Great Websites for Academic Success

 
Search Engines
 
Research any topic with an interactive concept map, that you can customize and share.
A search engine especially for students.
 
Strategies for making your Google searches more efficient and effective.
 
 
Reference
 
An independent online subject directory of over 25,000 hand-picked educational resources for high school and college students as well as a directory of online degree programs and admissions test preparation resources (SAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, USMLE, TOEFL).
 
Great source of links to facts, news, and more.
 
A catalog of high quality websites on a variety of topics and issues.
 

Art

Artcyclopedia

"The Guide to Great Art on the Internet"

Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Links to timelines/regions, works of art, index by artist/subject/rulers, world maps, and thematic essays.
 
Chemistry
 
Database of structures, properties, and more for 370,000 chemicals.
 
A database with GIS (Geographic Information System) mapping, including information on lead contamination, toxic spills, gas releases, and more.  You can search by chemical name or apply other criteria such as U.S. Census Data, Income Data, and Health Data to search for causes of death or cancers in a particular area.
 
 
Genetics
 
A guide to more than 500 genetic conditions.
 
International Relations
 
The CSS promotes understanding of security policy challenges as a contribution to a more peaceful world. Its work is independent, practice-relevant, and based on a sound academic footing..

 
Literature
 
Shmoop wants to help you become a better lover (of literature and history). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit. and history are relevant today. Shmoop wants to show your brain a good time.
 
 
Medical Resources
 
 
 
 
Authoritative information from government agencies and other health-related organizations.  Also provides links to websites added by National Library of Medicine librarians every week.
 
Mental Health
 
Information about eating disorders and resources for patients and families.
 
National Institute of Mental Health
 
 Multiple Topics
 
Video lectures on every topic imaginable.
 
 Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
 
News from left, right, and center.

 
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