Global Programs

Guide for Global Programs course projects

Description: Researching Non-profits and NGOs

Your assignment requires you to find authoritative research concerning a non-profit association and/or NGO. A basic Google search may yield some appropriate sources; however, this research guide will direct you toward additional resources to ensure success.  For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.

Article Resources

Association and NGO Resources

Using Library Search to Find Business Articles

Learn how to find articles in Library Search with this tutorial

Sample APA Citations

These citations are based on APA 7th edition but have been modified to meet the requirements of SMU Cox School of Business instructors. Check with your professor regarding the appropriate citation style for your course.

The following is an example of references on a reference page for the type of sources you will be using for this assignment. Examples of in-text references can be found in the Citation Help Research Guide.


Askari, N. (2018, November 23). Animal charities clawback cash through legacies. Retrieved from ABI/Inform database

Coney, R. (2019, November 15). Who wants pay related to performance? Not the staff at the RSPCAThird Sector. Retrieved from Factiva database

Factiva. (2019). Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. [Company snapshot]. Retrieved November 22, 2019, from Factiva database

FTSE Russell. (2019). Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. [Company overview]. Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database 

Hurst, G. and Kinder, T. (2018, August 22). Charity watchdog rebukes RSPCA after six-figure payout to chief. The Times (London). Retrieved from Gale Academic OneFile database