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ER&M 387: Migrants and Borders in the Americas: Governments, IGOs, Think Tanks &NGOs

Research guide for ER&M 387, Migrants and Borders in the Americas, taught by Prof. Alicia Schmidt Camacho

Think tanks

NGO search engine

Use the Non-governmental Organization Search Engine to search across NGO websites. Sites were chosen based on their consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and also collated from University of Minnesota Human Rights Library, Duke University Libraries' NGO Research Guide, and the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO).

General suggestions for finding government information

1. Try the "agency approach." Who produces the information you need? How is this information organized and disseminated? If you can answer these questions, you can create a much more targeted, focused search.

2. Google like a pro. To limit your Google search to government websites, use the very powerful "site:" search. You can search all .gov websites (site:gov) or narrow your search to a particular agency's website (site:cdc.gov).

IGO search engine

Use the Intergovernmental Organization Search Engine (a Google custom search) to search across hundreds of IGO websites:

Relevant IGOs

Some Suggested IGOs

Quick links for government and IGO information

These are some of the top resources for information from governments and IGOs. Click on the for more information about each database. For additional recommendations, consult the guides linked above.

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