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Social Sciences Resources

Health Websites  

Medical Xpress is a web-based medical and health news service

MedlinePlus U.S. National Library of Medicine; National Institutes of Health.

Mayo Clinic  Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research 

INFOMINE is a scholarly internet resource collection  developed and supported by the University of California.  Click on SocSci and Humanities for access to social science peer-reviewed journals, ebooks and newsmedia.

Intute is a scholarly subject directory originating in the UK.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding

Health on Net HON supports a search engine called Marvin which tracks down documents on the Web related to the health and medical fields. 

Healthline is a full health portal. Has search and shows "healthmaps". Health information provided by doctors and nurses.

International Cultures

Countries and Regions, Country Profiles - U.S. Department of State. Select a Country or Other Area from the dropdown menu.

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Select a Country or Location from the dropdown menu

National Geographic: Travel and Cultures Find images and maps of places, people, traditions, and cultures of international destinations. 

Yahoo Kids - Cultures

FactMonster: Countries of the World

Geographia - World Travel Destinations, Culture and History Guide

Recipe Source and Global Gourmet link you to recipes from international countries.

CJHS Recipes Around the World Hotlist

Essay Resources 

APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

Documenting Electronic Sources

Quoting Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Writing Scientific Abstracts