Art Abstracts indexes an international array of scholarly publications, including art dissertations and art reproductions. It covers a variety of topics from fine, decorative and commercial art to photography, folk art, film and architecture. Subjects include: art history and criticism, archaeology, museum studies, industrial design, interior design, painting, pottery, decorative arts, television and video, advertising art, and textiles.
Ad* Access is a historic collection of US and Canadian advertisements from newspapers and magazines. The collection concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty & Hygiene, and World War II Propaganda.
American FactFinder is an online source of U.S. Census information created by the United States Census Bureau. Data provided include population, housing, economic, and geographic information from the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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."
"Underlying all we do is our biblical faith in the living God, who made the world, loves it and entrusts it to the care of human society. We carry out research for the conservation and restoration of the natural world and run environmental education programmes for people of all ages." [from website]
Among its more than 3,600 terms covering all aspects of art, ArtLex provides basic definitions of art terms, numerous illustrations, quotations, and pronunciation notes, and links to other Web resources. The site defines more than 1,700,000 words found in more than 200 dictionaries and glossaries.
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.
This is a free sheet music website for choral musicians. There are a myriad of contributors and editors, and the content follows a wiki model. Content includes original texts with sources and translations; cross indexing of choral music by musical genre, period, and number and voicing of choral parts; composer information; description and performance considerations (in some cases); and lastly, contents of collections of choral music.
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.
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.
The American Chemical Society is a self-governed individual membership organization that consists of more than 158,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry. The organization provides a broad range of opportunities for peer interaction and career development, regardless of professional or scientific interests.
This collection contains thousands of videos which range from classic full-length movies, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to user-uploaded videos of every genre. It also carries classic TV advertisements.
APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains physical descriptions and bibliographic information about the papyri and other written materials, as well as digital images and English translations of many of these texts.