I. Identify and NGO and start to look for Information
- Use the directories to find two NGOs that address the social problem you are interested in
- Analyze their websites
- Look for information on this organization:
II. Analyze your sources, document your sources, find more sources!
- Analyze your best source for additional information
- Record your notes and sources
- Non-Governmental Organizations Search (from the UN, Duke, University of Minnesota, and WANGO) - does broad search and retrieves many types of documents
- NGO Aid Map (InterAction) - search projects by country
- Directory of Developmental Organizations - Select a region and country, and download the PDF and search the alphabetical listing of development organizations (including NGOs)
- NGO Directory (World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations) - does narrow search, only provides title and location of the NGO
- Eldis - provides research guides on global issues. Search by issue or country
- AidData 3.0: Open data for international development - browse aid data by donor, country, sector, and other criteria.
- International Aid and Transparency Initiative - search by country
What is an NGO?
- What is a Non-Governmental Organization (UNESCO Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems)
- NGOs (Global Policy Forum) - Information on NGO funding, methods, effectiveness, and relationships to governments.
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2. Network Account You need a network account to use Cabrillo computers or Wi-Fi on campus.
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