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Science (general resources) : General Science Websites

A guide for library resources and research in General Science

Major websites for Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)  international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world.  Publishes the renowned science magazine Science

Eurekalert (AAAS) Trending science news website.

European Science Foundation (ESF) An association of 80 member organisations devoted to scientific research in 30 European countries.

Internet History of Science Sourcebook.  (Fordham University)  Website containing many documents from various time periods.

National Academies. Societies of scholars engaged in scientific, medical, and engineering research. Dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology. 

National Science Foundation.  An independent federal agency created by Congress  "to promote the progress of science."  It is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities.  The gateway to government science information and research. Provides a search of over 38 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information. Is also a gateway to 1,950+ scientific Websites

Science Accelerator (US Dept. of Energy).  Gateway to science projects, accomplishments, etc.

UNESCO: Natural Science Division.  A section of the United Nations, advocating for science, sharing ideas, setting standards, and promoting dialogue between scientists and policy makers.

World Wide Science.  (US Dept. of Energy)  Global science gateway