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Africa Governance and Advocacy Project
"The Africa Governance, Monitoring and Advocacy Project (AfriMAP) aims to monitor and promote compliance by African states with the requirements of good governance, democracy, human rights and the rule of law."

African Development Bank Group
"The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development."

Amnesty International
"The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development."

Arab Media and Society

Asian Development Bank
"Established in 1966, we are a major source of development financing for the Asia and Pacific region.... focused on delivering projects that create economic and development impact."

Border Film Project: Photos by Migrants & Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico Border
"Border Film Project is a collaborative art project giving disposable cameras to two groups on different sides of the border: undocumented migrants crossing the desert into the United States, and American Minutemen trying to stop them. To date, we have received 73 cameras — 38 from migrants and 35 from Minutemen — with nearly 2,000 pictures in total."

Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher
1881 diary of a woman who lived with and recorded the lives of Sioux women.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
"The Carnegie Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational institution dedicated to increasing understanding of the relationship between ethics and international affairs."

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
"The Center has established itself as the most comprehensive university-based Arab studies program in the United States. It focuses on the contemporary Arab world, from Morocco to the Gulf, through teaching, scholarship, public events, research, publications, and outreach to the community. "

Country Nuclear Power Profiles
"The CNPP covers background information on the status and development of nuclear power programmes in countries having nuclear plants in operation and/or plants under construction. It reviews the organizational and industrial aspects of nuclear power programmes in participating countries, and provides information about the relevant legislative, regulatory and international frameworks in each country."

Documenting the Southeast Asian American Experience
"SEAAdoc is an educational resource of the Southeast Asian Archive at the UC Irvine Libraries focusing on post-1975 refugees and immigrants from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam and the communities they have developed in the United States."

Europeana
"Europeana enables people to explore the digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections."

European Country of Origin Information Network
"By securing easy and fast access to high-quality and up-to-date country of origin information for all actors involved in asylum cases, ecoi.net contributes to a fair, effective and efficient refugee status determination procedure."

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
"The FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information System is a pioneering information retrieval tool which groups the organization's vast archive of information on its global activities in agriculture and development in a single area and catalogues it exclusively by country."

Freedom House
"Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization that supports the expansion of freedom around the world. Freedom House supports democratic change, monitors freedom, and advocates for democracy and human rights."

GlobalEDGE
"Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities."

Global Resources from the Library of Congress
"The Library's collections of foreign-language materials are stunning in their scope and quality. For many areas of the world, such as China, Russia, and Latin America, its collections are the finest and most comprehensive research collections outside the country of origin."

Inter-American Development Bank
"While we are a regular bank in many ways, we are also unique in some key respects. Besides loans, we also provide grants, technical assistance and do research. Our shareholders are 48 member countries, including 26 Latin American and Caribbean borrowing members, who have a majority ownership of the IDB."

Iran Chamber Society
"Iran Chamber Society does its best to be the most well organized and comprehensive online source of information on Iranian/Persian history, art and culture without any membership requirement to access the data."

The King Center Archives
"Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) has been a global destination, resource center and community institution for over a quarter century."

Migration Information Source
"The Migration Information Source provides fresh thought, authoritative data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends."

Migration Policy Institute
"MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the rising demand for pragmatic and thoughtful responses to the challenges and opportunities that large-scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world."

Minority Health Archive from the University of Pittsburgh
"The goal of the Archive is to advance the use of new digital technologies to promote trans-disciplinary scholarship on race, ethnicity and disparities research designed to achieve health equity."

National Anthropological Archives
"Their collections represent the four fields of anthropology – ethnology, linguistics, archaeology, and physical anthropology – and include fieldnotes, journals, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, maps, sound recordings, film and video created by Smithsonian anthropologists and other preeminent scholars."

Ojibwe People's Dictionary
The Ojibwe People's Dictionary is a searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers. It is also a gateway into the Ojibwe collections at the Minnesota Historical Society.

Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence
"The Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence (OEMV) is a regularly updated electronic database focusing on massacres and genocides of the 20th century. "

Pew Global Attitudes Project
"The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day."

Pew Hispanic Center
"The Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos' growing impact on the nation. The Center does not take positions on policy issues. It is a project of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" in Washington, DC that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world."

Polygamy from the Salt Lake Tribune

ReliefWeb
"Our goal is to help you make sense of humanitarian crises worldwide. To do this, we scan the websites of international and non-governmental organizations, governments, research institutions and the media for news, reports, press releases, appeals, policy documents, analysis and maps related to humanitarian emergencies worldwide. "

Sacred Contexts from the British Library

Speech Accent Archive
"The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers."

Teaching Tolerance
"Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children."

The UC Atlas of Global Inequality
"The mission of the UC Atlas of Inequality is to provide online teaching resources and tools to enable student exploration of global change."

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization: UNPO
"The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organization. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognized or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to preserve their environments, and to find nonviolent solutions to conflicts which affect them."

The World Food Situation from the United Nations

Story Image Inauguration of President Gores April 11

 The inauguration of Dr. Connie J. Gores as the ninth president of SMSU will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 11 in the R/A Facility on campus.

Story Image Fine Arts Celebration April 3-May 3

 The eighth annual Fine Arts Celebration is April 3-May 3

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