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The International Affairs Guide has several subguides (with more to be added). They are:
Globalization, Engineering, and Creativity
One of the background issue papers in the Synthesis database. Online edition.
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National Academies Press (NAP)
"Four organizations comprise the Academies: the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council." The Press has thousands of online books, most available for free, and there is a section for science policy.
"SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries, it provides an efficient way to assure universal visibility and accessibility to their scientific literature, contributing to overcome the phenomena known as 'lost science'."