ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
he National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Ensures that California’s public programs are adapted to meet the communication needs of deaf and hard of hearing children, adults, and families so they may receive the public benefits and services to which they are entitled and achieve economic independence to fully participate in mainstream society.
A multidisciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences.
A portfolio of journals, offer career planning and professional development services, support college and university departments, award numerous prizes and fellowships, sponsor a paid summer internship program, a summer field school in ethnography and occupational therapy, and stage research conferences in the Fall and Spring each year.
Ethnographic Resources related to Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, and the Humanities. The American Folklore Society website connects the Society to its members, and also connects folklorists to each other and to the world at large.
Award-winning tutorials developed by the Palomar College Behavioral Sciences Department. Topics include evolutionary theory, heredity and genetics, primate evolution and behavior, and early hominid and modern human evolution.
Career and occupational, employment, and wage information for Anthropologists and Archaeologists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
This website provides an interactive environment in which to examine and learn about skeletal anatomy. The purpose of this site is to enable you to view the bones of both human and non-human primates and to gather information about them from our osteology database.
Provides guidance and procedures for safe and efficient methods of collecting, preserving, packaging, and shipping evidence and describes the forensic examinations performed by the FBI’s Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division.
Provides "global, collection-based occurrence and taxonomic data for organisms of all geological ages, as well data services to allow easy access to data for independent development of analytical tools, visualization software, and applications of all types."
This website represents the public face of the Center for a Public Anthropology. This site encourages scholars and their students to address public problems in public ways. The Center fosters accountability or more precisely social accountability in higher education. Phrased another way, the Center seeks to encourage academics to move beyond the traditional “do no harm” ethos of funded research to one that strives to do good, to one that focuses on helping others.
ThomasNet is a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America. ThomasNet provides direct access to the detailed information needed to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.
Basic information about companies, particularly small businesses. Information includes contact information, including address, phone number, website, social media, as well as financial information including revenue and number of employees.
A searchable database of products, services, companies, and trade names worldwide. Each profile includes general business information for each company and a list of products, services, or supplies that they provide.
LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning online learning site taught by recognized industry experts, offering more than 3,000 courses and 150,000 videos on business, technical and creative skills. When using the LinkedIn Learning app the Library ID to enter is lapl. Los Angeles Public Library card required. Los Angeles county residents may sign up online for free e-card: https://www.lapl.org/about-lapl/borrower-services
Computer History Museum (CHM) share insights gleaned from their research, their events, and their incomparable collection of computing artifacts and oral histories to convene, inform, and empower people to build a better world.
A joint project of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Brown University and the Institute of Oral History at the University of Texas at El Paso.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library was the first library in the United States to focus on the Mexican-descent population, and has one of the most important research collections on the Chicana and Chicano experience.
The Farmworker Documentation Project includes photographs, oral histories, videos, essays, and historical documents from the United Farm Workers Delano Grape Strikers and the UFW Volunteers who worked with Cesar Chavez to build the farm worker movement.
The UC Santa Barbara Library, California Ethnic Studies and Multicultural Archive is a program that advances scholarship in ethnic studies through its varied collections of primary research materials, including its collection of Digital Chicano Art.
National statistics on crime, criminal offenders and victims of crime put out by a division of the U.S. Department of Justice. These statistics are the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics.
The FBI produces three annual uniform crime publications -- Crime in the United States, Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, and Hate Crime Statistics -- which are available on this site. These reports are produced from data received from over 18,000 city, university/college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies.
A project of the University of Albany, the Sourcebook links users from their topic (example: arson) to sources of statistical information about the topic. The statistical information included comes from numerous governmental websites and focuses on national data.
Released in 2013 by the state's Legislative Analyst's Office, this report provides an overview of current California law and procedure as it relates to criminal justice. The report also includes key criminal justice statistics through 2011.
A project of the National Science Digital Library, This site allows the user to browse through carefully selected web sites of use to engineering students and professors. The site may also be searched using keywords.
A natural language computational engine that can provide results from identified reference sources on a variety of questions. The engine excels in complex computations.This page links to the Engineering examples.
A useful site to find resources to help students improve their familiarity with writing and grammar. You’ll find free writing resources covering capitalization, parts of speech, and punctuation. The articles on each topic provide additional guidance.
The data sets accessible through GBIF relate to evidence about more than 1.5 million species, collected over three centuries of natural history exploration and including current observations from citizen scientists, researchers and automated monitoring programs.
This website contains information on how to control many invasive plants common to the Midwestern United States. Information was collected from both scientific literature and expert opinions and summarized.
Each mineral has a page linked to tables devoted to crystallography, crystal structures, X-Ray powder diffraction, chemical composition, physical and optical properties, Dana's New classification, Strunz classification, mineral specimen images, and alphabetical listings of mineral species. There also are extensive links to other external sources of mineral data and information.
The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species. Version 1 aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts).
A very well-organized site put together by the American Economists Association. Web sites are organized by detailed categories and given full annotations. It may be browsed by table of contents or searched by keyword.
The Cultural Services are a division of the French Embassy in the United States. Its mission is to provide Americans with access and resources to engage with French culture and promote it in their own communities.
This guide provides Library of Congress resources, including digitized primary sources, French literary prizes, journals, graphic novels, databases, information on French Women's Press, Contemporary Issues in France and Francophone Literature.
Collaborative project between thousands of European archives, libraries, and museums, to promote a broader European project for cultural heritage. Searchable by theme, language, country, institution, or media.
Digitization project of the Bibliotheque nationale de France focusing on the cultural history of France and French-speaking areas throughout the world. Contains numerous electronic texts, images, maps, animation, and sound files of French and other publications in history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics, and political science.
Online network of French sources, sponsored by the Organisation international de la francophonie. Preservation of French-language materials from libraries in a diverse selection of francophone countries.
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
The collection consists of a variety of materials including newspapers, books, pamphlets, memorials, scrapbooks, and proceedings from the meetings of various women's organizations that document the suffrage fight.
Govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch. Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
A list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938
Contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
By the Society of Professional Journalists, "...the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi..."
Maintained by the Newseum in Washington, D.C. "The mission of the Newseum, located in Washington, D.C., is to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. Visitors experience the story of news, the role of a free press in major events in history, and how the core freedoms of the First Amendment — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — apply to their lives."
Gale Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for titles of works into one source.
British Library Sounds consists of selections from the British Library's unique sound recordings from around the world. The recordings include: accents and dialects, music, oral history, drama and literature, wildlife and environmental records.
The Hip Hop Archive at Harvard University was created in 2002 to facilitate and encourage the pursuit of knowledge, art, culture, and responsible leadership through Hiphop. The site has an extensive bibliography of hiphop scholarly and cultural materials. The site also has song lyrics, album information, and a blog.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, the national museum of the United States. The site access to recordings and educational materials about a wide variety of music from the United States and around the world.
Women Who Rock is a collection of photos, videos, and oral histories about the role of women and popular music in the creation of cultural scenes and social justice movements in the Americas and beyond.
The ADN-BSN Community College Collaborative Program is a collaborative model for academic progression in Nursing that links CSUN with designated California Community College (CCC) partners. This program enables the ADN student to earn to a BSN degree in just approximately 3 years from the start of the ADN program to the BSN graduation.
This sites purpose is to enhance marine research, exploitation and development, by facilitating the exchange of oceanographic data and information between participating Member States, and by meeting the needs of users for data and information products.
NASA is the exploration agency of the Federal Government. NASA Earth observing satellites often open up new vistas for Earth science research. All are meant to explore the envelope of what is known and understood about the physical, chemical and biological processes of the planet. Learn more about Ocean Exploration at NASA.
National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) hosts and provides public access to one of the most significant archives for environmental data on Earth. Through the Center for Weather and Climate and the Center for Coasts, Oceans, and Geophysics, we provide over 25 petabytes of comprehensive atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, and geophysical data.
From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product. NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) works with many and varied partners to ensure that our Nation has the information it needs to understand, restore and protect healthy coastal and ocean resources and the communities who depend on them.
Environmental Science's mission is to be the most reliable and expansive advocate for environmental science education and careers. This site provides information, statistics, and data taken from federal and state agencies.
The Center is part of the USGS Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program, which is the primary federal marine geology and physical science research program. The Center provides scientific information that contributes to decisions by other federal agencies, state and local entities, private organizations, industry, and the public about resource use and protection.
The American Philosophical Association promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena. The APA supports the professional development of philosophers at all levels and works to foster greater understanding and appreciation of the value of philosophical inquiry.
Founded in 1996, the University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children, connected with the Department of Philosophy, is an academic research center that is dedicated to empowering young people to think for themselves through introducing them to philosophy. The center is involved in both research and practice in philosophy for children and philosophy of childhood, and it serves as a national and international resource in the field of philosophy for children.
The Philosophy of Education Society is an international forum that promotes the philosophic treatment of educational practice, policy and research, advances the quality of teaching the philosophy of education, and cultivates fruitful relationships between and among philosophers, philosophers of education and educators.
Art Photo Index (API) is a visual index of important art and documentary photographers, their images and their websites from throughout the world. The photographers included in Art Photo Index have been selected as a result of their accomplishments in the art or documentary photography field.
An annual contest by the National Press Photographers Association that showcases exemplary photo, video, and web site work. You can browse past winners by category (Best Photojournalism of the Year, Best Published Picture Story, etc.) but you cannot search by picture content or even by photographer name.
A photo blog created by a select group of picture editors of The Boston Globe. Highlights high-quality, amazing imagery, with a focus on current events. The large-format photos are a pleasure to review.
CatchLight is a transformational force, urgently bringing resources and organizations together to nurture and grow a thriving visual ecosystem that supports, develops and amplifies the work of impactful visual storytellers and innovative leaders in the field of visual storytelling.
The Documentary Photography Project uses exhibits, workshops, grantmaking, and public programs to explore how photography can shape public perception and effect social change. The project supports photographers whose work addresses social justice and human rights issues that coincide with OSI's mission of promoting and expanding open society. (Note: Open Society Initiative is a grantmaking foundation established by investor George Soros aimed to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform.)
The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
Magnum has documented most of the world’s major events and personalities since the 1930s; covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics and news events, disasters and conflict. In short, when you picture an iconic image, but can’t think who took it or where it can be found, it probably came from Magnum.
News21 is a program of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation that is helping to change the way journalism is taught in the U.S. and train a new generation of journalists capable of reshaping the news industry. It is headquartered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. The site includes the results of national investigations conducted by students.
Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine or answer engine developed by Wolfram Research. It is an online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from externally sourced "curated data", rather than providing a list of documents or web pages that might contain the answer as a search engine might.
Online Psychology Laboratory provides highly interactive resources for the teaching of psychological science. The peer-reviewed materials include online studies and correlational studies, large data sets, demonstrations, and teaching aids.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics is the United States government office responsible for collecting and disseminating data on crime, incarceration, and policing in the United States. The site contains a wide variety of publications, data sets, analysis tools, and statistics.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the United States government office responsible for collecting and disseminating US employment data. The site contains a wide variety of publications, data tools, economic releases, and educational materials.
Chronicling America is a collaborative project between the US Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities to offer a selected collection of digitized newspapers published in the United States between 1789-1943.
This database by the British newspaper the Guardian is perhaps the only systematic effort to count the number of people killed by law enforcement in the United States, and collect data on the circumstances surrounding their deaths.
The RAND Corporation website provides access to 20,000 publications that researchers at RAND have produced since 1946. The publications deal with a wide variety of national and international issues such as: health, economics, labor, and the environment.
The Agriculture Network Information Collaborative (AgNIC) is a voluntary alliance of members based on the concept of “centers of excellence”. The member institutions are dedicated to enhancing collective information and services among the members and their partners for all those seeking agricultural information over the Internet.