Electronic Reference Collection G - M
- Government and country information
- Higher education
- Libraries and archives
- Local information
UK and Wales
UK Government information on the Internet.
Wales on the web is the All-Wales Portal, the primary access point for Wales related information and services on the web.
Tagish's directory of central and local government
Links to central and local authorities, including county, district, borough, town and parish council web sites.
UK Official Yearbook
The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Contains statistics and a wide range of information in different policy areas.
European Sources Online
Provides access to a mass of full text information about the institutions, structures, countries, regions, peoples, policies and processes of the European Union and the wider Europe.
Portals to the World
Library of Congress selected links providing authoritative, in-depth information about nations and other areas of the world, arranged by country.
Provides links to lists of heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories, in most cases dating as far back as 1700.
Community of Science
Community of Science is a leading site for the global R&D community. It enables research professionals to communicate, exchange information and find the people and technologies that are important to their work.
Includes sources of funding and RAE results. Also gives access to Research Fortnight, a UK newsletter containing information about funding opportunities and articles on research and technology policy.
See also the RACD (Research and Commercial Division) section.
Braintrack University Index
Links to University web sites worldwide.
Research into Higher Education Abstracts
Provides a regular survey of international periodicals relevant to the theory and practice of higher education and also offers a selective coverage of books and monographs.
World Higher Education Database
Information on individual institutions, national and regional awards and national and regional education systems.
Libraries and archives
A national gateway to descriptions of archives in UK universities and colleges.
The merged online library catalogues of the British Library, several university libraries including Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Oxford and Trinity College Dublin, and other research libraries and archives.
The national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom. It brings together and preserves the records of central government and the courts of law, and makes them available to all who wish to consult them.
A catalogue of serials holdings for Scottish universities, the municipal research libraries of Edinburgh and Glasgow, numerous smaller Scottish research libraries and the National Library of Scotland.
The Special Collections and Archives of Cardiff University.
UK Public Libraries
Link to public libraries in the UK.
UNESCO libraries portal
Links to a wide range of libraries from many countries, including academic, national, government, international organisations, public, regional organisations and United Nations.
Digimap Online database
Ordnance Survey Map Data, to download for use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD, or as maps generated by Digimap online. Requires free registration.
Contains County Maps Series of various scales dating from 1843 to the 1990s.
Landmap provides orthorectified satellite image mosaics of Landsat, SPOT and ERS radar data, and a high resolution Digital Elevation Model for the British Isles.
Includes street maps and travel directions for Great Britain.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Links to sites covering general and specialised maps including historical, weather and country maps from all parts of the world, also gazetteers and bibliographies.
University of Wolverhampton UK Sensitive Maps
UK maps showing Universities, Colleges and Research Sites with direct links to their Web pages.
The UK Street Map Page
Address searching and street maps for the UK.
See also Travel