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The Ralph Bunche Library : a Resource for all FSNs and FSOs at Embassies and Consulates Worldwide. Available through the State Intranet: http://intranet.state.gov/. Location of the Bunche Library : under State Department Services on the State Intranet. NEW FULL SEARCH CAPABILITY.

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The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

The Ralph Bunche Library: a Resource for all FSNs and FSOs at Embassies and Consulates Worldwide

Available through the State Intranet:

http://intranet.state.gov/


Location of the bunche library under state department services on the state intranet

Location of the Bunche Library: under State Department Services on the State Intranet


New full search capability

NEW FULL SEARCH CAPABILITY


Full search at work

FULL SEARCH AT WORK!


Articles from full search my results

ARTICLES FROM FULL SEARCH: MY RESULTS


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

The Bunche Library: note the division into Catalog, Databases, eJournals, Reading Room and Virtual Libraries


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Let’s look at the free databases now available in the Bunche Library: Click on the databases tab to your left as you enter the Bunche Library: although they are free to you for your use, important to note that these are commercial databases that HST pays $400,000 a year and provides to you w/o charge.


Newspapers and newspaper stand also available under databases full text news

Newspapers and Newspaper Stand also available under Databases/Full Text News


One of the more popular databases ebsco

One of the more popular databases: EBSCO


We will search academic search premier

We will search Academic Search Premier


Note that most articles are in full text

Note that most articles are in full-text


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

The Bunche Library also has Statistics from the UN and World Bank, among other resources: these are stats for the DRC from the World Bank


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is now available through the Bunche and has constantly updated reports as well as statistics.


Data tool for ghana latest stats

DATA TOOL FOR GHANA: LATEST STATS


Many other statistical resources are available in the ralph bunche libraries

Many other statistical resources are available in the Ralph Bunche Libraries


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

The Bunche Library also has periodicals and journals in their Periodical Locator section: example here


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Note the location of Virtual Libraries, Tutorials, Subject Guides and Bibliographies, Tables of Contents for Legal Periodicals all on left margin.


Bunche s virtual libraries here

Bunche’s Virtual Libraries here


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Also note the new AF VIRTUAL LIBRARY through the Bunche: http://virtuallibrary.state.gov/AFVirtualLibrary.htm


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Note the direct, convenient access to articles; capability of setting your own alerts/RSS Feeds by clicking on AF/C at top left of page


Here are the new declassified documents for af w region in the af virtual libraries

Here are the new declassified documents for AF/W region in the AF Virtual Libraries


Click on email alerts for periodic updates rss feeds also available

Click on email alerts for periodic updates: RSS FEEDS also available


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

RSS UPDATES MAY BE FOUND HERE: add these to GOOGLE READER or NETVIBES AS AN EASY WAY TO GET ALERTS AT HOME: I CAN PROVIDE ANOTHER SESSION ON NETVIBES IF YOU LIKE


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

For those doing historical research or for intriguing class assignments, the Historical Newspaper Database is always useful


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Finally, the Bunche has e-Books that you can read at your desktop via their Catalog tab at left of the website: it looks like this


The e books section of the bunche includes think tank reports as well as congressional hearings

The e Books section of the Bunche includes Think Tank reports, as well as Congressional hearings


Actual example of ebook

Actual Example of eBook


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

Learn more about the Bunche and its new resources through the Bunche [email protected]: http://virtuallibrary.state.gov/


Eldis www eldis org

ELDIS: www.eldis.org


The ralph bunche library a resource for all fsns and fsos at embassies and consulates worldwide

COUNTRY PROFILES AVAILABLE IN ELDIS: THIS IS FOR GHANA: NOTE RSS FEEDS to Add to Google Reader or NETVIBES


Here is the eldis dossier on food security

Here is the ELDIS DOSSIER on FOOD SECURITY


For the latest info on bunche resources email sherer joan in the gal to receive her newsletter

For the latest info on Bunche Resources, email SHERER, JOAN in the GAL to receive her newsletter


The newsletter lists new e books and e resources

The Newsletter lists new e-Books and e-Resources


Thanks for your attention

Thanks for your attention

  • Stephen Perry, IRO for Coastal West Africa, based in Accra Ghana

  • 030-274-1172 (Accra)

  • [email protected]

  • Free webliographies at:

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  • November 1, 2011


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