Sample Framework for NGO Web Domains

David Oldenkamp, formerly the International Documents Librarian at Indiana University, started a database of 415 international NGOs and their web domains. The list has been expanded and incorporated into a an NGO custom search engine to search within all of the domains for content.

It’s not clear how the list was generated and how well it has been maintained, but it is an interesting concept as a sampling framework.

INGO Search

BBC Publishes Graphics Cookbook

The BBC has published their Graphics Library built using ggplot2 in R.

Can Big Data Be Used for Program Evaluation?

A couple of recent publications highlight potential uses of “big data” for traditional M&E or program evaluation purposes.