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Allan Bonner Communications Management Inc.
Dispute Resolution--Media--Presentation Dr. Bonner is regularly asked to comment on current issues, and has recently been interviewed by BBC News, The National, Power and Politics, The New York Times, Power Play, CNBC E...
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...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
Improbable Research
What is Improbable Research? Improbable research is research that makes people laugh and then think. Improbable Research is the name of our organization. We collect (and sometimes conduct) improbable research. We publish a magaz...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. The IDB lends money and provides grants. It also off...
International Centre for Migration Policy Development
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was founded in 1993, upon the initiative of Austria and Switzerland. The organization was created to serve as a support mechanism for informal consultations, and to...
International Organization for Migration
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 125 member states, a further 18 states ho...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the natural wor...
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...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Sources welcomes the Canadian Council on Animal Care
2009-02-03
Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)
The Canadian Council on Animal Care oversees the ethical care and use of animals in science across Canada through the work of veterinarians, scientists and the public.

Sources Select Resources

Academic Fraud and the Ponzi Scheme of 'Higher Learning'
Higher Education in Crisis
DiMaggio, Anthony
Article
2014
CounterPunch
It’s sad to say, but U.S. higher education increasingly resembles a pyramid scheme. The schools at the top continue to compete for elite students, by appealing to prospective applicants via the creati...
Advertising Research
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Applied Research
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Basic research
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Basic research or fundamental research (sometimes pure research) is research carried out to increase understanding of fundamental principles.
Fact checker
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A fact checker is the person who checks factual assertions in non-fictional text, usually intended for publication in a periodical, to determine their veracity and correctness. The job requires genera...
How the FBI Turned Me On to Rare Books
Davis, Natalie Zemon
Article
2013
New York Review of Books
I have wanted to be a historian of hope. We can take heart from the fact that no matter how dire the situation, some will find means to resist, some will find means to cope, and some will remember and...
An Intelligent Guide to Intelligent Research
A review of The Oxford Guide to Library Research, by Thomas Mann
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
Sources
Review of the Oxford Guide to Library Research, a first-rate guide to how to think about research and how to formulate strategies for answering research questions.
Internet Research
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The practice of using the Internet, especially the World Wide Web, for research.
Invisible or Deep Web
Article
What it is, Why it exists, How to find it, and Its inherent ambiguity
Lysenkoism
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Market Research
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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.
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Website
The PLOS mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Everything that we publish is open-access – freely available online for anyone...
Quantitative Marketing Research
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The application of quantitative research techniques to the field of marketing.
Research
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Research Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to research in the Sources directory for the media.
ResearchBuzz
Website
News about search engines, databases, and other information collections.
Researching on the Internet - REVIEW
The Complete Guide to Finding, Evaluating, and Organizing Information Effectively
Article
1996
An intelligent guide to successful online research. The focus is on the goals of the researcher; the tools offered by the Internet are evaluated in that context, not for their technological glitter. S...
Secrets of the Super Searchers - Review
The Accumulated Wisdom of 23 of the World's Top Online Searchers
Article
1997
Sources Select Universities, Colleges, and Institutes
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Academic experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Will Google's Keyword Searching Eliminate the Need for LC Cataloging and Classification?
Mann, Thomas
Article
2005
Google Print does not "change everything" regarding the need for professional cataloging and classification of books; its limitations make cataloging and classification even more important to research...

Sources Bookshelf

Building & Running a Successful Research Business
Bates, Mary Ellen
Book
2003
A guide for entrepreneurs interested in launching, managing and building an independent research firm. Topics include how to get started, manage the business, marketing, and researching. Techniques on...
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.
En plein essor: Édition 2008 du rapport sur la recherche universitaire et la mobilisation du savoir
Book
2008
Un compte rendu détaillé de la R-D au Canada, plus particulièrement des activités du milieu universitaire.
The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines
A Handbook for the Serious Searcher
Hock, Randolph
Book
1999
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
Book
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
Getting the Goods
Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
Book
1990
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
The Internet Handbook for Writers, Researchers, and Journalists
McGuire, Mary; Stilborne, Linda; McAdams, Melinda; Hyatt, Laurel
Book
1997
Internet Marketing Intelligence
Research Tools, Techniques, and Resources
Forrest, Edward
Book
2003
How to use the Internet for market research.
Investigative Reporting
Anderson, David & Benjaminson, Peter
Book
1976
Explains the art and science of investigative reporting: how to decide on a subject, how to find and evaluate sources, how to approach and interview the sources and the subject of the investigation, h...
Momentum: the 2008 report on university research and knowledge mobilization
Book
2008
An in-depth account of Canadian R&D with particular emphasis on research activities of the university sector.
The Muckraker's Manual
How To Do Your Own Investigative Reporting
Harry, M.
Book
1980
The skills of investigative reporting described for non-journalists.
The Oxford Guide to Family History
Hey, David
Book
1993
Shows how to trace family origins through the basics of research: where to begin, where to find records, how to decipher early styles of handwriting.
The Oxford Guide to Library Research
Mann, Thomas
Book
1998
An overview of little-known but powerful strategies used by librarians and information specialists, with clear explanations of fundamental methods searching.
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...
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
Super Searchers on Madison Avenue
New Book Has Top Advertising and Marketing Professionals Sharing Their Online Research Strategies
Villamora, Grace Avellana
Book
2003
Provides advertising and marketing tips, techniques and resources from large firms specializing in online searches.
The Web Library
Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources
Tomaiuolo, Nicholas, G.
Book
2004
Yahoo! to the Max
An Extreme Searchers Guide
Hock, Randolph
Book
2005
A reader-friendly guide to online research, communications, investments, and e-commerce through the Yahoo portal.

Media

Alberta Journal of Educational Research
Devoted to all forms of inquiry into education and fields related to or associated with education.
D‚couvrir, la revue de la recherche
Multi-disciplinary science magazine. Interviews with scientists and issues relating to science and technology.
Discovery Channel
The world is just awesome! With compelling real-life programming that inspires and entertains, Discovery Channel reveals the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. Discovery Channel offers ...
Future Health/Perspectives Sante
Canadian health research news.
Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Serving the international academic publishing community. Provides a balanced look at the issues and concerns of scholarly publishing. Solutions to the every day problems and commentary on the philosop...
Progress: Research & Discovery
The R&D magazine of the new Northeast.
Research
Magazine highlights the University of Guelph's diverse research strengths in a concise news format. Each issue focuses on a specific area of research activity.
Re$earch Money
Serving Canada's science, technology, innovation, and investment community with in-depth reports and analysis.
Research Perspectives
A magazine about research happening now and the people doing the research.
Resources for Feminist Research
Articles, reviews, abstracts of published and unpublished works, works-in-progress reports and bibliographies.
Sheep Canada
Focus on sheep production and farming.
University Affairs
News and information, enrollment trends, teaching technology, research breakthroughs and employment opportunities in Canadian universities.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Committed to the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, the CRRF sheds light on the manifestations of racism; provides independent outspoken leadership, and acts as a resource and facilitato...


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