Off-Campus Resources

The Center for Global Development is an independent policy and research organization that produces research on topics such as aid effectiveness, debt relief, climate change, education, economic growth, and global health policy. Materials include research briefs, podcasts, and short films.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Online resources include issue briefs, CFR member blogs, and analysis by CFR experts on breaking news with U.S. foreign policy implications.

ELDIS is a free information sharing website, funded by various European donor agencies, that provides materials including resource guides on major policy and research issues.

Humanitarian News and Analysis, from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, is an online news source covering the frontlines of global humanitarian work.

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has research teams focusing on governance, knowledge, technology and society, power and social change, vulnerability, and poverty reduction. IDS Knowledge Services provides links to resources covering a broad spectrum of social and economic development topics.

The International Crisis Group provides non-partisan analysis and advice to governments, and intergovernmental bodies like the United Nations, European Union and World Bank, on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. Browse by key issues or regions of the world.

THOMAS through the Library of Congress makes federal legislative information freely available to the public, including bills, resolutions, public laws, and activity in Congress.