Index -- "a true meta-search tool that includes results
from mega-information databases that index only research-quality
reference and information sources selected by professional librarians,
educators, and educational and library consortia. At the present time
the Academic Index provides access to approximately 137,000 quality
information web pages."
of Policy Issues
-- contains neutral background information on
lots of controversial issues and links to news, articles, and
associations on both sides of the issue.
Ethics Update -- abortion,
reproductive technologies, the death penalty, animal rights, etc.
links to court decisions, articles, and video talks and panel discussions by
--an excellent set of links from North
Central Texas College. Scroll down for the internet resources.
in the News
--whether you're interested in air bags, Iraqi
weapons inspection, hate crimes, the Communications Decency Act, or
just about any current issue the government is concerned with, you
will find the relevant source documents here. Look on right side menu
for hot topics also.
Hot Topics -- legal aspects.
Topics --government documents on current hot issues like
affirmative action, children and tobacco, welfare reform, etc., searchable.
INFOMINE: scholarly Internet resource collections
Internet Archive -- primary
source and more in audio or video plus...
Hot Topics in Legal News -- nice source and perspective.
Kaiser Public Opinion
Spotlights -- poll results on Hot health care Topics
-- Guide to Law on Many Topics; from Cornell Law School
Index to Government Resources -- an excellent site for
government documents ( a usually reliable source for paper writers) on
most any subject listed by the hosts alphabetically.
Issues.com --includes information on gun control, social security, education and more.
Government issues are well represented.
-- a collection of freely available, difficult-to-access,
academically-oriented digital resources easily searchable by anyone.
--links to online editorials and columns, local,
regional, national and international to get ideas for a topic that
-- from the California State University at Long Beach.
Pathfinders -- on many topics, they will not only give you key
web sites, but also the titles of recent books and search terms to use
in journal databases too.
- both sides of many issues.
Agenda Online -- Find
out about the policy options and public opinion behind critical public
concerns with our nonpartisan issue guides. Look
at the menu bar on the left.
Science Research Portal
-- "a free, publicly available web portal allowing access to
numerous scientific journals and public science databases." Search
through the resources for specific disciplines or through all. Also
provides links to other free science portals.
Resources -- from the British Library, a nice authoritative
collection of links.
TimeSearch -- creates
timelines in history by area theme or/and date. Defines terms and links
to images. A great resource for papers!
UNdata -- an excellent portal to
the wealth of information at the United nations.
Web Exhibits Museum --"For
each exhibit, we’ve drawn upon the knowledge of experts in the field to
create both a broad overview and detailed information about the topic.
We hope that the exhibits’ information, virtual experiments, and
hands-on activities promote learning, prompting you to think, to
formulate questions, and to explore topics from a variety of angles".
Yahoo's Issues and Causes Page
--links to abortion, animal rights,