Subject Directories

General academic directories

Scout Report Archives
The Scout Report provides a fast, convenient way to stay informed of valuable STEM and humanities resources on the Internet. A team of librarians and subject matter experts selects, researches, and annotates each resource. searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. is a global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals. It accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world. Multilingual provides real-time searching and translation of globally-dispersed multilingual scientific literature.

Thematic directories

Eldis : The Gateway to Information on Development Issues
The aim of Eldisis to share the best in development policy, practice and research.
Browse the latest editorially selected content from over 7,500 development organisations - all available free to download.

Portal for Geosciences.

With the help of ilissAfrica you will find literature, internet resources, contacts and further information concerning African Studies.

The International Relations and Area Studies Gateway.

more specific directories for Geographers