Category Archives: International

Top Five Reasons Why Africa Should Be a Priority for the United States

http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2013/04/africa-priority-united-states Released in March 2013, this report from the Brookings Institution’s African Growth Initiative provides compelling information on why the African continent should be a public policy priority for the United States. The report is divided into five short sections, … Continue reading

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Need Country Information? Check out Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior This excellent database provides business and travel information for countries around the world. Sections include: Country Facts Society & Culture Health & Medical Technical/Electrical Also included is a Resource Guide that provides useful and practical information on … Continue reading

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Economist

The Economist: Audio and Video http://audiovideo.economist.com/ The audio and video segments of the Economist online are plentiful, and free. There is no need to register to start listening or watching. Furthermore, there is a very handy feature that allows a … Continue reading

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Key Indicators Interactive Database

Pew Global Attitudes Project Key Indicators Database http://pewglobal.org/database/?src=hpgraphic The Pew Global Attitudes Project has conducted a myriad of research projects over the past decade. With their team of researchers, they have asked people around the world about their opinion of … Continue reading

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Three Percent

Three Percent http://www.rochester.edu/College/translation/threepercent/ Launched in the summer of 2007, the Three Percent website is designed to be a “destination for readers, editors, and translators interested in finding out about modern and contemporary international literature.” The “three percent” in question refers … Continue reading

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Wilson Center OnDemand

Wilson Center OnDemand features audio and video recordings of programs sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan institution providing a forum for dialogue on national and international affairs. Topics range from Arts and Culture to Urban … Continue reading

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International Government Organizations

Image via Wikipedia Northwestern University Library provides links to about 400 international government organizations. Browse the alphabetical list, explore by region or theme, or use the IGO Web Search box to find organizations that match your interest. The collection spans … Continue reading

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Berne Convention

Image via Wikipedia First adopted in 1886, the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is the principle international agreement governing copyright law.  The Berne Convention applies to the member countries and it protects the works of … Continue reading

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Traveling This Summer

If you plan to travel abroad this summer you might be interested in using the database Global Road Warrior.  Find useful and practical information on countries around the world including essential terms, points of interest, and even help on how … Continue reading

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Trans Lex

Trans-Lex http://trans-lex.org/index.php Researchers, professors, students and lawyers involved in transnational law and international business law will find Trans-Lex to be a valuable legal research tool. The “How to Use the Site” link at the bottom of any page gives detailed … Continue reading

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