Information Index - African Information
Index - An excellent resource on most of the nations of
Africa and on Africa itself is provided in an extensive index by The Norwegian
Council for Africa (NCA).
project - HSEBA Library
by Helsinki School of Economics library and other contributing libraries
The purpose of the Asia information service is to distribute different
kinds of references, news items and contact addresses about various East
and South-East Asian countries, especially for Finnish researchers and
others interested in business and economics in the area.
Online - Atlapedia Online - Atlapedia
Online contains full colour physical and political map sets as well as
key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
Factbook - CIA
World Factbook - The CIA World Factbook has shown itself to contain
highly accurate data. Covers most of the world's countries and includes
numerous statistics and facts.
Pages (Africa) - Country-Specific
Pages (Africa) - An excellent resource guide for Africa.
Government Resources - Foreign
Government Resources - Foreign Government Resources on the Web - An
excellent website edited by John Downey, International Documents Librarian
The University of Michigan Library.
- How the story of human society is told in terms of five civilizations
linked to communication technologies
Affairs Resources - International
Affairs Resources - Department of State Foreign Affairs Network
- Institute of Latin American Studies University of Texas at Austin - Focuses
on Latin American country studies.
Studies - LOC Country
Studies - The Library of Congress Country Studies/Area Handbooks Program
- Extensive online info. on most of the world's major countries.
Includes a wide range of topics.
Geographic On-Line - National
Geographic On-Line - A perennial favorite that is now on the internet.
for International Development - U.S.
Agency for International Development - USAID is an independent federal
government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid
to advance the political and economic interests of the United States.
of State Travel Warnings - U.S.
Department of State Travel Warnings - Travel Warnings are issued when
the State Department decides, based on all relevant information, to recommend
that Americans avoid travel to a certain country. Countries where avoidance
of travel is recommended will have Travel Warnings as well as Consular
Reference Desk - Virtual
Reference Desk - from the Vassar College Libraries.
Studies Internet Resources - World
Area Studies Internet Resources - WCSU List: World Area Studies Internet
Resources Department of Social Sciences Western Connecticut State University
edited by J. Bannister
- World Tables
- World Tables, published annually, provides the most detailed collection
of economic data & socioeconomic indicators published by the World
Bank. Standardized data presented for numerous inividual countries
(161,1994 edition) make this an ideal reference for international comparisons.
Countries - Yahoo
Regional Countries - One of the world's largest, if not the world's
largest indexes of the world's countries. See also their index for
country & regional indices -Click
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