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The British Library
The British Library (BL) is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is based in London and is one of the world's largest research libraries, holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals...
Centre for Suicide Prevention
The Centre for Suicide Prevention collects and distributes information on suicide and suicidal behaviour, and provides training on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Awareness and Bereavement. The Centre provides statistics, conta...
Global Music Archive
The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive and resource centre for traditional and popular song, music and dance of Africa and the Americas. It is a public facility that promotes education in African and American ...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

News Releases

CorpWatch Announces Version 2.0 of the CrocTail Corporate Subsidiaries Database and Open API
2009-12-06
Sources News Releases
CorpWatch announces the release of a second version of the CrocTail application and open CorpWatch API. CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information about several hundred thousand U.S. publ...
Spies for Hire: New Online Database of U.S. Intelligence Contractors
2009-12-06
CorpWatch
Starting today, journalists, activists, and corporate researchers will be able to use the Internet site SpiesForHire.org to track the nation#s most important intelligence contractors.

Sources Select Resources

Be annoying, and don't give up
Birnbauer, Bill
Article
2012
ICIJ
Bill Birnbauer, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Monash University in Australia, shares the methodology and techniques which have served him best as an investigative journalist.
The biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
Segnini, Giannina
Article
2013
ICIJ
Giannina Segnini is the director of the investigative team at La Nación newspaper in Costa Rica. This month she was awarded one of Latin America's most prestigious distinctions, the Gabriel Garcia Mar...
CorpWatch Announces Version 2.0 of the CrocTail Corporate Subsidiaries Database and Open API
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Sources News Releases
CorpWatch announces the release of a second version of the CrocTail application and open CorpWatch API. CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information about several hundred thousand U.S. publ...
CrocTail
Information about Corporations and their Subsidiaries
Website
CorpWatch
CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information parsed from SEC filings about several hundred thousand U.S. publicly traded corporations and their foreign subsidiaries. Information from compan...
Database Right
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
How to investigate companies on Lexis
Willson, Kate
Article
2012
ICIJ
A video guide to searching the Lexis database for companies.
Invisible or Deep Web
Article
What it is, Why it exists, How to find it, and Its inherent ambiguity
It pays to look beyond so-called ‘experts’ in the field
Nordberg, Jenny
Article
2012
ICIJ
New York-based Jenny Nordberg discusses how she applies knowledge of human behaviour to her interviews, the thrill of finding disturbing things just under the surface, the pretentiousness of the term ...
Mastering disaster: How to get the facts to cover humanitarian crises
Williams, Margot
Article
2013
ICIJ
In a midst of a humanitarian crisis like the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, information on the disaster pours to and from the media. The situation is in flux and the needs are great, and troubling frag...
Open up as much dialogue with reporters in other countries as possible
Paul, Radu
Article
2012
ICIJ
Paul Radu of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project walks his talk when it comes to sharing information and know-how. Here the Investigative Dashboard creator shares how he tracks down t...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
Article
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
Police State: US Government-Funded Database Created to Track "Subversive Propaganda" Online
MacEgan, Matthew
Article
2014
Global Research
The creation of the Truthy database by Indiana University researchers has drawn sharp criticism from free-speech advocates and others concerned over government censorship of political expression.
ResearchBuzz
Website
News about search engines, databases, and other information collections.
Seeding Data Journalism in Panama
Crucianelli, Sandra
Article
2014
International Center for Journalists
Journalist talks about a need for data-driven journalists. She highlights her experience teaching teams how to do this in Panama in time for the Panama elections.
Spies for Hire
Website
Company profiles and articles related to intelligence outsourcing.
Spies for Hire: New Online Database of U.S. Intelligence Contractors
Sources News Release
Article
2009
CorpWatch
Starting today, journalists, activists, and corporate researchers will be able to use the Internet site SpiesForHire.org to track the nation#s most important intelligence contractors.

Sources Bookshelf

Can You Recommend a Good Book on Indexing?
Collected Reviews on the Organization of Information
Weinberg, Bella Hass
Book
1998
In-depth reviews focusing on key considerations in the organization and retrieval of organization.
Database
The Magazine of Electronic Database Reviews
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Sources.com
Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...


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