SPAT is a research tested mnemonic tool for evaluating the reliability of a website's content.
The mnemonic stands for Site, Publisher, Audience, Timeliness. Also includes downloadable guide for evaluating sites as you search for information.
Internet Resources for Biochemistry and Disease
The following sites seek to provide up-to-date information on world health, research, treatments and dynamics of diseases:
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
ViralZone is a SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics web-resource for all viral genus and families, providing general molecular and epidemiological information, along with virion and genome figures. Each virus or family page gives an easy access to UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot viral protein entries.
This project is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH / DHHS) under Contract No. HHSN272201400028C and is a collaboration between Northrop Grumman Health IT, J. Craig Venter Institute, and Vecna Technologies.
E-Print Network a gateway to over 35,300 websites and databases worldwide, containing over 5.5 million e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE.