The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The "What's New" area on the home page gives snapshots of the important, up-to-the-minute news stories from around the world.
Europa World Plus incorporates the full text contents of some of the Europa World Year Book and the eight Europa regional surveys. This database provides authoritative and current analytical information about countries and international organizations. Country overviews include historic, economic, trade, and political information.
A major UK web portal for the finest Arts and Humanities web resources for education and research. More than 18,000 sites have been selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists and made available through an intuitive search interface.
An indispensable resource for scholars and
students of literary theory and discourse.
It includes almost 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries
on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the
critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and
The online version of LRGis based on the fifth print edition and is updated regularly. It includes over 1,000 entries, which refer to nearly
1,600 additional books, articles, and electronic resources. Full text reviews are also included. This is a good collection development tool as well as an excellent roadmap of the literary research process for upper-level students through faculty.
Now a ProQuest database, the MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It dates back to 1925 and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals.
Newspaper Direct Press Display gives access to newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The collection currently includes nearly 1,000 U.S. and international titles. Most have a 3-month back file.