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General Resources

  • Google Books
    Google's eBook collection. Only some full text are included.
  • Google Scholar
    Google, but smarter.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    Mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

Art Resources

  • Art Cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
    An online encyclopedia of art. Browse by artist, work title, subject, medium, nationality, or movement.
  • Art History Resources on the Web
    Houses links to thousands of art images from civilizations, empires, and countries throughout history.
  • LitMed: Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database
    A collection of literature, fine art, visual art and performing art annotations created as a dynamic, comprehensive resource for scholars, educators, students, patients, and others interested in medical humanities. Created by faculty of the New York University School of Medicine.

Health & Health Statistics Resources

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.
  • Clinical Trials
    A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
  • Community Health Status Indicators
    An interactive web application that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States.
  • County Health Rankings
    The central hub for the County Health Rankings, with county-by-county rankings in each of the 50 states, detailed explanations of each factor that influences health – from air quality to access to healthy foods to graduation rates – and actionable strategies to improve the health of communities across the country.
  • Healthfinder
    A gateway consumer health information website whose goal is "to improve consumer access to selected health information from government agencies, their many partner organizations, and other reliable sources that serve the public interest."
  • KidsHealth
    Provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
  • Mayo Clinic
    an extension of the Mayo Clinic's commitment to provide health education to patients and the general public. Editors of the site include more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, writers, and educators at the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit institution with more than 100 years of history in patient care, medical research, and education.
  • MedlinePlus
    The National Library of Medicine's website for consumer health information.
  • National Cancer Institute
    The official website for The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
  • National Center for Health Statistics
    Provides statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
  • PLOS Medicine
    Provides free access to high-quality, reliable medical research to the public and world’s physicians with a focus on diseases that take the greatest global toll.
  • PubMed
    Comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Math Resources

  • MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
    A collection of biographies of major figures in mathematics.
  • MathDL
    An online resource published by the Mathematical Association of America. The site provides online resources for both teachers and students of mathematics.
  • MathWorld
    The web's most extensive mathematical resource, provided as a free service to the world's mathematics and internet communities as part of a commitment to education and educational outreach
  • NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
    A free electronic copy of NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions. Contains notation, properties, applications, and computation.
  • The Math Forum
    An open website of problems and puzzles, online mentoring, research, team problem solving, collaborations, and professional development.

Plagiarism and Citations

  • Plagiarism 101
    Offers a clear definition of plagiarism and its prevention.
  • Citing Sources
    Offers an overview of the how and why of citing sources.
  • APA Style Guide
    Offers easy and clear instructions for how to cite properly in APA.
  • MLA Style Guide
    Offers easy and clear instructions for how to cite properly in MLA.

Science Resources

  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
    "OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative, and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype. It is updated daily, and the entries contain copious links to other genetics resources" -John Hopkins University
  • Organic Chemistry Portal
    Offers an overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on important chemicals for organic chemists.
  • Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide
    Contains research databases and other resources for students of organic chemistry.
  • PLOS One
    The first multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal to focus on sound science and ethics rather than perceived impact, redefines the scientific journal; the first PLOS blog covers the breakthrough
  • Protocol Online - Your lab's reference book
    A database of biological research protocols.
  • Science.gov
    Science.gov notes "Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance".
  • TOXNET
    Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
    Provides science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on; the health of our ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change. Our scientists develop new methods and tools to supply timely, relevant, and useful information about the Earth and its processes.
  • WorldWideScience
    An international science site linked to databases and websites from 44 countries, allowing students access to scientific documents and articles not often found in other databases.

Writing & Communications Resources

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