek and Latin.
From the Preface: "A to Zoo can be used to obtain information about children's picture books in two ways: to learn the titles, authors, and illustrators of books on a particular subject, such as 'dragons' or 'weddings'; or to ascertain the subject (or subjects) when only the title, author and title, or illustrator and title are known." Now in its seventh edition, this is a standard reference source for picture books.
The Hudson Institute, founded by well-known futurist Herman Kahn, conducts research and supports policy development in many areas of concern, including global prosperity, American culture, and others both domestic and worldwide. Its Center for Global Prosperity, at http://cgp.hudson.org/ publishes The Index of Global Philanthropy, available as a pdf at http://gpr.hudson.org/files/publications/GlobalPhilanthropy.pdf.
Google Scholar provides access to scholarly literature on the web. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. If Calvin has access to an electronic journal, links to the articles in that journal will appear in Google Scholar
The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Each year approximately 130 scholars from around the world choose 5,000 works for inclusion alternating between the social sciences and the humanities.
RIA Checkpoint is an important accounting resource, delivering comprehensive tax and accounting content from leading industry experts like RIA, WG&L, IBFD, EBIA and more. It also integrates content with additional tools.
An annual statistical publication of the Asian Development Bank, providing historical and current economic, financial, environment and social statistics on the Bank's thirty nine developing member countries (DMCs).
"The central scientific focus of CTNS is on developments in physics, cosmology, evolutionary biology, and genetics, with additional topics in the neurosciences, the environmental sciences, and mathematics. With regard to the theological task, CTNS engages in both Christian and multi-religious reflection. The Christian theological agenda focuses on the various doctrinal loci of systematic theology. The multi-religious agenda attends primarily to theological issues arising from the engagement between the sciences and religious traditions such as Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and indigenous spiritualities."
Provides links to online bibliographies, full-text resources, periodicals, and reference tools for the study of the history and cultures of South Asia. It also includes links to resources for individual countries. Edited and maintained by Dr. David Magier, Columbia University Libraries.
GreenFILEis aresearch database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
Web site maintained by medieval scholars which contains the "Orb Encyclopedia," an index of original essays on medieval studies arranged by topic, a dictionary of medieval terms, online bibliographies and timelines, and links to medieval Internet resources.
HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive
indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more
than 22,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and
local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source
documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records and
more. It also includes Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary
War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s
Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials
Science.gov is a search engine for government science information and research results. Currently in its fourth generation, Science.gov provides search of more than 50 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 1,800 scientific Web sites.
Created by nurses for nurses and students, this site offers good
resource links, but the highlight is its "Careplan Corner," with
predefined nursing care plans. Users can copy, save, or print and
modify any of the plans.
HSDB is a toxicology data file focusing on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas.