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.
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.
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.
"The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy....Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, development and science and innovation."
PAIR brings together a scholastic, eclectic group of Internet materials in a tightly organized, well-cataloged, and easily accessible format. Covers Asia from Turkey to Japan including links in English and local languages. PAIR includes a wide variety of social science and humanities disciplines.
A health and physical education Web site for physical education teachers, parents, and students, with the goal to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children and youth.
Accessible from the LIbrary of Congress web site, this encyclopedia, which will be updated regularly, was developed by the Library's Music Division. It serves as a centralized guide to the collections and resources at the Library of Congress that pertain to music, theater, and dance.
The Classics Collection of the (now) broader Perseus Project contains extensive and diverse resources including primary and secondary texts, site plans, digital images, and maps related to the Greek and Roman world.
A citizen's organization that provides tools to self-govern effectively. It covers candidates and elected officials in five categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, and interest group ratings.
An international list for locating links to archival Web sites. Lists over 5000 archival sites with information on holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, and historical photographs. Organized geographically.
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.
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.
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.
Beautiful architectural drawings of thousands of tall buildings around
the globe, contributed by members of the SkyscraperPage Illustrators
Association, can be found on this site. Users can browse by city,
country, or continent. The site includes completed buildings, as well as those proposed, under
construction, canceled, or destroyed. Drawings are initially displayed
with basic building data. A lively discussion forum is also provided.