Virtual Collections library
Best of the Best Websites in Net
Best of the Best sites in different subjects available in Internet, All the sites are ranked by the net users. Just click the underline hyper links, your computer will automatically open the referred sites.
Virtual Resources Source
English Literature Links:
Internet Directory http://www.literature-study-online.com/resources/
Complete works of William Shakespeare http://shakespeare.mit.edu/
Open Sources on Shakespeare http://opensourceshakespeare.org/
Poem Hunter http://poemhunter.com/
Project Gutenberg.com http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary http://dictionary.cambridge.org/
Hindi Sabdakosh http://shabdkosh.com/
Hindi Language http://www.hindikatha.org/
Sahitya Kunj http://www.sahityakunj.net/
Hindi Pustak Portal http://pustak.org/bs/home.html
Allma Urdu Cyber Network http://iqbalcyberlibrary.net/
Urdu Poetry http://www.urdupoetry.com/
The World of Urdu Poetry http://urduindia.wordpress.com/
Ghalib’s Urdu Poetry http://ghalib.org/
Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthans Magazine List http://www.sanskrit.nic.in/main/magazine.htm
Learn Russian Language http://www.rususa.com/dictionary/learn-russian.asp
RusLang - Russian Dictionary. http://www.ruslang.com/index.php
Learn Russian - Beginning to Advanced http://masterrussian.com/
Russian Language Online http://www.russianforeveryone.com/
German for Beginners: Contents http://german.about.com/library/anfang/blanfang_inhalt.htm
How to Learn German Language http://www.learn-german-program.com/
Learn French online http://www.frenchassistant.com/
Free French Lessons http://french.about.com/
Learn French Free Online http://www.learnfrenchlanguageguide.com/
Specific Search Engine for Sc.Community http://www.scirus.com/
Smithsonian Institutes Journal http://www.smithsonianmag.com/
National geography http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/
Science News Magazine http://www.sciencenews.org/
Scientific American http://www.scientificamerican.com/
New Scientist http://www.newscientist.com/
NASAs Homesites http://www.nasa.gov/
NASAs Astrobiology http://astrobiology.nasa.gov/
AAASs Eureka Alert http://www.eurekalert.org/pubnews.php?view=titles
BBC Science and Environment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environment/
Teri The Energy and Resources Institute http://www.teriin.org/index.php
Indian Institute of Science http://www.iisc.ernet.in/
Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/
It is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year
The largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences
E-Molecules: Molecule study http://www.emolecules.com/
Dynamic periodical Table http://ptable.com/
Chemistry Educations http://www.educationworld.com/a_sites/sites084.shtml
Physics Newsletter http://www.physicspost.com/
Physics world http://physicsworld.com/
Fractal Art http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/julia/explorer.html
Fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers, hosted at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Customizable source for current news in physics, technology, space, and earth science topics. Includes a weblog.
Plasma Cosmetology http://www.plasmacosmology.net/
Americal Society on advancing Science http://www.aaas.org/
Innovation from MIT http://web.mit.edu/invent/
Online Research Compendium http://www.questia.com/library/encyclopedia/tetrahedron.jsp
The largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources covering nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers. http://www.scopus.com/home.url
The Lancet Magazine http://www.thelancet.com/
Indian Drug Journal http://www.indiandrugsjournal.com/indiandrugs/
Wiley online library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/
Encyclopaedia of Life http://www.eol.org/
Home of cells alive
Learn about bacteria, parasites, cancer cells and viruses. Learn about how immune cells attack and kill microbes
National Center for Biotech. Information http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
Bio Visions http://multimedia.mcb.harvard.edu/
Its is a virtual umbrella site for many of the biology-related web services offered at the University of Arizona
Co2 Alert Magazine(Global Warming ) http://www.co2science.org
Earth Rise Database http://earthrise.sdsc.edu/earthrise/main.html
E Nature http://www.enature.com/home/
The Living Edens http://www.pbs.org/edens/
Environment News Network http://www.ens-news.com/
Environment News Service http://www.ens-newswire.com/
Exploring Environment http://www.cotf.edu/ete/
Ocean Colour News http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Endangered species http://animalinfo.org/
Int. Com. on Zoological nomenclature http://iczn.org/
Magazine on Zoological Sc,
Digital Library for Earth Sys. Education http://www.dlese.org/library
Indian History http://www.indhistory.com/
Indian Council of Social Sc. http://www.icssr.org/
Social Sc Research Network http://ssrn.com/
Gandhiism gandhiashram.org httpn <http://www.gandhiashram.org.in
Comprehensive sites on Gandhiana http://www.mkgandhi.org/related.htm
The indian National Library
The British Library http://www.bl.uk/
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
Open Library http://openlibrary.org/
E Commerce Times http://www.ecommercetimes.com/?wlc=1290160319
Judgement Information System http://www.judis.nic.in/
Encyclopaedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/
Hutchinson Encyclopaedia http://encyclopedia.farlex.com/
List of E Databases(Open Sources)
List of E Databases
Electronic databases come very handy for searching vast data within a shortest possible time. There are good number of such databases are available on the internet today, which can be accessed free of cost. Please follow the links to get further information.
Asiatic Society Journals Index
Provides access to bibliographic details of articles published in Asiatic Society journals published between 1700 to 1960
INDMED: Index to Indian Biomedical Journals
The ICMR-NIC Centre for Biomedical Information (Indian MEDLARS Centre) has designed and developed a bibliographic database from Indian biomedical literature. To startwith 75 prominent Indian journals, have been selected to build up the database entitled IndMED. The coverage of database is from 1985.
National Law School Library Article Index
Indexes articles from the journals subscribed by National Law School Library,Bangalore. At present it is having around 11,000 records in its database.
Open Index Initiative
Indexes Indian Social Science Journals. Presently under development stage covers selected journals starting from 2003.
AgEcon Search collects, indexes, and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined field of agricultural economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development.
Agricultural Online Access (Agricola)
It is an index to all aspects of agricultural sciences
·AGRIS [International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology]
AGRIS provides worldwide bibliographic coverage of agricultural science and technology literature. Developed by the AGRIS Co-ordinating Centre, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, AGRIS offers an international perspective on crucial agricultural research. The database coverage is from 1975 till present.
American Society for Civil Engineers CE database
ASCE CEDB Provides Access to over 90,000 bibliographic and abstracted records of its publications. The current coverage is form January 1973-June 2001.
Annual Comprehensive Index Bibliographic Database
The database has approximately 38,818 bibliographic entries. The entries for the period 1976 to 1987 come from INFORMS journals, while for the period 1988 to 2001 they come from a total of approximately 663 different INFORMS as well as non-INFORMS journals. The subjects include operations research, management, computing etc.
Anthropological Index Online
It is an Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in the the Anthropology Library at the British Museum.
American Chemical Society Free search Database
Gives access to ACS journals' full text, images, illustrations, halftones, structures, figures and supporting information.
A bibliograhic database covers 140 Chemistry journals.
It is a bibliographic database that contains more than 1.8 million citations and abstracts from over 4,000 different sources including biomedical journals, proceedings, books, reports, and doctoral theses. The database contains references to cancer literature published from the 1960s.
Center for Airospace Information Technical Report Server(NASA)http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp
The CASI TRS database contains bibliographic citations and abstracts for publicly available aerospace documents, journal articles, and conference proceedings.
Provides access to abstracts of articles published in over 350 journals and 15 databases from a variety of publishers. A number of databases offer structure-based searching and manipulation of molecular structures.
Child Abuse and Neglect Databases
Its document database contains over 32,000 records on child abuse and neglect and child welfare issues.
CIRRIE Database of International Rehabilitation Research
It contains citations relating to rehabilitation research conducted outside of theUnited States. The database is updated monthly. It presently includes citations from 1996 to the present and will eventually include citations from 1990 to the present.
Current Cites (Information Science)
Provides an annotated bibliography of selected articles, books and documents on Information Technology.
Current Index to Statistics
Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. The CIS Extended Database (CIS-ED) includes coverage, in most cases from 1974. The free access is available only to the records up to 1994.
DoIS [Documents in Information Science]
DoIS is a searchable database of articles and conference proceedings published in electronic format in the area of Library and Information Science. At the moment it holds about 12908 articles and 3902 papers, 9258 of them are downloable from the site.
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
Provides access to world literature in earthquake engineering since 1971. The database contains 96,000 abstracts. A maximum of 200 records will be returned on any individual search.
Ecommunics: Personalized Economic Research Community
ECOMMUNICS is the most featureful free economics research platform and network online, with many useful features for economists. It includes paper database from RePEc and other institutions, free blogger.com compatible weblog, per-paper discussion and rating, free email notification of new papers on specific topics and many community features and discussion possiblities. Registration is required to avail this FREE service.
EEVL Xtra (Management)
Find articles, key websites, books, the latest industry news, job announcements, ejournals, eprints, technical reports, the latest research in Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing.
Elsevier Health Science Periodicals
It is a portal of Elsevier Health Science periodicals. Here one can search contents of their health science peridicals plus MEDLINE.
ENB Health Care Databases
Health Care Database is a bibliographical database with abstracts for each entry. As at July 2001, the Database contains nearly 55,000 records from UK health care journals since 1986.
·Energy Citations Database <http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/> <http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/>
Contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)of USA. The Database provides access to DOE publicly available citations from 1948 through the present.
ERIC is the world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. The data is available from 1966 onwards.
Evaluation of Web Search Engines
This database is dedicated to gather all scientific literature published in the web about the evaluation of search engines.
getCITED is an online, member-controlled academic database, directory and discussion forum. Its contents are entered and edited by members of the academic community.
Hazordous Chemical Database
This database will allow the user to retreive information for any of 3995 hazardous chemicals or 'generic' entries based on a keyword search. Potential keywords include names, formula and registry numbers (CAS, DOT, RTECS and EPA).
Index Morganagus: Full text index of library related electronic serials
Index Translationum: International bibliography of translations
Infotrieve Online Article Finder
Gives access to bibliographic details with abstract on Science and technology. The data coverage is from 1966 to present from over 30000 journals.
Ingenta.com offers access to article summaries from over 25,000 publications linked to the full text of over 5,200 titles. Full text access is set by each of our 170 publisher partners, but typically individual subscribers, or individuals within institutions that subscribe, can access the full text of their publications for free. Non-subscribers can, for the majority of articles, pay-per-view choosing from electronic, fax or Ariel delivery.
Institute of Physics Journals search
Search for articles appeared in all the journals published by Institute of Physicscan be made. The coverage of database is from 1874 till date. Full text access to current articles is available for registered members at free of cost. Full text articles articles are available in the first 30 days of publication.
Intellectual Property Digital Library
The Intellectual Property Digital Library Web site provides access to various intellectual property data collections currently hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization. These collections include Madrid, PCT and JOPAL (non-patent reference) data and support fully searchable information retrieval and display by users on demand. The access is free of cost by user name and password as guest.
National Library of Medicine Databases (USA)http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/index.html
NLM provides a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences, both past and present. Some important such resources are MEDLINE, Toxnet, Biomedical information, Clinical alerts, etc.
The California PATH Database provides access to the largest and most comprehensive collection of bibliographic information on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
Peeters Online Journals
Allows all users to conduct searches, view tables of contents, and view abstracts for all online journals in theology, classics, oriental studies, archaeology, philosophy, literature and linguistics. Full text is restricted only to subscribers or pay per view facility may be used.
It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. The coverage is from 1986-2000, containing total of 46,035 citations.
Project Euclid is a user-centered initiative to create an environment for the effective and affordable distribution of serial literature in mathematics and statistics. Search can be made on contents of 38 journals.
PsycARTICLES is an online database containing more than 26,000 entries from 49 peer reviewed journals published by APA and allied organizations from 1988 to the present. Full text articles covered in it are available for price.
Questia: Online library of Books and Journals
It holds an over 45,000 books and 360,000 journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. Search for this database is free, however access to full text of the documents is priced.
Social Psychology Network <http://www.socialpsychology.org/>
Social Psychology Network, is a database providing links to more than 12,000 resources related to psychology.
Social Science Research Network e-library
Contains over 34,400 abstracts for papers submitted to SSRN. Also gives access to few full text articles.
TRIP Database started in 1997 provides search facility with a focus on medical articles considered evidence-based.
Economic History Encyclopedia Index
Search can be made for high quality full articles related the area of Economic and Business History.
Scientific Electronic Library Online [SCIELO]
SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries, it provides an efficient way to assure universal visibility and accessibility to their scientific literature, contributing to overcome the phenomena known as "lost science".
Searchable Ornithological Research Archive [SORA]
It is an open access electronic journal archive. The content can be downloaded as pdf or djvu files.
Provides statistics of All India population totals as per the Census 1991 and Census 2001, India and State maps, etc.
Database on Indian Economy https://cdbmsi.reservebank.org.in/cdbmsi/servlet/login/
This databse covers data on financial sector, real sector, financial market, external sector, public finance and corporate finance related to Indian economy. This has been developed by RBI.
Department of Statistics, Govt of India
Broad statistical information like national accounts statistics, energy statistics, consumer expenditure, annual survey of industries, live stock statistics, etc. can be found here. Most of these statistics is brought out by its agencies Central Statistical Organisation and National Sample Organisation.
Economywatch.com is a commercial site provides information and data on Indian economy. The data type available on this site include statistics related to national income, foreign investment, agriculture, industry, money and banking, balance of payments, population etc.
The information available on database includes banking statistics, industrial statistics, public finance, social sector statistics, census data etc.
Reserve Bank of India
Provides free of cost online access and download to vast amount of data related to banks and banking in India.
Asian Development Bank
ADB gives access to social and economic data of its developing member countries. The type of data includes national accounts, financial accounts, trade, population, labour and employment etc.
Demographic and Health Surveys <http://www.measuredhs.com/>
Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) datasets are available for most countries. The datasets include individual women's data, household data, men and husband's data, couple's data, children data and service availability/facility, etc.
Provides latest and the most complete statistical information on the EU and the zero-zone. The topics include general statistics, economy and finance, population and social conditions, industry, trade and services, agriculture and fisheries, etc. But only the key indicators are available for free of cost.
FAOSTAT is an on-line and multilingual databases currently containing over one million time-series records covering international statistics in the areas of production, trade, food balance sheets, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, fishery products etc. At a time, maximum 1000 records on any topic of different combinations can be downloaded from their site free of cost.
Globall Statistics deals with statistics on the human population. The main kind of data you can find here is on the population of regions, countries, provinces and cities. Next to that there are some statistics on economic factors like wealth, infrastructure, etc.
Indian District Database
Indian district database provides district-level data from census and agricultural sources between 1961 and 1991.
InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.
International Database (IDB)
It is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.
International Labour Office
ILO database (LABORSTA) on labour statistics covering economically active population (data since 1945) employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, labour cost, consumer prices, occupational injuries, occupational accidents, and strikes and lockouts (data since 1969) of different countries of the world. Also gives access to one more database, which contain data on 'Economically Active Population, 1950-2010' of different countries of the world.
It is a central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD.
Penn World Data
Provides online access statistics covering 28 key variables on all the major world economies, from 1950 to 1998.
StatBase provides access to a comprehensive set of key statistics drawn from the whole range of official United Kingdom government data sets. Topics covered include population, income, balance of payments, birth and death rates, consumer expenditure, marriage and divorce rates, economic activity, employment and unemployment, education and training, etc.
Times Series Data Library
It is a collection of about 800 time series, drawn from many different fields viz. Agriculture, Crime, Finance, Health, Labor market, Macroeconomics, Production, etc.
UNESCO gives access to its data sources on education, literacy, science and technology and culture and communication of different countries of the world.
United Nations http://www.un.org/en/databases/index.shtml
United Nations provides data on different countries. Its data sources include social indicators, population statistics, and monthly bulletin of statistics.
USA and Canada Trade Data Online
Trade Data Online provides access and the ability to generate customized reports on Canada's and U.S. trade with over 200 countries. The data types include imports, exports, trade balances by product and industry.
USAID Global Education Online Database 2000 http://qesdb.cdie.org/ged/index.html
GED Online provides education data in two ways. Users can select a single indicator for multiple years and multiple countries by clicking on one of the bulleted groups of indicators under the UNESCO or DHS headings.
World Bank provides national statistics for countries and regions and country profiles of all its member countries pertaining to the aspects of agriculture, education, environment, finance, health, population, urban and social development etc.
World Crime Statistics
United Nations World Crime Surveys of Crime Trends and Criminal Justice data sets are available here. Data is available in ASCII, Lotus 123, and SPSS formats.
World Health Organization <http://www.who.int/whosis/> http://www.who.int/whosis/en/
WHO provides access statistics from its statistical system 'Whois'. The data types can be accessed from their databases are on mortality, basic health indicators, HIV/AIDS, statistical data from world health report, population etc.
World Trade Organization
WTO provides online access to many of its data sources, which include international trade statistics, annual reports and trade policy reviews.
World Tourism Organization
WTO Data Base covers statistics on international outbound tourism, international inbound tourism, and tourism indicators covering a wide variety of tourism trends.