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Information centres and organisations, databases


ACM Digital Library – The premier society in computing brings you the Computer Portal.
CABI – Leading global not-for-profit organisation specialising in sustainable solutions for agricultural and environmental problems.
The BLE Federal Office for Agriculture and Food. They focus on tasks related to the implementation of measures aiming to strengthen sustainable agricultural, food, forestry and fishery industries along with rural development.
EDISUniversity of Florida. IFAS Extension. The EDIS website is your Every Day Information Source. It is a comprehensive, single-source repository of all current UF/IFAS numbered peer-reviewed publications.
LearnTechLib – The Learning and Technology Library.
Europe PMC – an open science platform that enables access to a worldwide collection of life science publications and preprints from trusted sources around the globe.
FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Espacenet – free access to over 110 million patent documents.
HighWire Press Free Online Full-text Articles
IEEE open 
– IEEE Open Access journals.
Illinois University Library Digital Collections.
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 access at De Gruyter - De Gruyter open access e-books and e-journals.
Open Educational Resources Commons - a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.
PubMed – a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health-both globally and personally. Database contains more than 30 milion citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full-text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often presen when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central (PMC).
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.
SpringerOpen – 200+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science.
VOCEDplus – a free the international research database for tertiary, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion.
Web of Science
Wiley Open Acces - All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. Wiley Open Access publishes a number of online journals across biological, chemical and health 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
The WWW Virtual Library Social and Behavioural Sciences


Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
State Regional Development Agency, Republic of Latvia
Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia
State Revenue Service of the Republic of Latvia
Zemgale Planning Region

IDEAS – University of Connecticut, Department of Economics
Texas Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
EconPapers – EconPapers use the RePEc bibliographic and author data, providing access to the largest collection of online Economics working papers and journal articles.


Central Statistical Burea of Latvia
CSB Database – Central Statistical Burea of Latvia Database
EU Open Data Portal – Access to European Union open data
Statistics Estonia – Estonia
Statistics Lithuania
FAOSTAT – Statistical Databases of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
USDA – USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System
World Bank Group


Europe PubMed Central – free information resource for biomedical and health researchers.
Food and Veterinary Service – (Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Latvia)
Free Medical Journals
The MEDLINE® /PubMed® Search and Veterinary Information Resources page
(U.S. National Library of Medicine)
World organisation for animal health – Protecting animals, preserving our future
Merck Veterinary Manual – The trusted provider of veterinary information since 1955.
"Virtual" Veterinary Center – Martindale's Health Science Guide
Wiley MicrobiologyOpen (Open Access)
NetVet - Veterinary resources


IMCL – International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication, Technologies and Learning (Past IMCL Conferences)


Agricultural Data Centre (ADC) – State Institution under supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture (Republic of Latvia)
Institute of Food safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"
Latvian Biodiversity Clearing-House Mehanism – Scientific and technical co-operation and information exchange
Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre – a training and advisory institution for farmers and rural entrepreneurs
Ministry of Agriculture – (Republic of Latvia)
State Plant Protection Service
AgNet – Australian Agriculture Index
AGNIC – Agriculture Network Information Center (USA)
Agricultural Research Service (USA)
AGRIS – International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus
GFAR - Institute of scientific and technical information for agriculture
SAVE Foundation – Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY & RESEARCH – can find all publications, articles and projects that are the result of our independent research
Wiley MicrobiologyOpen (Open Access)
Wiley - Plant Biotechnology Journal (Open Access)
WWW Virtual Library: Agriculture
WWW Virtual Library on Genetics: Biosciences


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


National Botanic Garden of Latvia
Aggie Horticulture, USA
Horticule Section -  School of Integrative Plant Science (Horticulture at Cornell University, USA)

Animal husbandry. Domestic animals

Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science – Oklahoma State University
EAAP – European Federation of Animal Science
ICAR – International Committee for Animal Recording


Baltic Forestry – International Scientific Journal
Lepidoptera Mundi – All the World's Butterflies and Moths in one place
National Programme on Biological Diversity
Latvia’s State Forests (LVM)
Latvian Biodiversity Clearing-House Mehanism – Scientific and technical co-operation and information exchange
WWF – Forests – World Wide Fund For Nature
The European Forest Institute
IUFRO – The International Union of Forest Research Organizations
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library Environment - Forests and Trees
Forest research
(Open Access) – Longdom Publishing


Latvian Federation of Food Enterprises (LFFC)
Food and Veterinary Service – Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Latvia
“Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Latvija” – the leading company in the Baltics producing chocolate, confectionery products, and snacks and representing beloved Latvian brands rich in tradition
Kafeko Baltic SIA
Pakmarkas SIA – Labels, packaging materials, equipment
Pure Food – tasty, high quality products - jams, Portion packaging, Pūre Smēriņš™, caramel cream, fruit and berry sweet sauces, coffee syrups, berry and fruit syrups, juices, tomato sauces and ketchups, honey.
SPILVA – fruit and vegetable processing company
Venden – main business is production of natural spring water and natural mineral water, lease of water consumption equipment, sales of coffee and related products, as well as lease of coffee equipment
European Federation of Food Science and Technology
Division of Food Chemistry – European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS)
International Confederation of Dietetic Associations
IFIS – food and health information
PakMarkas – self-adhesive label printing, packing and marking equipment trade, packing materials trade, gears and industrial automation systems trade
Wiley Food Science & Nutrition Open Access
The World's Healthiest Foods
World Packaging Organisation


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


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


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

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