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This guide provides links to scholarly search engines, relevant journals, and the UNC catalog to help you find resources for the study, Asia 150: An introduction (postcolonial period).
UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries subscribe to a number of databases specific to various parts of the world. They are organized by region on the E-Research Tools page. Select the region you're interested in, and start out by exploring some of the "Recommended Databases."
Here are some sources for finding statistics and basic information on nations:
Country Studies/Area Handbooks
A Lilbrary of Congress publication; focuses on lesser-known areas of the world.
IHS Global Insight
Provides regional, national, and global economic, financial, and commodity information. Included are detailed and up to date reports on 206 countries...
UNdata provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface.
Government and International Organization
Use this guide to learn how to access various types of government information available at Davis Library.
Here are some sources you where you can find government information in electronic formats:
Declassified Documents Reference System
Declassified Documents Reference System Online contains documents covering major domestic and international events since the end of World War II. Information relating to all major political and military events from every corner of the globe offers fascinating insights into U.S. government views, decisions, and activities.
Indexes Congressional publications from 1789 to the present. Some material from recent years is provided in full text, including testimony at hearings.
Contains materials written by or relating to the United Nations.
East Asian Librarian
Your Research Consultant
Media Resources Center in the Undergraduate Library
South Asian Librarian
Davis Library Global Resources & Area Studies