Government Information: International Resources

UWRF is not a depository for any Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGO). Selected materials are purchased from the United Nations (UN), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), World Bank and other IGO's for the library's collection. Consult Search@UWlink for specific holdings of print materials and licensed electronic resources.

International Government Databaseslink are accessible via the Databases A-Z.    Note: the  LexisNexis Academic database provides full text coverage of EU law from the European Union Law (CELEX Database), international tax information from the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, world news coverage, and foreign language newspapers.

General Resources

Canadian Government Informationlink

Census of Canadalink

Government Gazetteslink at the University of Michigan Librarylink

International Documents Search Enginelink   A custom Google search engine for hundreds of international organizations - excellent starting point for UN research, especially on difficult topics, this was created by  David Oldenkamp, Indiana University.

International Governmental Informationlink University of California, Berkeley Librarylink

Official Statistics on the Weblink from the  University of Auckland Librarylink a meta site that pulls together links to official statistics from countries, government agencies and intergovernmental organizations. Statistics can be found by country, region or topic. Links to sources are clearly displayed. Topic links also note the source of the statistics.

World Treaty Indexlink (WTI) is an electronic treaty database spanning the 20th century.

Intergovernmental Organizations (IGO's)

Links to IGOslink
 at Northwestern University Librarylink

EUROPAlink the official website of the European Union

Euro Statlink provides detailed statistics on the EU and candidate countries

World Economic Outlook Databaselink

World Trade Organization  Preferential Trade Arrangementslink

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

NGO Custom Search Enginelink developed by David Oldenkamp at Indiana University and James Jacobs at Stanford University.

Non-Governmental Organizationslink (NGOs) University of California, Berkeley Library

NGO Research Guidelink from Duke University Librarieslink

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