In formation since 1870,
the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of
art from all aournd the world, ancient through modern times. About 6,500
objects—highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as
the entire Department of European Paintings and the entire Department of
American Paintings and Sculpture—can be accessed online.
The ultimate purpose of the Museum is to acquire the best modern works of art. The collection is comprehensive; included are architecture and design, films and media, drawings, photographs, painting and sculpture, and prints and illustrated books.
The entire MCA Collection contains over 6,000 objects, with works representing trends in art after 1945 in all media including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, film, installations, and artists' books.
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.
Features a free world music podcast; "World Music Profiles," with weekly audio interviews and new music features; a vast world music directory, searchable by artist's name, genre, album, or country, and much more.
A digital library administered by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Provides information that supports transportation policy and research, with full-text access to documents published by public, academic, and private organizations.
A catalog of historical datasets containing descriptions of a wide range of historical datasets (also called studies) covering a time period from early history to the present day. A large number of datasets can also be accessed and downloaded online.
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.
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.
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.