Thursday, November 4, 2010

Research Help

Here are several databases and website for your senior exhibition!!!

General Databases
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
These two databases are available from your public library's web site and require a library card number to access them.
Peninnsula Library System
San Mateo County Library
San Francisco Public Library

Government Sources of Facts and Statistics
ERIC (the Education Resources Information Center) is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides credible and reliable information and data & tatistics, diseases and conditions, emergencies and disasters, environmental health. healthy living, injury and violence & safety, workplace safety and health, and more…
Bureau of Labor Statistics (the BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information. As an independent statistical agency, BLS provides products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.
The U.S. Census Bureau and is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census. It also gathers other national demographic and economic data. As part of the United States Department of Commerce, the Census Bureau serves as a leading source of data about America's people and economy

Non-Profit Sources of Facts and Statistics
EFF (the Electronic Frontier Foundation) Blending the expertise of lawyers, policy analysts, activists, and technologists, the EFF confronts cutting-edge issues defending free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights. From the beginning, EFF has championed the public interest in every critical battle affecting digital rights.
ACLU (The American Civil Liberties Union) works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve individual rights and liberties. These include 1st Amendment rights, equal protection under the law, and due process and privacy rights. The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities.
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No. Cal. office:
The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, public education and policy analysis. They specialize in data, statistics, and analysis of adolescent sexual & reproductive health; relationships, intimacy & sexual behavior; and healthy pregnancies, contraception & abortion.

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