Education Resources

  • Academic Info (US) - online education resource center, subject guides and distance learning info, mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students and other researchers: Subject Guides, Educational Resources & Blogs, Online Degrees
  • Applied Math and Science Education Repository (AMSER) (US) - educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use: resources (Arts, Educational Technology, Foreign Languages, Health, Language Arts, Maths, Philosophy, Physical Education, Religion, Science, Social studies, Vocational Education), bulletins
  • Cornell University (US), arXiv.org - electronic archive and distribution server for research articles, Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics, Authors can submit papers & update if they choose
  • Digital Scholarship (US) - Weblog, Open Access Bibliography, Scholarly Electronic Publishing (Bibliography, Weblog, Resources), Open Access Webliography & tools, other works
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (SE) - covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals (over 4500), all subjects and languages: FAQ, News, Links, Sponsors, Long term archiving, Membership
  • EBSCO Information Services, Open Science Directory (UK) - Search tool for open access journals and journals in special programs for developing countries: Journal Collections & Titles, Subjects, Search, Links
  • Eurydice (EU), The Information Network on Education in Europe - focuses on the way education in Europe is structured and organised at all levels, descriptions and overviews of national education systems, Comparative thematic studies devoted to specific topics of Community interest, Indicators and statistics, reference material and tools
  • GradSchoolTips (US) - benefits and challenges of attending grad school, how to pick right school, options for financing: Your School, Deciding, Right For You, Tips For Getting In, Paying & Financing, Campus Tour, Recommendations, Interview, Application Essay, Types of Essays, Exams
  • GradView (US) - Request information from multiple schools, Compare schools side by side, admissions tests, tips and advice: financial aid, test prep, careers & programs, articles & advice
  • International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) (US) - resource for financial aid, college scholarship, grant information for international students wishing to study abroad: Scholarship Search, Resources & Links, Message Board, Student Blog
  • Heriot Watt University (UK), Finding information on your subject - concise and detailed guides to subjects: accounting, banking & financial info, built environment, business info, chemical & process engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, company info, computing & IT, economics, electrical engineering, govt info, languages & linguistics, legal info, life sciences, maths & statistics, mechanical engineering, offshore & petroleum engineering & marine resources, physics, statistical series, textiles
  • ipl2, Internet Public Library (US) - public service organization & learning/teaching environment: newspapers & magazines, special collections, subject collections (arts & humanities, business, computers, education, entertainment, health, Law, Government and Political Science, reference, science & tech, social sciences, regional)
  • L-Soft, Official Catalog of LISTSERV lists - browse over 50,000 public listserv lists on the internet, search for mailing lists of interest, info about listserv host sites: list information, site info, info for list owners (provide descriptions, list owner's guide, check mailing lists)
  • Martindale's The Reference Desk (US) - Language, Internet, Business, Economics, Computers, Copyright, Patents, Cryptography, Steganography, Cars, Aircraft, Yachts, Education, Electronic Media, Entertainment, Arts, Fashion, Food, Flight School, Gardening, Botany, Home, Livestock, Music, Photography, Film, TV, Maritime, Maps, Travel, Science, Calculators, Maths, Agriculture, Archaeology-Paleontology, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Entomology, Mycology, Mushrooms, Geoscience, Materials, Physics, Health
  • Open Directory Project (US) - comprehensive human edited directory of the Web, compiled by vast global community of volunteer editors: arts, business, computers, games, health, home, news, recreation, reference, regional, science, shopping, society, sports, world
  • PhinisheD (US) - provides a non-threatening and supportive online environment for dissertation and thesis writers and others struggling in academia: FAQs, Phame, Phorum, Daily, Phinally!
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS) - nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource: Open Access, PLoS Journals (Publication Fees, Open Access License, PLoS in Print, Creative Uses), News & Events, Posters & Media
  • Tulane University (US) - research guides (more than 60 subjects)
  • Wikipedia, Free-content Encyclopedia - free encyclopedia that anyone can edit: Arts, Biography, Geography, History, Mathematics, Science, Society, Technology, All portals
  • WWW Virtual Library - run by loose confederation of volunteers compiling pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert: agriculture, arts, business & economics, computer science, communications & media, education, engineering, humanities, info & libraries, international affairs, law, natural sciences and mathematics, recreation, regional studies, social & behavioural sciences, society

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