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Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States
Poverty in the United States : an encyclopedia of history, politics, and policy. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004 2 volumes (Reference Room: 1st floor362.5 M665)
Rich and poor in America : a reference handbook. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2008. (Reference Room: 1st floor 339.2 G373)
Social issues in America : an encyclopedia. Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, c2006. 8 volumes (Reference Room: 1st floor 300.5 C490)
Encyclopedia of Community
(Ref 307.03 C462) 4 vols. Thousand Oaks: Sage, c2003.
Encyclopedia of Ethics
(Ref 170.3 B388a) New York: Routledge, 2001.
Encyclopedia of Family Life
(Ref 306.85 B226) 5 vols. Pasadena: Salem Pr, c1999.
(Ref 305.86 St29 ) 2 vols. Danbury: Grolier Academic Reference, c2005
World Digital Library - a project of UNESCO and the U.S. Library of Congress to "promote international andand intercultural understanding, [and] expand ... cultural content on the internet... (from the WDL Mission).
Multicultural Pavilion alternative views and opinions on reforming education - not necessarily scholarly
Articles and reports and studies on Education and schools:
International Organizations and advocacy groups
International Women's Museum- dedicated to Women and the Global Economy
The Keystone Center - focus on Energy, Environment, Health and Social Policy including Sustainable Agriculture
Yale Center for the Study of Globalization- "to bridge the gap betwwen the academy and the world of public policy" including focus on Global Trade Reform, Climate Change, peace, health, and protecting environmental resources.
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APA Style Guide The Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association is available in the library reference and reserves collection at Call # 150.149 Am35b. In addition, the library subscribes to the APA Style Guide to Electronic References for formatting rules that apply to resources not found in the print manual.
MLA Style Guide The Modern Languages Association