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NGOs, non-governmental organizations, are often created to address specific issues or give a voice to particular groups of people.

Citation Managers

Citation managers help you organize your research, collect citations & create bibliographies.

Our Citation Software guide can help you decide which to use.

Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface.

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network.


Photo: "The Karamojong or Karimojong, an ethnic group of agro-pastoral herders living mainly in the north-east of Uganda." by Marc Hofer - UNESCO. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0-igo via Wikimedia Commons

Newspapers and Current Events

For even more newspapers:

See our Newspaper Guide with tabs for International and Specialty News sources.

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Grey Literature

Grey Literature is material that has NOT been published by commercial publishers. This includes working papers, reports, policy briefs, blogs and dissertations.

Grey literature can have the advantages of immediacy and/or divergent points of view, however, all grey literature should be very carefully scrutinized and evaluated.

Preparing a Literature Review

A literature review is an analysis of the scholarly writings about a particular topic.

Here is a video from North Carolina State University. It's designated for graduate students, but undergraduates will also find it helpful.

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