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World Wide Science
"The global science gateway.
WorldWideScience.org is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information."
"This tool searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal US agencies."
Academic Publications, Conferences and Preprints
What's in a document?
PDF made from a Prezi presentation for The Frontiers of Science 2013, by Cajsa Andersson, librarian.
Resources for Researchers
Cordis - European Commission
"There may well be funding opportunities available at EU level that can help you implement your plans. The objective of this guide is to explain how to get to relevant information on funding opportunities ("getting through the maze") and make the best use of the possibilities offered by individual instruments or their combination."
"EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support services to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe or stay connected to it."
"Forskning.se is a nationwide website that provides information on research and research findings. orskning.se is owned and developed by ten public authorities and foundations that fund research. The editorial office is located in the Swedish Research Council´s premises."
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Institute for future studies (Institutet för framtidsstudier)
"The Institute for Futures Studies is an advanced institute for social science research focusing on issues deemed important for the future."
International Development Research Centre
"The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a Canadian Crown corporation established by an act of Parliament in 1970 to help developing countries find solutions to their problems."
The International Council for Science (ICSU)
ICSU is a non-governmental organisation with a global membership of national scientific bodies (120 Members, representing 140 countries) and International Scientific Unions (31 Members).
The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)
"The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society."
UR Access (in Swedish)
"UR access innehåller ca 15 000 TV- och radioprogram från Utbildningsradion.
Förutom de 9 000 fria program som även finns på ur.se, ingår ytterligare 6 000 program som genom ett särskilt avtal får spridas under en längre tid till högskolor och universitet i Sverige."
"VINNOVA - Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems - is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our mission is to promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovations, as well as funding needs-driven research."
More about Science
ScienceWorld - Eric Weisstein's World of Science
"Eric Weisstein's World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. This resource has been assembled over more than a decade by internet encyclopedist Eric W. Weisstein with assistance from the internet community."
The Wolfram Demonstrations Project
"Conceived by Mathematica creator and scientist Stephen Wolfram as a way to bring computational exploration to the widest possible audience, the Wolfram Demonstrations Project is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in science, technology, mathematics, art, finance, and a remarkable range of other fields."