The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of
nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses
in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing,
and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care
issues affecting nurses and the general public" (from the web site).
"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]
Regularly maintained by Dr. Grohol and a staff of contributing editors,
Psych Central is a good source for mental health information, and it
provides annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and
lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and
"The central scientific focus of CTNS is on developments in physics, cosmology, evolutionary biology, and genetics, with additional topics in the neurosciences, the environmental sciences, and mathematics. With regard to the theological task, CTNS engages in both Christian and multi-religious reflection. The Christian theological agenda focuses on the various doctrinal loci of systematic theology. The multi-religious agenda attends primarily to theological issues arising from the engagement between the sciences and religious traditions such as Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and indigenous spiritualities."
"ISCAST Ltd, The Institute for the Study of Christianity in an Age of Science and Technology...studies issues related to Christianity and the scientific and technological thinking in our society. The Fellows of ISCAST are academically of the standard of the teaching staff of Australian universities. They take a theological stance which, among other things, declares that Jesus, the living Word of God, is revealed in the Holy Scriptures. ISCAST is interested in the relation between basic Christian doctrinal statements and the theoretical bases of modern science and technological development." [from website]
"CiS is an international network of those concerned with the relationship between science and Christian faith, open to scientists, teachers, students and all those with an interest in this dialogue." [from website]
"We are a group of men and women with a common interest in science and a common allegiance to the Christian Faith. We are chemists, biologists, historians of science, physiologists, mathematicians, physicists, teachers, and pastors....We are an association of professionals devoted to the highest standards of intellectual inquiry, research, teaching, and public service." [from website]
"The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) is a fellowship of men and women in science and disciplines that relate to science who share a common fidelity to the Word of God and a commitment to integrity in the practice of science." [from website]
"Counterbalance is a non-profit educational organization working to promote counterbalanced perspectives on complex issues. It is our hope that individuals, the academic community, and society as a whole will benefit from a struggle toward integrated and counterbalanced views." [from website]
"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]
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship aims to promote the scholarly study of
the theology, history, and practice of Christian worship and the renewal of worship in worshiping communities
across North America and beyond.
"The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than twenty-five thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments."
"...the largest medical and bioscience information resource and reference site on the Internet, which provides access to medical and bioscience journals, associations, databases and other medical resources, with more than 35,000 active links."
This is an extensive and well-organized site featuring "high-quality historical resources for teachers and students for free and without advertising," a feat accomplished through partnerships with a variety of museums and archives.
"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."
Has research resources, such as links to over 100 open access ejournals in the field of education, and "websites for students" with links to careers in art, copyright basics, and interactive activities.