Searchable databases of genealogical data (births, marriages and deaths) from the State Archives Service, recorded in the Netherlands 1811-1955. Limited access for free; full access requires subscription.
As of 1 January 2013 the Genlias database is no longer available. The data has been migrated to the new site WieWasWie.
Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference website on the Internet. The content of Wikipedia is free, written collaboratively by people from all around the world. This website is a, which means that anyone with access to an Internet-connected computer can edit, correct, or improve information throughout the encyclopedia, simply by clicking the edit this page link (with a few minor exceptions, such as protected articles and the main page). [from website]
Business abstracts indexes and abstracts articles from English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere, including the leading business magazines and trade and research journals, plus the full text of selected periodicals.
10,000 articles of prominent women across the ages are represented in these 17 volumes. Articles range in length from one paragraph to multiple pages. Each article is signed, and major articles have a list of sources or suggested reading. More than 300 scholars contributed to this work from 20 nations.
Most helpful areas and free to all web users are the homepages of magazines/journals links, the programs, research centers, libraries, and archives links, women's organizations links, and especially the links by subject area.
"Provides introductory analysis and reference material on thirty key issues facing the world today, including those in the fields of economics, the environment, human development, law, politics, and security."
World Bank's annual compilation of data about development includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.
Covers the period from 1945 to the present and is divided up into 150 nations, with each entry divided up into twelve sections, including History, Artistic Profile, Music Theatre, Design, and Further Reading.
Examines literary texts in the times and places in which they were written and took place. The twelve volume set covers a full range of world literature, from Australia to Zimbabwe and everywhere in between.
In this two volume set, "The editors intend to provide an understanding of disease and human health, and succeed by combining microbiology and immunology to produce a coherent and understandable encyclopedia." The encyclopedia also contains many biographies of lesser-known scientists.
This edition by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute was undertaken to develop recommendations that would safeguard the world's ecosystems.
The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2011.
World Watch is an internationally known magazine
focused on people, the environment, and how they relate to each other. Published
bi-monthly, it explores current issues in energy, population,
biodiversity, agriculture, climate change, the economy, politics, and
WorldCat (Public) is a global network of library content. This WorldCat site provides some services and functionality not offered on the other WorldCat site, but the content is identical. WorldCat is ideal for locating research sources not owned by Calvin so that the sources can be acquired through InterLibrary Loan.
Wright American Fiction is considered the most comprehensive bibliography of American adult fiction of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes full-text works by well known writers along with lesser known writers whose works were popular in their own time.
WSSLinks is developed and maintained by The Women's Studies Section (WSS) of the Association of College & Research
Libraries, which discusses, promotes, and supports women's studies
collections and services in academic and research libraries.
E.T.: Dictionary of the Frisian Language, published by the Fryske Akademy, 1984 - . Currently at 21 volumes. A comprehensive Frisian-Dutch dictionary which serves as the language's