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Full-text and statistics for international and internal conflicts...  [more info]
Internet
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Factual publications that contain information on all the countries of the world with which the United States has relations. They include facts on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the United States.  [more info]
Internet
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain.  [more info]
Internet
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A continuing series of books containing studies of 100 countries...  [more info]
Unrestricted
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Statistical database offering demographic, economic, and government information...  [more info]
Internet
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The County and City Data Book is the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more.  [more info]
Internet
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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF.  [more info]
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Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....  [more info]
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Portal to information, data, documents, and policy information on the EU.  [more info]
Internet
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Contains websites, documents, publications, and information guides about European political and economic events, focusing on the European Union.  [more info]
Internet
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Gateway to business resources including full text periodicals, news photographs, company reports, and financial data.  [more info]
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Provides access to statistics and information produced by more than 70 U.S. government agencies ...  [more info]
Internet
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Freedom of the Press: A Global Survey of Media Independence provides numerical rankings and rates each country's media as "Free," "Partly Free," or "Not Free."  [more info]
Internet
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Gapminder World 2006 presents statistical data in a unique and visually appealing way. Graphs are created using data on various countries throughout the world and are animated to show striking, visually-rich results. These results allow for easy identification of trends in the data.  [more info]
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Keesing's World News Archive indexes articles covering world events since 1931.  Full text only available online for articles from January 2010 to present.  To get to full text content quickly, run a search then click on the My View link under the search bar.  Print versions of Keesing's are available in Carrier Library Reference; call number Carrier Lib-Reference D410.K4.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, D410 .K4
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LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) is a rich gateway to Internet-based information on Latin America. Organized by topic and by country, it is also keyword-searchable. Maintained at the University of Texas at Austin.  [more info]
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Mergent Online contains U.S. and international publicly-held company data and reports. Now incorporates Mergent Horizon; use the top level tabs to find Horizon data. For a Quick Tips user guide, click here.  [more info]
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Mintel Global Market Navigator is a comprehensive database designed to provide instant access to critical market data for consumer industries around the world.  Note: When you click on the link above, you are prompted to "accept" the terms of the database. If you choose " I accept," you will navigate to the GMN welcome screen.  [more info]
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Mintel Oxygen is a comprehensive resource full of reports on current issues in a wide array of domestic and international markets...  [more info]
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An easy-to-use compendium of statistics on nations throughout the world.  [more info]
Internet
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Passport GMID is an online market research tool containing global information on consumer spending, industry information, country profiles, and much more.
Users will be asked to login with their JMU eid and password.  
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Sponsored by the Library of Congress, this site links to information on 67 countries. Arranged by country or area and categorized by topics from general to specific.  [more info]
Internet
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Includes destination reports, HOST studies, forecasts, pipeline reports, property reports and more.  [more info]
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Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics...  [more info]
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Provides tabular data for countries and regions as well as demographic indicators, population pyramids and source information for countries.  [more info]
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U.S. Department of State publications containing facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.  Updated and revised by the departmental Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs.
 
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World Development Indicators provide a comprehensive overview of development drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partners.  For a neat visual tool that corresponds to WDI go to World Bank Data Visualizer.  Read More Info for user tips.  [more info]