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ACP 101

Researching Basics

Subject-Specific Encyclopedias/Databases

Newspapers

Blogs

BlogSearchEngine.Org:  Tool for searching many blogs including .gov, .edu, .org as well as .com sites.

Search Blog Spot:: Tool for searching blogs that are on Blogspot (a free blog creation/hosting site sponsored by Google.

Government Sources and Statistics

Popular Magazines

Magazines on Google: Some popular magazines found on Google.

Nonprofit Organization and NGOs

Great Nonprofits Near Me: You can see a list and descriptions of nonprofits in Chicago. When you have located the organization you want, find the site on the Web.

Worldwide NGO Directory: Find NGOs by searching the country and area of activity. When you have found the desired NGO, you can find their site on the Web.

An alphabetical list of NGOs in the United States

Sources for Food Issues

Food First: Exploring Myths & Inspiring Change: Website (also known as the Institute for Food and Development Policy) for a nonprofit organization that uses education, research and action to end injustices that cause hunger.

Public Health & Social Justice: Website containing articles and slide shows about many topics (including genetically-modified organisms, food irradiation, agricultural antibiotics, food justice, and sustainable agriculture.

Pop Culture Resources

IMDB: Information and news about movies, TV shows, celebrities, and more.

Know Your Meme: Website for memes, videos, forums, etc. about pop culture topics. There is an indication whether or not the memes have been confirmed.

Memes.com: Searchable, and organized by Featured, Random, Most Popular, and Community.

Pop Culture Universe: Pop Culture Universe: Icon, Idols, Ideas' is a combined digital library of books, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and images on American and world popular culture from the 1920s to the present. An authoritative resource for all levels of researchers, Pop Culture Universe advances the study of popular culture and popular history. Search a variety of subject areas ranging from business, fashion, TV, music, literature, sports, youth culture, or search by time periods, people, or places

Twitter: Home site where you can find what is trending in Sports, News, Music, Entertainment, Lifestyle, and more. There is also a search feature.

YouTube: Home page for searching archived or trending videos.