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This research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing research in the area of social entrepreneurship at Pepperdine.
You Should Know...
Hugh Evans, co founder: the Global Poverty Project
In 2008, Evans along with his friend Simon Moss, now 29, launched The Global Poverty Project, which is committed to ending extreme poverty – defined as living on less than U.S. $1.25 a day – within 25 years. Evans throws big awareness campaigns like the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park at the end of September, where people had to take "actions" online –say tweeting about poverty or watching educational YouTube videos–to earn points that could be redeemed for tickets (From Forbes: Social Entrepreneurs, 30 under 30)
Online Reference Works
Gale Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
Access to encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Titles can be searched alone, by subject, or all titles can be searched together.
World Education Encyclopedia (2d ed. 2001) This link opens in a new window
Access to a country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.