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INTRODUCTION:

This section provides an extensive library of research tools for the inquisitive mind in order to make it easier to discover knowledge about virtually any area of inquiry.  The subject areas below are sequenced in alphabetical order, from left to right and then top to bottom.  All of the links listed link to other sites and none of them are local.

BIOGRAPHIES:

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING:

MY LINKS:

ENCYCLOPEDIAS:

EXPERTS:

  • Abuzz - ask a question and people submit answers.
  • AskA+ Locator - a listing by subject of many "ask an expert" sites. From the Virtual Reference Desk.
  • Ask An Expert Page- more links to experts.
  • AskMe- you can ask a question or browse previous answers by category. Experts are rated by how well they answer questions.
  • LiveRef(sm) - a listing of libraries that have reference services online via chat or e-mail.
  • More Ask an Expert - links from Open Directory Project.
  • Pitsco's Ask An Expert - a directory of links to people who have volunteered their time to answer questions and web pages that provide information.

HISTORY:

INTELLIGENCE:

INVESTIGATING GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION AND SCANDALS:

JOB SEARCH:

LITERATURE:

MAPS/GEOGRAPHY:

MULTIPLE SEARCH ENGINES:

MUSIC:

OPINION POLLS:

  • Gallup Organization Current and past opinion polls.
  • Harris Interactive The Harris Poll online lets you search for the polling information you seek.
  • Pew Research Center An independent opinion research group that studies public attitudes toward the press, politics, and public policy issues.
  • PollingReport.com Latest public opinion polls on politics, issues, and the economy.
  • Public Agenda Online In-depth analyses of public opinion and public policies.
  • Survey Research Center Links to opinion polls and to "nearly everything useful on the web for the practice of survey research."
  • Survey Monkey Make your own professional online surveys quickly and easily.

ONLINE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

PEOPLE/PSYCHOLOGY:

PRIVATE INVESTIGATION:

REFERENCE:

RESEARCH PAGES:

SCIENCE:

CLIMATE CHANGE:

SEARCH ENGINES:

STATISTICS SOURCES:

THINK TANKS:

  • Centers for Research & Policy Development Another listing of think tanks.
  • Brookings Institution This non-profit research organization serves as an independent analyst of public policy issues. Many of its publications are online.
  • Cato Institute This non-partisan public policy research foundation examines issues from a libertarian perspective. Many of its publications are online.
  • IPCC-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Hoover Institution This non-profit focuses mainly on foreign policy. Some of its publications are online.
  • RAND This well-known non-profit institute researches various issues and publishes select papers on the Internet.
  • Think Tanks Listings of think tanks. From University of Michigan Documents Center.
  • Urban Institute This is a non-partisan economic and social policy organization. The site has information on many current topics.

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Last revision: August 25 , 2006 06:00 AM
©2006 by Paul Martin Suckow Last update 11/20/2006. Please report broken links by sending me an email. This web page is NOT affiliated with TSU nor subject to monitoring.