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Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.
Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
Theory and research in international affairs. Includes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Also includes maps and country information, and teaching materials such as original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, and course packs of background readings for history and political science classes.
Full text news, business information and legal research. Includes world news and non-English language news sources.
LC call number ranges: D [World History], F [Canada; Mexico; Central & South America; Caribbean], G [Geography], GN [Anthropology], KZ [International law]
Countries and Their Cultures
REF GN 307 .C68 2001 [4 v.]
The World Factbook (CIA)
REF-DESK G 122 .U56
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
REF G 63 .W67 2001 [6 v.]
International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia & Oceania, 1750-2000, 4th ed.
REF HA 4675 .M552 2003
International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-2000, 5th ed.
REF HA 1107 .M5 2003
International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2000, 5th ed.
REF HA 175 .M55 2003
Statistical Yearbook (United Nations)
REF HA 12.5 .U63
The Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements, 3rd ed.
REF KZ 4968 .O84 2003 [4 v.]
Yearbook of the United Nations
REF JX 1977 .A37 Y4
Related GTL Research Guides
Organizations and Associations
International Agencies and Information on the Web (U. of Michigan Documents Center)
Extensive links to international agencies and related information.
Links to topics, documents, and mission information.
Starting point for locating U.N. publications.
Countries, Regions, and Foreign Governments
Web portal to sites for African Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, etc.
Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Country Studies (Library of Congress)
Online books containing information on the political, economic, social, and cultural history of various countries.
Information about foreign embassies in Washington, D.C., and selected web resources.
Foreign Government Resources on the Web (U. of Michigan Documents Center)
Extensive guide to foreign governments and related information.
Links to political parties, governments, and organizations around the world.
Links to full-text publications and information, 2001 to present. Good for hot topics.
World Factbook (CIA)
Basic background information on foreign countries.
Human Rights, Conflict, and War
Information and publications on human rights abuses.
Bureau of Arms Control (U.S. Department of State)
Information on treaties, disarmament, and non-proliferation policies.
Annual publications detailing human rights abuses by country, 1999-present.
Lists and summarizes all active U.S. treaties.
A record of actions taken by states in regard to international agreements.
Information and reports on international conflicts and hot areas around the world.
Model United Nations Websites
U.N. Scholars' Workstation (Yale)
Development Data & Statistics (World Bank)
Economic indicators by country, region, or for the world, and also by economic sector or topic. (Complete data available on CD-ROM at the GTL Research Help Desk.)
International Database (U.S. Census Bureau)
Source of social, economic, and population statistics for most of the countries of the world.
International Statistics (Mansfield University)
Statistical Agencies (U.S. Census Bureau)
Links to the federal statistical bureaus of foreign governments.
Last updated 09-10-07