An index to UN documents such as Official Records, documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, sales publications, etc.
A collection of British policy papers, documents and marginalia from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers. Begins with early 20th century British interests in the Middle East, continues through the establishment of Israel and on to British diplomatic relations with Israel and the Arab States in the early 1970s.
Subjects: International Relations
Offers scholarship from 1991 onward with focus on research and analysis in international politics and related fields. Includes working papers, policy briefs, articles, books and videos.
CountryWatch provides up-to-date news and information on each of the 192 recognized countries of the world. Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; the CountryWire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers; and the CountryWatch Forecast, a five-year macroeconomic forecast for each country.
Online version of the Europa World Year Book (in print in the library 1989-2007) is a leading source of information on world-wide affairs. It covers basic political, geographic, and economic information for over 250 countries and territories.
Full-text translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, as well as selected foreign news and periodical articles and government statements from around the world. Search by geographic region, article type or publication title. Browse "Events" to see chronological coverage of topics of interest. The Library has some of this on on microfiche.
This is an index to the FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. It can be easier to search this index for more relevant results. Full text is also available for 1974 to 1996 from FBIS Daily Reports Online.
Iraq 1914-1974 offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974.
MideastWire.com provides concise summaries in English of news stories and opinion pieces published in the media of the 22 Arab countries and the Arab diaspora and in the media of Iran. Coverage extends to key political, cultural, and economic developments in the region and in individual countries. Links to stories in their original language are provided. Georgetown faculty and students may subscribe to a daily email digest by contacting MideastWire using your Georgetown email account.
The Official Document System (ODS) is a searchable database that includes the full texts of born-digital United Nations documents from 1993-present. The database also includes digitized scans of the following types of paper documents created between 1945 and 1992: all resolutions adopted by the UN's principle organs, all Security Council documents, and official records of the General Assembly's plenary meetings. Digitized scans of other documents dating from 1945-1992 are gradually being added to the database. The ODS does not include the following types of documents: press releases, UN publications (yearbooks, statistical compilations, the UN Treaty Series, etc.), working papers and other internal documents not released for public distribution.
"PAIS International is a bibliographic index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Journal articles; books; government documents; statistical compilations; committee reports; directories; serials; reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations; and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world are indexed."
"World News Connection contains the fulltext summaries of non-U.S. newspaper articles, conference proceedings, radio and television broadcasts, periodicals and non-classified technical reports. (It is the successor to the Daily Reports from the FBIS and the JPRS Reports provided through the NTIS.) See also the FBIS Daily Reports Digital Collection, which covers 1974-1996."
"Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Since 2000, development of the serials list has focused on expanding international coverage. As of November 2005 approximately 1,500+ titles are being monitored for coverage; of these, 67% are published outside the United States."