Sage Research Methods Online has just started a free public beta test. And the Library has started an institutional trial too. The resource, which contains over 100,000 pages of books, journals, encyclopedias and handbooks, is designed to help you choose and implement the best social science research method for your project. You can use the Library's trial or set up your own.
From now until May 26th we have a trial of the Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) database. If you study a topic related to language, linguistics, or speech this may be an important resource for you. I could envision this being used by students and researchers in fields like Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Communications, Modern Languages, and the Health Sciences. Here's the pub
If you like your data international, free, and easy to find then the UK newpaper, The Guardian, has a site for you!
World Government Data draws from publicly available government databases like data.gov for the US and the cleverly named data.gov.uk. Now you can browse or cross-search government datasets from the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, with more sources added as they come available.
Even better, though it's Open Pl
Does your program require that you use APA Style for the research papers you write?
Did you go out and buy the brand new 6th Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association?
Yes? Well, I have some bad news for you.
It seems that the first printing of the 6th edition is riddled with errors. What's worse is that many of the errors are in the very examples you count on to make sure that your own writing is error-free.
How do you know if your copy of the 6th edition Manual is from the first printing?
As part of it's very interesting "Remade in America: The Newest Immigrants and their Impact" series, the New York Times has put up a fascinating interactive map that displays the country of origin for the foreign-born population by county.
SiloBreaker: An online news aggregator and search service offering relational analysis and visualization tools to help contextualize media coverage of current events.
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) is beta testing OECD.Stat, it's new statistical data browser.
What does that mean to you? Well, between now and mid-2008 access to OECD statistical data is free while they test out the new browser.
This is an opportunity to look at high quality social and economic datasets related to development and international aid, health, education, energy, and finance.