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Foreign Government Information: Research Databases

Resources for locating government information for foreign governments


Europa World Plus  
Annual yearbooks with political and economic information on over 250 nations and international organizations.

OECD iLibrary -- Full text of books, reports, statistics and articles from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

OECD Online Employment Database - International comparisons and trends.

World Bank Data--Catalog of documents and statistics published by the World Bank.

International Database -- U.S. Census Bureau

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996   (1996-2004 on CD-ROM in Room 120) -- An index to daily reports issued by the United States government. Includes  broadcasts, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from non-English sources around the world. 

PARLINE Database 
The PARLINE database from the Interparliamentary Union contains information on the structure and working methods of parliamentary chambers in countries where a national legislature exists.

WorldCat -- Database of items available in libraries wordwide.

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