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Background Information

Oxford Companion to Politics of the World
Print Location: Burling Ref. JA61 .O95 2001 Restricted Resource


Political Handbook of the World
Print Location: Burling 2nd Floor JF37 .P61
Detailed overview of the politics and governments of every country in the world. Current edition in reference; older editions back to 1977 on the second floor.
African Development Indicators
Print Location: Burling HC 800.A1 A356
1996-present. Current volume in reference; earlier volumes on second floor.

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

AllAfrica
Aggregates and indexes content from over 130 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources. Available in English or French.
Independent Online
A source for news, classifieds, and information from South Africa. Contains hundreds of local news items, all fully searchable. In English.

Databases

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Restricted Resource
Index of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, public policy, and public administration.
PAIS International Restricted Resource
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.

Web sites

Afrobarometer
Series of public opinion surveys with data for 19 African countries.

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