International Government Information

FBIS: Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports

Alternative Titles
Foreign Broadcast Information Service 1941-1996
FBIS
Description

Provides CIA translations of newswires and broadcast services from around the world in full-text from 1941-1996.

"The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence." -- Readex.

For full text after 1996, see World News Connection.

FBIS available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1941 - 1996 Covers eight regions: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Middle/Near East, North American and South America.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10309
Access
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Subjects

Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

Alternative Titles
Government Finance Statistics
GFS
IMF Stats, IMF Statistical Databases, International Monetary Fund
Description

GFS Online contains detailed annual statistical data on revenue, expense, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities of general government and its subsectors as reported by member countries going back to 1990.

No "sign in" is necessary to view content. If individual users want to download data, please create a personal account. 

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1990-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10305
Access
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Subjects

HathiTrust Digital Library

Alternative Titles
Hathi Trust Digital Library, HTDL, HT
Big Ten/CIC Shared Digital Repository
Description

A massive digital library bringing together materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes.  Includes searchable access to over 9 million volumes, including over 5 million books and over 240,000 serial publications, with full text access to 27% of these materials (over 2.5 million volumes).

Type
Catalog
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Digital copies of library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10197
Mobile Version
More Information
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

E-STAT

Alternative Titles
E STAT, E-statistics, E-STAT for Education
E-STAT pour l’éducation
Description
A dynamic interactive tool providing reliable and timely statistics about Canada and its ever-changing people, including Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System (CANSIM), census and Search map 2001 data.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
Historical Censuses of Canada, 1665-1871##1871-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10117
Access
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, RLIN
Description

Combined catalog describing over 2 billion books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in over 400 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 10,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (RLIN).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
Mobile Version
Access
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UN Data

Alternative Titles
United Nations data, Undata, Un data
United Nations Common Database , UN Common Database
Description
You can find official statistics produced by countries and compiled by United Nations data system, as well as estimates and projections. The domains covered are agriculture, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. You can also find indicators such as Millennium Development Goals.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10019
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP)

Alternative Titles
Balance of Payments Statistics
BOPS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats, IMF Statistical Databases
Description

The BOP database contains time series data from 1948. Balance of Payments Statistics summarize, for a specific period, the economic transactions of an economy with the rest of the world. It reports total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities.

No "sign in" is necessary to view content. If individual users want to download data, please create a personal account. 

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1948-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9957
Access
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Subjects

Direction of Trade Statistics (DOT)

Alternative Titles
Direction of Trade Statistics
DOTS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats
Description

The DOT database contains time series data from 1980. Direction of Trade Statistics provides critical data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. It reports total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group level.

No "sign in" is necessary to view content. If individual users want to download data, please create a personal account. 

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1980-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9955
Access
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World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Armed Conflict Database

Alternative Titles
Armed Conflict Database (IISS)
The International Institute for Strategic Studies Armed Conflict Database
IISS ACD
Description

Analyzes armed conflicts around the world since 1997, including non-state armed groups and the death toll. Major features: statistics, bar graphs, and pie charts by year and country for fatalities, weapons, refugees, and returnees. Includes summary information on individual non-state groups. Quarterly conflict review.

Type
Numeric Data
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9849
Access
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