The Internet Public Library is an interdisciplinary educational, research, and service
laboratory; two of its major roles are educating students at graduate
schools of information and providing library services to internet users.
A topical bibliography with links to full-text articles about urban planning published prior to the end of World War I. Articles include statements
about techniques, principles, theories, and practice. Selected and edited by John W. Reps (Cornell University).
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.
A portal designed to conduct broad-based academic investigation of Islamic topics. Includes annotated links to scholarly Muslim sources, Western academic bodies, Arabic news media, and nongovernmental organizations.
This site contains a list of core issues related to globalization with some supporting full-text reports. It also includes many significant and high quality video clips. Of particular value is YaleGlobal Online, which includes a history and definition, along with academic papers, book reviews and exerpts, links to external Web sites, and multimedia presentations.
The Permanent Collection at the International Center of Photography (ICP) contains over 100,000 photographs. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromogenic prints.
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.
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 ultimate purpose of the Museum is to acquire the best modern works of art. The collection is comprehensive; included are architecture and design, films and media, drawings, photographs, painting and sculpture, and prints and illustrated books.
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.
The History Channel is an award winning history site that combines professional articles on historical events, people and places. Type in a year or a specific date and get all related articles and multimedia products.
The aim of The Husserl Page is twofold. First, this site provides a series of originally created bibliographic and informational pages relevant for research into Husserl's philosophy and development thereof. Second, this site supplies an exhaustive listing of (external) internet sites relevant for research into the life and philosophy of Edmund Husserl. [from website]
"This set of cases has been created for teachers, researchers, professional journalists and consumers of news to help them explore ethical issues in journalism. The cases raise a variety of ethical problems faced by journalists, including such issues as privacy, conflict of interest, reporter- source relationships, and the role of journalists in their communities."-Website
The official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Details include pertinent people involved as well as interesting facts and production statistics.
"The mission of the International Christian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) is to serve as a vehicle in extending the operation and principles of wisdom, love and the rule of God Almighty into the marketplaces of the world."
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.
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.
Easy to use and up-to-date, "this database offers constitutions,
charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world
are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the