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Articles on the Internet, and Journal Finder Help

Directory of Open Access Journals

Besides the links to the A&E channel, there are links to 25,000 short biographies. May have related links.

The official U.S. government portal that has millions of pages from U.S. federal and state governments. Information on various agencies, on education, the environment, and business. is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

Over 106,346 resources for faculty, students and researchers. Covers business, the social sciences, the humanities, ejournals, and cultural diversity. Includes free and fee-based links.

ipl2 - the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII).
Has annotated list of links for the humanities, business, computers, education, health, regions, and social science. Also has a Ready Reference section with almanacs, calendars, dictionaries, and more.

Public Library of Science
Offers access to free scientific journals: PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
From the Department of Health and Human Services. Emphasizes the United States but also mentions some health issues around the world. Covers health and safety topics, publications, and statistics. Also available in Spanish.
Offers health information, and self-improvement and disease management tools.

From the National Library of Medicine, it has information on over 600 health topics. Covers drug information, a medical encyclopedia, a dictionary, news, and directories.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
A link to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center’s Continuing Education website which provides links to current talks on medical and mental health issues such as: New Approaches to Bipolar Disorders, Biological Basis of Anxiety Disorders and Depression in Pregnancy, etc. Click on Video, then “complete list” to choose videos of interest. New talks are added every several days.”


Internal Revenue Service
For federal tax forms and information.

California Franchise Tax Board
For California tax forms and information.

Links last checked on November 22, 2013.