Eldis is an internet based information service which presents development information via the web and email. It maintains an ever-growing library of editorially selected and abstracted online documents. They focus on materials which are of strategic, policy or practical interest for development practitioners based in both the North and South. The target audience includes development professionals, donor agency staff, policy-makers, NGOs, researchers, students, information workers, journalists and development-focused web-service providers. ... [according to site editor's information]
A world wide collaborative of several hundred leading scholars that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research. It is composed of a number of specialized research networks. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by reviewing and publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world.
The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 105,785 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 78,158 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Middle East Virtual Library (MENALIB) is an information portal for Middle East and Islamic Studies. It provides access to online information and to digital records of printed and other offline media and thus supports the concept of a hybrid library for Middle East and Islamic Studies. [according to site editor's information]
The Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) is the largest online resource for USAID funded, international development documentation.
You are able to download USAID documents from our DEC database that contains records for over 168,600 USAID technical and program documents with over 155,500 available for electronic download. The DEC offers four major online services:
1. Submit USAID Documentation (USAID Contractors/Grantees)
2. Search the DEC Database
Documents in the DEC are available for download - FREE!
3. Share your experience on the DEC
Rate, tag, comment on documents and blogs, e-mail documents, participate in forums, etc.
4. Free Subscription to DEC Express
Receive the latest USAID reports every two weeks by e-mail for FREE! ... [according to site editor's information]
Le Portail Microfinance est un site dédié à la microfinance au sens large. Il offre un ensemble de services conçus pour les professionnels du secteur et plus généralement pour tous ceux qui sont intéressés par le thème. Les ressources du site constituent la source d’information en microfinance la plus complète en français sur le Web : elles comptent plus de 800 documents référencés. Conçu pour servir les besoins d’un secteur en croissance et en mutation, le site fonctionne aussi comme une plate-forme d’échanges d’informations où les différents acteurs peuvent apporter leur contribution, proposer des documents, annoncer des conférences ou formations et rechercher un emploi. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Digital Library for Social and Cultural Anthropology EVIFA offers an integrated access to catalogues, databases and other information that are important for scientists in Anthropology. EVIFA is a project run by the University Library of the Humboldt-University of Berlin which also holds the German Special Collection for Social and Cultural Anthropology. It is financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Guide contains election entries for all national-level presidential, parliamentary, and legislative elections. It also has information on important national referenda. Other elections (e.g., local, municipal, mayoral) may also be occasionally included. [according to sie editor`s information]
La bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France offre de nombreux livres électroniques et de documents en texte intégral. Entre autres, on peut aller à la recherche de sujets spécifiques dans telle ou telle région sous "Explorer > Les thèmes". [rédaction ilissAfrica]
This site provides access to documents and information of and about the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), an organization that promoted international commerce and the reduction of trade barriers among member states from 1947-1994.
Over 30,000 public documents and 300 publications of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) are accessible from this site, a digital library created in a partnership between the Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). ... [according to site editor's information]
The "Directory of Open Access Journals" aims at offering a comprehensive list of Open Access journals with direct and free access to fulltext articles. A further aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.
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