Enable the provision of environmental data and information through the deployment of services, maps, photos, and environmental data sets, geographic and share them with others.
Limited to Abu Dhabi and Persian Gulf regions.
EBSCO's Academic Search Premier contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,650 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Subject coverage ranges across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
A project of Lewis and Clark College, with funding from NITLE, accessCeramics is a growing collection of contemporary ceramics images by recognized artists worldwide. Browseable by artist, object type, and such ceramic parameters as glazing/surface treatment, technique, and temperature.
An image database of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955.
A 10-volume set giving an overview of American culture decade by decade, from 1900-1990. Topics include the arts, business, government, lifestyle trends, media, science, and sports. Delivered via Gale Virtual Reference Library.
American Periodicals Series Online™ (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.
Aozora Bunko is a digital library of several thousands of works of Japanese-language fiction and non-fiction that are either out-of-copyright or that the authors wish to make freely available. The files can be downloaded in PDF format or simply viewed in HTML format.
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"In January 2013, the World Resources Institute launched the centerpiece of Aqueduct after a three-year development effort: the Water Risk Atlas. The Atlas uses a robust, peer reviewed methodology and the best-available data to create high-resolution, customizable global maps of water risk."
Download basin-level geography data in geodatabase format for assessing freshwater access risk.
A database of more than 27,000 projects from various architects, archINFORM includes both built and unrealized projects. Projects are searchable by architect, geographic location, and keyword and are principally from the 20th century.
A digital archive of interviews of people involved in various aspects of television and television history, and includes historical figures as well as present day people. Content can be browsed by person, show/genre, profession (director, producer, performer, etc.), and topic.
An international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilisations. Within the Digital Library, members (free) have full access to an extensive range of information on cities, sites, and buildings. Downloadable online resources include images, publications, and other types of media files such as CAD, video, and PowerPoint. ArchNet is supported by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A virtual catalogue for Art History, artlibraries.net is a specialized meta catalog allowing the retrieval of bibliographic records from art libraries in North America and Europe.
Currently, artlibraries.net gives access to more than 10.5 million records, including a high percentage of records for articles in periodicals, conference papers, festschriften, exhibition catalogues and exhibition books, etc., and an increasing percentage of records for archival and photographic materials as well as for online resources.
ArtsElectric is a website provided by the Electronic Music Foundation (EMF) Institute, and it aims to be a major "information center for new music, electronic music, and related electronic arts", under the control of an Editorial Group of composers and researchers
Gateway to virtual libraries of individual Asian countries and well as news sources, historical photographs and topical scholarly web sites. Maintained by the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.
A Penn State affiliated site collecting data sets (survey material) for the study of religion, starting with American religion. It has downloadable data, multiple term searching, and is a major quantitative survey source.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) data source.
"The ASTER GDEM covers land surfaces between 83°N and 83°S and is composed of 22,600 1°-by-1° tiles. Tiles that contain at least 0.01% land area are included. The ASTER GDEM is in GeoTIF format with geographic lat/long coordinates and a 1 arc-second (30 m) grid of elevation postings. The GDEM is referenced to the WGS84/EGM96 geoid. The GDEM’s pre-production accuracy estimates were 20 meters at 95% confidence for vertical data, and 30 meters at 95% confidence for horizontal data."
Users are required to register with the web site.
The Atlas presents in maps and text complete data about the creation and all subsequent changes (dated to the day) in the size, shape, and location of every county in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. It also includes non-county areas, unsuccessful authorizations for new counties, changes in county names and organization, and the temporary attachments of non-county areas and unorganized counties to fully functioning counties. The principal sources for these data are the most authoritative available: the session laws of the colonies, territories, and states that created and changed the counties.