"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."
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.
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.
A Fannie Mae-sponsored site which culls demographic, economic, social, and housing data from multiple government agencies and presents it in a simple, straightforward format. Users can create thematic maps and scatterplots to represent the information.
Most helpful areas and free to all web users are the homepages of magazines/journals links, the programs, research centers, libraries, and archives links, women's organizations links, and especially the links by subject area.
LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America for people living in Latin America as well as others around the world who have an interest in the region. LANIC has become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students and private and public sector professionals.
Produced by the Information Institute of Syracuse, the same people who created AskERIC. Available here are lesson plans, links to education information on all subjects, and responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.
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.
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.
Features a free world music podcast; "World Music Profiles," with weekly audio interviews and new music features; a vast world music directory, searchable by artist's name, genre, album, or country, and much more.
In formation since 1870,
the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of
art from all aournd the world, ancient through modern times. About 6,500
objects—highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as
the entire Department of European Paintings and the entire Department of
American Paintings and Sculpture—can be accessed online.
A bibliographic essay which reviews important sources for the history, literature, political life, and other aspects of Canadian studies. Includes links to a wide variety important Internet resources. Frequently updated.
"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]
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.
A digital library administered by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Provides information that supports transportation policy and research, with full-text access to documents published by public, academic, and private organizations.
Billed as "the gateway to development information", this robust site is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies and co-funded by government agencies in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Norway.