ENGLISH IN CHEMISTRY AND LIFE SCIENCES

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Ton Ammerlaan This page conveys a selection of English homepages on issues related to Life Sciences Learning English Courses, Dictionaries and Translation sites, Style, Grammar, Spelling, Pronunciation, Fluency, Idioms, Newspapers in UK, Tutorials and courses on Chemistry and Nutrition, and a multilingual writing tool and marking tool.

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LANGUAGE SKILLS

Testing your own level

DiaLang offers a free, online intake test of your level of English (and other languages) in three skills. You can compare your own asessment to the test results, and receive suggestions as to how you could improve yourself. Award winner.

try also sites on World English

Writing in English

Surf to an extensive annotated list on writing tools collected as part of an investigation in On-line Writing Labs.
Writing for Engineers Handbook with suggestions and samples on many genres, including Posters.
Online Grammar references and exercises on EduFind

Logbook writing Guide - by Jack Lynch.
How to write an essay.
Writing in English Guide .
English Writing GuideColorado State.
English Lab report .
Writing a thesis Handbook.
Writing a report on nutrition www.cfsan.fda.gov/~comm/students.html
Surf to an extensive annotated list on writing and editing tools collected as part of an investigation in On-line Writing Labs.
State of Michigan website:a wealth of online resources for scientific and technical writing
University of Ohio Science & Technology projects page: wonderful links to sites for developing reading, writing and listening comprehension skills.
Online forum and chat communities Smartgroups Scientists at MMFFNN have their own chat environment at this link: http://www.smartgroups.com/groups/ssmmffnn You may communicate on a variety of scientific (and non-scientific!) issues from anywhere, home or university! Enter to register.
www.multicity.com
www.coolboard.com
www.ezboard.com

Spelling

History of the Alphabet - Written by Grade 6 Students at Champlain School. Brief histories of some of the letters of the English alphabet.
Little Explorers - by Enchanted Learning Software. Click on an English letter and see words that begin with that letter (click on a word for an activity).
Misspellings - An ad hoc study of commonly misspelled words found in Usenet newsgroup messages.

Style

Yale English style Guide Medical topics
English Grammar and style Guide - by Jack Lynch.
Grammar and Style Notes - By Jack Lynch. Various notes and e guides for different words/parts of speech in English.
Keith Ivey's English Usage Page - Essays and discussions on English usage.
The Curmudgeon's Stylebook - By Bill Walsh. Very interesting English usage and style guide.
World Wide Words - "Articles on Aspects of English". Essays on English usage, phrases, words, etc. Also includes "Turns of Phrase" - a weekly new word and definition (with archives), and "Usage Notes" on the proper use of English.
Amsterdam Writers' Resources On The Web
Bibliographies in style SourceAid is a new free writing and research tool and resource. SourceAid's main function is to help punctuate, format, and produce bibliographies in all four standard styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, & CSE)
WriteNet - sponsors of NetPals. Dedicated to helping ESL/EFL students improve their English. Email for information.

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Reading English

Background information and publications http://www.sciencedirect.com
BBC QED
BBC WORLD SERVICE - learning English/ Science and Technology You can listen to radio reports and interviews, too!
BBC WORLD SERVICE - learning English/ Everyday Science - ideal for beginners' level science students

Texts

Alex electronic text archive/index
The Best Fiction and Poetry from CSUN: 1962-1988 - Online fiction (stories) and poetry from California State University, Northridge.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site - Lots of information on children's literature - reviews, booklists, educational literature, and more.
The Mythopoeic Society - Organization for the study, discussion, and enjoyment of fantasy and mythic literature. Activities calendar, how to join, news, and more.
CETH - Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities.
The Children's Literature WWW Page
Inkspot Children's Writer's Resource Page
Public Domain Electronic Children's Books - Gopher site with links to electronic versions of classic children's books.
Electronic Library - from Book Stacks Unlimited. Many free and used-with-permission electronic texts.
Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia - SGML-encoded texts including the Oxford English Dictionary, Old, Middle, and Modern English works, and some Shakespeare texts. The commercial texts are only local-access from the University of Virginia, but others are freely available.
English and its History - Documents many of the changes which have occurred in the English language, from Old English to Middle English to Modern English.
Fiction from the English Server
Discovery Channel
Litrix Reading Room - Collection of online English books and stories that are either out of copyright or whose authors have allowed electronic distribution. Lots of great books to read online, organized by genre.
The On-Line Books Page - Index of thousands of books available online (in English). Also includes links to other electronic book/text repositories.

Consult files listed with EuroCALL on the UK.
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Listening English

Search the Net on Yahoo on various categories of journals, papers, newspapers, TV channels, Radio stations, TV stations, Education, try Discovery Channel, BBC sites, or try CNN Educational and ready made lessons on Science texts and transcripts .
< a href="http://www.eslsounds.com">ESL Sounds provides fre listening exercises and quizzes
Listening skills in Chemistry http://claweb.cla.unipd.it/inglese/ssmmffnn/scienze/exercises/element2.htm
BBC Language Education: Learning Languages online
CNN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - http://www.cnn.com/TECH/
CNN Special report: Visions of the 21st Century: http://www.time.com/time/reports/v21/tech/index.html

Sound files and films on Chemistry http://archives.cbc.ca/251h.asp?IDLan=1&IDMenu=-3&NC=1
General listening skills are found on ESL lab, Voices from the 20th century, English Listening.

Consult files listed with EuroCALL on the UK.
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Speaking English

EXCHANGE - Forum for non-native English speakers to submit essays about their own life/ culture to practice their English.
Fluency Through Fables - by the Comenius Group - teaching English through the use of fables.
Homograph List - By Mark Brader. Large list (but not as much detail) of homographs in English.

The Homograph Page - List of over 30 homographs (heteronyms) - words with the same spelling but different pronunciation/definitions.
The Tongue Twister Database - Dozens of English tongue twisters collected by C.T. Staley.
Tongue Twisters - Collection of English tongue twisters from Santheep Singh.
Pronunciation assistant in Hong Kong
Free resources arealso listed on Free Resources for Learning ESL Online from the L2 Information Center
The Hong King Virtual Language Laboratory: an amazing online language resource
Science Image: Useful for Science discussions:
Science quizzes: a wide range of science quizzes for your pleasure
Quia: A host of interactive Javascripted games and puzzles, subdivided according to subject
Fluency Through Fables - by the Comenius Group - teaching English through the use of fables.

Pronunciation

Homograph List - By Mark Brader. Large list (but not as much detail) of homographs in English.
The Homograph Page - List of over 30 homographs (heteronyms) - words with the same spelling but different pronunciation/definitions.
The Tongue Twister Database - Dozens of English tongue twisters collected by C.T. Staley.
Tongue Twisters - Collection of English tongue twisters from Santheep Singh.
Pronunciation assistant in Hong Kong

Consult files listed with EuroCALL on the UK.
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Translators' Sites

People a2000 provides a list of useful resources for translators.
Euro-dict-autom, an on-line European Dictionary
The Euro-dict-autom specialised Translator automaton
NewsTran automatically translates any online newspaper, Free
Medical Online glossaries and dictionaries 1270 links to health, medical and science related websites, in English and 16 other languages. Divided per illness, discipline and per language.

Idioms

  • Constructionof fusion names explanation of jargon

    A Word With You - Daily column of word and phrase facts and trivia (history, use, meaning, etc.). Site also includes archives, an online hangman-type game, and links to other word sites for logophiles (word games, etymology, etc.).
    On-line test of vocabulary by Thomas Dillon.
    The Weekly Idiom - a weekly English idiom (expression) with explanation and sample usage. From the Comenius Group.
    A.Word.A.Day server
    Focusing on Words - A series to improve your vocabulary by learning the Greek/Latin roots of English words.
    Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 9th Ed.
    Cool Word of the Day - new word each day, with definition. See past words, or add your own.
    Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalians - 10 really long words, and their meanings.
    The Wordmonger - weekly, 7 new English words with definitions.

    Dictionaries

    OneLook Dictionaries - Searchable index of over 100 Internet-accessible online dictionaries/glossaries. Dictionaries are arranged by topic, but you can search them all at once.
    Antagonyms - Words that have different and contradictory meanings (i.e. bad = 'bad' and 'good').
    ARTFL Project - A searchable forms-based Roget Thesaurus.
    Medical Online glossaries and dictionaries 1270 links to health, medical and science related websites, in English and 16 other languages. Divided per illness, discipline and per language.
  • dictionaries specialised in English, Medecine, Chemistry etc....
  • Organic Chemistry DictionaryEnglish Dutch, including E labels
  • Online glossaries and dictionaries by Xlation.
  • Online translation dictionaries by Trav Lang (language pairs).
    BABEL - A Glossary of Computer Related Abbreviations and Acronyms
    Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (mirror) - Dictionary of acronyms, jargon, technology, etc. dealing with computing.
    WWWebster Dictionary - Searchable English dictionary from Merriam-Webster.
    Mike Adma's list of Feudal terms
    Nathan Bailey's Universal Etymological Dictionary (1736) - SGML-tagged excerpts from the 1736 dictionary. Need an SGML browser (link provided to appropriate software) to view.
    Bookbinding and Conservation Terminology Dictionary - From Conservation OnLine (CoOL) at Stanford University.
    Botanical Glossary from GardenWeb - Searchable English glossary of botanical/gardening terms (words and their meanings).
    Glossary of Microbiology - By Tsute Chen. Online searchable dictionary of microbiological (science) terms.
    Robert Cawdrey's 'A Table Alphabeticall of Hard Usual English Words' - A 'dictionary', compiled by Robert Cawdrey circa 1604, of 'hard' English words. Includes historical information about Cawdrey and the dictionary.
    Roget's Thesaurus - on-line. Based on the 1911 edition - synonyms and antonyms of words, phrases in English.
    The Heteronym Homepage - Good list of heteronyms (words with the same spelling but different meanings) with explanations of the different pronunciations/meanings.
    Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus - Large searchable English dictionary (words and definitions are in English). Includes pronunciation guides and separation of word senses (different meanings of a word). By Robert Parks and the ARTFL.
    Collins Cobuild - Reference works for learners of English. Includes online games and info for English (ESL/EFL) learners.
    Online Oxford English Dictionary - at the University of Alberta. Telnettable, searchable English dictionary. May be limited to U of Alberta users.
    The Oxford English Dictionary Online
    The Phrase Finder - Add, search for a phrase.
    Compendium of Environmental Acronyms
    Dictionary of Cell Biology
    Life Sciences Dictionary - From BioTech (Indiana University). Searchable dictionary of scientific terms (biology/microbiology/life sciences mostly).
    Dictionary of Technical and Natural Language - Keyword searchable. Includes technical language as well as limited acronym searching.
    On-line Medical Dictionary - List of Gray Cancer Institute medical dictionary.
    WordNet Search - Interface to the WordNet database to search for synonyms, antonyms, etc. of words you enter.
    English Dictionary (Gopher) - Another keyword-searchable English dictionary.
    English Words - By Magnus Leksell. Large searchable English wordlist (just words - no definitions).
    Feudal Dictionary (35k, Gopher) - A text-only dictionary of feudal terms.
    EURODICAUTOM: An online multi-lingual and multi-discipline dictionary
  • A (short) dictionary of Scientific quotations: http://naturalscience.com/dsqhome.html
  • Ugeek:A comprehensive online glossary of technical terms
  • The Virtual library: a host of links and resources listed according to scientific discipline, for example the Genetics Virtual library, and the bio sciences virtual library
    Glossary of mathematical terms: Excellent resource for scientists and mathematicians alike
  • The Harcourt online Science and Technology dictionary: an Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
  • Scientific Press, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • An online hyperreference: Online dictionaries, glossaries and encyclopaedia
  • University of Vigo list of dictionaries and glossaries
  • Dictionaries, Glossaries and Other References
    Science and the Environment: The Michigan electronic library: a huge database of links to specific glossaries, dictionaries and thesaurus
  • On line Medical Dictionary http://cancerweb.nlc.ac.uk/omd/
  • Dictionaries http://www.1000dictionaries.com/dindex.html
  • BioChemistry Dictionaries, Glossaries, software, principles, database: http://www.1000dictionaries.com/chemistry_dictionaries_1.html
  • http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/login.jsp automatic translation

    List of automatic translators http://www.bcs.org.uk/siggroup/nalatran/nala_a-z.htm

    Translation

  • Translation engine http://www.voycabulary.com/ for entire homesites (also www voy.com>
  • Boogolinks collection provides a list of useful resources for translators: agencies, vacancies, automatic translation, software, glossaries, mailing lists and more.
  • collection of tools, glossaries, translators and dictionaries
  • Automatic Online translation dictionaries
  • Babelfish translates texts and webpages....
  • From Dutch to... translation and language courses.

    Internet resources http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/index and http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/cgi-bin/srch.cgi/chemistry/index/chem
    Materials safety data On line http://hazard.com/msds and http://www.phys.ksu.edu/area/jrm/Safety/msds.html

    English in Science context: Marina's collection of journals, papers, dictionaries, classes and the like http://claweb.cla.unipd.it/inglese/ssmmffnn/scienze/hotlinks.htm
    English for Science: Ruth Vilmi's collection http://www.ruthvilmi.net/hut/EST/
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    ESL Resources

    Quizzes and ESL Activities

    Four ESL in Canada offers multilingual activities for ESL students as well as crossword puzzles.
    < a href="http://www.eslsounds.com">ESL Sounds provides fre listening exercises and quizzes
    Brainpop: A fantastic interactive science site
    Scientific American Frontiers: online teaching for science classes
    National Geographic Xpeditions: Interative learning and virtual exploration
    Quest: a site based at the Natural History Museum in London
    The Mad Scientist:excellent site for creating experiments
    Ask an expert: superb list of answers to your most nagging questions.
    Online Education: An interactive online educational games site:
    Explore science:Enjoy this site filled with updated scientific information
    Exploratorium: An enjoyable online science education site
    Scienceagogo: Your daily dose of science news and trivia
    Explorezone: the ultimate site for scientists with updated information, news and the latest scientific breakthroughs.
    Exploratorium: A fun way to learn, specializing in the areas of psychology/ memory/ tech. advances in medicine and psychology, biology and chemistry
    The London Royal Institute Christmas Lectures: An annual event held at the Royal Institute. Venture into this fascinating series of scientific lectures held in public, featured by the BBC and also shown on early morning Channel 4 television
    The BioMedNet magazine - HMS Beagle: A fascinating megasite for biologists, biotechnology and medical students.
    DNA and Cloning: get the low-down on the latest developments in this field of scientific research. Also try the Department of Biotechnology at the University of Wisconsin:
    The British Dept. of Trade and Industry: special reports on the latest scientific advances.

    ESL sites (general)

    Any course you name it like the World Lecture Hall
    Language Net - Some interactive exercises for ESL/EFL students (people learning English). Allows you to create your own exercises.
    English Club - Some interactive exercises, handouts, games, background for people learningEnglish).
    EFL net provides on-line courses on writing, reading speaking with each week new sounds, newsflashes and articles to practice with.
    CELIA (Language Instruction) Archive (La Trobe University) - Archive of ESL/EFL (English) learning software and assistance.
    Johan Graus' MA thesis on Internet in the EFL classroom as well as useful sites on EFL learning.
    The Virtual English Language Center - resources for English as a second language (ESL) students and teachers.
    Fred's ESL Hotlink Page - Many links to ESL/EFL and English practice sites.
    Frizzy University Network - English language (ESL/EFL) training and education.
    Common Errors in English - By Paul Brians. A growing list of common English mistakes (grammar, spelling, etc.) and short explanations of each.
    ALS/ESL Cybersite - Links and online colaboration for English students and educators. (In French and English.)
    Living English - Some lessons in using English with real-life scenarios. Includes dialogue (with audio), dialogue exercise, and quiz for each scenario. Available in English and Spanish (both teach English).
    Cutting Edge CALL Resources - ESL/EFL and ASL multimedia language aids (quizzes, practices, tutorials) using the latest Web plug-ins (Shockwave, mostly).
    Dave Sperling's Add-To ESL Links Index - index of ESL resources.
    The English Langage Training Institute
    Web English Teacher - From the English Institute.
    The Instant Access Treasure Chest - Guide to learning disabilities and foreign language learning.
    International English Institute - English language instruction institution, for all your ESL needs.
    SOON - News in Worldwide English - Site written using "easy-English" as an aid to those learning English. Current events, stories, English help and teacher's pages for students/teachers of English.
    Dave Sperling's ESL Graffiti Wall - leave a note or read others writings, and practice your English at the same time.
    Dave Sperling's ESL Question Page - Submit questions and read previous answers about learnig English as a second language.
    LinguaCenter - English and ESL resources for students and teachers.
    Ruth Vilmi's Home Page - Index of links and projects for people learning English.
    Homepage for TESL-EJ - Teaching English as a Second Language Electronic Journal. (Partial American mirror.)
    World Talk - BBS for English learners to communicate and discuss.
    ESL Home Page - A collection of ESL (English as a Second Language) links and resources on the Web.
    ESL Homestays, Canada - English immersion program in Canada, from the Vancouver Language Institute, Ltd.
    The ESL Quiz Center - from Dave Sperling. Interactive, on-line quizzes to help you practice your English.
    EFL Links for Researchers - English as a Foreign Language links.
    EFLWEB Home Page - English as a Foreign Language online magazine.
    The ELT Two-Cents Cafe - Site for English (EFL/ESL) teachers and students to communicate about books, approaches, programs, lessons, and more regarding learning English. Includes a keypal (penpal) service.
    Word For Word - Questions and answers about the English language from the newspaper column "Word For Word" by Terry O'Connor. (Includes 2 answers to the "gry" riddle.)
    Word Play - Index of sites that feature "fun with words". Includes anagrams, cool words, poetry, and more.
    The Word Wizard - English education and entertainment site. Periodic contests, questions & answers about English, word-a-day, and more. Requires free registration.
    Internet TESL Journal - articles, news, papers, ideas, and links about teaching English as a second language.
    Language & Learning Awareness - Online course by Catherine Wrangham at the National Extension College. An introduction to TEFL (teaching of English as a foreign language) from a teacher's perspective.

    ESL Journals

    Aprender Inglés - From Lingolex. Index of links for Spanish speakers learning English.
    Taiwan Teacher - English as a Foreign/Second Language (EFL/ESL) site with English trivia, grammar exercises, forums, and information about teaching English in Taiwan.
    QIBLA Server - Qur'an and Islamic Book Library Archive.
    The Reporter, and Teaching English in Italy - Online magazine for students and teachers of English.
    The English Institute - English as a foreign language (EFL) resources in France and England.
    Incidetal ESL support is offered on http://www.sciencedirect.com
    BBC QED
    BBC WORLD SERVICE - learning English/ Science and Technology You can listen to radio reports and interviews, too!
    BBC WORLD SERVICE - learning English/ Everyday Science - ideal for beginners' level science students
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    Grammar

    HyperGrammar - English grammar on-line course. From the University of Ottawa.
    An Ole-fashioned grammar explanation using chalk on board videos of a petrson explaining various structures.
    English Grammar

    English Grammar classes - From the English Institute. Descriptions and examples of aspects of English grammar.

    Online Writing tools and off line on the HAN Off line on the HAn site An Elementary English Grammar - From the English Institute. Descriptions and examples of aspects of English grammar.
    English for Learners in Canadahundreds of exercises.
    Hot Potatoe exercises by Polish students based on Oxford Univ Press and more.
    Teaching Fish ESL for students and teachers: articles, online grammar, teaching ideas.... New
    Irregular English Verbs - from ELU. Over 100 irregularly-conjugated English verbs, with conjugation.
    Irregular English Verbs - a list of irregularly-conjugated English verbs, with their conjugations.
    Irregular English Verbs - List of about 50 English verbs and their irregular conjugation.
    English Club Grammar and other ESL help
    On-Line English Grammar - By Anthony Hughes. Extensive online English grammar site - information about English grammar, practice and question-and-answer pages, and more. Probably more than you ever wanted to know about the English language.
    Ogden's Basic English - Introduction to and compilation of Basic English, a smaller English language created by Charles Kay Ogden. Includes a Basic English wordlist, and links to other relevant sites.
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    LIFE SCIENCES

    Research Labs

  • Dutch Life Sciences Companies and their research bodies on Biotechnology. Includes Dutch grants for starting companies and investment oppertunities
  • Ross laboratories/Abbot www.abbot.com
  • Sherwood Medical www
  • Platform Biologica on biologisch landbouw www.platformbiologica.nl
  • Arbor Nutrition Guide www.arborcom.com/frame/welcome.htm
  • Beltsville Human Nutrition Research www.bar.usda.gov/bhnrc
  • Food drugs http://www.biopsychiatry.com
  • National Science and Technology Lab http://www.cstl.nist.gov/
  • Biomedical references in MEDLINE via BioMedNet, PubMed, MedScape, N.L.M, Old Medline
  • Microbiology classes Friesland College
  • Food and Drugs www.vmt.nl/links/links.php
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    Research bodies and lobbies, Food and Safety

  • USA Rice Federation www.usarice.com
  • USA Food and Nutrition Center www.nal.usda.gov/fnic
  • The Sugar Association www.sugar.org or Chocoholics www.chocolate.org
  • Food and Drug administration US www.fda.gov/default.htm
  • National Diary council US www.dairyinfo.com
  • Stichting PAVO foods www.stichtingpavo.nl
  • European Standards on Food packaging EHEDG www.ehedg.org
  • NSF regulatory body on food safety and hygiene www.nsf.org
  • Bad Bug Book http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/intro.html on Bacteria, E Coli, Parasites, Viruses, Toxins, Agents and articles
  • Food Poisoning Links www.foodlink.org.uk/linksmain.htm on education, bodies, laws, trade practices, cooling, safety authorities, infections, hygiene, newsletters, microbes, microbiology, campaigns, and more.
  • Background reading in www.positiveaction.co.uk/webpages/food/ifhmain.htm
  • Food safety research institute USA www.nal.usda.gov/fsrio/ and www.nsf.org
  • Food safety www.fooddata.nl
  • Food data database on food properties www.fooddata.nl/fooddata/home.asp
    Toxicology database http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/toxnetfs.html
  • UK Food Commission www.foodcomm.org.uk campaign for healthier safer food.
  • Food safety issues like irridation www.citizen.org/cmep/foodsafety/food_irrad/index.cfm?ID=5254&relatedpages=1&
  • Center for food safety www.centerforfoodsafety.org> lawsuits, biopharm, GM wheat, biotech crops
  • Bio Industry Association www.bioindustry.org

    Health issues


  • Doctor on the Net
    in Dutch is DoktorDoktor.nl
  • BBC Health on nutrition, www.bbc.co.uk/health/nutrition/index.shtml
  • Texts database articles on Health Issues http://www.inmotionmagazine.com/hc.html

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    BIOCHEMISTRY LECTURES

    Analytical chemistry http://www.indiana.edu/~cheminfo/C471/471ac.html
    Environmental chemistry http://nexus.chemistry.duq.edu/snes/esm/Course_Material/ESM552/Index552.HTML
    Organic chemistry http://www.cem.msu.edu/~parrill/
    Organic Metallic Textbook http://www.ilpi.com/organomet/
    Polymer Chemistry http://www.umr.edu/~wlf/
    Liverpool University Chemistry collection http://www.liv.ac.uk/chemistry/links/links.html
    BioNet http://schmidel.com/bionet.cfm
    KUN Chemistry www-chemistry.sci.kun.nl> includes extensive online help on safety in the laboratories.
    Chemistry Society UK http://www.chemsoc.org/links/links.htm
    Analytical chemistry http://www.chemsoc.org/links/links.htm
    Chemistry courses on the internet http://www.indiana.edu/~cheminfo/c_course.html http://ull.chemistry.uakron.edu/genobc/ http://vax1.bemidji.msus.edu/~chemistry/chemhome.html
    Principles of protein structure http://www.cryst.bbk.ac.uk/PPS/index.html
    Biology hypertext book (index, chapters on molecules, DNA, immunology, genetics, photosynthesis, gene expression etc), search) http://esg-www.mit.edu:8001/esgbio/701intro.html
    Biochemistry http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/NetBiochem/titles.htm
    Various courses http://www.science.co.il/Biomedical-Courses.asp and http://www.science.co.il/Chemistry-Courses.asp and http://www.liv.ac.uk/Chemistry/Links/refeduc.html
    Chemistry collection of links http://iws.ohiolink.edu/chemistry/web.html
    Chemistry tutorials in Excel http://www.phys.ksu.edu/area/jrm/Safety/msds.html
    Physics turorials http://phoenix.phys.clemson.edu/labs/index.html
    Chemical Finder http://chemfinder.cambridgesoft.com
    Webresources chemistry http://web.chem.monash.edu.au/chemone/WebResources.htm
    Internet resources http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/index
    Links for Chemists http://www.liv.ac.uk/Chemistry/Links/links.html

    JOURNALS AND PUBLICATIONS


    Publications Medical - List of National Library of Medicine with 11 million citations.
    Dutch publications www.sdu.nl or www.Keesings.nl
    Journals in analytical chemistry http://www.wiley.co.uk/wileychi/eac/links.html
    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY sections of these papers:
    THE SUNDAY TIMES - GB http://www.sunday-times.co.uk/
    THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT - http://www.tes.co.uk/
    THE TIMES - http://www.the-times.co.uk/
    THE OBSERVER - http://www.observer.co.uk/
    THE INDEPENDENT - http://www.independent.co.uk/
    THE GUARDIAN - http://www.guardian.co.uk/ with special reports and inside stories on scientific news
    NEWSNOW (Technology) - http://www.newsnow.co.uk/

    NEW SCIENTIST new scientist home
    PRESS ASSOCIATION (Technology) - http://www.pa.press.net/

    NEW YORK TIMES - http://www.nytimes.com/
    - TECHNOLOGY

    WIRED -
    http://www.wired.com/news - TECHNOLOGY

    EARTHTIMES - http://www.earthtimes.org/

    Television Networks and Broadcasting companies:
    BBC SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    BBC Science in Action
    Fred Dibnah's Technology Pages - explore the Science behind machines. Enjoy incredible flash interactive activities.
    AMERICAN SCIENTIST - http://www.amsci.org/amsci/amsci.html
    AMERICAN LABORATORY - http://www.iscpubs.com/us/pubs/al.html
    LABORATORY EQUIPMENT MAGAZINE - http://www.labequipmag.com/
    OPTICS & PHOTONICS - http://www.osa.org/
    NATURE MAGAZINE ; http://www.nature.com/
    PHYSICS TODAY - http://www.aip.org/pt/
    RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE - http://www.cahners.com/mainmag/rd.htm
    SCIENCE MAGAZINE - ; http://www.sciencemag.org/
    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - http://www.sciam.com/
    SCIENCE NEWS - http://www.sciencenews.org/
    TECHNOLOGY REVIEW - http://web.mit.edu/techreview/
    WEATHERWISE (meteorology) - http://www.heldref.org/
    CHEMICAL JOURNAL - http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/
    CHEMICAL WEEK - http://www.chemweek.com/
    SCIENCE & CHILDREN -http://www.nsta.org/pubs/sc/
    TECHNOLOGY & LEARNING - http://www.techlearning.com/

    EARTH AND SPACE EXPLORATION - (with fun!!)
    ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES:

    E-MAGAZINE - http://www.emagazine.com/
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    Life Sciences Business: Resources

    Advanced Research for Doctoral Candidates
    Developing meaningful and technically accurate dissertation research proposals. Syllabus, lecture notes, and links to related materials. By E. Marits, George Washington University.
    Banc One at the Cross Roads
    Battered in 1994 by derivative losses and one of the highest expense ratios - what was Banc One to do? Syllabus, calendar, assignments, and links to related materials. By D. Backus, Stern School of Business, NYU.
    Business and Workplace Writing
    Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, and links to related materials. By Lorne Daniel, Red Deer College, Canada.
    Business Data Communications
    In French. Media, topologies, modulation, modems, Ethernet, token-ring, TCP/IP stack. OSI/ISO. Repeaters, bridges, switches and routers to build LANs, CANs, WANs, intranets, extranets and the Internet. Syllabus. Lecture notes. Student work. Links to related materials. By J. M. Poulin, Laval University.
    Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
    Moral issues in business activities, and the development of reasoning and analytical skills required to deal with related problems. Syllabus. By K. Seddon, Warnborough University.
    Business Foundations: Statistics & Information Systems
    Undergraduate course in the Business Foundations Program. A minor for non-business students. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, exams, and links to related materials. By John Mote, University of Texas at Austin.
    Business Opening Learning Archive
    Open-learning materials for business studies undergraduates and some post-graduate materials. Syllabus, lecture notes, assignments, and links to related materials. By Chris Jarvis, Brunel University College.
    Business Writing Today
    Syllabus, calendar, and links to related materials. By Lorne Daniel, Red Deer College, Canada.
    Catering Operations and Sales
    Graduate courses in operations management and project management. State-of-the-art interactive educational site. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, exams, grades, student work, and links to related materials. By Robert L. Bregman, University of Houston.
    Economics for Business Decisions
    Intermediate microeconomics with a managerial emphasis. Syllabus, calendar, assignments, exams, student work, and links to related materials. By Benjamin E. Hermalin, University of California.
    Ethics Online: Ethics and Managerial Choices
    Analyzing ethical dilemmas, ethical "oughts", rights, and duties, and social contracts. Utilitarianism and Formalist (duty) ethics and creating "ethics-friendly" organizations. Syllabus. Assignments. Links to related materials. By Barry Sugarman, Lesley College.
    Fundamentals of Management
    The nature and evolution of management and management thought, strategic management and planning concepts, decision making and creative problem-solving, and motivation and leadership in a changing environment. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Robert Lower, Minot State University.
    General Modeling Techniques with Applications
    Model-based analysis of business situations using spreadsheets, forecasting, regression, decision analysis, Monte Carlo simulation. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes (use downloadable Powerpoint for Windows 3.x), assignments, and links to related materials. By Sameer Verma, Georgia State University.
    Global Office
    Business office technology course delivered entirely on the Internet. Understanding the global marketplace and cultural differences. How to interact with foreign business people. Appropriate business practices. International business careers. Syllabus. Calendar. Links to related materials. By Peg Saragina, Santa Rosa Junior College Center for Advanced Technology in Education, California.
    Human Resource Management
    Human resource planning, equal employment opportunity, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, safety and health, and employee and labor relations. Impact of laws and of societal and business trends on human resource functions. Syllabus. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Student work. Links to related materials. By Marge Karsten, University of Wisconsin at Platteville.
    Integrated Business Analysis I
    Production and operations, marketing, finance, management, and human resources management, business plan for a new venture. Syllabus. Calendar. Assignments. Grades. Links to related materials. By Monty Lynn, Abilene Christian University, Texas.
    Integrated Business Analysis II
    Multi-disciplinary, team projects, business system analysis, best practices, benchmarking, reengineering, corporate strategies, long-term economic, environmental, and societal viability. Syllabus. Calendar. Assignments. Grades. Links to related materials. By Monty Lnnn, Abilene Christian University, Texas.
    International Business
    How financial markets shape management decisions of international firms. Evolution of the European Union (EU). Single Market and Monetary Union. Central and Eastern European nations. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Links to related materials. By David L. Cleeton, Oberlin College.
    International Business: Environment and Context
    International business strategy and foundation materials for advanced courses. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, and links to related materials. By James R. Hollowood, Bentley College.
    International Business Policy and Decision Making
    Structured around International Operations Simulation (INTOPIA) software. Coordination problems in multinational corporations, relationships between comparative and competitive advantage, networking and negotiations, cooperative advantage, standardization vs. differentiation strategies, small business exports, and high technology management in global industries. Syllabus and calendar. By Hans B. Thorelli, Indiana University.
    International Competitiveness
    The position of the United States in global trade, and managerial decision- making for developing offshore production. Students learn how to decide when FDI is an appropriate choice in overseas and U.S. markets. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, student work, and links to related materials. By David L. Sturges, University of Texas-Pan American.
    International Financial Management
    Includes slide show lecture notes and Mathcad documents that are downloadable as Adobe Acrobat files. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, exams, and links to related materials. By David L. Cleeton, Oberlin College.
    International Master of Business Administration (iMBA) Courses
    Courses in strategy, finance, marketing, change, human resources, information technology. Short residential workshop. Can be done via distance learning. Syllabus. Links to related materials. By D. A. Watt, Warnborough University.
    Introduction to American Business Enterprise
    Business formation and entrepreneurship, marketing, management, production, accounting, finance, and economics. Syllabus. Lecture notes. Assignments. Student work. Links to related materials. By Susan Hansen, University of Wisconsin at Platteville.
    Introduction to Information Processing
    Computer hardware and software applications, including Netscape Navigator, WordPerfect 6.1, MS-DOS, Windows 95, Lotus 1-2-3, and Microsoft Access. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Linda Cresap and Lorraine Willoughby, Minot State University.
    Introduction to International Business
    Junior-level required undergraduate course in international business. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, and links to related materials. By David H. Kent, Bowling Green State University.
    Introduction to Organizational Behavior
    Team-oriented introduction to organizational behavior. Organizational structure, inter-organizational relations, and behavior of individuals within organizations. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, exams and links to related materials. By Steve Borgatti, Boston College.
    Leadership and Management
    Modern management concepts and their historical development. Managerial planning, organizing, controlling, motivating, ethics, decision making, and communicating. Group behavior and leadership. Nature, purpose, and function of management in organizations. Syllabus. Lecture notes. Assignments. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Stephen Kleisath, University of Wisconsin, Platteville.
    Management Communication
    Syllabus, assignments, links to related materials, and course chat rooms. By Christine Kelly, New York University.
    Management Information Systems
    Description. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Thomas Seymour, Minot State University.
    Management, Management Accounting, Law, Sales, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting
    Various courses. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Links to related materials. By Jeffrey Galbraith, Greenfield Community College.
    Managing Export Operations Online Workshop 
    Designed to help business professionals and students learn how to assess their company's readiness to expand into international markets and to implement an export marketing plan. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, assignments, and links to related materials. By the staff of CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research), Michigan State University.
    Organization Development : A Management Function
    Managerial responsibility for the development of the organization and the diverse technologies to support improvement. The literature, culture, values and skills that managers can use to influence change. The roles of consultants and facilitators in organizational development. Syllabus, calendar, lecture notes, and links to related materials. By E. Marits, George Washington University.
    Principles of Web Page Design
    Description. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Thomas Seymour, Minot State University.
    Research and the Internet
    The use of Internet tools for conducting research online. Search engines, virtual libraries, e-mail discussions, and Usenet. Evaluation of Internet material and how to cite Internet resources. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Linda Cresap, Minot State University.
    Sales Principles
    Apply selling principles in a controlled setting. Video-taped role-playing shows how to approach, secure desire, handle resistance, and close the sale. Syllabus. Calendar. Assignments. Grades. Links to related materials. By Dean Flowers, Waukesha County Technical College.
    Social, Political, and Ethical Dimensions of Business
    Prepares students to participate in the dialogue between business and its critics in the years to come. Links to related materials. By Paul Miesing, State University of New York at Albany.
    Spreadsheet Applications
    Spreadsheet application software (Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel) used in today's business environment. Syllabus. Calendar. Lecture notes. Assignments. Exams. Grades. Student work. Links to related materials. By Lorraine Willoughby, Minot State University.
    Strategic Management
    Prepares students for administrative positions by dealing with organizations from a top-management perspective. Course formulates and implements a unified, comprehensive, and integrated set of decisions that attains organization purpose. Syllabus, assignments, and links to related materials. By Paul Miesing, State University of New York at Albany.
    Systems Simulation
    In French. But général de préparer des gestionnaires d'organisations dans le domaine des technologies de l'information de sorte qu'ils puissent maîtriser les concepts et les appliquer dans une entreprise au niveau de la direction de la fonction télécommunications. Syllabus. Rréférences bibliographiques et sur Internet. Projets de trimestre. Syllabus. Calendar. Student work. Links to related materials. By J. M. Poulin, Université Laval, Québec City, Qc, Canada.
    Using the Internet for Business Internet resources for economics, marketing, accounting, finance. Students develop their own Web pages for potential business use. Syllabus, assignments, student work, and links to related materials. By Rajshree Agarwal, University of Central Florida.

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