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International Relations

  • Demographic Yearbook
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  • A Dictionary of Diplomacy
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  • Encyclopedia of the European Union
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  • Encyclopedia of the United Nations
    Call Number: KZ 4968 .M66 2002
  • Europa World Yearbook
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  • Human Rights Encyclopedia
    Call Number: JC 571 L523 2001
  • International Development Dictionary
    Call Number: HF 1359 F79 1991
  • Major Peace Treaties of Modern History, 1648-2000
    Call Number: KZ 184.2 I8 2002
  • Oxford Companion to the Politics of the World
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  • Statistical Yearbook
    Call Number: HA 12.5 U58
  • Yearbook of the United Nations
    Call Number: JX 1977 A37 Y4

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1991-present
Content: Journal articles, books, policy briefs, economic indicators, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. This resources is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.

Europa World Yearbook
Access: Europa, network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: Political and economic information for over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Entries include detailed historic overviews and statistical data.

Historic Documents
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1972-present
Content: Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.

International Studies Encyclopedia
Access: varies
Coverage: Actively updated
Content: This resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. International studies online is updated twice annually and is enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.

Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Law articles from all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. Included are articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law.

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1972-present
Content: Citation indexing with abstracts of the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Journal articles, books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee reports, directories, serials, reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations, and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world are indexed.

World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean
Access: Gale, network restricted
Coverage: varies
Content: A rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean, including academic journals and news feeds covering the region, reference articles and commentary, maps and statistics as well as audio and video.

  • Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs ("the world's central address for ethical decision in international affairs." Podcasts, reports, and transcripts are available on a variety of topics.)
  • Latin American Network Information Center(LANIC) materials listed by country, economy, education, government, libraries, media, society/culture, and more.
  • NationMaster(Country statistics are grouped by major topic (crime, economy, health, military, sports, etc.) or browse by country. Comparisons bar graphs, pie charts, and keyword searching are available.)
  • UN Data (Central search interface for UN data sources including demographics, energy, gender, children, health, tourism, and more.)
  • World Fact Book (information for hundreds of countries: background, geography, statistics, government, economy, issues, and more.)

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