Selected free e-resources

Marxists Internet Archive

The Marxists Internet Archive (MIA, is an all-volunteer, non-profit public library, started more than 20 years ago in 1990.

Philosophy, Methodology and Implications
Philosophy Documentation Center

The Philosophy Documentation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable access to essential resources in the humanities and social sciences.
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature is dedicated to the exchange of ideas and scholarly research within the humanities. Founded to provide a context for the interplay of Philosophy, Literary Theory, and Cultural / Aesthetic / Textual Studies, the IAPL brings together scholars from the full range of disciplines concerned with philosophical, historical, critical, and theoretical issues.

Noesis - Philosophical Research On-line

Noesis covers philosophy resources for philosophy teachers, researchers and students. The site hosts scholars' research and indexes several online philosophy journals and two encyclopaedias. Users can either browse sub-categories or they can carry out a full-text search of the entire database. Searches can also be restricted to certain kinds of documents (such as dictionaries, primary text, published books and so on).

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science

International Commission on Illumination

The International Commission on Illumination - also known as the CIE from its French title, the Commission Internationale de l?Eclairage - is devoted to worldwide cooperation and the exchange of information on all matters relating to the science and art of light and lighting, colour and vision, photobiology and image technology.

Contributions of the 20th Century women to Physics


Erwin Schr?dinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics (ESI)

The Erwin Schr?dinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics (ESI) was established in January 1993. It features a pre-print repository with full-text articles since 1994.

Instituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia

INFM carries out interdisciplinary research activities in the field of physical sciences of matter and their technological applications. The Institute is now part of the National Research Council (CNR) and operates in close connection with Universities, and within international collaborations.

International Isotope Society

The International Isotope Society is a chartered, international organization independent of special interests groups or companies, makers or users of isotopes (radioactive or stable), etc. It is run entirely by the enthusiastic and unselfish dedicated volunteer work of its members.

International Society for Stereology

This web site of the International Society of Stereology provides an extensive bibliography of materials pertaining to stereology and related disciplines, as well as a directory of members, some related links, and an events calendar.

Institute of Acoustics

The Institute of Acoustics is the UK's professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration. It was formed in 1974 from the amalgamation of the Acoustics Group of the Institute of Physics and the British Acoustical Society

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Applied Physics Laboratory

The Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is a not-for-profit center for engineering and research and development. Located north of Washington, DC, APL is a division of one of the world's premier research universities, The Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a full-cycle space institute, combining all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and scientific data analysis. LASP is an institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU).

American Physical Society

The American Physical Society is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents over 50,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world.

European Optical Society

The EOS was founded on 24 May 1991. The purpose of the society is to contribute to progress in optics and related sciences, and to promote their applications at the European and international levels, by bringing together individuals and legal entities involved in these disciplines and their applications. The European Optical Society (EOS) serves as the joint forum for all individuals, companies, organisations, educational institutions, and learned and professional societies, who recognise the opportunity and challenge that a common European base provides for the development of optics in its broadest sense.

NIST-Physical Measurement Laboratory

The Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) develops and disseminates the national standards of length, mass, force and shock, acceleration, time and frequency, electricity, temperature, humidity, pressure and vacuum, liquid and gas flow, and electromagnetic, optical, microwave, acoustic, ultrasonic, and ionizing radiation. Its activities range from fundamental measurement research through provision of measurement services, standards, and data.

Ocean Acoustics Library

The Ocean Acoustics library contains acoustic modeling software and data. It is supported by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (Ocean Acoustics Program) as a means of publishing software of general use to the international ocean acoustics community

Plasma Laboratory

The Plasma Laboratory studies processes in plasmas subjected to high energy deposition. Examines the interaction of non-equilibrium plasmas with strong electric and magnetic fields, the propagation of ionization fronts, the production of fast particle beams, generation of magnetic shocks, development of collective fluctuating fields, and plasma-surface interactions.

Society for Applied Spectroscopy

The Society for Applied Spectroscopy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of information related to spectroscopy. In business for over 50 years, the Society is committed to education and to providing quality benefits to members worldwide. The objective of this Society is to advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy and other allied sciences.

Spectroscopy now

SpectroscopyNOW is the free access spectroscopy portal that fulfils the information needs of ALL has become the definitive spectroscopy resource on the internet, offering a wealth of valuable information, resources and services.