Other web resources

How to Read a Scholarly Article (video & infographic from the University of Illinois

The Journal of Family and Community Ministries: Resources for Christian Leaders is published by Baylor University, sponsored by the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work and George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

http://www.mislinks.org/ – an excellent guide to missions resources available on the web.

Encyclopedia of Life  – Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

http://nccs.urban.org/  National Center for Charitable Statistics.

http://www.thearda.com/ The Association of Religion Data Archives

http://data.un.org/  (United Nations data, statistics, etc.)

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/ (access to freely accessible e-books)

http://digitalallery.gnypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm  (New York Public Library free, online, searchable database of 275,000 photos and manuscripts)

http://people-press.org/  (Pew Research Center for the People & the Press)  Information about communications and public policy.

http://psych.hanover.edu/krantz/  (A site for psychology/counseling majors)

http://www.census.gov/  (U.S. Census Bureau)

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/  (Statistical Abstract of the U.S. 2007)

http://www.copyrightoncampus.com/register/  (free information regarding all kinds of copyright considerations for academic purposes—Copyright Clearance Center)

http://www.eol.org/  (Encyclopedia of Life)

http://www.ethnologue.com/  (Ethnologue: languages of the world)  A Summer Institute of Linguistics—SIL—site on sources on languages of the world)

http://www.googleguide.com  A complete list of shortcuts for finding definitions, an exact phrase, search only one web site, exclude adult content, find phone numbers, etc.

http://www.infoplease.com/  (offers standard online reference tools, world news, etc., encyclopedias, health and science—general information)

http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html  (Statistical resources on the Web)

http://www.loc.gov/folklife/other.html (Ethnographic resources related to folklore)

http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php   “Web’s one-stop resource for country statistics on everything.”

http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/  (All things Oregonian)

http://www.pewhispanic.org  (A site by the Pew Foundation regarding Hispanic topics)

http://www.time.com/time/archive  Contains covers, articles, and excerpts from articles from 1923 to the present in TIME Magazine.

http://www.usa.gov/  (A site on governmental programs, statistics, institutes, etc.)


The following are websites having “highly recommended” indications from CHOICE REVIEWS.

American Fact Finder (Census information)

www.ameristat.org (National census data)

BBC News.  (BBC news)

www.bioethics.gov (President’s council on bioethics)

www.britannica.com (also includes articles from 70 leading magazines & washingtonpost.com)

www.ccel.org (Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Calvin College)

CIA World Fact book


Philosophy Pages

www.pollingreport.com (all kinds of polls)

www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/ (Roper Center for Public opinion)

Theology Today – Founded in 1944 at Princeton Theological Seminary, Theology Today is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal whose contributors include both emerging and established scholars.