GENERAL SCIENCE WEB SITE LINKS
Advanced Scientific Inquiries (http://www.i-b-r.org/)
Conduct research on advanced open problems in mathematics, physics and biology with the assistance of experts. Publish research papers,review papers, theses, collection of articles, conference proceedings. Sponsored by the Institute for Basic Research.
Calculate Me (http://www.calculateme.com/)
Calculatiion utility page that does a large number of different types of conversions from currency exchange rates, weights, lengths, area, volume, temperatures, etc.
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (http://www.inasp.info/)
The INASP Links section provides a quick-access guide to selected Web sites and Internet resources which will be of special interest to the library and information science communities, and to scientists and publishers in developing countries.
Martindale's Calculators Online (http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html)
The site calculates it has more than 7,400 calculators available -- little programs to help you figure out about a million things. Subjects include: car and mortgage payment schedules, the cost of raising kids, poker odds, water and soil capacities, cooking measurements, navigation problems, astronomical predictions -- up to the most sophisticated engineering equations. You can, of course, plot your retirement income down to the amounts of the payments when you are 120 years old.
Megaconverter is intended as a mathematical conversion resource. Options are disfigured by ill-functioning frames. If you have difficulty with this sight you might want to try the Measurements Converter mentioned above.
General Sciences Freely Available Databases
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (http://www.doaj.org) is hosted and maintained by Lund University Libraries and provides indexing and access to more than 4,000 open access journals, with 1,446 of those currently searchable at the article level. Content includes many areas of science, social sciences, and humanities, with medicine, biology, mathematics and ecology and environmental sciences are well represented.
Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com/schhp?hl=en) is a search engine for scholarly literature, primarily peer-reviewed journal articles but also books, theses,abstracts, conference presentations, etc.
Highwire Press (http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl) is produces by the Stanford University Libraries, claims to be the largest archive of free full text science with almost 2 million articles available without subscription.
Oxford Journals (http://www.oxfordjournals.org) produced by Oxford University Press, provides indexing to more than 200 journal titles. Content covers life sciences, mathematics, medicine and physical sciences. While full text is available for purchase online students and faculty are advised to go through the library in order to see if the library has access available to you which has been provided for free.
Science.gov (http://www.science.gov) is a gateway to government science information and research results. It seraches 38 scientific databases covering more than 1,950 scu=ientific websites identified by the U.S. government as having authoritative information.
Scirus (http://www.scirus.com) scientific search engine owned by Elsevier and has won a number of best of the web awards. Scirus has more than 450 million authoritative scientific items indexed to date and continues to grow rapidly. The advanced search feature offers many choices and limiters.
SpringerLink (http://www.springerlink.com) produced by Springer Verlag one of the largest publishers of science, technology and medical information provides indexing to more than 2,000 journals and 30,000 books and reference materials. While full text is available for purchase online students and faculty are advised to go through the library in order to see if the library has access available to you which has been provided for free.
Wiley Interscience (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com) produced by Wiley-Blackwell, one of the largest publishers of science, technology and mdeical information providing indexing to more than 1,400 journals and 7,000 books and reference materials. While full text is available for purchase online students and faculty are advised to go through the library in order to see if the library has access available to you which has been provided for free.
WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org) is a global catalog library holdings with more than 135 million bibliographic records representing more than 1.2 billion items from 10,000 plus libraries in 112 countries. It is produced by OCLC.
WorldWideScience.org (http://worldwidescience.org) is a global science gateway connecting users to national and international scientific databases and portals. The database includes information from 15 international member organizations.
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