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At the Reference Desk
|Congressional Quarterly's International Information Directory|
|Encyclopedia of associations. International Organizations|
|World of Learning|
Reference Collection: LC Classification
|G||Encyclopedia of the Third World, Environmental Profiles, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations.|
|HC||World Development Report, Human Development Report, and other economic yearbooks.|
|JC||Human Rights material, including Amnesty International Reports.|
Oxford Companion to Politics of the World
|JX||Coverage of international government, including United Nations.|
|Z 2000-5000||LC's classification for bibliography; includes ABC-Clio's individual bibliographies for many countries throughout the world. This area will take you to many other sources.|
Documents Reference/Online Resources
|D||Country Survey Series: excellent overviews of individual countries; chapters on history, economy, politics, and foreign relations of each country covered; extensive chapter bibliographies at end; note dates of publication for currency.|
|PrEx||CIA World Fact Book|
|S||State Department --Background Notes (looseleaf compilation of fairly current basic information)|
NOTE: Many government resources, including the above, are also available on the WWW. See CC-Docs International Links.
Y4's on lower level. Listed in online catalog, and indexed and abstracted in CIS Index in DOCS REF and on the LexisNexis Congressional Home Page.
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