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View Resource AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics is not just about the economics of cows. It is a multi-disciplinary field that includes development economics, natural resource and environmental economics, and global markets and trade, among others. AgEcon Search, provided through a cooperative effort of the University of Minnesota, the American Agricultural Economics Association, and the US Department of Agriculture...

https://ageconsearch.umn.edu//
View Resource USC Digital Library: The West Bank and East Jerusalem Searchable Map

Developed as part of a collaboration between the United States Institute of Peace, the University of Southern California, and the Cotsen Institute at UCLA, the West Bank and East Jerusalem Searchable Map site is a worthy find. This collection includes lists of archaeological sites that have been surveyed or excavated since Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem in 1967. The data about...

http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15...
View Resource Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship

In 1912, the city of Tokyo made a wonderful gift to the citizens of Washington, D.C. when they sent along 3,000 cherry trees. Every spring since, these sakura (cherry blossoms) have enlivened the area around the Tidal Basin: the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws more than one million visitors each year from all corners of the globe. This fine digital collection from the Library of Congress...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cherry-blossoms/
View Resource The Middle East Water Collection

The subject of water is of increasing global importance, and access to water will continue to be a divisive issue in the coming years. This fascinating collection from the Oregon State University Libraries brings together approximately 9,000 items on political, socio-economic, demographic, and legal issues of water in the Middle East. The collection was started by Thomas Naff, professor emeritus...

https://oregondigital.org/sets/middle-east-water
View Resource National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program

The National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) is "the primary source of funds for the production of geologic maps in the United States." The NCGMP was created by the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 and its work includes producing surficial and bedrock geologic map coverage for the entire country. The program has partnered with a range of educational institutions, and this site...

https://ncgmp.usgs.gov/
View Resource Amidst a heat wave, a pause to remember the inventor of modern air-conditioning

Summer Heat Wave Before AC: History of Air-Conditioning http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2003081,00.html Gorrie's Fridge http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~ihas/gorrie/fridge.htm John Gorrie Museum State Park http://www.floridastateparks.org/johngorriemuseum/default.cfm HowStuffWorks: How Air Conditioners Work http://home.howstuffworks.com/ac.htm The Writings of Benjamin...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2012/0720
View Resource Google Maps 3D

Several major companies, including Google, are working on getting elaborate 3D maps online. This latest iteration of Google maps for Android-powered devices allows users to browse select cities in a 3D fashion. Utilizing aerial imagery, the buildings appear in a three-dimensional format, which can aid people navigating their way around an unfamiliar urban environment. Visitors can customize their...

http://www.google.com/maps/about/
View Resource Aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904

Many American cities were devastated by large fires in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Baltimore was no exception, and this fine digital collection from the Enoch Pratt Free Library offers publications, photos, and other ephemera related to the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904. The online collection includes over 250 images and 13 publications, including the final report of the Burnt District...

https://www.prattlibrary.org/research/index.aspx?id=6396
View Resource Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archive

Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer living and working in Northern Ireland. This digital collection brings together thousands of his photographs. The collection is made possible via the sustained efforts of the Boston College Parties, which has digitized 9 of the 13 collections in the series thus far. First-time visitors can click on the Series Listing area to get started. Here they...

https://www.bc.edu/sites/libraries/hanvey/
View Resource West Texas Digital Archives

The West Texas Digital Archives were created by the staff at the Abilene Library Consortium with the kind support of the Dodge Jones Foundation and the Dian Graves Owen Foundation. The materials here come from a range of institutions, including the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum, the Howard Payne University Library, and the Abilene Public Library. On the homepage, visitors can click on the...

http://wtda.alc.org/
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