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Background Information
International relations: the key concepts Case Reference JZ1160 .G75 2008 Unrestricted Access

Greenwood encyclopedia of international relations Case Reference JZ1160 .N65 2002 Unrestricted Access

Routledge encyclopedia of international political economy Case Reference HF1359 .R68 2001 Unrestricted Access

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy Restricted Access Some full text available
2002 ed. Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures.

Handbook of International Relations Restricted Access Some full text available
 2013 ed.  An extensive overview of important topis in international relations, and each of the 33 chapters has a list of suggested readings.

Freedom iHouse Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Freedom House publishes comparative surveys and special reports focused on the state of democracy and human rights around the world. Under the Analysis tab are: Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, Nations in Transit, Countries at the Crossroads, Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa, and special reports

Articles
Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

PAIS International Restricted Access
Coverage: 1915-present. Covers all aspects of public affairs including political science, sociology, health, etc. with an international view. Coverage includes foreign language materials and some U.S. congressional documents. Includes references previously contained in the PAIS Archive.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Restricted Access
Coverage: 1975-present. Covers the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Restricted Access
Coverage: 1951-present. Indexes and asbstracts social science and interdisciplinary research. For book reviews, search title of book and REVIEW in Publication Type.

Columbia International Affairs Online - CIAO Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1991-present. A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.

Web of Science Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1989-present. Access to Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and/or Arts & Humantities Citation Index. This resource has broad multidisciplinary coverage of scholary articles.  A feature which is somewhat unique to this resource is citation searching.  Using an important historic reference - one can see the more recent articles which cited the key reference.
Newspapers
LexisNexis Academic Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies, generally 1980s-- . A multi-disciplinary database, with especially strong news, business and legal material.
Newspapers -- International
Access World News - International Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

World News Connection Restricted Access Some full text available
New interface! Coverage: 1995-2013; extremely limited 1994. Translations from more than 800 non-U.S. media sources, including news articles, Web sites, broadcasts, periodicals, government press releases, and non-classified technical reports. Information is available within 24-72 hours from original publication or broadcast. Earlier content is available from Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 on the Newsbank platform.ProQuest interface (2006- ) disappearing in 2014, available from the Databases  A-Z list

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1974-1996. Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Series 1 through 6 have been released. They cover Africa, Asia, East Europe, Latin American, and the Middle East.

FBIS Publications 1997-2004 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1997-2004 . Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Continues online FBIS Daily Reports. Continued by World News ConnectionNeeds to be installed before use., some CDs no longer work in native mode on our computers and require some work arounds. Ask at Reference Desk.

Times (London) Digital Archive Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1785-2006. Search the full-text of the Times (London) Digital Archive. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.

Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access
Includes Jerusalem Post 1932-1988 and Times of India 1838-2003

Primary Sources
See our Primary Sources guide for help in finding primary sources for your specific topic.

Foreign relations of the United States : diplomatic papers. Washington : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1948- CASE Ref Document S 1.1: Unrestricted Access
Official record of U.S. Foreign policy with correspondence and papers on major policies and decisions.

Digital National Security Archive Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains audio
1940`s to present. A collection of declassified government documents, arranged into collections. Each collection, compiled by top scholars and experts, covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.

ProQuest Congressional Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Indexes the United States Congressional Serial set and other publications of the U.S. Congress, including committee prints and hearings, and the Congressional Record. The Serial Set (CU owns in paper) is a treasure-trove of historical materials about the country, including foreign relations. Also includes stories from the Washington Post, Roll Call, and The Hill; and links to hot bills/topics and other websites.

Bibliographies
American Foreign Relations since 1600: a guide to the literature Restricted Access
2008 ed. An update of the standard bibliography of American foreign relations literature from colonial times to the present day.

International relations, international security, and comparative politics: a guide to refence and information sources Case Ref JZ1305.K35 2008 Restricted Access
Bibliography of reference sources for international relations

For more bibliographies, search the catalog for the subject heading International relations -- Bibliography

Data/Statistics
FIRST: Facts on International Relations and Security Trends Unrestricted Access Some full text available
A joint project of International Relations and Security Network and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Data includes armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and conventional weapons holding, nuclear weapons, chronology, statistics and other reference data.

ICPSR Unrestricted Access Some full text available
The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), located within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization serving member colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Colgate is a member and data not available on the Internet can be requested from the University representative. Inquire in the Economics Department. Although the majority of the data deal with the U.S., significant data sets are available for other countries.
Working Papers
Columbia International Affairs Online - CIAO Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1991-present. A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Web Sites
Cold War International History Project Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Established at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. in 1991, and seeks to disseminate new information and perspectives on Cold War history emerging from historical materials newly released by governments on all sides of the Cold War. Site contains a mixture of working papers and archival sources.

Columbia International Affairs Online - CIAO Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1991-present. A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.

Global Policy Forum Unrestricted Access Some full text available
GPF has consultative status at the UN and monitors their global policy making. Their visually simple, information-rich Website is divided into the following subsections: UN Financial Crisis, Security Council, Social/ Economic Policy, NGOs, Nations and States, and UN Reform. The content includes essays from the GPF staff, issue summaries, excerpts from conference presentations, news articles, and reports from the UN and other government agencies. Other special in-depth sections on timely topics.

WTO and GATT Research Unrestricted Access
Maintained by Jeanne Rehberg at the NYU Law Library, this guide lists the essential sources for researching the current WTO system and the predecessor system under the 1947 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1947). Call numbers are provided for the NYU Law Library, NOT Colgate.

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Unrestricted Access
List of websites dealing with International Affairs
Book Reviews
Book Review Index Restricted Access
Coverage: 1965-present. Indexes reviews in magazines and scholarly journals.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Restricted Access
Coverage: 1951-present. Indexes and asbstracts social science and interdisciplinary research. For book reviews, search title of book and REVIEW in Publication Type.

Book Review Digest Case Ref Z1219.C95 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1905-2004/05.  Indexes and excerpts reviews of books written in English and published in the U.S. and Canada. More selective than Book Review Index. Arranged alphabetically by author; subject and title indexes. Search year of publication and the year following publication.

Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

Web of Science Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1989-present. Access to Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and/or Arts & Humantities Citation Index. This resource has broad multidisciplinary coverage of scholary articles.  A feature which is somewhat unique to this resource is citation searching.  Using an important historic reference - one can see the more recent articles which cited the key reference.

American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Restricted Access
Coverage: 1990-present. Resources about East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada.


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