Tools for Researchers
Our research tools include materials aimed at building skills and knowledge to enhance the quality of development research. We provide the following materials, with the intent of assisting developing country researchers, and providing assistance wherever needed and possible.

The following PDF files are sourced from IDRC, Canada:
  [PDF] Open access discount information sheet on open access discounts from major English-language journal publishers
  [PDF] How to write a policy brief training tool with practical advice on planning, writing your content and checking your work
  [PDF] Scholarly list of free or low-fee research resources for development researchers

PCS Resource Links Repository

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
NGOS and Organisations with Research Themes with the Centre
Sustainability and Environmental Organisations

Supranational Unions and Government
Intergovernmental Organisations
African Union (AU)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 
Asian Development Bank (ADB) 
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)
Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Central American Integration System (SICA)
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Gulf Cooperation council) (GCC)
Council of Europe
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)
European Investment Bank (EIB) 
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
League of Arab States
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) 
Organization of American States (OAS)
Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI)
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Pacific Union
Turkic Council (TurkKon)
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
Union of South American Nations (USAN)
Union State
World Trade Organization (WTO)

European Union
ODS (Official Document System) UN documents
UN Member States: On the Record Member States Database portal
UN Yearbooks 1946-2000's 
UNBIS Bibliographic records of UN documents.
United Nations Headquarters (UN) 
United Nations Office at Geneva 
United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 
United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) 
United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) 
United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) 
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Office of the (UNHCR) 
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) 
United Nations University (UNU)
International Court of Justice (ICJ)

United Nations Specialised Agencies and Other Related Organisations
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
 - International Bureau of Education (IBE)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Universal Postal Union (UPU)
World Bank
 - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
 - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
 - World Bank Documents
World Health Organization (WHO)
 - Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
 - International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Other Listings of International Organisations
Global Affairs Canada
Iceland and International Organisations
International Organisations in Australia
Northwestern University Library
US Institute for Peace
US Library of Congress

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOS)

Top 20 NGOs Worldwide (Source: 2013)
NGOs Affiliated with the United Nations
Abolition 2000
AFARM 
American Humanist Association
Association for Progressive Communications
Association "FOR SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT"
Baha'i International Community
Center for International Cooperation
Center of Concern
Earth Charter
Education With Enterprise Trust
Education International
Experiment in International Living
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Insititute
GCS (Global Cooperation Society) International
Global Education Associates
Global Policy Forum
Good Neighbors International
The Hague International Model United Nations
Information Habitat: Where Information Lives
INFG - International Network for Girls
Institute for Development Research (IDR)
Institute of World Affairs
International Agency for Economic Development
IACERHRG
(The International Association "CAUCASUS: Ethnic Relations, Human Rights, Geopolitics")
International Campaign To Ban Landmines
International Union for Land Value Taxation
IPPNW Hamburg
The League of Women Voters
Legacy International
The Lifebridge Foundation
National Council on Family Relations
NAN (No to Alcoholism & Drug Addiction)
Napredna omladinska alternativa Republike Srpske(Progressive Youth Organisation, Republic of Srpska
The National Group of Georgia of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR-IGFM)
NGO Committee on Disarmament
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Pathways To Peace
Quaker United Nations Office
Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE)
The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
Soroptimist International of the Americas
State of the World Forum for Emerging Leaders
Surgical Aid to Children of the World
Together Foundation for Global Unity
TRANS Youth Association
UNA-USA - United Nations Association-United States of America
United Nations Association of Puerto Rico (UNA-USA Division)
Wainwright House
We the Peoples (A Peace Messenger Initiative)
WGG - The NGO Working Group on Girls -UNICEF
The Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources
Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)
Women's Federation for World Peace
World Council of Independent Christian Churches
World Federation of United Nations Associations
WIT - World Information Transfer
The World Peace Prayer Society
WSO - World Safety Organization
World Young Women's Christian Association
The Wyndom Foundation
Yachay Wasi
The Secretariat of Youth for Habitat International Network

NGOS and Organisations with Research Themes with the Centre
Sustainability and Environmental Organisations
Sierra Club
Greenpeace USA
Earth Island Institute (EII)
Friends of the Earth (FOE)
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)
Center for Health Environment and Justice (CHEJ)
Earthjustice
League of Conservation Voters (LCV)
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)
Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
US Climate Action Network
Climate Crisis Coalition
350.org
The Climate Reality Project
Vote Solar Initiative
Oil Change International
Energy Action Coalition
Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS)
Citizens Coal Council
Earthworks
Rainforest Action Network (RAN)
ForestEthics
Native Forest Council (NFC)
Oceana
Ocean Conservancy
Endangered Species Coalition (ESC)
Center for Biological Diversity
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)
Center for Environmental Health (CEH)
Basel Action Network (BAN)
Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC)
Population Connection
Friends of the Earth International (FOEI)
EarthRights International (ERI)
Global Green USA
Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)
Pacific Environment
International Rivers
Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE)
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Sustainable Energy & Economy Network (SEEN)
Environmental Working Group (EWG)
Worldwatch Institute
Earth Policy Institute (EPI)
New Economy Coalition
Donella Meadows Institute
Wilderness Society
Defenders of Wildlife
National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)
Coral Reef Alliance
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
American Forests
American Rivers
American Farmland Trust

Grassroots Organisations
Amnesty International USA (AI)
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)
Human Rights First (HRF)
Global Exchange
Grassroots International
Global Rights
International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA)
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
Human Rights Resource Center
Physicians for Human Rights
MADRE
Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)
WITNESS
Prevent Human Trafficking Institute (PHI)
Free the Slaves
Latin America Working Group (LAWG)
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)
International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)
TransAfrica Forum
East Timor & Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)
Oxfam America
Jubilee USA Network
World Social Forum
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
 
Interdisciplinary Societal Studies Organisations
Green Party of the United States
Campus Greens
Labor Party
Socialist Party USA
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)
Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS)
Cities for Progress
Common Cause
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) — OpenSecrets.org
Sunlight Foundation
Project On Government Oversight (POGO)
Center for Effective Government
National Security Archive
Government Accountability Project (GAP)
National Whistleblowers Center
National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC)
Fund for Constitutional Government (FCG)
Justice At Stake Campaign
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS)
Center for Progressive Reform (CPR)
Win Without War (WWW)
United for Peace and Justice (UPJ)
Peace Action
CodePink Women for Peace
War Resisters League (WRL)
Council for a Livable World (CLW)
Just Foreign Policy
Veterans for Peace (VFP)
Veterans for America
Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)
Military Families Speak Out (MFSO)
Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW)
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)
Student Peace Action Network (SPAN)
National Youth and Student Peace Coalition
Student Pugwash USA (SPUSA)
Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA)
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)
Abolition 2000
Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Arms Control Association (ACA)
Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy (LCNP)
Grandmothers for Peace International
Institute For Science and International Security (ISIS)
Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA)
Peaceful Tomorrows
The Peace Alliance
Alliance for Peacebuilding
Citizens for Global Solutions
United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA)
Seeds of Peace
Search for Common Ground
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO)
Center on Conscience and War (CCW)
Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft (COMD)
National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (NCPTF)
National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC)
Religions for Peace — USA
Pax Christi USA
Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP)
Peace Brigades International (PBI), USA
Witness for Peace (WFP)
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)
Albert Einstein Institution (AEI)
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)
SOA Watch
Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC)
Americans for Peace Now (APN)
US Labor Against the War (USLAW)
Center for International Policy (CIP)
Project on Defense Alternatives (PDA)
Peace and Security Initiative (PSI)
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
World Policy Institute
Carter Center
Jobs with Justice (JwJ)
Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ)
Working America
National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)
Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights
International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF)
United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS)
SweatFree Communities
US Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP)
Grassroots Global Justice
Social Accountability International (SAI)
Cultural Survival
Coalition on Human Needs (CHN)
Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC)
PolicyLink
National Housing Institute (NHI) and Shelterforce Magazine
National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH)
National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ)
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Center for Impact Research (CIR)
The Urban Institute
National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)
MDRC
Drug Rehab — USA 
Academia
Scholarly and Scientific Journal Resource Listings
aaaaarg.fail
arXiv.org (Cornell University Library)
Academia.edu
ACM Digital Library
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective
Business Source Premier
CiteSeerX
Cochrane Library
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
EconLit
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Elsevier ScienceDirect
FigShare
Free Full PDF
Google Scholar
High Wire Press
IEEE Xplore
Intute Repository Search (IRS)
Journal Ranking
JSTOR

Library Genius
Mendeley.com
Microsoft Academic Research
PsycINFO
PeerJ
PLOS
PubMed Central
ResearchGate
Scopus
Scirus
SpringerLink
USDA National Agricultural Library Catalog
Web of Science
Wiley Online Library

Worldwide Academic Conference Resources



News Resources

News and Media Links
ABC News
Alternet
AltWeeklies.com
Anti-War.com
Atlantic
BBC
Bild
Boston Globe
Bourque Newswatch
Breitbart
Business Insider
CBS News
C-SPAN
Chicago Sun Times
Christian Science
CNBC
CNN
CNSNews.com
Common Dreams News Center
Daily Beast
Drudge Report
Economist
Editor and Publisher
Financial Times
Forebs
FOX News
France 24
Global Research
Guardian UK
Huffington Post
Human Events
Infowars
Intercept
Interpress Service News Agency
Jerusalem Post
La Daily News
LA Times
Nation
National Journal
National Review
NBC News
New Republic
NY Daily News
NY Observer
NY Post
NY Times
NY Times Wire
New Yorker
Newsweek
Politico
Real Clear Politics
Reason
Red State
RT
SKY News
Slate
Sydney Morning Herald
TIME Magazine
US News
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Washington Times
WikiNews

Quotidiani (Italian News)

CORRIERE DELLA SERA

La Repubblica

LA STAMPA

Gazzetta dello Sport

Il SOLE 24 ORE

Corriere dello Sport

Il Messaggero

Il Giornale

TUTTOSPORT

Il Resto del Carlino

Avvenire

LIBERO

La Nazione

Il Fatto Quotidiano

Italia Oggi

Il Gazzettino

IL GIORNO

Il Secolo XIX

IL TIRRENO

IL MATTINO

Giornale di Sicilia

L' UNIONE SARDA

LA NUOVA SARDEGNA

LA SICILIA

DOLOMITEN

L' Eco di Bergamo

MESSAGGERO VENETO

L' ARENA

GIORNALE DI BRESCIA

IL TEMPO

IL GIORALE DI VICENZA

LA GAZZETTA DI PARMA

LA PROVINCIA

GAZZETTA DEL MEZZOGIORNO

IL PICCOLO

La Gazzetta di Mantova

ALTO ADIGE

IL MATTINO DI PADOVA

LIBERTA'

L' ADIGE

IL CENTRO

LA PROVINCIA DI CREMONA

LA PROVINCIA PAVESE

QUOTIDIANO DI PUGLIA

GAZZETTA DEL SUD

CORRIERE ADRIATICO

LA TRIBUNA DI TREVISO

IL CORRIERE DELL'UMBRIA

QUOTIDIANO DI SICILIA

GAZZETTA DI REGGIO

Il Quotidiano

La Nuova di Venezia e Mestre

La Gazzetta di Modena

la Nuova Ferrara

il Corriere Mercantile

Il Secolo d'Italia

Il Foglio

Liberazione

Il Manifesto

Europa

L'Unita'

Huffingtonpost.it

Giornalettismo

Quotidiano.net

il Post

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Punto Informatico

Milano Finanza

Wall Street Italia