Written to introduce chemistry students to the ways chemists communicate...The book covers the most important forms of communication - textbooks, lectures, lab reports, articles, literature reviews, and oral presentations.
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.
The African Development Information site has a list of many socio-economic research centers--private, university, governmental--with hot links. This can lead to many reports which often can then be located free of charge through a scholar.google.com or www.google.com search on the titles in quotes.
Textkit is the Internet's largest provider of free and fully downloadable Greek and Latin grammars and readers. With currently 146 free books to choose from, Greek and Latin learners have downloaded 648,431 grammars, readers and classical e-books. There are also many other areas of Textkit which can help you learn Greek and Latin.
The Hudson Institute, founded by well-known futurist Herman Kahn, conducts research and supports policy development in many areas of concern, including global prosperity, American culture, and others both domestic and worldwide. Its Center for Global Prosperity, at http://cgp.hudson.org/ publishes The Index of Global Philanthropy, available as a pdf at http://gpr.hudson.org/files/publications/GlobalPhilanthropy.pdf.
Tropes are storytelling devices and conventions that a writer can
reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members' minds and
expectations. While called "TV trope", this wiki covers not only television but also film, literature, comics and more. Giving a multitude of examples, this site will help you critique your favorite TV show.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is an independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that provides trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.
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).
Web of Science is the world's largest, high-quality interdisciplinary database back to 1965. All subject areas are covered, but the sciences are covered very well. WoS is easy to use, but it has many advanced features that make it an excellent tool for advanced researchers. See the Web of Science page for searching instructions.
You can search all these databases, or select only one.
Web of Science (Arts & Humanities Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Index)
BIOSIS (the leading biological sciences database)
Current Contents (current awareness database covering more than 7,000 journals)
Searchable databases of genealogical data (births, marriages and deaths) from the State Archives Service, recorded in the Netherlands 1811-1955. Limited access for free; full access requires subscription.
As of 1 January 2013 the Genlias database is no longer available. The data has been migrated to the new site WieWasWie.