GADM is a spatial database of the location of the world’s administrative areas (or administrative boundaries) for use in GIS and similar software. Administrative areas in this database are countries and lower level subdivisions. GADM describes where these administrative areas are (the “spatial features”), and for each area it provides some attributes, such as the name and variant names.
Full-text biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combines core literary resources such as Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
One of the world’s most advanced digital library collections, providing online access to millions of books, periodicals, images, videos, maps, sound files, manuscripts, and scores. Searchable in basic or advanced modes, and browsable by publication type. Originally an attempt to provide coverage of the Bibliotheque Nationale’s vast holdings in French literature from the Middle Ages to the present, it now has digital access partnerships with a number of other major library collections substantially increasing its offerings. Includes links to other relevant sites.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is known as “the investigative arm of Congress” and “the congressional watchdog.” GAO prepares policy and investigative reports and testimony on a variety of subjects, often at the request of members of congress. Reports are uploaded daily.
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of the world’s peoples. It containes more than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.This release includes 1,217 essays and images from 10 sources and hundreds of audio examples.
Gartner provides technology-related information and insights, containing research findings and advice on technology markets, topics, and industries that help inform decisions related to information technology. Among the type of research that can be found in Gartner are: * Technology products, services, and trends * Global IT industry perspectives * IT management and organizations* IT strategies and governance * Business-IT issues* Market research* Real-world case studies
A full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, NGO and special reports.
Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers includes scholarly work on global social, political, and economic change and its gendered effects in developing nations. This fulltext open-access repository brings together research, critical analyses, and proposals for change. GPID is part of the The Center for Gender in Global Context, or “GenCen” at Michigan State University.
Search 740,000 pages of 1,523 historical directories (business, address, telephone, etc., mostly from Central and Eastern Europe), 114,000 pages of 256 yizkor books (memorials to Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust), 32,000 pages of military lists (officers, casualties, etc., mostly from the Russian Empire and Poland), 43,000 pages of community and personal histories, and 24,000 pages of Polish secondary school annual reports and other school sources. New genealogy sources are added weekly.
The California State Library has provided this online genealogy toolkit, which selects resources and provides tips and help for the family historian.