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Spring 2013

Resources on the Internet

•For a list of general and NY State /NY City resources on education (statistics, test information, and more) check out NYU's Education Research Guide under the tabs Statistical Resources and NY Education.

Google Search Tip

Use Google to find government or nonprofit websites, as well as websites from specific countries

Follow this pattern:

Keyword site:domain extension


heasdstart program site:org
This search will exclusively return results from non-profit organizations websites
charter schools site:gov

This search will exclusively return results from government websites (such as US. Dep. of Education)

charter schools
This search will exclusively return results from the official NYC government website


minority students statistics site:edu

This search will exclusively return results from educational/academic websites

Domain extensions:

gov - government
org - nonprofit organizations
edu - educational institutions
com- commercial
net- community networks
mil - military
int - international organizations


To find websites from a specific country, use the Country Codes

 Example: girls education statistics site:in

Will exclusively return results with websites from India

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides access to scholary articles and conference papers, many of them available online as pdf files.
•If you open Google Scholar from within the Library Tab of your my.newschool account, you'll also have access to journal articles that are part for for-pay databases (such as JStor).
Do not pay to get the full text of any article, if you can't find the full text, Ask a Librarian for help.