A comprehensive atlas of the Greek and Roman world from 1000 B.C. to A.D. 640. Contains maps of what are now more than 70 modern countries from the British Isles to North Africa and the Indian subcontinent. The table of contents, locator diagrams, and gazetteer aid map selection. The volume has an accompanying CD-ROM with a map-by-map directory and descriptions.
'Dutch Cemeteries' project makes infornation of dutch cemeteries available without charge for Genealogical researchers. Provided birth and death dates, age at date, spouse'ssurname, and a photo of the garve marker. The site is mostly in Dutch.
Presents everything and anything you want to know about sports and the
sporting life. Here at last is a single reference resource that
captures the essence of the world of sport, and its incredible variety.
Knowledge from sports management, sports science, human movement
studies, sport history, and sport sociology synthesized in 450
comprehensive, illustrated articles. Here is full coverage of all the
social and human issues in sports that keep talk radio buzzing, the
background and low-down for fans and students alike. Coverage begins
with sport among prehistoric hunters and gatherers and extends to the
global sports industry of the twenty-first century. Key social issues
such as doping, racism, sexism, civic life, youth participation, and
public policy are amply covered, with all perspectives represented.
Best of History Web Sites is portal created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts. BOHWS contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more throughout its pages.
Biblegateway.com allows users to search the Bible in more than 70 languages and more than 180 versions. Its searching capabilities allow users to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on keywords, phrases, topics, and Scripture references.
(This is not a book, but a search aid for locating material in the Reference collections.) All author bibliographies are filed alphabetically by author in the Z8000 - Z8999 call number range in the reference collections (Check the theological reference on 4th floor, too!). For example, a bibliography of the writings by and about William James will be found after "Henry James" and before "James Joyce." Generally, only very famous and prolific writers will be found in this area.
A bibliography is a collection of works about a person or subject. These are essential research tools and should always be sought because someone has already done the legwork of gathering together in one place important resources on a person or subject. It begins in 1450 and ends in 1974 and collects in all languages.
BHA provides a comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of Western art from late antiquity to the present and indexes more than 1,200 journals. Broad in scope, it encompasses fine arts (painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, and architecture) as well as decorative and applied arts (crafts, graphic arts, folk, and pop art).
Successor to RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art), this rich resource covers the current literature of European art from late Antiquity to the present, and American art from the European discoveries to the present.
Biography Index Past and Present is a citation-only database that provides access to reliable information about notable individuals from all periods of history and walks of life, including present-day news-makers.
Biological and Agricultural Index offers access to core literature related to biology and agriculture from 1982 through to the present. It is a highly valuable resource for those studying agricultural industry, veterinary science, wildlife management and more.
BioOne is a database of 200 high quality, subscribed and open-access titles focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. As a nonprofit organization, BioOne exists for the benefit of the scientific community.
BIOSIS, accessed through Web of Science, is a citation index in the life sciences covering molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, endocrinology, genetics, neurosciences, infectious diseases, ecology and organismal biology.
This is a peer-reviewed, "rapid-publication primary journal dedicated to biotechnology as a whole--that is to topics relating to actual or potential applications of biological reations affects by microbial, plant or animal cells and biocatalysts derived from them."
"Topic areas of interest include application of chemical and engineering principles in fields such as kinetics, transport phenomena, control theory, modeling, and material science to phenomena in areas such as molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, cellular biology, physiology, applied microbiology, and food science."
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA and Canada. The site, maintained by Cornell University, has image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs and sound recordings of bird calls.
Book Review Digest provides citation information, excerpts, or full-text for reviews of fiction and nonfiction books for both children and adults from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals, and popular magazines.
The first 45 chapters of the German "Botany Online" "have been translated into English covering all plant anatomy, classic genetics, organic chemistry and plant biochemistry, intercellular communication, interactions between plants, fungi, bacteria, and viruses, evolution, and a part of ecology."
Twelve bibliographic essays look at the realities of tough social problems facing American culture. Subjects include public policy and government, law and criminal justice, and the government's role in "bridging the gap."