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HOSLAC is a free database of 200+ primary sources (mostly images) on the history of science in Latin America and the Caribbean. Each image is accompanied by a brief essay that places it in its historical context. Thematic groups of images are also introduced by essays. HOSLAC was produced at the University of New Hampshire with funding from the NSF.

Coverage: Pre-Columbian to the present
Tags: Carribean, History, Latin America, Science

This set of Bibliographies of books, dissertations and primary source materials gathered over decades by Historian/Archivist Clark Elliott is an invaluable starting place for research in this field. It also includes his essay, “Antebellum American Science: A Thematic (and Somewhat Bibliographic Review).”

An International Bibliography that includes citations to the literature of the history of science, technology, and medicine in many languages.

Coverage: 1976-present
Tags: History, Medicine, Science, Technology

The HSDL is a service of the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The collection includes Over 92,600 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.

“The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world.” HCPP now includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present with supplementary material back to 1688. HCPP delivers page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with detailed indexing. HCPP includes all the “sessional papers” of the British Parliament: bills, reports of committees, papers presented by Royal Commissions and government departments, treaties and international agreements, command papers, and statistics. It also includes the full text from “Hansard, the Official Report of debates in Parliament,” from both the House of Commons and House of Lords, from 1803 to 2005.

Coverage: 1715-2003/04
Tags: Government, Great Britain, History, Politics

Compiled and edited by UC Davis faculty member Lynette Hunter. From the welcome page: “…Represents work by many bibliographers and social historians over the past three decades, who have given permission to use their original research in the creation of a resource for people interested in English-language printed books related to food, drink and diet, and their associated economics, technologies, science and sociocultural history.”

Provides information on many common household products which includes: a listing of chemical ingredients (with CAS number), health effects, handling, disposal, and manufacturer (with contact information). Can be searched by: brand name, chemical name, health effects, type of product, manufacturer, product category or alphabetical list of products.

How To Search the Household Products Database

An excellent guide to general content, style, and format guidelines for biology students learning to write papers in a standard, scientific journal style and format.

The Human Development Report is an independent publication commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Its editorial autonomy is guaranteed by a special resolution of the General Assembly (A/RES/57/264), which recognizes the Human Development Report as “an independent intellectual exercise” and “an important tool for raising awareness about human development around the world.”