Kean University Library

Curriculum-Focused Guides

 

Country Studies Web Resources

Asian Development Bank

Fighting Poverty in Asia and the Pacific

http://www.adb.org

 

Australian Government

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

http://www.dfat.gov.au

 

Background Notes

U.S. Department of State

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn

 

Baker Library Research Guides

Harvard Business School

http://www.library.hbs.edu/guides

Note: This portal site identifies subject-specific books, databases, and Internet resources.

 

BBC Country Profiles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

 

Boston University Libraries Research Guides

https://www.bu.edu/library/guides

 

Canadian Consular Affairs

Information and Assistance for Canadians Living Abroad

http://www.voyage.gc.ca

 

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments

Central Intelligence Agency

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/chiefs/index.html

 

CIA World Factbook

http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook

 

City Population

http://www.citypopulation.de

 

Consular Affairs

Canada

http://www.voyage.gc.ca/consular_home-en.asp

 

Countries of the World

http://www.theodora.com/wfb

 

Country & Industry Markets Reports

Market Research Library

http://www.buyusainfo.net/adsearch.cfm?search-type=int+loadnav=no

 

Country Commercial Guides

U.S. Department of State

http://www.state.gov/e/eb/rls/ccg

 

Country Energy Balances

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/world/country/countrybal.html

 

Country Insights

http://www.intercultures.ca

 

Country Profiles from the World Free Press

Tradeport

http://www.tradeport.org/countries/index.html

 

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/c1470.htm

 

Country Statistics

UNICEF

http://www.unicef.org/statistics

 

Country Studies

Library of Congress

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

 

Cultural Profiles Project

http://www.settlement.org/cp

 

Data Online for Population, Health and Nutrition (DOLPHN)

USAID from the American People

http://dolphn.aimglobalhealth.org

 

Earth Trends

http://earthtrends.wri.org

 

Economist Intelligence Unit

http://www.eiu.com

 

Economist.com Country Briefings

http://www.economist.com/countries

 

Eldis

http://www.eldis.org

 

Embassy.org

http://embassy.org

 

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/index.html

 

Ethnologue.com

http://www.ethnologue.org

 

Euromonitor International

http://www.euromonitor.com

Tip: Click Countries from the top toolbar for country fact-files.

 

European Union

http://europa.eu.int

 

Eurostat

http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat

 

Everything International

Philadelphia University

http://faculty.philau.edu/russowl/russow.html

 

Family Health International (FHI)

http://www.fhi.org

 

FITA

http://www.fita.org

 

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

http://www.itcan-cican.gc.ca/menu-en.asp

 

Foreign Government Resources

http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/foreign.html

 

Foreign Language News and Newspapers

MIT Libraries

http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/types/flnews

 

FreedomHouse.org

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=1

 

GenderStats

Database of Gender Statistics

The World Bank Group

http://genderstats.worldbank.org/home.asp

 

Global Gateway

Multilingual Resources on World Culture

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

 

GlobalEdge

Michigan State University

http://globaledge.msu.edu

 

Government of Australia

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

http://www.dfat.gov.au/geo

 

Handbook of Latin American Studies

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas

 

HSBC Country Reports

http://www.hsbc.com.hk/hk/bps/pdf/pdf.htm

 

InfoNation

http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/infonation3/menu/advanced.asp

 

Inter-American Development Bank

http://www.iadb.org

 

International Crisis Group

Working to Prevent Conflict Worldwide

http://www.crisisgroup.org

 

International Data Base

U.S. Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbnew.html

 

International Documents

http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govpub/resource/internat/foreign.html

 

IMF Country Reports

http://www.imf.org/external/pubind.htm

 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

http://www.imf.org

 

International Statistical Agencies

http://www.census.gov/main/www/stat_int.html

 

Inter-Source

http://www.intercultures.ca

 

Kidon Media Link

http://www.kidon.com/media-link/index.php

 

Ministries of Foreign Affairs Online

http://hostings.diplomacy.edu/baldi/mofa.htm

 

Multinational Business Websites

University of Pennsylvania Lippincott Library

http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/business/multinationalbusweb.html

 

NationMaster.com

http://www.nationmaster.com

 

OECD Online

http://www.oecd.org

 

OFFSTATS

Official Statistics on the Web

http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/stats/offstats

 

One World – Nations Online

http://www.nationsonline.org

 

Oxford Business Group

http://www.oxfordbusinessgroup.com

Tip: Select countries of interest from the Country Coverage menu located on the right-hand side of your screen.

 

Population Reference Bureau

http://www.prb.org

 

Portals to the World

Links to Electronic Resources From Around the World

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab

 

Statistical Data Finder

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

http://www.lib.unc.edu/reference/datafind

 

TradePort

http://www.tradeport.org

 

Transparency International

The Global Coalition Against Corruption

http://www.transparency.org

 

The UC Atlas of Global Inequality

http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu

 

United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office

http://www.fco.gov.uk

Tip: Click Countries & Regions from the left-hand menu.

 

U.N. Crime and Justice Information Network

http://www.uncjin.org

 

UNESCO

http://www.unesco.org

 

U.N. Millennium Country Profiles

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mi/mi.asp

 

U.N. Statistics Division

http://unstats.un.org

 

U.S. Agency for International Development

http://www.usaid.gov

Tip: Click Locations and then drag your mouse and click Mission Web Sites.

 

U.S. Department of State

http://www.state.gov

 

USINFO.STATE.GOV

International Information Programs

http://usinfo.state.gov

 

World Bank

IBRD & IDA: Working for a World Free of Poverty

http://www.worldbank.org

 

World Gazetteer

http://www.world-gazetteer.com

 

World Health Organization

http://www.who.org

 

World Health Organization Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)

http://www3.who.int/whosis/menu.cfm

 

Worldwide Governments on the WWW

http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/world.html

 

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

http://www2.etown.edu/vl

 

 

Prepared by Caroline Geck

August 15, 2007

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