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  1. International Affairs Highlights of Key Resources - Mary A. Axford, April 17, 2008

  2. Today’s Topics • Subject guide • Databases • News Sources • Statistics

  3. Int’l Affairs Subject Guide • http://www.library.gatech.edu • >Search and Find • Research Guides • International Affairs • Click “Search this Guide” to search

  4. Databases - CIAO • CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) • unique content, working papers, case studies, policy briefs, books, etc. • All items full-text

  5. Databases - PAIS • Index and Abstract for public policy, international affairs, etc • Includes books, articles, and U.S. government documents • Coverage since 1915 to current

  6. Databases - JSTOR • Core scholarly journals • Coverage from v. 1 • Lacks most recent 3-5 years

  7. Databases – Executive Briefing • EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) – highly regarded source • Global Industry Information • Viewswire – country informaton

  8. News - Factiva • Many global news sources • News pages tab • Select country

  9. News – Lexis-Nexis Academic • Many world news sources • Some non-English • Check for source of interest • Will be adding links to specific regional sources to international affairs subject guide

  10. Statistics Sources • Wide variety • Some top-level aggregators

  11. Statistics - Nationmaster • http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php • Statistics aggregator • Sources include CIA, UN, OECD • Generate maps and graphs • Country profiles

  12. Statistics -UNdata • Portal for UN statistics from many agencies • Many topics – indicators, industry, ICT, population, tourism, etc.

  13. Contact Me • Mary A. Axford • Mary.axford@library.gatech.edu • 404-894-1392