Guide to forced migration resources on the Web | Land Portal

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Updated July 2006...
"This guide provides examples of the types of resources that will eventually be included in the RSC portal, or Forced Migration Online. It is not an exhaustive inventory..." Contents: I. Purpose; II. Background and Overviews;

- Starting Points:
- Introduction to the Issues/Definitions of Key Terms;
- Country Profiles;

III. Finding Out about Research:

- Research Collections;
- Directories;
- Indexes/Journal Contents Search Services;
- Bibliographic Tools: Bibliographies, Library Catalogues;
- Alerting Services;
- Lists.

IV. Information Sources (full-text):

- News;
- Journals/Newsletters;
- Annual Reports/Yearbooks;
- International Instruments: Specific Titles, Collections;
- Policy Statements;
- Operational Resources: Operational Guidance Materials,
Principles of Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict ;Management
- Evaluation Reports.

V. Non-Textual Information Sources:

- Statistics/Datasets;
- Multimedia;

VI. Internet Search Tools:

- Subject Guides;
- Search Engines.

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Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides online access to a diverse range of resources concerning the situation of forced migrants worldwide. By bringing together this collection of useful and time-saving resources, our primary aim is to support and facilitate research and policy making in the field.

The FMO collection adheres to international standards for organizing, managing and displaying information about the resources included in its collection.

The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) was established in 1982, as part of the University of Oxford's Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House), in order to promote the understanding of the causes and consequences of forced migration and to improve the lives of some of the world’s most marginalised people. Its philosophy is to "combine world-class academic research with a commitment to improving the lives and situations for some of the world’s most disadvantaged people".

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