Twenty-three volumes document the regional variety of planet Earth, each one concentrating on a different area or country and showing the pattern and order that lie behind constant changes of the environment.
EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts by developing and enforcing regulations, performing environmental research, sponsoring voluntary partnerships and programs, furthering environmental education, and publishing information.
"My aim here has been to provide a convenient list of resources for those working in contemporary analytic epistemology. I have focused primarily on gathering links to professional papers available online." [from website]
Portal to valuable, free Internet resources relevant to global business. Sections are divided into such categories as Country and Regional Data, Company and Industry Data, etc. All links are updated every 20 days, so this site is very current and very accurate. Especially valuable to locate industry information and market opportunities for all countries of the world, including the developing countries.
Information on this website has been developed by toxicologists and chemists within the Extension Service of the land-grant universities listed below. A major goal has been to develop unbiased information in a form understandable by the non-expert, and to make that information fully searchable and selectively retrievable.
The FEC administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), which governs the financing of federal elections. This independent regulatory agency discloses campaign finance information, enforces the provisions of the law, and oversees the public funding of Presidential elections.
Fully linked website with information on 40,000+ families in the municipality of Ferwerderadeel, located in the northern part of the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. Available in Dutch and English.
The 'Drugs' link on this site provides extensive information, such as the Drug Approvals list (for FDA approved drugs), the National Drug Code Directory, regulatory information, and extensive links to OTC and prescription drug information for health professionals and patients.
Web site of the Economic Freedom Network of 71 research institutes, including the Cata Institute and the Canadian Fraser Institute. Their annual "Economic Freedom of the World" report is available free as a pdf, along with extensive excel downloads of the data which ranks 130 economies on a 1-10 scale in five categories: size of govenment; legal structure/security of propertyrights; access to sound money; freedom to exchange with foreigners; and regulation of credit, labor and business.
Searchable databases of births (1811-1902), marriages (1811-1922) and deaths (1811-1942) from the Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages, as well as data on marriages, births, and deaths prior to 1812 in the Province of Friesland. Available in Frisian, Dutch, or English. Death certificates become public after 50 years, marriage certificates after 75 years, and the birth certificates after a 100 years.
A research institute for Frisian language and history. The Web site has
information about current research projects and publications, and
contains a number of online resources, including a language
corpus of middle Frisian, downloads for electronic spell-checkers, and
a classified bibliography of Frisian studies.
The Gateway to Educational Materials is a consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.
A database from the archives of the Province of Gelderland, the Netherlands, which is continually updated. The data since 1811 is also containe din Wiewaswie, but this sight provide access to numberous other provincial sources. The site is in Dutch.
Links to up-to-date resources available to digital genealogical data in the Netherlands and Belgium. Some of the data are available on-line, the rest via compact disks. Some of the online site are free, others are subscription services.
"GlobalHealthFacts.org, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other key health and socio-economic indicators."
"The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN. All summaries are available to the public, and public access to full texts is also available in participating jurisdictions."
globalEDGE, from the Michigan State University Center for International
Business Education and Research is an information portal which provides access to more than five thousand
Internet resources with annotations.
The UCLA Globalization Research Center-Africa (GRCA) GlobaLink-Africa
Online Curriculum is an interactive online resource for thinking
critically about globalization and its relationship to Africa, Africans
and United States-Africa policy.
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.
Google Book is a project to digitize the print collections of several major partner libraries and also to present full text downloads of public domain, out of copyright, and other available print books. Each book record includes title, author, publication date, length
and subject and some include key terms and phrases, references to the book from scholarly
publications or other books, chapter titles and a list of related
Google News Archive Search provides an easy way to search and explore
historical news archives for events, people or ideas and
see how they have been described over time. In addition to searching
for the most relevant articles for their query, users can get a
historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically
created timeline. Search results include both content that is
accessible to all users and content that requires a fee. Articles
related to a single story within a given time period are grouped
together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the events.
A database of information from headstones in some cemeteries in the following Dutch provinces: Drenthe, Friesland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, and Zuid Holland. Useful in providing 20th century data not available via other databases.
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.