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.
A digital publishing initiative that provides images, texts, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture, from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently DocSouth includes seven thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
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 Dutch Research Database (NOD) is a publicly available online database with information on scientific research, researchers and research institutes. The NOD covers all scientific disciplines (multidisciplinary).
" . . .meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting." There are more than 200,000 time series for which data (in Excel format) and custom charts can be retrieved.
"The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. It overviews the nation's economic progress using text and extensive data appendices."
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.
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.
With such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks, the encyclopedia will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested or working in this field.
This two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of activities such as quilting bees, stickball, and stock car racing from the Colonial era to the present.
"The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society."
A new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia
is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars,
professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each
other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and
will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well
as to the general public.