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.
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 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.
Has research resources, such as links to over 100 open access ejournals in the field of education, and "websites for students" with links to careers in art, copyright basics, and interactive activities.
A citizen's organization that provides tools to self-govern effectively. It covers candidates and elected officials in five categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, and interest group ratings.
This massive nearly 50-page bibliography directs students of Christian worship to general theological resources on worship; introductory, historical, and theological resources for worship study; and worship design resources.
One of the finest Web-based research guides and bibliographies of European History, maintained by Susanne Roberts, librarian for European History at Yale University. There are bibliographies for British, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish history, each with tables of contents and detailed coverage by type of material.
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.
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 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.
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 University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than twenty-five thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments."