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Compiled by Nicole Colston

News Search

CNN News Search: www.cnn.com

BBC News Search: http://news6.thdo.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/advquery/query.htm

Financial Times: www.globalarchive.ft.com

Northern Light (free alerts?): www.northernlight.com

International Herald Tribune: www.iht.com

The Times (UK): www.thetimes.co.uk/
 

Environment

Greenhouse Gas State Action List: http://yosemite.epa.gov/gloabalwarming

Man and the Biosphere Species Databases: http://ice.ucdavis.edu/mab

Environmental Treaties Database: http://sedac.ciesin.org/entri/

Envirofacts: www.epa.gov/enviro/index_java.html

Environment databases: www.rtknet.org

Infoterra: www.nies.go.jp/db/index-e.html

National Environmental Directory: http://environmentaldirectory.eelink.net/

NatureServe: www.natureserve.org

 

International Relations

Country Indicators on Foreign Policy: www.carleton.ca/cifp/

FIRST (Facts on IR and Security Trends): www.sipiri.se

Global Legal Information Network: http://lcweb.loc.gov

 

US History and Politics

Avalon Project: www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm

Women in Politics: www.ipu.org/bdf-e/BDfsearch.asp

Federal Election Commission Financial reports: www.fec.gov

 

US Statistics and Records

Fedstats: www.fedstats.gov

RIMS (federal Energy Regulatory Council): www.ferc.fed.us

 

US Economics

Beige Book Archive: http://minneapolisfed.org/bb/

Economic Data: http://govinfo.kerr.orst.edu/impexp.html

 

World Economics

Penn World Tables: http://datacentre.chass.utoronto.ca:5680/pwt

Econbas: http://www.elsevier.nl

 

Alternative and Fossil Fuels

Alternative Fuel Stations: www.afdc.doe.gov

Mineral Resources: http://mrdata.usgs.gov

Atlas for Solar Radiation: http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/

 

Energy

DOE Information Bridge: www.osti.gov/bridge

Energy Database: www.etdc.org

Monthly Energy Review: www.eia.doe.gov/mer/

Nuclear Power Plant Database: www.insc.anl.gov/

Power Reactor Information System: www.iaea.org/progammes/a2/

 

General Science Resources

GrayLit Network: www.osti.gov/graylit

PubScience: http://pubsci.psti.gov/

sciBase: www.thescientificworld.com

WISDOM: http://wisdom.wellcom.ac.uk/wisdom/spinhome.html

 

Science Research and Development

Community of Science: www.cos.com

Federal R&D: www.osti.gov

 

Bibliographies

Library of Congress: www.loc.gov/catalog/

Archiplus: http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sg1/archives/home-en.htm

On-line Books Page: http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books

 

Library and Other Catalogs

LibDex: http://www.libdex.com

Librarian’s Index to the Internet: http://www.lii.org

Public Library locator: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/libraries/publicpeer/

 

Military

US Dept. of Defense Central Contractor Register: http://www.ccr2000.com

The Virtual Wall: www.thevirtualwall.org

Jane’s Defence glossary: www.janes.com/defence/glossary

Guide to Military Installations: www.militarycity.com

 

Travel and Transportation

Railroads and States http://www.aar.org

Airport Status: www.fly.faa.gov/

Universal Currency Converter: www.xe.net/ucc

VISA/Plus ATM Locator: www.visa.com

Mapblast: www.mapblast.com

Trail Finder: www.gorp.com

WhatsGoingON.com: www.whatsgoingon.com

 

Music

Pollstar Concert Database: www.pollstar.com

 

White Pages

Anywho.com: www.anywho.com

Infospace: www.infospace.com

MESA: http://mesa.rrzn.uni-hannover.de/

 

Speech and Communication

History and Politics Out Loud: www.hpol.org

NPR: www.npr.org

SpeechBot: http://speechbot.research.compaq.com

 

Law

Oran’s Law Dictionary: www.wld.com

Federal Rules of Evidence: http://lii.law.cornell.edu/

Annual Review of Population Law: www.law.harvard.edu/programs/annual_review/

 

Images

Photoshare: www.jhuccp.org/mmc

Great Barrier Reef On-line: www.gbrmpa.gov.au/corp_site/info_services/library/index.html

 

Video

ABC News: www.abcnews.go.com/sections/us/video_index/video_index.html

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer: www.pbs.org/newshour/video

FNCEO: www.fnceo.com

Scientific American: www.pbs.org/saf/archive.htm

 

Real-time

AirNow (air pollution data): www.epa.gov/airnow/

House Floor Proceedings: http://clerkweb.house.gov

PublicRadioFan: www.publicradiofan.com

 
 

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