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Arts/Not-For-Profit Management

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Arts/Not-For-Profit Management Resources 



Online Catalog

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  EXAMPLES:   Author (last name, first name): Jackson, Peggy M.
 Title: Nonprofit strategic planning
 Keyword: nonprofit and management

Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in Arts/Not-For-Profit Management. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below.


Research Resources

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Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts  

EBook that defines some of the key terms related to the nonprofit/voluntary sector.
EBSCO eBook Collection
Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

National directory of nonprofit organizations, 1994 (2 vols.)

ref AS29.5 .N38 1994

National data book of foundations (2 vols.)

ref AS911 .N277 1990

The International foundation directory 1998

ref AS911.A2 I6 1998

Corporate foundation profiles (6th Ed.)

ref HV97.A3 C64 1990

The Foundation 1000

ref HV97.F65 F67 2004-05

North Carolina giving : the directory of the state's foundations (4th Ed.)

Ref HV98.N8 S55 1999

National directory of corporate giving (13th Ed.)

Ref. HV89 .N26 2007


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Academic Search Complete

Magazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works. 

Art & Architecture Complete
Full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books; indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications; and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images

Directory of Open Access Journals
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" covering all disciplines
Entrepreneurial Studies Source    

Environment Complete


offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.

Journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more.


JSTOR Full-text articles in over 375 core academic journals with backfiles lacking on the most recent 3-5 years

Legal Information Reference Center
contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.
Project Muse

Full-text scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. 

ProQuest Research Library

Information from newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics; business, humanities and the sciences. 

FirstSearch databases include:  
 Arts and Humanities Citation Index.
 HumanitiesIndex     Indexes articles in the diverse subject areas of the humanities.

Art Images, Art Articles, and Music Resources


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Over 300,000 images of art and architecture! 


Collection of art images. 

Classical Music Library

Over 30,000 classical music files -- and growing. 


Not-For-Profit Resources


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Business Source Complete
An excellent resource for locating business information related to non profit organizations and management.



Arts Management Web Sites


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 Alternate Roots

Supports creation and presentation of original art, rooted in a particular community of place, tradition or spirit.

Americans for the Arts Information Resources

Online publications, research, research services, press room, national news, sample documents, interest areas. 

Animating Democracy

This program fosters arts and cultural activities that incorporate civic engagement and dialogue. 


 A compilation of articles on topics related to arts and culture derived from periodicals world-wide. 


 A weekly cultural policy publication of Americans for the Arts. Arts Watch covers news in a variety of categories related to cultural policy including Culture and Communities, Arts Education and the Creative Workforce, Public Investment in Culture and Creativity, and Philanthropy and the Private Sector.(Formerly known as CAC Cultural Policy)

 Association of Arts Administration Educators

 An international organization incorporated as a nonprofit institution within the United States.

Community Arts Network

Promotes information exchange, research, and critical dialogue within the field of community-based art. 

CPANDA: Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive

The worlds first interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States.

Virtual Library Museums Pages

Directory of online museums


Not-For-Profit Web Sites


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BoardSource is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening their directors.

Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the nonprofit world.

Global Directory of Nonprofit Web Sites

Idealist allows searching nonprofit organizations world wide, volunteer opportunities, and hundreds of job and internships.

The National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute

NCCS is the national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. 

Stats DataFinder
From UNC-Chapel Hill; see, especially: Social Statistics--Charities



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