|The Noam Chomsky Website — publications by one of America’s most prominent media and political dissidents
Expertise Finder — Search for someone with specific expertise
Web of Knowledge — search environment of objective content and powerful tools to search, track, measure and collaborate in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities
Military City Online Web Outpost — Latest military news, searchable military personnel database for subscribers
Public Notices — online access to public notice advertisements from across the United States
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce — private, non-profit corporation working for a lower cost of doing business, fairer taxes, fairer regulations and less regulatory paperwork
American Farm Bureau — independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization operating as the unified national voice of agriculture
American Institute of Philanthropy — a nonprofit charity watchdog and information service that helps donors make informed giving decisions
Better Business Bureau — the leader in advancing marketplace trust
BBB Wise Giving Alliance — reports on charities and other solicitous organizations
Consumer Price Index Calculator — Calculates rate of inflation
Consumer Product Safety Commission — charged with protecting U.S. public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction
CorpWatch — non-profit investigative research and journalism to expose corporate malfeasance and to advocate for multinational corporate accountability and transparency.
Council on Foundations — professional organization of more than 2,000 foundations
The Development Information Network of Arkansas — supports statewide economic development activities through research, information, service, training, and education
D&B Credit Reports — Credit ratings for businesses for a fee
Edgar Database — registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms from foreign and domestic companies
Nonprofits: USA.gov — official information and services from the U.S. government
The Foundation Center — for and about foundations
The Foundation Directory — subscriber’s access from The Foundation Center
GAO report on tax-exempt organizations (pdf)
GuideStar — national nonprofit organizations database
Hoover’s Master List Plus Database — company information including business reports and profiles
Institute for Economic Advancement — IEA offers training, planning, and development services to economic developers and economic development organizations
IRS info about charities and nonprofits
Labor unions — find a union, labor directory
National Center for Charitable Statistics — the Urban Institute’s data on the nonprofit sector
A Primer on Nonprofit Organizations — from the University of North Carolina School of Government
Nonprofits from Guidestar — basic information from nonprofits’ reports in a searchable database
Nonprofits FAQ — check on nonprofit status of a company
a href=”http://securities.stanford.edu” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Securities Clearinghouse — full text examples of securities class action lawsuits compiled by Stanford University’s Law School
Southern.org — a project of the Southern Governor’s Association
Help for Arkansas Entrepreneurs — a list of resources for entrepreneurs in Arkansas
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database
ZDNet — Tech news, blogs and white papers for IT professionals
Health & Science
Covering Health — blog maintained by the Association of Health Care Journalists intended to keep journalists informed about the latest news in the field, aware of noteworthy stories and reports, and able to connect with colleagues.
Toolkit for new medical writers from American Medical Writers Association’s Delaware Valley Chapter
U.S. Center for Disease Control — government information warehouse promoting prevention of disease, injury and disability
American Cancer Society — nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem
American Chemical Society — Chemistry for Life
American Medical Association — comprehensive links to research, current issues, etc.
BioMedNet — portal to life sciences information
Healthfinder — info from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Free Medical Journals — promotes free access to medical journals
Galaxy — directory of sites on health topics
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards — information on more than 2,000 chemicals from the National Toxicology Program
MedBioWorld — online resource portal for professional medical and biotechnology information.
MEDLINEplus — a service of NIH and the National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health — the U.S.’ medical research agency
National Library of Medicine — the world’s largest biomedical library
National Library of Medicine Online Databases — databases and online information
New England Journal of Medicine — respected medical journal
Online Medical Dictionary — FREE online medical dictionary search engine
Scripps Research Institute — biomedical research
Welch Medical Library — at John Hopkins University
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library — Yale University’s collection covering clinical medicine and its specialties, the pre-clinical sciences, public health, nursing and related fields
American Council on Science and Health — consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health
Ask Dr. Science — an enigma wrapped in a lab coat
4,000 Years of Women in Science — focusing on female contributions to knowledge, hosted by the University of Alabama
American Astronomical Society — established 1899, the major organization of professional astronomers in North America
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific — founded in 1889 to distribute astronomical information
HubbleSite — complete collection of every Hubble Space Telescope news release and its supporting materials
Sky and Telescope — the essential magazine of astronomy
Dr. Sky — Steve Kates promotes the night sky, aviation, astronomy, aerospace and science topics
Mount Wilson Observatory — privately owned, historic science heritage site
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center — home to the nation’s largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, sun, solar system and universe.
NASA Kennedy Space Center — gateway to exploring, discovering and understanding our universe.
Solar System Simulator — originated as software package designed for animating simulations
Environmental Health Perspectives — site of a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of the environment’s affect on human health
EurekAlert! — from the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Junk Science — All The Junk That’s Fit to Debunk!
National Science Foundation — an independent U.S. governmental agency established by the 1950 National Science Foundation Act
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution — nonprofit research facility dedicated to the study of marine science
CAUTION: organizations frame contentious issues through their websites, while groups with different goals will question the relevance of that same information. To begin understanding any issue, familiarize yourself with the different points of view to see the broader picture.
U.S. Department of Education — created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
=American Council on Education — the only higher education organization that represents presidents and chancellors of all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: community colleges and four-year institutions, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit colleges.
National Center for Education Statistics — the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
ERIC — World’s largest digital library of education literature
ChildStats — Federal and state stats and reports on children and families
Chronicle of Higher Education — weekly issues in Higher Education
Digest of Education Statistics — annual compilation serving as snapshot on U.S. education
Federal Resources for Education Excellence — information on education excellence from U.S. governmental agencies including teaching resources and lesson plans
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System — Higher Education enrollment data by race, ethnicity, sex, salaries, tuition, revenue, expenditures, etc.
White House Social Statistics Briefing Room on Education — trends in academic progress
Education Week — raising awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools.
Food & Agriculture
Sustainable Table — celebrates local sustainable food, educates consumers on food-related issues and works to build community through food
Food Democracy Now — grassroots community dedicated to building a sustainable food system that protects the natural environment, sustains farmers and nourishes families
Eat, Drink Better — sustainable food for a healthy lifestyle
Civil Eats — daily news source for critical thought about the American food system
Occupy Monsanto 360 — grassroots movement against Monsanto, agribusiness and concentrated animal feeding operations.
Food & Drug Administration — The Consumer Protection Agency of the U.S. Government that monitors medical devices, foods, drugs, biologics, veterinary medicine and toxicological research
U.S. & Department of Agriculture — government leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science and efficient management
Organic Trade Association — membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America
Label GMOs, Genetically Modified Food — official website of the 2012 California Right to Know Ballot Initiative Campaign
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National Dairy Council — industry info on benefits of dairy products
Tyson — one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods
Cargill — international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services
Smithfield — global food company
Monsanto — multinational chemical and biotech megacorporation controlling more than 70 percent of U.S. food production
Beef Products Inc. — world’s leading manufacturer of boneless lean beef with a focus on ground beef products
United Egg Producers — a Capper-Volstead cooperative of egg farmers
Save Our Rural Communities – No CAFOs! — grassroot site of the Environmentally Concerned Citizens of South Central Michigan against concentrated animal feeding operations.
Environment & Energy
Watershed Media — award-winning non-profit publisher and resource center producing educational campaigns about underreported environmental issues.
American Petroleum Institute — the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry, including running the front site Energy Tomorrow, which sponsors the site Energy From Shale that provides industry info on hydrofracturing.
Audubon Magazine — “award-winning flagship magazine of the National Audubon Society”
Biodiesel — “America’s first advanced biofuel”
Council of Environmental Deans & Directors — professional association of academic environmental leaders
E: The Environmental Magazine — providing information about environmental issues, sharing ideas and resources for readers to live more sustainable lives
Energy Star — joint program of the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promoting energy-efficient products and practices.
Earth 911 — find recycling centers and learn how to recycle.
Encyclopedia of Earth — expert-reviewed reference about the Earth, its natural environments and their interaction with society
EnviroLink Network — a clearinghouse on the Internet for the environmental community
Environmental Defense Fund — nonprofit charged with protecting environmental rights
Environment & Energy Publishing — comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets
Environment Web Directory — environment information resource since 1994
Environmental News Network — informing, educating, enabling and creating a platform for global environmental action
EPA Web — Official website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FACS — Numerous reporting tools on science, technology, the environment, biotechnology and risk
FutureFuel Corp. — Batesville, Ark. company specializing in biodiesel
Global Warming FAQ — from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Greenpeace USA — largest independent direct-action environmental organization in the world
GreenTreks Network, Inc. — award-winning Philadelphia-based non profit communications organization dedicated to educating people about the interconnectedness of environmental, societal, economic, and individual health
Greenwire — the leader in energy and environmental policy news
Growth Energy — America’s ethanol supporters
Hazardous Waste Sites — information on hazardous substances and U.S. Superfund sites from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — leading international body for the assessment of climate change
Information Center for the Environment — Provides an access point for information useful for environmental protection
I Love Mountains — grassroots organization aiming to end mountaintop removal coal mining
Lamp Recyling — National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s one-stop source about recycing mercury-added “lamps.”
Mountain Justice — a West Virginia “mining roots” organization working to protect the cultural and natural heritage of the Appalachia coal field
National Audubon Society — conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
National Biodiesel Board — national trade association representing U.S. biodiesel industry
National Council for Science and the Environment — working since 1990 to improve the scientific basis of environmental decision making.
National Earthquake Information Center — the U.S. Geological Survey’s Bigquake service will send out a message whenever a large earthquake occurs
National Resources Defense Council — an environmental action organization
Outside — website for the magazine.
Pew Center on Global Climate Change — business leaders, policy makers, scientists and other experts to approaching climate change based on sound science, straight talk, and a belief that the climate can be protected while sustaining economic growth.
Regional Recycling — central Arkansas’ recycling solution
Renewable Fuels Association — national trade association for the U.S. ethanol industry
Right to Know Network — service from OMB Watch with searchable databases, documents and conferences on the environment, sustainable development and the Toxic Release Inventory
Sierra Club — the country’s oldest grassroots environmental organization
Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere Program — the SAMAB Cooperative is made up of 11 federal and three state natural resource agencies
Texas Environmental Center — leaders in creative, new-media based environmental education
Think Global, Act Local — overview with links
TOXNET — Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases
U.S. Global Change Research Program — integrating federal research on global change and climate change
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — environmental info from the U.S. government
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Info on Conservation Programs and Efforts, Endangered Species and Environmental Contaminants
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission — the government agency that oversees nuclear power
Worldwatch Institute — emphasizing a blend of government leadership, private sector enterprise, and citizen action that can make a sustainable future a reality
World Wildlife Fund — world’s largest independent conservation organization
(Last verified: 071514)
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