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Extended Essay: Useful Databases and Websites

A guide to the research process involved in your EE.

Databases and Websites


Forced Migration Review (FMR) is the most widely read publication on forced migration – available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, and free of charge in print and online. It is published by the Refugee Studies Centre in the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Through FMR, authors from around the world analyse the causes and impacts of displacement; debate policies and programmes; share research findings; reflect the lived experience of displacement; and present examples of good practice and recommendations for policy and action.

Institute of Historical Research

International Data Archive

UK Data Archive

Voice of the Shuttle


VADS: the online resource for visual arts

Web Repository

web repository is a central place in which an aggregation of data is kept and maintained in an organized way.

Open Access Directories

search directory is a website in which links to information are organized by subject, and in alphabetical order, to make it easier for users to find the information they're seeking.