Selected Web Portals

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Selected Web Portals
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The About network consists of over 700 Guide sites neatly organized into 36 channels. The sites cover more than 50,000 subjects with over 1 million links to the best resources on the Net and the fastest-growing archive of high quality original content. Topics range from pregnancy to cars, palm pilots to painting, weight loss to video game strategies. No one has greater depth and breadth than About.
AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural information on the Internet as selected by the National Agricultural Library, Land-Grant Universities, and other institutions.
American Chemical Society ChemCenter
ChemCenter’s Members-Only gives you access to expanded resources. You get access to the following services: ScienceNOW from AAAS, Science´s Next Wave from AAAS, Hourly News Updates from Reuters, Selected features from C&EN, Community Focus
American Mathematical Society
the American Mathematical Society’s (AMS) web site has links not only to its index, MathSciNet, and its journals, but employment services, a meeting & conference calendar, a combined membership directory, links to useful math resources online, etc. Understandably, sections are biased towards AMS-generated information. Parts of the site are free to all, but MathSciNet and some AMS journals require subscriptions.
BioMedNet is owned by Elsevier Science and is part of the Reed Elsevier group of companies. BioMedNet is the website for biological medical researchers. To date there are more than 800,000 members of BioMedNet — with more than 20,000 people joining per month! Membership to BioMedNet is free, and members can search all of BioMedNet without charge. However, viewing full-text articles from publishers often requires payment or a subscription.
Designed exclusively for cardiovascular specialists, Cardiosource combines the field’s most prestigious journals with “live” information tools, integrating them into a 24-hour library you can access instantly from your home, office or laptop. Cardiosource is a product of the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, and Elsevier Science.
The Chemistry Preprint Server – upload and browse unpublished papers. Available FREE! A Library of 221 leading chemical journals. 25 Databases containing abstracts, chemical structures, patents, websites and more … Beilstein Abstracts is FREE! The Alchemist – ChemWeb’s magazine for the latest chemistry news. Careers Centre with chemistry jobs, studentships, résumés, and careers advice. Conference Centre find the latest events and conferences. AutoNom Standard – generates IUPAC names FREE! directly from graphical structures entered via the web. ACD – Available Chemicals Directory from MDL Information Systems, Inc., containing over 278,000 compounds, 906,800 products and over 470 suppliers.
Community of Science
Community of Science, Inc. (COS) is the leading Internet site for the global R&D community. COS brings together the world’s most prominent scientists and researchers at more than 1,300 universities, corporations and government agencies worldwide. COS provides tools and services that enable these professionals to communicate, exchange information and find the people and technologies that are important to their work.
DOE Information Bridge
The DOE Information Bridge provides free and convenient access to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.
Established in 1995, has been instrumental in the development of the Agricultural Internet. Now recognized throughout North America as the leading Agriculture Internet resource, has successfully combined agri-business experience with the vast power of the Internet to provide producers with the information, services, and markets they need to make sound business decisions and increase profitability.
Geosource is a collection of links to webpages with information in the subjects that are being taught and studied in the Faculty of Geographical Sciences of Utrecht Unversity, Netherlands.
As of 11/9/2014, full-text of 1783 journals — including 42 of the 100 most frequently-cited journals in science, such as Science, PNAS, Journal of Biological Chemistry, etc. — plus all of Medline, for the broadest coverage of biomedical science research. Many non-biomed and general science journals as well. This is the world’s largest archive of free full-text life science research, with 2,388,820 free articles from 394 journals.
Hydrology Web
Hydrology Web is a site that hosts a comprehensive list of links to Hydrology and related Hydrology resources.
The InfoMine database (InfoMine db) primarily tracks the activity of mining companies publicly listed in Canada or the United States and the mineral properties that they hold worldwide. InfoMine db focuses on properties with the following commodities: base metals, precious metals, uranium, diamonds and other precious stones such as emeralds.
Ingenta is the global research gateway serving the online information needs of over 1.4 million visitors a month. It provides a free online search service of published content from reliable research sources and is one of the UK’s top 20 Web services.
MineNet is a World Wide Web (WWW) gateway for the mining industry. Think of it as an electronic trade show/scientific meeting to discover what’s new and network with who’s who. See what products and services are available (the Yellow Pages); check out booths for information from government agencies, universities, societies, and other mining information sources.
MIT CogNet
MIT CogNet provides a unique electronic community for researchers in cognitive and brain sciences, with in-depth current and classic text resources, and a dynamic interactive forum for today’s scholars, students, and professionals.
MD Consult develops and operates a family of online medical information sites serving the clinical content needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals. Founded by leading medical publishers that include Mosby and W.B. Saunders, MD Consult integrates peer-reviewed resources from over 50 publishers, medical societies and government agencies.
MD Linx is a network of nearly 40 professional Web sites for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Each site within our network focuses solely on one medical specialty, and provides daily updates of all journal and medical news articles in that specialty (and its 10-15 subspecialties). In addition, all our Web sites will provide free daily email newsletters, free email discussion lists, and e-commerce offerings.
Medscape is built around practice-oriented content. Each Specialty Site pools, filters, and delivers pertinent, continually updated content from tens of thousands of medical journal articles, expert-authored state-of-the-art surveys in disease management, Next-Day Summaries from major medical meetings, and more. All of Medscape’s articles are Web-enhanced and cross linked for online browsing and smart information retrieval. All the content can also be easily downloaded and printed if you prefer to do your reading offline. Access to Medscape is FREE, but requires a one-time membership registration.
National Environmental Publications Internet Site (NEPIS)
The National Environmental Publications Information System began in 1997, to offer one stop shopping for over 6,000 full text, on line EPA documents.
National Library for the Environment
A universal, timely, and easy-to-use single-point entry to quality environmental data and information for the use of all participants in the environmental enterprise.
Network for Change
In addition to being an information resource, EnviroLink provides environmental and animal rights non-profit organizations with free Internet services.
Northern Light
The Northern Light research engine uses patented classification intelligence and precision relevancy ranking to improve Web searching. We deliver accurate, relevant results from the Web and our Special Collection of over 7100 respected full-text publications not otherwise available to Web searchers, which are organized into Custom Search Folders so that users don’t have to waste time weeding through useless information.
OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.
PhysLink’s mission is to provide comprehensive research and education tools to physicists, engineers, educators, students and all other curious minds.
PhysNet – the worldwide Network of Physics Departments and Documents – provides a set of information services for physicists.
Praxis.MD is a unique online source for practical answers for patients and primary care practitioners. Using Praxis.MD’s free search utility, you can explore our comprehensively linked and cross-referenced information on a drug or a medical topic. Then access our free and subscription-based services to retrieve targeted, practical medical information.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
Royal Society of Chemistry
The Society is a major publisher and provider of chemical information, supports the teaching of chemistry at all levels, organizes hundreds of chemical meetings a year and is a leader in communicating science to the public. allows individuals to perform a real-time search based on subject across 12 federal science agencies and retrieve relevant results. This gateway to more than 47 million pages of government science information accesses 30 databases and over 1,700 science Web sites. A free Alert Service is available, where subscribers can get the most current science developments on their topics of interest sent to their email accounts each Monday.
ScienceDirect offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection (over 1,200 titles), along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. The full text collection of over 1 million articles from 1995 to present covers a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines.
The Scientific World
TheScientificWorld is a place where scientists can: Find and purchase scientific articles from sciBASE; Publish a scientific paper using i-PUBLISH for immediate global online distribution ; Procure equipment, supplies or biological materials from scienceWAREHOUSE; Receive information and meeting abstracts on scientific conferences and events using worldMEET; Get news in newsLAB and newsLINK and other relevant information in weatherLINK and stockLINK.
Scirus is a Web portal designed for scientists by Elsevier.
Scout Report
The Scout Report is a weekly publication offering a selection of new and newly discovered Internet resources of interest to researchers and educators. However, everyone is welcome to subscribe to one of the mailing lists (plain text or HTML).
Stanford SKOLAR, M.D.
Stanford SKOLAR, M.D. offers a wide array of resources, which can be searched collectively or individually. The resources include textbooks, drug databases, national clinical and practice guidelines, PubMed (Medline), full-text journals, evidence-based medicine, and diagnosis coding tools. Links between various resources enable you to navigate easily through the system and access the information most relevant to your information needs.
TIPTOP: the Internet Pilot to Physics
PhysicsWeb the internet pilot to physics is the global news and information service for physicists. The site is the result of a merger between sections of PhysicsWeb run by the Institute of Physics and TIPTOP previously run by Kenneth Holmlund, Mikko Karttunen and Güenther Nowotny.


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