The WWW Virtual Library
International Affairs Resources is a frequently updated Internet directory of over 2000 annotated links to high-quality English-language sources of information and analysis in a wide range 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. Each website is described only in general terms because of the typically rapid changes in details of its contents and features.
JSTOR includes scholarship published in over one thousand of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
Disciplines covered included Anthropology (86 journal titles), Botany & Plant Sciences (57 titles), Business (203 titles), Classical Studies (53 titles), Development Studies (8 titles) Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (74 titles), Economics (147 titles), Education (123 titles), Finance (20 titles), History (290 titles), Language & Literature (254 titles), Law (76 titles), Management & Organizational Behavior (30 titles), Marketing & Advertising (14 titles), Mathematics (67 titles), Philosophy (91 titles), Political Science (146 titles), Population Studies (30 titles), Public Policy & Administration (37 titles). Religion (62 titles) and Sociology (115 titles).
Many journals are embargoed for one or more years, which means that the fulltext content is not available for one year or more after publication. Look in the column headed ‘Coverage’ which indicates which years are available for full access.
Academic Search Premier
Provides journal coverage for most academic areas of study -- including general academic, biological sciences, business, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, social sciences & humanities, and women's studies.
Resource Type: Index with some full text.
Description: Academic Search Premier, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 3,500 scholarly publications, including nearly 2,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 4,450 journals in the collection. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
Highire provides access to hundreds of books and journals, predominantly in the health field, but with some other disciplines included. Journal titles include BMJ, British Journal of Sports Medicine, Cambridge Quarterly, Community Development Journal, etc. Book titles include the Oxford Handbook series, such as the Oxford handbook of clinical medicine and others.
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data.
World Development Indicators - The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
Global Development Finance - Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries. Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2009, for most reporting countries.
World Bank Finances -Datasets related to the World Bank’s finances, with tools to filter, visualize, share, and embed data. The data covers: IBRD's loans and IDA's credits and grants; the World Bank’s operational summary and financial statements; contributions and transfers from global funds; and more financial information.
World Development Indicators - The primary World Bank collection of development indicators compiled from officially-recognized international sources. World Development Report 2011 - As a follow up to the official launch of the 2011 World Development Report on Conflict, Security and Development (WDR 2011), the WDR 2011 database has been launched. The database includes statistics related to civil war, terrorism, and trafficking, as well as socio-economic, demographic and political data.