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Center for Global Migration Studies
Part of University of Maryland system, Center for Global Migration Studies is an interdisciplinary home for the study of migration and immigration around the world both today and in the past. The Center provides a distinctive institutional home for interdisciplinary research, for training faculty and students, and for distributing information about the migrant experience to a broad public.
Global Compact for Migration
The global compact for migration is the first, intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner.
Migration Data Portal
The Portal is an developing “one-stop-shop” for international data. aims to serve as a unique access point to timely, comprehensive migration statistics and reliable information about migration data globally. The site is designed to help policy makers, national statistics officers, journalists and the general public interested in the field of migration to navigate the increasingly complex landscape of international migration data, currently scattered across different organisations and agencies.
Global Migration and Demography - Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center publishes in-depth, comparative analysis of global migration trends, the factors driving migration and the factors shaping the identity and integration of both new arrivals and subsequent immigrant generations around the world.
Using Google to Find Websites
By using Google Advanced Search, you can narrow your search to a specific website or type of website.
*For information on evaluating websites, please see the Website Evaluation Research Guide.
When you go into Google, click on the button at the upper right hand side of your screen. If your browser does not show the button, go ahead and type in your search terms. When the results come up, the button should then be there.
1. Click on the button, and a drop-down menu will appear.
2. Choose the second option – Advanced Search.
3. When the Advanced Search page comes up, scroll down to “Then narrow your results by...”. Below that, the fourth choice is
“site or domain:”.
4. You may then type in .com, .org, .edu, or .gov. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on thebutton.
Google will then limit what you find to the type of website you specified.
.org - Organizations (nonprofit) .com - Commercial business (mostly) and personal websites
.gov - Government agencies .edu - Educational institutions