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Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
"This web site includes over 4,400 testimonies in 22 languages from witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust. This site is used for elementary to post-doctoral level research." -- CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:23:56 +0000
World Banks annual World Development Report
"The World Bank Group is an international organization that provides financial loans and aid to developing countries, especially poor countries. To accomplish its mission, WBG collects data about countries on topics including agriculture, education, environment, finance, health, infrastructure, poverty reduction, and trade. " -- CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:19:49 +0000
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
"Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. "-- Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:15:38 +0000
Children's Picture Book Database
"This web site provides over 5,000 children's picture books that can be used in designing curricular units for K-12 students. These 950-plus keywords include topics, concepts, and skills that researchers may browse both by subject-based hierarchies and alphabetically." -- CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:11:12 +0000
US Army Heritage and Education Center
The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) is the United States Army's preeminent museum and research complex. Their digital collections date back to the Civil War. This site contains digitized photographs & art, finding Aids, military publications/manuals, and reference bibliographies & databases. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:08:39 +0000
Africa Portal
"This web site is divided into six parts that focus on critical areas of African policy: Conflict Resolution, Energy, Food Security, Health, Migration, and Climate Change. The library is a collection of over 2,500 books, journals, and digital documents and is completely open access; all material is available as full-text download." -- CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:59:18 +0000
East London Theatre Archive
"This archive collects East London theater ephemera provided by the Victoria and Albert Theatre Collections, East London theaters, University of East London archives, and other individual collections. Digitized databases of some 2,700 items ranging from 1827 to the present." -- CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:56:53 +0000
International Center for Research on Women
"This Web site provides access to a library collection of over 13,000 reports, books, fact sheets, and policy briefs that focus on gender and women's issues in an international context."--CHOICE Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:49:20 +0000
National Bureau of Economic Research
"Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research in a scientific manner, and without policy recommendations, among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community."--About | Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:39:03 +0000
Imagine the Universe! Dictionary
"This dictionary is a section within the larger Imagine the Universe! Web site run by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to "provide educational materials and resources to students, teachers, and the general public who wish to know more about the wondrous universe." The material is maintained by a group of NASA astronomers and programmers." -- CHOICE Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:52:12 +0000
National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction
"As many as one in four American adults have been convicted of a crime; these individuals often face long-term consequences that may range from loss of welfare and housing benefits to employment and living restrictions and even voting bans. At the request of Congress, ABA's Criminal Justice Sections and the National Institute of Justice are working together on a national inventory of all federal and state laws that trigger collateral consequences." -- CHOICE Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:47:15 +0000
Resources for Health Care Providers
"This portion of NCCAM's excellent website is clearly for health care professionals and thus offers information on evidence-based medicine, full-text clinical practice guidelines for practitioners, printable fact sheets and resource links to share with patients, and continuing education materials, along with a brief introductory tutorial. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:50:21 +0000
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
"ICPSR serves as an impressive gateway to more than 500,000 downloadable digital files of statistical data related to the social sciences. Linear and graphic links on the well-designed main page lead to sections for locating and analyzing data; obtaining instructions on archiving data with ICPSR; viewing information on collaborative efforts with other groups; and accessing teaching resources. [...] Users may browse files by topic, geographic area via interactive maps, investigators, and summaries." -- CHOICE Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:47:16 +0000
Historical and Public Figures: A General Portrait File to the 1920s
"This free online resource, part of the NYPL Digital Gallery, is essentially a digitized vertical file collection of portraits culled from the New York Public Library's larger print collection and designed to help those who are researching the early 20th century. The collection includes 60,000-plus portraits of a wide range of public figures. Most of these images originated as clippings from periodicals and newspapers from the mid-19th through ealry-20th century." -- CHOICE Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:38:31 +0000
Encyclopedia of Puget Sound
"Produced by the Puget Sound Institute, in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Puget Sound Partnership, this website was inspired by the online Encyclopedia of Life. Its mission is synthesis and access to scientific information supporting the conservation and restoration of the Puget Sound ecosystem for science and public policy needs." -- CHOICE Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:34:05 +0000