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International Business Resources

International Business Resources


1. U.S. State Department Country Studies series for each country include sections on the economy. See Ref DA through DU for Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania; see F1000 through F3000 for Canada, Middle and South America. Also available on-line as well as Background Notes from the State Dept. and the CIA World Factbook.
2. Europa Yearbook in Ref JN1 has updated statistics on the economy along with names, addresses, and organizations in the business community.
3. U.N. Trade Statistics in Ref HF91 has detailed statistics by country.
4. Various business guides to foreign countries are found in Ref HC400 through HC500.
5. For information on individual foreign companies see Principal International Businesses in Ref HF54, Moody’s International Manual in Ref HG4009, and Hoover’s Handbook of World Businesses in Ref HG4009.
6. Internet Resources and Services for International Finance and Investment HG54.
7. CulturGrams Ref GN330 .C85

Periodical Indexes

1. Proquest's ABI Inform on-line index to over 1000 business periodicals with about 50% of the periodical articles available full-text.
2. EBSCO Business Source Premier on-line index to over 8350 business periodicals with full-text access to over 1100 titles. There are also company profiles and country economic reports in their Enhanced Business Searching Interface.
3. LexisNexis Academic Universe business category or world news by region.

Government Documents

1. Frequently Used Documents directory under Business/Economics or Foreign Countries.
2. Links to foreign government websites under Foreign Governments or Governments on the WWW. 3. International organizations links from Northwestern University Library.

Internet Resources

1. Infomine from University of California
2. Google or Yahoo directories.
3. World Development Indicators Online.