Other information resources

Bookstores
Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble
Development Bookshop Online - ITDG Publishing
DirectTextbook.com
Fatbrain.com
ISBN - Comparative pricing for any in-print and many out-of-print books
Johns Hopkins University Press
The Price Search - book prices from multiple vendors
National Academy Press - 2,000+ reports from the National Academies available free online
NHBS.com - The Natural History, Environment and Science Bookstore
World Bank InfoShop


Dictionaries & Thesauri

Acronym Finder
AGROVOC - Multilingual Agricultural Thesaurus
American Heritage Dictionary
Diccionario Anaya de la Lengua EspaƱola
Dictionary.net
e-Thesaurus - Thesaurus of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
FAO Terminology
German:English Dictionary
LEO -- German:English Dictionary
Life Science Dictionary
LookWAYup Dictionary/Thesaurus and Translation
Majstro - Translation Dictionary
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
NetLingo - Internet Language Dictionary
OECD Macrothesaurus - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Roget's II: The New Thesaurus
Trav-Lang - Translation Dictionaries
UNBIS Thesaurus - United Nations
Yahoo's Reference Dictionaries
YourDictionary.Com
Wordsmyth - The Educational Dictionary/Thesaurus
The WorldWideWeb Acronym and Abbreviation Server


Directories

Directory of Development Organizations
EDIRC --Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World
Rationalexpectations.com - Economics & Finance Gateway
International Directory of African Studies Scholars - from Columbia University Libraries
World Wide Web Virtual Library - Electronic Journals


Encyclopedias

Britannica
CIA World Factbook
E-Conflict World Encyclopedia
Encarta Concise Encyclopedia
The Farmers' Almanac


Newspapers

Online Newspapers
Access to virtually every online newspapers by country, state or region


Maps and Atlases

Atlapedia Online
Rand McNally


Photos

World Bank photo Library
FAO Image Library -- search by topic
Africa-photo.com
USAID Africa photo Library
IFAD
ELDIS -- list of image repositories.


General Reference

Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
Ready Reference Collection


Other Reference Tools

Accuweather
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Currency Converter
Diplomatic List
Espacenet - Europe's Network of Patent Databases
IAN Symbol Libraries
International White and Yellow Pages
Mapquest
Marketleap
Metric Conversions
News Library
Phrase Finder
Sigma XI - Scientific Research Society's research- and education-related links for scientists and engineers. Unless noted, all Web sites listed are free access and in English.
SHERPA - Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving.
UN Exchange Rates
Weather Channel (International)
WebGrammar
Web-based Word Frequency Counter Utility
World Clock
World Phone Books
World Bank Operational Manual

World Bank Group Data and Statistics


Search Engines

Google
Yahoo
Altavista


Related websites

Drought Tolerant Maize Project
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
DFID Research Portal: www.research4development.info
Foodnet – an ASARECA network
Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ASB's Congo Basin)
Sustainable Tree Crops Program (STCP)
Integrated Cassava Project
The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI)

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