Selected Resources for: Nonprofit Organizations


Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
Find business articles from 2100 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Business Source Premier includes company and industry reports MarketLine and country analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Business Monitor International, CountryWatch, Icon Group, and PRS.

Contains bibliographic citations and selected abstracts to the professional and scholarly literature in the field of economics and allied disciplines, including journals, books, chapters in books, conference proceedings and dissertations.

Use this index for broad coverage of social science issues worldwide. Includes articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters.


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for thousands of scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications.

LexisNexis Academic is a full text databases of business, legal, and over 1,500 newspapers, magazines, and newsletters. It includes sources for accounting, environmental studies, health and medical care, government and politics, people, consumer information, and countries worldwide. Locate information about companies, including company profiles from Hoovers. Legal publications include federal and state statutes, codes, cases, agency rules & regulations, Shepards Citations service, patent search and other legal reference materials.


Indexes, Other

PolicyFile draws its content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers. Some well known contributors include: the American Enterprise Institute, Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Cato Institute, Center for Defense Information, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Democratic Leadership Council, Economic Strategy Institute, Federation of American Scientists, Heritage Foundation, Hoover Institution, Hudson Institute, Institute for International Economics, International Monetary Fund, National Center for Policy Analysis, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, RAND Corporation, United States Institute of Peace, and the World Bank. Where available, access to home pages, electronic mail addresses and fulltext are made available within individual abstracts.


Catalogs and Bibliographies

Bibliographies

Produced by The Foundation Center.

Selected bibliography on strategic management in government and not-for-profit organizations

Selected bibliography on strategic management in government and not-for-profit organizations


Catalogs

Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education

Covers all subjects.

Provides bibliographic citations of books, serials, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, and machine-readable data files published worldwide. Provides holdings information for nearly 30,000 libraries. Producer/Publisher is OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

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General Reference Sources

Almanacs

New nonprofit almanac and desk reference : the essential facts and figures for managers, researchers, and volunteers


Dictionaries

NSFRE fund-raising dictionary

By the National Society of Fund Raising Executives ; Barbara R. Levy, editor


Directories

Directory of corporate and foundation givers.

By: University of Minnesota, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs

Foundation Directory

The Foundation Directory Online offers full-text search capability across a comprehensive array of documents and data concerning U.S. grantmaking. Over 80,000 unique funder profiles organize the latest foundation news, RFPs, job openings, publications and key staff affiliations. Program details and guidelines for funding applications are provided, as well as links to foundation websites. Additionally there is a fully-searchable database of 250,000+ 990s. Over 500,000 grants are listed, along with the ability to create charts showing distribution by subject, geographic and demographic focus. Foundation Directory Online is updated weekly.

International foundation directory


Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Associations. National organizations of the U.S.

Contains information for approximately 22,000 nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope.

Encyclopedia of women's associations worldwide.

Edited by: Jacqueline K. Barrett


Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

Use this link to search for article full-text. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's homepage is at www.philanthropy.com.

The Foundation Center was founded in 1956 and is one of the nation's leading authority's on philanthropy, serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media and the general public


Web Sites

Links to major directory sources for foundations and nonprofits including links to the Foundation Center and GuideStar.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 197,700 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 159,700 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


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