ICS: Intercultural studies
The following databases and websites are good starting points for Intercultural Studies researchICS is an interdisciplinary major, think about what type of information you are looking for (history, religion, politics)and consider browsing the links on some of the other Resources for your Subject pages.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
ATLA is the main online resource for researching religion and theology.
OmniFile Full-Text Select
OmniFile is a social sciences and humanities database that only contains full-text articles.
Academic OneFilehas the full-text of a few million of articles from all domains of knowledge.
ArticleFirst is a search interface that can link you to the articles you need. It searches descriptions of 23 million articles from all domains of learning.
This search engine exclusively searches our collection of 70,000 eBooks.
Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Online
This general purpose encyclopedia is a great place to begin your research and obtain the background knowledge that will make your research process go quicker.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Nearly 400 specialized reference eBooks on all academic subjects to dig deeper into the background information.
United Nations - Besides their well known peacekeeping function, this organization does a great deal of research into human and environmental issues such as food, water, health, HIV/AIDS, human trafficking, human rights, and environmental crises.
European Court of Human Rights - This court hears human rights cases that fall between two or more governmental jurisdictions.
Statistics and Datasets
Child Welfare Information Gateway
The Child Welfare Information Gateway gathers statistics from throughout the state and national agencies that serve child welfare needs. This facilitates national and cross-state comparisons. You can download the datasets to conduct your own research or quote them in your papers.
National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics gathers statistics from all the states and collects them in one place. This facilitates national and cross-state comparisons. You can download the datasets to conduct your own research or quote them in your papers.
Kids Count Data Center - Kids Count is a statistical project of the Annie E Casey Foundation. It can provide you with customzed maps, graphs, and charts of statistical data pulled from vast database of child wellbeing information. Customized statistical or visual data can give your paper or presentation an edge.
Data.gov - This website has two functions 1) making government datasets available to web and app developers and 2) linking citizens and researchers to those websites and apps. The resulting mashups of maps and government data are valuable for politicos, business and voters alike. Most applications involve mashups of search, mapping and visualization technology to make the data more useful. The most famous application of (mostly) government data and private enterprise is Google Maps.
World Bank Data
World Bank Data is a repository where you can get raw and calculated data on the health, economy, government, and more of countries that the World Bank monitors. Useful for international business, policy, or missions.