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Identifying Non-profits that Advocate for Women
Advanced Google Search Limiting to .org sites
Using the advanced search feature in Google allows you to limit your search to sites with the domain name .org. Many non-profit organizations choose to use the .org domain to identify themselves, so using this feature will bring many groups that do advocacy work to the top of the results list. On the search form, include the term .org in the blank labeled "Search within a site or domain."
Some Activist Web Sites for Women's Issues
Joan Korenman maintains this list of activist sites on her Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites pages.
Finding Current Events on Your Topic
From the advanced search screen, type in women, and the terms related to your topic. Under "More Search Options" and "Location," type in the country that interests you.
Google Advanced News Search
You can find news stories from around the world with Google News. In the search box, click on the small down arrow to the far right to see the advanced search options. To limit to news published in a particular country, use the "Source Location" field to enter your country of interest. Or include the country name in a regular Google News search.
Researching Conditions for Women Outside the US
many examples and guidelines for citation styles, including APA, MLA, and others.
The Academic Projects Center
One-to-one help is available to assist you with writing, research, or technology. There is also a presentation rehearsal space available.