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Social Sciences Full-Text
Index to international, English language journals in sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, political science and law.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Country Reports, Country Profiles and Market Indicators and Forecasts from the Economist Intelligence Unit offer monthly and annual in depth analysis, data and ratings for the infrastructure, demographics, political scene, domestic economy, foreign trade, including regional and industrial sector breakdowns for over 200 countries.
PAIS International (ProQuest)
The PAIS International database contains references to more than 460,000 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed.
Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from the journal literature in the physical and social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1956 to present.
CQ Global Researcher
CQ Global Researcher explores international perspectives in a digestible, easy-to-access format featuring popular sections such as "Current Situation," "Issue Questions" and "Pro-Con." Maps, charts, and other explanatory graphics are included as well. CQ Global Researcher is published monthly, with each report also available in magazine-style PDF format covering a pressing political, social, environmental, or regional issue from around the globe. Each original report is written by a seasoned journalist with years of international experience.
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
A resource that aggregates dispersed content about theory and research in international affairs. CIAO includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, full-text journal articles and policy briefs, and teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features. Advanced searching capability is present and results can be sorted by date and relevance. CIAO also provides links to international affairs Internet sources. All sections of CIAO are updated monthly.
Full text access to all of the books, periodicals, statistics and working papers produced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development since 1998. Statistics are available via pdf files or via interactive databases with downloadable Excel or comma delimited text. Metadata is easily accessible. Books, periodicals and working papers may be searched by title or subject fields or in full text. Browsing by publication type or thematic subject is also available. SourceOECD comprises 20 Book collections by theme, containing all our monographs and reports; 24 periodicals; a reference title; and the OECD statistical databases.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Offers unrivaled online access to the history and culture of Islam and provides full-text access to great Oxford reference and scholarly works, including The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, two classic interpretations of the Qur'an, a Concordance of the Qur'an, and What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam.
Abstracts articles from journals, conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents. Includes scientific research and government policies.
Covers the most comprehensive database of geoscience literature.
A premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.
Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources.
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Political Handbook of the World (CQ Press)
Comprehensive country profiles chronicling national history, government, and political parties, as well as profiles on intergovernmental organizations, development banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.
BBC World Service
Provides international news, analysis and information in English and 32 other languages.
Reuters (see also Reuters AlertNet)
International multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms.
UK national newspaper
24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel headquartered in Doha, Qatar. The station broadcasts news features and analysis, documentaries, live debates, current affairs, business, technology, and sports. The channel aims to provide both a regional voice and a global perspective to a potential world audience of over one billion English speakers who don't have an Anglo-American worldview.
Itar-Tass News Agency
Official news agency of Russia. Provides national and world news, photos, products and services.
United Nations News Centre
Breaking news from the UN news service
The main features of the Commission's web site are the latest official press releases; photos and live TV coverage of EU affairs; details of forthcoming events; links to the; policies administered and implemented by the Commission ; the possibility of influencing the decision-making process; easy access to its organisation (meetings, work programme, contacts...) and direct links to its key information services.
Europe Media Monitor (EMM)
European Commisssion, Democrate General, Joint Research Centre experimental news feed. The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) [Details]
As of April 2010, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan’s sole public broadcaster. To serve Japan, NHK operates five television channels and three radio services. Internationally, NHK offers two television services.
Internet Public Library - Newspapers Collection
Online newspapers from around the world.