Science & Technology

BIOLOGY

Animal Info Information on Endangered Mammals / by Paul Massicot - Offers information on the biology and ecology of various species as well as current status of rare and endangered mammals. Also provides links to animal interest organizations and publications. Users can search an individual species index by common and scientific name, a species group index and a country index.

Bio.com : Life on the Net - A bio online site that provides information and services related to biotechnology and pharmaceutical research. Serves as a reliable and up-to-date information resource for those working in the life sciences and associated industries.

BioMed Central - Provides access to original, peer-reviewed research in all areas of biomedical research.

Biological Control : a Guide to Natural Enemies to North America - This guide provides photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease and weed pests in North America. It is also a tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control and integrated pest management (IPM). Four types of natural enemies are included in this guide and the guide logo shows, with links, representatives of each of the types.

ClinicalTrials.gov - Offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. A clinical trial (also clinical research) is a research study in human volunteers to answer specific health questions. Currently contains approximately 10,200 clinical studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, other federal agencies, and private industry.

Common Names of Plant Diseases / compiled by the Committee on Standardization of Common Names for Plant Diseases of The American hytopathological Society - Provides an updated, combined version of lists of names published in Phytopathology News and Plant Disease.

PubMed - A service of the National Library of Medicine, the database includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.


BOTANY

Forestry Images Database - Provides an accessible and easily used archive of high quality images related to forest health and silviculture, with particular emphasis on educational applications.


CHEMISTRY


ChemFinder - Allows searching of the CS database by chemical name, CAS Number, molecular formula, or molecular weight. Also provides links to many chemical information web sites.


COMPUTERS AND SOFTWARES

ArXiv.org e-Print Archive - A fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Areas covered include physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computer science and quantitative biology.

CompInfo - The Computer Information Center - The site serves as a one-stop reference resource for corporate IT, computer software, computers and communications.

Data Analysis BriefBook / prepared by R.K. Bock and W. Krischer - A condensed handbook, or an extended glossary, written in encyclopedic format, covering subjects in statistics, computing, analysis, and related fields. It intends to be both introduction and reference for data analysts, scientists and engineers.

Dictionary of Algorithms and Data structures - The item is a dictionary of algorithms, algorithmic techniques, data structures, archetypical problems, and related definitions. Algorithms particular to business data processing, communications, operating systems or distributed algorithms, programming languages, AI, graphics, or numerical analysis are not included. Links to related concepts/topic are provided.

Foldoc : Free On-line Dictionary of Computing - A searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, and history related to computing.

Linear Methods of Applied Mathematics / Evans M. Harrell II and James V. Herod - A WWW textbook suitable for a first course on partial differential equations, Fourier series and special functions, and integral equations. This text concentrates on mathematical concepts rather than on details of calculations, which are often done with software, such as Maple or Mathematica.

TechEncyclopedia - Contains definitions of more than 20,000 computer and technology terms and concepts.

Webopedia - A free online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology definitions.

WinPlanet - A one-stop download site for the latest software on the Internet. It includes comprehensive file listings, free downloads, ratings, extensive reviews and the most up-to-date information.


ENGINEERING

Civil Engineering Database - A searchable database of citations and abstracts for ASCE documents published since 1973. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newsletter. Subject areas include aerospace, earthquake, environmental, forensic, geotechnical, structural and architectural engineering, bridges, cold regions, computer practices, construction, engineering mechanics, highways, hydrology, hydraulics, irrigation and drainage, transportation, urban planning, water resources, and waterway, port, coastal and ocean engineering.

iCivil Engineer : the Internet for Civil Engineers - A knowledge portal specially designed for civil engineering professionals and students. It has two goals in mind: 1) collect and catalog valuable civil engineering relevant Internet resources so that people can find information fast; 2) explore how to take advantage of Internet technology to serve the civil engineering community.

Project Euclid - Cornell University Library is proud to launch Project Euclid, an initiative to advance effective and affordable scholarly communication in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.

The ACM Digital Library - A searchable database containing a vast collection of citations, abstracts and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. However, non-members and the general public can access only the search/browse options
on the main DL page.


MEDICINE

Bioline International - Bioline International is a not-for-profit electronic publishing service committed to providing access to quality research journals published in developing countries. Publishes in the following areas: health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, the environment, conservation and international development. Features 30 peer-reviewed journals from Brazil, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Many journals are available free of charge.

Biomed CentralPublishes over 100 open access journals covering all areas of biology and medicine.

ClinicalTrials.govProvides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. It gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Ensembl Genome Browser Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL - EBI and the Sanger Institute to develop a software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on metazoan genomes.

Medline Plus - Provides extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

NLM GatewayThe NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, TOXLINE Special, LocatorPlus, MedlinePlus, linicalTrials.gov, DIRLINE, Genetics Home Reference, Meeting Abstracts, HSRProj, OMIM, and HSDB. It allows users of NLM services to initiate searches from one Web interface, providing "one-stop searching" for many of NLM's information resources or databases.

PLoS Biology - is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS), a non-profit organization committed to making scientific and medical literature a public resource.

PLoS Genetics - reflects the full breadth and interdisciplinary nature of genetics and genomics research by publishing outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology.

PLoS Pathogens - is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published monthly by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). Subjects include bacteria, fungi, parasites, prions and viruses cause a plethora of diseases that have important medical, agricultural, and economic consequences.

PubChem - is a freely accessible database created by NIH in 2004 to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the development of new medications. The database connects chemical information with biomedical research and clinical information, organizing facts in numerous databases into a unified whole.

PubMed Central - is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature. PMC currently provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of 104 life sciences journals, with more to come.

World Health Organization - WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

 

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