This list of online resources can be used in addition to resources available from the library to help you with research.
|African Diaspora Archaeology Network and Newsletter||The ADAN provides a focal point for archaeological and interdisciplinary studies of African diasporas, with news, current research, information and links to other web resources related to the archaeology and history of descendants of African peoples.|
|Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research||Alternate Routes promotes critical social research and interdisciplinary inquiry, in collaboration with labor and social justice researchers. This journal publishes non-traditional, provocative and progressive analyses that may not find a forum in conventional academic venues.|
||Amnesty International is a movement that campaigns for the global promotion of human rights.|
|Anthropology – Oxford Bibliographies||Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this resource directs researchers to scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.|
||The Archaeology Channel (TAC) is a streaming media website from the Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI).|
|Becoming Human||The Institute of Human Origins (IHO) brings together scientists from diverse disciplines to develop integrated, bio-behavioral investigations of human evolution. Through research, education, and the sponsorship of scholarly interaction, IHO advances scientific understanding of our origins and its contemporary relevance.|
|Critical Sociology||Critical Sociology seeks to engage and promote critical thinking by publishing articles from all perspectives broadly defined as falling within the boundaries of critical or radical social science.|
|Déjà Lu||Déjà Lu (“Already read”) is an initiative of the World Council of Anthropological Associations that aims at disseminating anthropological knowledge on a global level. This periodical compilation includes pieces in several languages.|
|Encyclopedia of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil||This comprehensive site contains sociocultural profiles and research on the Brazilian indigenous peoples, from religion, languages, and kinship to the often tragic history of each group’s contacts with the settlers, multinational corporations and the Brazilian state. Also included are news on environmental issues and native political activism.|
|FAO||The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.|
|Human Relations Area Files||The Human Relations Area Files, Inc. (HRAF), is an international organization with over 500 member institutions. Based at Yale University since 1949, its mission is to promote understanding of cultural diversity and commonality in the past and present. To accomplish this mission, the Human Relations Area Files produces scholarly resources and infrastructure for research, teaching and learning, and supports and conducts original research on cross-cultural variation.|
|Language on the Move||Language on the Move is a peer-reviewed sociolinguistics research site that focuses on multilingualism, language learning and intercultural communication in the contexts of globalization and migration.|
|Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
||The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is one of the world’s leading centres for research in socio-cultural anthropology. The Institute’s projects are focused on the comparative analysis of social change; it is primarily in this domain that its researchers contribute to anthropological theory, though many of its programmes also have applied and political relevance.|
||UbuWeb is a large educational resource for avant-garde material available on the internet, founded in 1996 by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. It offers visual, concrete and sound poetry, as well as film and sound art in mp3 archives. The vast amount of artistic work available provides conceptual, aesthetic, and political insights of culture that complement those of social science.|
|UNESCO||The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations. Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue.|
|UNESCO – Memory of the World||This UNESCO project stems from a growing awareness of the perilous state of preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage in various parts of the world. Significant collections worldwide have suffered a variety of fates. Looting and dispersal, illegal trading, destruction, inadequate housing and funding have all played a part. Much as vanished forever; much is endangered.
Happily, missing documentary heritage is sometimes rediscovered.
|UNICEF||UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.|
|United Nations Refugee Agency||UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a United Nations programme with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country|
|World Inequality Database (WID)||The WID provides access to data on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealth, both within countries and between countries. You can also download the open-access datasets.