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A guide to help you with your projects in Profe Post's COR 1100 class

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Search Belk Library's online system to find both library materials and articles in our databases. Use the search box below to do a basic search on library materials and databases.


Background Articles - Historical, Political, Cultural


OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) -- The OECD collects and analyses data and makes recommendations to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.  Use the "Countries" drop down menu. 

United Nations Statistics Division -- The UN collects statistics for every nation, with particular focus on health, gender, and economic development indicators.  Put the name of a country in the data search box at the top right and click "go".

UNESCO -- UNESCO is the United Nation's Education, Scientific, and Cultural group.  The webpage is also available in Spanish if you click at the top left.  Search your country under the "Countries" dropdown menu.  

ITU -- The Telecommunication Development Sector is a specialized branch of the UN working on communication and internet. They collect statistics on key connectivity indicators for 200 countries.

NCES -- The National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. also publishes comparative reports with other nations.  Includes access to the PISA data (Programme for International Student Assessment, conducted by the OECD.)

Pew Research Center Global Attitudes & Trends -- Pew not only does excellent reporting on statistics and public opinion in the US but they also survey people from all over the world about global issues.  Search your country in the box.

CEPR -- Center for Economic and Policy Research has op-eds as well as reports and data about economic and social issues.