is both a knowledge repository and a space for discussion and
networking among those with an interest in the “next billion”―the next
billion to rise from the base of the economic pyramid
(BOP) as participants in healthy economies, and the next billion in
profits for businesses, from multinational to microenterprises, to earn
by selling to underserved markets."
Case studies and project lists from all over the world are excellent.
NextBio alleviates the challenges that are facing the life sciences industry and has developed a suite of products which allow researchers to extract knowledge from disparate biological, clinical, and chemical data, regardless of data type or origin. NextBio's integrated database contains publicly available data from a variety of sources, including GEO, caBIG, and Array Express, among others.
A five volume set published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. First three volumes cover 1,359 American women who died between 1607 and 1950; the next volume with the subtitle The Modern Period covers 442 women who died between 1951 and 1975; the last volume, subtitled Completing the Twentieth Century profiles 483 women who died between 1976 and 1999.
Nursing Outlook provides innovative ideas for leaders in the nursing profession through peer-reviewed articles and timely reports. Each issue examines current issues and trends in nursing practice, education, and research, offering progressive solutions to the problems facing the profession.
The site of the American Nurses Association. It provides links to the free Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (a peer-reviewed electronic journal), state nursing associations, and American Nurses Foundation.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers contemporary social
issues, from offshore drilling
to climate change, health care to immigration. Includes pro/con
viewpoint essays, as well as journal and news articles, primary source
materials, legal sources, images, charts/tables, and more.
Web site maintained by medieval scholars which contains the "Orb Encyclopedia," an index of original essays on medieval studies arranged by topic, a dictionary of medieval terms, online bibliographies and timelines, and links to medieval Internet resources.
"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."
Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, this is an indispensable
biographical and critical guide to American art and artists from colonial times to
contemporary postmodernism. The dictionary also provides entries on people connected with the American art scene and notable American institutions.
The standard one-volume reference work on Christianity, with over 6000 entries, covering biography, church history, and theology, with bibliographies for most entries. Edited by F. L. Cross, updated 3rd edition by E. A. Livingstone.
Contains 600 articles covering political, religious, economic, social, and intellectual topics from the predynastic era to the period of Roman rule. Good cross-references, index, and bibliographies. Available in print and online.
A 5-volume encyclopedia prepared under the auspices of the American Schools of Oriental Research, edited by Eric M. Meyers. The geographic coverage is from pre-history through the Crusades, covering the eastern Mediterranean to Iran, the Anatolian peninsula to the Arabian peninsula, and Egypt, Cyprus, and parts of North and East Africa.
A comprehensive encyclopedia "covering the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin)."
A three-volume encyclopedia containing over 600 articles which include biographies, general contextual essays, and articles on very specific topics. Each article is signed and recommends current bibliography for further study. The geographic area covered includes Mexico through southern Mesoamerica. Emphasis is placed on the past, but contemporary cultural groups are also covered.