INFORMATION CENTRES AND ORGANISATIONS, DATABASES

SCIENCE. ORGANISATIONS. DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
ECONOMICS. ECONOMIC SCIENCE
Statistics
VETERINARY MEDICINE
ENGINEERING. TECHNOLOGY
AGRICULTURE
Beekeeping
Horticulture
Animal husbandry. Domestic animals
FORESTRY
FOOD INDUSTRY. FOODSTUFFS
BUILDING. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
TIMBER AND WOODWORKING INDUSTRY
THE ARTS. ARCHITECTURE. SPORT. TOURISM
Regional, town and country planning. Landscapes, parks, gardens


SCIENCE. ORGANISATIONS. DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

ACM Portal – The premier society in computing brings you the Computer Portal.
AgriPolicy.net – Events related to agricultural policy and economics.
CAB International – leading global not-for-profit organisation specialising in sustainable solutions for agricultural and environmental problems.
DAINet – German gateway to agriculture and related fields.
EDISFlorida Cooperative Extension's Electronic Data Information Source.
EdITLib – scholarly research on Educational Technology/E-Learning with learning opportunities.
EIARD InfoSys – European Information System on Agricultural Research for Development and Related Fields.
Europe PubMed Central – free information resource for biomedical and health researchers.
FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
HighWire Press Free Online Full-text Articles
Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Content Gateway – directs users to content from a selected number of digital collections that span multiple topics and come from many different organizations.
ISI Web of Science
Latvian Researchers Mobility Centre and Portal
Latvijas Universitātes raksti / Acta Universitatis Latviensis / Scientific papers
Online Textbooks for Free – Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.
Open Educational Resources
PubMed – National Library of Medicine's search service that provides access to over 23 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases, with links to participating online journals.
Renardus provides integrated search and browse access to records from individual participating subject gateway services (data providers) across Europe.
Taylor & Francis Open and Routledge Open
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank – portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.
ScienceDirect – electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.
Springer LINK – Information service created for the Internet by the science publisher Springer.
VOCEDplus – the international tertiary education research database.
University of Illinois IMLS Digital Collections and Content Project.
Wiley Open Acces

SOCIAL SCIENCES

International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Riga Office
SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway
E-Library for Global Welfare resources for international & comparative policy analysis, research & teaching
SocioLog – directory of sociology resources
Sociology – Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia
SocioSite – Social Science Information System based at the University of Amsterdam
The WWW Virtual Library Social and Behavioural Sciences
WWW Virtual Library: Sociology

ECONOMICS. ECONOMIC SCIENCE

Audit Management Accounting
Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Latvia's regional development portal
Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia
IDEAS – University of Connecticut, Department of Economics
Texas Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
WoPEc: Working Papers in Economics

Statistics

Central Statistical Burea of Latvia
Baltic Sea region statistical database
Eesti Statistika – Estonia
EUROSTAT
Statistics Lithuania
FAOSTAT – Statistical Databases of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
USDA – USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System
Welcome to World Bank Group

VETERINARY MEDICINE

CENTAUR – Veterinary, Biotechnology and Epidemiology Network for Central  Eastern Europe. Brings information on the diagnostics and prevention of animal diseases, veterinary  epidemiology, food-borne diseases and food contamination, veterinary administration, education and research. Everybody can participate in sharing information among network members and the world.
Europe PubMed Central – free information resource for biomedical and health researchers.
Food and Veterinary Service
Office International des Epizooties (World organisation for animal health)
The Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM)
Veterinary and Food Department (Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Latvia)
Veterinary science (BUBL LINK)
Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Veterinärmedizin
"Virtual" Veterinary Center – Martindale's Health Science Guide
World Wide Web Virtual Library Veterinary Medicine

ENGINEERING. TECHNOLOGY

IMCL – Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning
Wolfram Education Group free online seminars

AGRICULTURE

State Plant Protection Service
LaukiNet.lv – non – governmental portal about agriculture and country – side in Latvia
Latvian Agricultural Advisory and Training Centre (LAAC) – a training and advisory institution for farmers and rural entrepreneurs
AgNet – Australian Agriculture Index
AGNIC – Agriculture Network Information Center (USA)
AGRALIN – agricultural science and research in the Netherlands
Agricultural Research Service (USA)
AgriPolicy.net – Events related to agricultural policy and economics
AGRIS – International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
AGROVOC Thesaurus

CARIS – Current Agricultural Research Information System
Institute of scientific and technical information for agriculture (Slovakia)
SAVE Foundation – Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe
WAICENT (World Agricultural Information Centre)
WWW Virtual Library: Agriculture
WWW Virtual Library on Genetics (Biosciences)

Beekeeping

Bee Culture – The Magazine of American Beekeeping
The Beekeeping portal
Internet Apiculture and Beekeeping Archive

Horticulture

National Botanic Garden of Latvia
Aggie Horticulture, USA
The Department of Horticulture at Cornell University, USA
Horticulture at Other Web Sites

Animal husbandry. Domestic animals

Breeds of Livestock – Oklahoma State University
EAAP – European Association for Animal Production
ICAR – International Committee for Animal Recording

FORESTRY

European Butterflies and Moths
National Programme on Biological Diversity
Latvia’s State Forests
State forest service
WWF Latvia – Forests
European Forest Institute
IUFRO – The International Union of Forest Research Organizations
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding

FOOD INDUSTRY. FOODSTUFFS

Latvian Federation of Food Enterprises
Food and Veterinary Service
Veterinary and Food Department (Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Latvia)
Packaging in Latvia
RIGAFOOD
A/S Laima, A/S Staburadze
Kafeko Baltic SIA
Pakmarkas SIA – Labels, packaging materials, equipment
Pures Cehs
"Spilva" – fruit and vegetable processing company
Venden SIA
European Federation of Food Science and Technology – Eiropas federācija Pārtikas zinātnē un tehnoloģijā
Division of Food Chemistry – European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS)
International Confederation of Dietetic Associations
FOODINDUSTRY.COM
Food Science Central
FoodlineWeb – collection of food information databases from Leatherhead Food International
The World's Healthiest Foods

BUILDING. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

BUILDER.LV – building and constructions portal
Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI)
Buildingweb.com

TIMBER AND WOODWORKING INDUSTRY

Woodworking and wood waste handling equipment – SIA Tauners
Forest Industry Network – a global directory of forestry, logging, harvesting and sawmilling
Highland Hardware, Inc. (Tools for Woodworking)
TRADA – the Timber Research and Development Association – is an internationally recognised Centre of Excellence servicing the timber and woodworking industries and their suppliers and customers
The Woodworking Catalog
Wood Online Woodworking Information Service
Woodworking Web
World Timber Network

THE ARTS. ARCHITECTURE. SPORT. TOURISM

Regional, town and country planning. Landscapes, parks, gardens

Kurzeme region
Riga region
Zemgale region
Vidzeme
The American Society of Landscape Architects
Eastern Baltic Network of Landscape Architecture Schools
European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools
IFLA Central Region
Landscape website













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