Intute is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research. The service is created by a network of UK universities and partners. Subject specialists select and evaluate the websites in our database and write high quality descriptions of the resources. *No longer updated from July 2011.
PINAKES - a subject launchpad
Similar to the above.
This is the major gateway for the UK academic community. In addition to giving access to abstracts and full text of selected journals, it has an impressive listing of subject based sites which are at academic level. *No longer updated from April 2011.
A major American academic venture since 1993 with over 20,000 links to top level sites.
WWW Virtual Library
This was one of the first international subject arranged gateways and is now quite massive. While it will concentrate on US sites, it does list many UK and European ones too.
The British gateway to engineering resources on the Internet, especially UK-based ones.
ESRC: Economics and Social Research Council
A key source of information on the ESRC's (Economics & Social Research Council) research awards and products, such as books, journal articles, broadcasts and software.