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Globethics.net - a worldwide ethics network based in Geneva, with an international Board of Foundation of eminent persons. It provides an electronic platform for ethical reflection and action.

H-Net - An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Information is Beautiful - Marvel at how statistics, data and information is visualized to reveal hidden connections and patterns that help us see our world in a different light. Fascinating and visually captivating.

JURN - a unique search-engine dedicated to indexing free and open access ejournals in the arts and humanities, history, science, biomedicine, business, and ecology.

Migration Policy Institute - Policy research from an "independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank devoted to the study of the movement of people worldwide." Search, or browse by broad topics like US immigration, European migration, refugee protection, news, events, MPI data.

National Institutes of Health: Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research - The U.S. Congress established the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) in recognition of the key role that behavioral and social factors often play in illness and health.

Social Science Open Access Repository (SSSOAR) - SSOAR collects electronic full texts from the domain of the Social Sciences and makes these texts available according to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Scientific Knowledge.

Social Science Research Network - "a world wide collaborative of over 256,700 authors and more than 1.7 million users that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research." Contains mostly abstracts; check for full text through NCU Library.

Social Science Space - This online social network features blogs with the most current thinking from key players in social science, a forum for discussions, a resource center with free videos, reports and slides that support these discussions, as well as funding and job opportunity notices.