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United Nations Research Guide and Resources
(Dag Hammarskjöld Library, UN, New York)
A guide to online UN information resources.
United Nations Systems of Organizations
Portal to all websites of UN funds and programs such as UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, WTO, ILO.
Official Documents of the United Nations
Includes the full texts of some 800,000 United Nations documents, including resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, and the Trusteeship Council. Most of the documents date from the early 1990s, but older (and newer) works are continually added.
CIA World Factbook
Brief information about population, ethnicity, politics & economics of each country. Updated weekly.
Extensive discussion of social, economic, defense, & foreign relations policy for 102 countries.
Facts on land, people, history, government, politics, economy & foreign relations of each country.
Office of Global Affairs (OGA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Provides web links to information on global health including the link between domestic and international health issues. Data resources includes information by country, world health statistics, and links to fact sheets about each country. Also includes a section on international travel.
WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Cost-free website directory that is part of the WWW Virtual Library Systems. This section of WWW Virtual Library system was created, and is edited and maintained by, Wayne A. Selcher, Professor of International Studies Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA. It is a source of information and analysis of international affairs, international relations, international studies, global studies, and global education topics. These sites are carefully selected for their long-term value, favoring those with cost-free, authoritative information and analysis online.