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  1. The Directory of Open Access Journals website provides "free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" in a wide range of topics and languages.
  2. provides free access to over 1400 medical journals sorted by title, speciality and date (new journals).

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  1. The Artcyclopedia website provides articles on art-related topics, annotated artwork, information about various artists and links to various art museum websites.
  2. The National Gallery of Art (NGA) website provides information and illustrations about the gallery, its art collection and exhibitions.

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  1. HyperHistory Online - provides over 3000 years of world history in various subject areas (eg. politics, religion, discovery, etc.).
  2. The In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience is a website that provides historical information on migrations to and within the United States.

General Reference Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The ARKive presents a listing of endangered species (both common and scientific names) of the world. Each entry is an active link to photos, description and other general information pertaining to the species.
  2. The Barbados Investment Development Corporation (BIDC) website gives valuable information about and concerning the Barbadian business environment.
  3. is an online dictionary and encyclopaedia source for various topics.
  4. The World Bank Gender Data Portal provides gender-related information and statistics of the various countries of the world.
  5. InfoPlease provides a good source of information via its various resources, including encyclopaedia, atlas, almanacs and dictionary.
  6. The Mariam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary website is an online dictionary and thesaurus information source.
  7. The Motion Picture and Television Archive (MPTV) provides documented photos related to the entertainment industry and biographies of the photographers.
  8. New York Public Library - online library resource.
  9. New York Times Online Book Review provides many reviews on a large number of books on varying topics, as well as news on authors and prominent books.
  10. gives names and other information of past and present year Nobel Prize winners in video and text formats, as well as, information about the Nobel Prize itself and Alfred Nobel.
  11. The Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research website lists free online resources for "how-to" perform evaluation research and the various methods involved.
  12. provides an online thesaurus and dictionary, as well as a web search engine.
  13. TheFreeDictionary website provides an online encyclopaedia service on a wide range of topics as well as financial, legal, medical and general dictionaries, a thesaurus and a wiki. (*Please note wikis should not be used as an academic source as information may not always be verified or accurate)
  14. UNESCO Open Access Publications website allows the users to search the UNESCO database for free documents and publications.

Government Information & Documents Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The Country Studies website provides free financial, economic and IMF-related publications on the various countries of the world.
  2. The Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) is an online resource that provides “scholarly assessments of publications related to Latin America, from the 1930s to the present”.
  3. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) website provides publications on the economies of various countries of the world.
  4. The Library of Congress provides political and national information relating to the USA.
  5. The Political Database of the Americas (PDBA) website "offers centralized and systematized information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to the strengthening of democracy in the region".
  6. United Nations country index list member country and links to each country’s statistical information.
  7. The World Bank provides developmental, financial and economic information on various countries across the globe.
  8. The World Factbook provides profiles, history, flags and other general information about various countries of the world.

Information & Library Science Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. Librarians' Spot is a free virtual library resource centre for educators and students, librarians and about anyone exploring the Internet for valuable research information.
  2. The Progressive Librarian website provides good source of full-text online articles dedicated to libraries and library science.

Medical Science Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The BMC Journals webpage allows the users links to open access medical and biological journals as well as other journals in environmental science, mathematics, dentistry, education, social sciences, philosophy, engineering, natural sciences and public health.
  2. MedBioWorld is an online portal for medical and biotechnology resources.
  3. The Merck Manual (Professional Version) website is a source of information medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more tailored for the health care professional and medical students.
  4. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN) is a peer-reviewed online journal for nurses, nursing students and others involved in professional health care to review various "issues that affect nursing research, education, and practice".

Online Libraries Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The Open Library is an online library that seeks to catalog and provide bibliographical information on every book ever published as well as give access to various eBooks.
  2. The Smithsonian Libraries Books Online is the Smithsonian Libraries’ digital library that gives access to a large volume of digitized resources covering a large range of topics.

Online News Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The Cable News Network (CNN) website provides U.S. related and international news online.
  2. The Financial Times provides international financial news and information.
  3. NationNews is the website of one of Barbados' leading newspaper publishing companies, Nation Publishing Co. Ltd.
  4. Barbados Today is an online newspaper mainly focusing Barbadian and Caribbean news.
  5. The New York Times is the website of the U.S.-based online newspaper.
  6. The Reuters website provides good source of US and international news.
  7. The Times is the website of the British-based online newspaper.
  8. The Wall Street Journal - provides U.S. focused financial/economic news and information.

Science & Technology Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. Computerweekly provides news and other information relating to Information Technology.
  2. The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website's index showcases links to a large number of websites related to energy efficiency and renewable energy topics.
  3. The Exploratorium is the hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception based in San Francisco.
  4. HighWire Press is an archive of online journals and sites that provide full-text science articles.
  5. The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Fact Files provides “unbiased information for members, teachers, students and the general public” on various aspects of engineering and modern technology.

Search Engines Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. is also a powerful search engine for general and specific topics or queries.
  2. The Google Schoolar website provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
  3. iTools - online search engine.
  4. The MapQuest search engine finds "everything from airports to local businesses in various countries".
  5. Metacrawler is a megasearch engine uses numerous search engines to provide a comprehensive list of websites on the desired search topic.

Writing Manuals Go to top | Go to bottom

  1. The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides instruction with examples on various types of citation styles, including APA and MLA.
  2. The Writing and Research Documentation Guides website is an online guide for writing research papers and bibliographies for using various recognized formats.
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