Monday, August 21st, 2017

Free Databases

American Factfinder

American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

Bartlett’s Book of Familiar Quotations Biographical Dictionary was established in 1997. The dictionary covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.

Biology is the World’s No.1 free resource for biology related information run by enthusiasts from all around the world and visited by over 25,000 people every day.

BioMed Central provides open access to 196 journals and includes general titles such as Journal of Biology , as well as specialist journals such as BMC Bioinformatics, Malaria Journal) that focus on particular disciplines.

Birds of North America Online

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Climatic Data Center

Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages and currently provides access to 3759 journals.

GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.

Highwire Press provides links to free full-text articles in science disciplines; created by Stanford University.

Hoover’s provides free information on companies, industries & people.

Information Please provides authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions and is dedicated to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.

LibriVox provides free access to audio books. Their volunteers record chapters of books that are in the public domain, and then they release the audio files back onto the net for free. Browse LibriVox by Title, Author, Genre/Subject, or Language.

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

Making of America Journals is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is strong in the education,
psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.

Online Books Page lists over 30,000 free books on the Web

Open Culture provides access to free intelligent media — great books, movies, courses, and all of the rest — that can be downloaded on your Kindle, iPad or other media player.

PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948.
PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Serial Set is a collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, capturing aspects of American life from the early 19th century onward, from farming, to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business, and manufacturing. It includes Congressional reports and documents as well as executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress.