Perspectives Chinoises (Chinese Perspectives) is a French language quarterly revue of modern Chinese politics, economics, society and culture published by The French Centre For Contemporary China (CEFC). From a menu bar on the main page, users can access the mission statement of the publication, along with links to full text online versions of articles from the journal from 2003 to 2005. Summaries of articles from 2006 to 2008 are also provided, with plans to publish full text versions of more r
[University of Northumbria Cultural Policy Collection]
This Web resource offers a searchable database of the Cultural Policy Collection at the University of Northumbria. This comprises the archives of Visual Arts UK 1996 (a celebration of the Visual Arts throughout the North of England), the English Regional Arts Boards (1967-2002) and Year of the Artist (YOTA) national award (1992-1999). The database is searchable by organisation, person or subject keyword and the results provide brief information about the archives. The collection is part of the U
Wyndham Lewis's art criticism in 'The Listener', 1946-1951 : postwar British art in its context of i
This website, entitled Wyndham Lewis's Art Criticism in 'The Listener', 1946-1951, is the outcome of an AHRC research project, 2008-2009, at the University of Plymouth, England and the Universidad de La Rioja in Spain. Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was not only a major English artist of the twentieth century, who co-founded the Vorticist movement, he was also an important art critic, a novelist and short-story writer, a cultural commentator, a political theorist, and a philosopher. This research pro
Miranda is an open access full-text ejournal, published from the University of Toulouse, France. Themed peer-reviewed issues explore... "social and cultural practices of the English-speaking world". At May 2010 there is one issue available, a substantial issue on Charles Darwin and his legacy / Thomas Hardy and Science beyond Darwin. Articles are in either French or English, and are in HTML format. Example English articles in the first issue include: 'Darwin in Wonderland: evolution, involuti
This is the home page of the Manga Network ('Reseau Manga'), a group of 43 international scholars organised by Jean-Marie Bouissou at the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in France. The initiative is supported by the Japan Foundation. Although the Web page and many titles of publications are in French, the many English titles can easily be picked out. Full-text papers in English hosted on this French website (see the 'Publications' page) are: 'Japan's growing cultural power: the
Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912
The website "Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912" is an online comprehensive bibliography of books, monographs and articles in English, French, German and Italian. The bibliography was compiled by Peter Kornicki, a well-known historian at the University of Cambridge, and is regularly updated. The compiler notes that he has included everything relevant he could find and inclusion therefore does not constitute recommendation; PhD theses are generally not included. The site has an explanato
Orient : report of the society for Near Eastern studies in Japan
This Web page gives access to the full-text of 'Orient: Report of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan' (1960-2004), and despite the word 'report' in the title this is actually a substantial academic journal. Tables of contents, abstracts, and PDF files of articles are all freely available online. The journal was published in English, with occasional articles in German and French, and was devoted to reports and scholarly articles on archaeological and historical topics, with forays into
Quran audio library
This website hosts an extensive audio file collection of Quran recitation recordings. The art of melodious Quran recitation, known as tilawah, is a highly regarded one in the Muslim world, and recordings by many famous reciters (Qurra', plural for Qari) can be found here. Among them are the late Egyptian reciter Abdul Basit Abdul Samad (d.1988) and the numerous reciters of Mecca and Medina, who are household names in the Muslim world. While a significant number of reciters are from Arab countrie
TRREE Training and Resources for Research Ethics Evaluation for Africa
TRREE-for Africa is "a web-based training and capacity building initiative on the ethics of research involving humans conducted in Africa countries". It is a collaborative project between European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDTCP), Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The site contains information on the pr
Gesnerus : Swiss Journal of the History of Medicine and Sciences
Gesnerus is the official journal of the Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Natural Sciences. It publishes original articles, short communications and documents on different periods and aspects of the history of medicine and sciences and also focuses on theoretical and social aspects of this subject. Journals from 2006 to the present only have summaries of articles, otherwise it is full text. The Web site features an index volume and advanced search function. The publication is produce
Plant Ecology & Diversity
Plant Ecology & Diversity is the journal of the Botanical Society of Scotland and appears three times a year (increasing to four issues in 2011). It covers Agricultural and Environmental sciences, Algology, Botany, Ecology and Environment studies, Forestry, Plant Biology, Plant Ecology, Plant Taxonomy, Soil Sciences, and Vegetation, and is published by Taylor & Francis. The website gives access to contents and abstracts from Volume 1 (2008) and previous volumes under the title of Journal of th
International journal of recent trends in engineering (IJRTE) There is an author index as well as information on the editorial board. The site can be searched. IJRTE is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in cooperation with the Association of Computer Electronics & Electrical Engineers.
This journal site includes tables of contents and pdf format full text articles from 2009 onwards covering civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science.
There is an author index as well as information on the editorial board. The site can be searched. IJRTE is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in cooperation with the Association of Computer Electronics & Electrical Engineers.
UNICEF : statistics and monitoring
As part of its work, UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, collects and analyses data on women and children worldwide. It conducts the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS). It is also responsible for the global monitoring of the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDG). This website provides country statistics, a tool for generating customised statistical tables, core indicators and details of MDG monitoring. The website is available in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Chi
Pathways of women's empowerment
Pathways of Women's Empowerment is a consortium of five institutions which links academics, activists and practitioners who are working to advance women's empowerment for a five-year programme of work funded by the UK Department for International Development. Each institution forms the basis of a research hub working to identify regional priorities and opportunities. The website provides details of these hubs and of the project's research themes (conceptions of women's empowerment, empowering wo
"The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights."The United Nations (UN) website provides details of its activities, including peace and security, development, human rights, humanitarian affairs and international law. There are sections covering the UN's main b
Open Waste Management Journal
The Open Waste Management Journal is published by Bentham Open and provides free access to "original full length, short research articles (letters) and reviews on all areas of industrial waste management and waste technology research. Topics include industrial waste, residual waste, landfill, waste technology, waste conversion, solid waste management and policy". With one volume per year since early 2008, all articles are available to download as PDF files.
This is a key journal for organisational management studies, published by Sage. It addresses significant current and emerging issues, including: globalisation, consumption, law, ecology and organisational space and time. There are six issues per year. Tables of contents can be accessed for free, but a subscription is needed for full access.
Journal of economics and business
This journal has been published by the Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Croatia, since 1971. Articles deal mainly with economic theory and economic policies. There are also book reviews, conference announcements and invitations to tender. The journal is issued twice a year and contributions are welcomed from any country. Contents lists and full text articles are freely available in PDF (requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader). Articles are in English, with abstracts in Croatian.
Business Studies Online Dictionary
An Interactive Online Business Studies Dictionary, from the educational company Online Business Studies. A nice simple dictionary with most basic terms, probably suitable for first year undergraduate students who want to find words in a hurry. It contains terms like 'profit and loss account', 'market share', 'gross pay' and 'depreciation'.
Anthropology of East Europe Review
The Anthropology of East Europe Review (AEER) is published twice a year by the East European Anthropology Group (EEAG), a group that specialises in Central and Eastern Europe, Balkans and the Post-Soviet societies of Europe and Asia. The journal is supported by the SOYUZ, the Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies. The journal website provides free open access to all articles and book reviews published since 2009. Lonks are given to abstrtacts and tables of contents of earloer mat