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International Studies

Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Complete  
    Features thousands of full-text journal articles covering a broad range of topics including national and international current events, government, politics, public policy and law as well as topics in areas such as science, social science, the humanities and many other fields.
  • Lexis - Nexis Academic
    Includes full-text news articles from major US and international newspapers. Search limits allow result sets to be limited to specific non-U.S. news sources.
  • National Newspapers
    Indexes and provides full-text access to the following nationally-oriented newspapers: Christian Science Monitor (1988-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), New York Times (1980-present), Wall Street Journal (1984-present), Washington Post (1987-present).
  • New York Times ( 1851 - Present )
    Indexes and provides full-text access to the entire run of the New York Times from its beginnings in 1851 to the present.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Historical Abstracts indexes academic history journals covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from the 15th century forward. Journals are indexed from 1955 to the present.
  • America History & Life
    America: History & Life indexes academic history journals covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

Finding Government Information

  • Catalog of US Government Publications
    The Catalog indexes historical and current U.S. government publications issued by all branches of the federal government, including Congress, the Supreme Court, the Office of the President, the State Department and other executive branch departments. Many documents published in recent years are available in full-text through a direct link.

Finding Books

Finding Statistical Information

  • Data-Planet
    Data-Planet offers easy access to an extensive repository of statistical information on many topics. Data is drawn from sources around the world including the World Bank, the OECD, the International Monetary Fund, Eurostat and numerous other national and international agencies. Data is presented in charts, maps, graphs and table form and may be downloaded in a variety of formats.
  • MarketLine Advantage : Country Statistics  
    Offers statistical information on countries and regions around the world including data on demography, economic activity, education, environment and healthcare.
  • UN Statistics Division
    The UN Statistics Division compiles and disseminates all manner of global statistical data. Commodities, Demographics, Population, Social Indicators, National Accounts, etc.
  • World Bank : Data Portal
    The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.

Finding Country Information

  • A to Z the World : Country Guides
    Describes the culture, climate, customs, food, medical care, holidays and festivals, language, national symbols, points of interest, and religion for 175 countries from around the world. Maps, news feeds, and security briefings for each country are also available.
  • CIA World Factbook
    The World Factbook provides information and statistics on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 countries and other world entities.
  • Columbia Gazetteer
    Geographical encyclopedia of names, descriptions, and characteristics of places in the world. Entries discuss: demography and geography, the economy, points of interest, transportation, official local government place-names and changed or variant names and spellings.
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands : the bestselling guide to doing business in more than 60 countries
    PRINT RESOURCE. Reference - HF5389 .M67 2006
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World ( Oxford )
    Provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics. It contains articles on world events; countries; organizations; regions; ethnic groups; and themes such as social history, politics, economics, culture, education, science and technology.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
    Presents information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
    Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Finding Public Opinion Data

  • Pew Global Attitudes Project - United States
    The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day.