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  • Directory of Open Access JournalsWelcome to the Directory of Open Access Journals. This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 5168 journals in the directory. Currently 2140 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 416878 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
  • Gateway to Educational Materials - sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education
  • Education Index  - annotated guide to education-related sites, sorted by subject and lifestage
  • National Center for Education Statistics - includes Condition of Education, Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics
 

ENVIRONMENT
General Information
Government Sites
Plants and Animals
Soils
  • NRCS Soils Website - Soils is part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey, an effort of Federal and State agencies, universities, and professional societies to deliver science-based soil information
  • On-line Soil Survey Information - Compiled by D.G. Rossiter for the Soil Science Division of ITC Soil Use (Soil Interpretations)

GOVERNMENT/LAW
General

Copyright


HEALTH


HISTORY/POLITICAL SCIENCE
HOSPITALITY/TOURISM
General
Maps

HUMAN SERVICES TECHNOLOGY
  • American Bar Association Provides practical law services for the public, including information about your legal rights and how the law affects you; such as family law (child custody and support, domestic violence), workplace law, and healthcare law.
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational ProgramsCACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master's degree programs. This website is provided as a service to students who are looking for a counseling degree program and to educators and practitioners interested in what it means to be a CACREP accredited program.
  • Crisis Assistance MinistryCrisis Assistance Ministry serves the low-income citizens of Mecklenburg County, often classified as "the working poor," who are facing financial emergencies and are struggling to meet life's basic needs.
  • National Association of Social WorkersThe National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)NBCC's certification program recognizes counselors who have met predetermined standards in their training, experience and performance on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE), the most portable credentialing examination in counseling. NBCC has more than 44,000 certified counselors, in the U.S. and more than 40 countries.
  • National Organization for Human ServicesThis organization is dedicated to their vision of transforming and strengthening human services of individuals and communities to improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human ServicesThe DHHS is the largest agency in the state government, responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing the human service needs for fragile populations like the mentally ill, deaf, blind and developmentally disabled, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.
  • Red Cross Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering.
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)The HHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. This web site is especially useful in processing information for Americans with disabilities.

LITERATURE
MATH AND SCIENCE
Biology (see also ENVIRONMENT)
General

Math

Physics


MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS
MEDICAL CODING
MUSIC
  • All-Music Guide - "Covers over 307,000 recordings ..., with 45,000 biographies and over 107,000 reviews"

PLAGIARISM
PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY
THEATER
VIDEO
WOMEN



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