Art on the Net
The Harlem Renaissance
General Health Websites
- HabitSmart - This Web site has been constructed to provide an abundance of information about addictive behavior: theories of habit endurance and habit change as well as tips for effectively managing problematic habitual behavior.
- Joe Chemo - This anti-smoking site includes facts on tobacco, tips on quitting, and links to other related resources for teachers and students.
- College Drinking - Changing the Culture This site from the Task Force on College Drinking provides information on college drinking to a variety of audiences. This includes research reports and links to college alcohol policies.
- Mind Over Matter - "This series is designed to encourage young people in grades five through nine to learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain." Produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.
- Teachers - The Anti-Drug "TeachersGuide is a drug education resource that was developed by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. We provide teachers with ideas and resources for incorporating drug prevention messages into the classroom."
- School-Based Drug Prevention - What Kind of Drug Use Does It Prevent? (published 2002) School-based drug prevention, popular with the public and politicians alike, is now a nearly universal experience for American youth. This study compares the social benefits of school-based prevention programs' long-run impacts on a diverse set of different substances.
- National Survey Results on Drug Use - 1975-2004, Volume I & II Monitoring the Future Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, this annual survey monitors rates of smoking, drinking, and illegal drug use among U.S. teenagers and young adults.
- Dying for a Drink - "Can adolescents' alcohol use be predicted, and thereby prevented?" This article from the American School Board Journal explores the research behind adolescent alcohol use.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Click on particular drugs in drop down list of Drugs to bring up screen on which to order copies of pamphlets.
- Drugs - (Multnomah County Library Homework Center) Websites selected by librarians on topics of interest to students, in these categories: Drug Megasites, Alcohol Cocaine/Crack, GHB (Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate) Heroin, Inhalants, LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide), Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamines (Ice), PCP (Phencyclidine), Rohypnol, Steroids, Tobacco
General Science Sites
Coral Reefs and Ocean Temperatures
- The Legal Information Institute - Gateway to many law-related areas on the Web, including Supreme court decisions, government resources, law libraries. This is the same site as Cornell Law School below.
- Thomas - Legislative information - keyword searching capabilities of legislation for the U.S. Congress.
- Consumer Information Center - Credit card fraud, government agencies, small business.
- Trade Law - Information about international trade treaties, rules, laws.
- US Patent and Trademark Office - Information about intellectual property, implications of the information superhighway, AIDS-related patents, etc.
- Cornell Law School - This is the site for the Legal Information Institute. Materials are organized by legal topic and by type of document or source. Full text of Supreme Court decisions, the US Code and other legal documents.
- Findlaw - An extensive list of links to legal resources available on the Internet.
- Law Librarian Site - This is a web site developed by Genie Tyburski, a research librarian with the law firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews and Ingersoll in Philadephia. It provides guidance for lawyers and librarians using the Internet for Research.
- Oregon State Bar - This is the official site for the Oregon State Bar Association. Internet Resources are listed under Professional Resources.