In addition to searching in Primo, the GFU Libraries provide access to thousands of articles from journals, trade journals, newspaper articles and sometimes individual book chapters via the databases, which you can locate from several places on the library home page:
Not sure why you would choose searching in a database over your favorite search engine? Check out the video below.
What's the difference between searching in a library database vs. a search engine like Google? Here's a quick explanation by Wellington Medical and Health Sciences Library.
Statista Research tool providing access to quantitative data, statistics and related information. Tons of great graphs, charts and infographics.
Government Websites Index of Government Agencies and Departments from A-Z
Nongovernmental Organizations Directory of International non-governmental organizations from the WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
The Pew Research Center A nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues
Think Tank Search Custom Google search maintained at the John F. Kennedy School of Government
Computers use mathematical logic to compute - not think. This is important to remember when creating a string of keywords to search in library databases. You aren't asking the database a question. You need to type in a series of keywords connected by operators (AND, OR) to retrieve results relevant to your topic. You may have to revise your initial search to get better results, and that's okay! If you get stuck, don't hesitate to talk to a librarian!
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