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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





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


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.



One of the more popular databases ebsco
One of the more popular databases: Databases/Full Text NewsEBSCO


We will search academic search premier
We will search Databases/Full Text NewsAcademic Search Premier



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 Bank, among other resources: these are stats for the DRC from 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 Bank, among other resources: these are stats for the DRC from the



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


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 Guides and Bibliographies, Tables of Contents for Legal Periodicals all on left margin.


Also note the new AF VIRTUAL LIBRARY through the Bunche: Guides and Bibliographies, Tables of Contents for Legal Periodicals all on left margin.http://virtuallibrary.state.gov/AFVirtualLibrary.htm


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 of setting your own alerts/RSS Feeds by clicking on AF/C at top left of pagenew declassified documents for AF/W region in the AF Virtual Libraries



RSS UPDATES availableMAY 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


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


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 reports, as well as Congressional hearings


Learn more about the Bunche and its new resources through reports, as well as Congressional hearingsthe Bunche [email protected]: http://virtuallibrary.state.gov/


Eldis www eldis org
ELDIS: reports, as well as Congressional hearingswww.eldis.org


COUNTRY PROFILES reports, as well as Congressional hearingsAVAILABLE 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 reports, as well as Congressional hearingsFOOD SECURITY



The newsletter lists new e books and e resources
The Newsletter lists new e-Books and e-Resources in the GAL to receive her newsletter


Thanks for your attention
Thanks for your attention in the GAL to receive her newsletter

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

  • 030-274-1172 (Accra)

  • [email protected]

  • Free webliographies at:

  • www.tinyurl.com/6dfaxn

  • November 1, 2011


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