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2000-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from over 40 Spanish-language newspapers and news services based mostly in the United States, Mexico, and some countries in Central and South America.
2000-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from over 50 Spanish-language newspapers and news services based mostly in the United States, Mexico, and some countries in Central and South America.
Complete online access (including advertisements) to the full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2010. For current access, see National Newspapers Expanded, LexisNexis Academic, and other sources.
Provides links to thousands of world newspapers.
Aggregates and indexes content from over 130 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources. Available in English or French.
Electronic editions-of-record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers. Also contains full-text content from key international sources.
Includes the following newspapers: Christian Science Monitor, 1988-present; Los Angeles Times, 1985-present; New York Times, 1980-present; Wall Street Journal, 1984-present; Washington Post, 1987-present.
Mostly 1990s-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from nearly 4,000 United States and international newspapers, news services, magazines, blogs, transcripts, and more.
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.
Searchable database featuring two unique directories that provide contact information for multinational business firms, showing "who operates where" and “who owns whom.” Useful for seeking employment and internships, sourcing, selling, building a business, or tracking competitors.
Provides access to a wide range of full-text content for news, business, legal, and reference information. Particularly strong in legislative, government, corporate, financial, and demographic information, as well as market research and industry reports.
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
1952-present. Includes citations and abstracts for articles in journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations in the social and behavioral sciences.
Gateway to art research and access point for full-text Oxford art reference publications, including The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Searchable database also includes specially commissioned articles and bibliographies.
Gateway to music research and access point for full-text Oxford music reference publications, including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Provides statistics and data for hundreds of economic and social indicators, going back 40 years in some cases, for every country in the world. Includes a catalog of available World Bank datasets of use to policymakers, advocacy groups, journalists, and academics.
Provides information about each of the thousands of registered charities in England and Wales.
Directory of non-profit sector in Canada.
Listing of charities compiled by the American Institute of Philanthropy.
International in scope.
Accesses the scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other websites. Includes links to resources subscribed to by Grinnell College.
Search for statistics on active charitable organizations.
A database reflecting the research interests of scholars at Duke University. International in scope.
International in scope. Search by country, language, category, and more.
Encourages strategic thinking about how your nonprofit or foundation will achieve its intended impact, and helps you share concise information about your plans and progress with key stakeholders and the public.
America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,500 of America's largest charities.
Non-profit data, reports and forms for donors, grantmakers and businesses.
Established in 2003, HAP International is the humanitarian sector's first international self-regulatory body. Members of HAP are committed to meeting the highest standards of accountability and quality management.
The largest coalition of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), with more than 190 members working in every developing country.
Helps organizations develop new ways of planning, measuring and reporting social change; offers provides access to useful guides, reports and surveys.
A useful guide, including a search engine, for information on NGOs. Created by the University of California Berkeley.
Rates verified, financially responsible charities according to how much great work they're doing.
Information sources on NGOs from the City University of London.
Compiled by the US Internal Revenue Service. A list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. This online version is offered to help you conduct a more efficient search of these organizations.
An international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being. WANGO helps to provide the mechanism and support needed for NGOs to connect, partner, share, inspire, and multiply their contributions to solve humanity’s basic problems.
A global platform for sharing information in order to evaluate societal progress. It is a place to find information and statistics to facilitate the exchange of ideas, initiatives and knowledge on “measuring the progress of societies,” and is open to anyone who has an interest in the concept of “progress.”
Customized search engine for the library's print and online reference works, with some full text.
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor E185.96 .A4466 2008
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor E176 .A493x 1999
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT234 .B56 2008
Print Location: 4th Floor East Wall
An index to biographical information appearing in books and magazines.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT21 .R585 2008
A discussion of biography as a literary form.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT1502 .S46
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor DA28 .O95 2004
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT103 .C4 1997
Online access to a selection of Dictionary of Literary Biography volumes through the Literature Resource Center. Print volumes are held at Grinnell's Offsite Storage Facility and are available upon request.
Print Location: Burling Ref CT234 .I59
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize CT213 .S
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT234 .B56 2008
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor CT103 .C26 1998
Print Location: Burling Ref CT100 .C8
Covers 1940 to present. Updated by Current Biography monthly supplement.
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