Free Databases

Title: Free Databases

Author: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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The Internet, Online, 14/8/2015

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General information database (Facts)
• CIA World Factbook
Multidisciplinary •DART-Europe DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. •Google Scholar
•Open Access Theses and Dissertations aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate
theses and dissertations published around the world.
Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
OATD currently indexes 1,935,479 theses and dissertations.

Agricultural Biotechnology •Ag-Biotech-InfoNet
Bibliographic databases •Agricola (agriculture)
•AGRIS (agriculture with emphasis on developing countries)
•Medline (PubMed) (medicine and life sciences)
•TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)
Biology and Protein sequences, Genomes •Ensembl Genome Browser
•NCBI Databases : Nucleotide, Protein, Genome, Structure, Gene, PubMed, PubMed Central and more.
•Plant Germplast System
•Weizmann Institute : Genome and Bioinformatics
Botany •Israel wildflowers
Economics • The Department of Agricultural Economics and Management. The Center for Agricultural Economics Research discussion papers from 1996-, full text from 2001-. •AgEcon (Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics) full text reports of scholarly research in the field of agricultural and applied economics. • Econ Papers provides access to RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), the world’s largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software.
• Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (הבורסה לניירות ערך)

Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection •Biological Control : a guide to natural ennemies in North America
•Insect Web
•Pesticide Data Bank (Hebrew)
•Species Fungorum
• UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines and More
•Vegetable Diseases
•World Biodiversity Database
Environment •Environmental Impact
•EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
Nutrition and Food • Dietary supplements factsheets
•The Nutrition Source: Knowledge for Healthy Eating
•USDA Nutrient Database (food composition tables)
•NutritionData (information on fast foods and food additives)
•Summary of Color Additives Listed for Use in the United States in Foods, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Medical Devices
Pharmacology •Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
•Pharmaceutical Society of Israel – Drugs
Soil and Water •רשות המים – הרשות הממשלתית למים וביוב
•FAOClim-NETFAOClim-NET covers monthly data for 28100 stations, for up to 14 observed and computed agroclimatic parameters. It includes both long-term averages (1961-90) and time series for rainfall and temperatures. Data is selected by geographic area, time period and parameter, and can be dowloaded for processing by other software packages. •Desalination Directory Online
•Methods for Measuring Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater and Marine Organisms The US Environmental Protection Agency has recently released a final regulation for Methods for Measuring the Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater.Visitors can download the entire 275 page document, its table of contents, individual sections, or the appendices.

Tourism, Ecotourism •Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB) Travel and Leisure Program •TIES – The International Ecotourism Society
•World Tourism Organization
•United Nations Environmental Programme – Ecotourism
•The World Conservation Union
•Conservation International
•The Nature Conservancy – Ecotourism
• – Global Journal of Practical Ecotourism
•WWF – Global Environmental Conservation Organization
•Online Directory of Ecotourism
•Sustainable tourism
• (french)
• – International Ecotourism Club
•Searching for family holidays
•National Geographic Online

Toxicology •EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
•TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)
•ToxRefDB US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) captures thousands of in vivo animal toxicity studies on hundreds of chemicals.
Zoology, Wildlife , Animal health •Animal diversity web
•Avibase – the world bird database
•OIE – World Organisation for Animal Health

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