Delta classic public health texts
This web site provides free access to full text PDFs of key works in the History of Public Health made possible by Delta Omega - the Honorary Society for graduate studies in Public Health, governed by the National Council. They are generally out of print, or not widely available in libraries. Included from the Nineteenth Century are On the mode of communication of cholera by John Snow, the Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Wendell Holmes, Notes on Nursing by Florence Nightingale as well as Re
Air pollution by ozone across Europe during summer 2008
This report, prepared by the European Environment Agency (EEA), provides an overview for the state of ground-level ozone pollution in Europe, for April-September 2008. The report is based on the information provided by all the EU member states to the European Commission (EC), and is primarily concerned with measured concentrations which exceeded the threshold values set by the ozone directive (2002/3/EC). Data provided from a total of 2049 monitoring sites includes : the locations where the high
Social Panorama of Latin America 2007
The 2007 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This report provides the latest poverty estimates available for the countries of Latin America. This Web page offers a number of options which include: accessing the abstract and full-text of the report, and ordering a printed copy. Links to other similar resources are also offered. Some resources are provided in PDF format and Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
Social Panorama of Latin America 2006
The 2006 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This report examines changes in social indicators over the past few years and considers indigenous peoples' lives and changes in family structures. This Web page offers a number of options which include: accessing the abstract and full-text of the report, and ordering a printed copy. Links to other similar resources are also offered. Some resources are provided
LISA: Littératures, Histoire des Idées, Images, Sociétés du Monde Anglophone
LISA e-journal is produced by the Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines (Research Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences) at the University of Caen, France. Revue LISA / LISA e-journal is a bilingual peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication, including cultural studies, literature, philosophy, the history of ideas, the visual arts, music, media studies, sociology, history and anthropology. Articles are in French and English and can be accessed by keywords, by a thematic
Afghanistan: images from the Harrison Forman collection
This site forms part of the University of Wisconsin digital library. It provides free access to a collection of over 190 historic photographs of the history, culture and people of Afghanistan during the 1960s. The collection is sub-divided into a number of topical themes which include architecture, geography, people (tribal life) settlements and geography of the region. It is possible to search or browse. Each photograph has an added description of content and copyright information.
Ethnographic video online
Ethnographic video online is a commercial subscription product of Alexander Press. It offers access to 100s of online ethnographic films and associated study materials. These cover a wide range of cultures worldwide.They include Documentaries from key filmmakers such as John Marshall, Timothy Asch, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath from the 1920s to the present day There are also associated interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes and study guides. In
100(0) Schlüsseldokumente der russischen und sowjetischen Geschichte (1917 1991)
A project maintained by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich which provides free access to a growing collection of key documents relating to the history of the Soviet Union in the 20th Century. They include materials relating to the Russian revolution and the fall of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917, the rise of the Communist State and Soviet Bloc, Stalin and the Cold War and the fall of Communism in the 1990s. Each entry is fully indexed with detailed annotations on the content and importance of
Atlas Des Deutschen Reichs
This site provides access to an online atlas of the German Empire which was published by Ludwig Ravenstein in 1883. It was digitised as a special project of the University of West Madison Libraries and is suitable for downloading as PDF files. The site includes details on the scale of the map, its coverage and possible usage as a source for historians researching the boundaries of the German Empire and families living within it. In addition to Germany, the maps of atlas also cover the bordering
Ebrary natural disaster and extreme weather searchable information center
This site has been created by Ebrary to provide a portal to information about natural disasters and extreme weather. It enables users to quickly search for government documents (mainly American agency) plus reports, guidelines, newsletters and manuals from inter-governmental agencies worldwide. Most items can be viewed online and downloaded free of charge. These cover all aspects of weather conditions. Sub--topics include hurricanes (including Hurricane Katrina); droughts, earthquakes, floods, c
Government of Southern Sudan
This is the main official website of the Government of Southern Sudan which emerged following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on January 9th 2005. Its website provides information on the history of government in the region, its structure and recent activities. It includes government press releases, and some full text legislation. There are also links to other government department websites covering economic and social policy and topical events such as elections and human s
Tweety Hall is a project of the LGA Group (Local Government Association) it seeks to provide a directory of UK local government councillors who use the micro blogging service Twitter. It is possible to look by name of representative, area or political party. Each entry has statistics on posts, updates and followers and links to the latest postings.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
CourtWEB is the online federal court opinions information system hosted by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvannia. Selected opinions of the United States federal courts are provided by judges who have chosen to make them available. The site does not provide a complete collection of court opinions. CourtWEB can be searched by keywords in the full text of the opinion limiting by court or by searching the case number, judge, keywords and date fields. Results have
Due Process of Law Foundation
The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) is a private, non-profit organisation which aims to promote the reform and modernization of Latin Americas national justice systems to ensure that the rule of law and respect for human rights are the hallmarks of justice systems throughout the Americas. DPLFs activities include research and training focusing on international justice, judicial accountability and transparency and equal access to justice. Details of activities and publications relati
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
CHARTER: Creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository
This site forms part of the University of Exeter Digital Collections , an institutional repository which provides free access to information about (and in many cases the full text of ) research outputs from academic staff and researchers at the University of Exeter. This section contains materials from the CHARTER creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository project which is making available 4,000 online images from the rare books and archives of the University. Topic
MetaBase Bibliografía en red
MetaBase Bibliografía en red is a searchable database of the holdings of a number of leading academic libraries, national libraries and research centres in Central America. Countries participating include: Mexico Guatemala El Salvador Honduras Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama Entries include bibliographic references for books, journals, reports, legal documents and multimedia materials held by the libraries. All topics from the humanities, social sciences and law are covered. Many materials relate t
African American history month
African American history month is celebrated annually in the USA. This website is maintained by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to provide information on events and pay tribute to the achievements of African American citizens. It includes calendars of events, images and photographs of key figures, films a
New America Media : expanding the news lens through ethnic media
New America Media was founded by the non-profit Pacific News Service in 1996, it Is a national collaboration over 2000 ethnic news organizations based in the United States. Its website provides free access to news headlines, blogs and some features from its members. These include Latino newspapers, Asian American, black and African American. The website can also be browsed by region and topic. It aims to offer different perspectives on mainstream issues. Information on copyright and access to m