Best of History Web Sites is portal created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts. BOHWS contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more throughout its pages.
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."
A guide compiled by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh that "lists types of small businesses and a corresponding sample business plan, profile or book about the business with sources provided after each entry." Links are provided to many free online plans. Print resources identified are those housed in the Carnegie Library, but that may also be available at Hekman.
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.
A gateway to web resources in all areas of classical studies, arranged under six headings: literature; philosophy and science; history; art history and architecture; linguistics and philology; general.
"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]
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.
"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."
This web-site provides information about the larynx and the voice as well as laryngeal and voice disorders. Included, in this site are research data and new information, some of which has not yet been published in medical literature.
Chemistry Central provides access to peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry, from BioMed Central - the leading biomedical open access publisher. This site features chemistry-related articles published in Chemistry Central Journal and independent journals utilizing BioMed Central's open access publishing services.
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.
"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]
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The "What's New" area on the home page gives snapshots of the important, up-to-the-minute news stories from around the world.
The Community Research Institute gathers, analyzes, interprets, and shares national
and local West Michigan data through partnerships with nonprofit and
neighborhood groups in an effort to assist local and
regional nonprofit leaders with decision making, grant
writing, and program evaluation.
CONELRAD is the creation of writers who grew up in the shadow of the BOMB and all its attendant pop culture fallout. The website offers numerous short subject educational motion pictures dealing with the Cold War that were produced for civilian and government audiences.
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
"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]
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.
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.
The Digital Library of Dutch Literature is a growing collection of primary and secondary information on Dutch language and literature and its historical, societal and cultural context. The site is an initiative by the Digital Library of Dutch Literature Foundation.
An interdisciplinary resource on women and gender in the ancient Mediterranean. The site is searchable, and includes bibliographies, translated texts, essays, and images. It has full-text links to articles in Hekman Library's JSTOR collection.