- The Library

Resources on specific topics & regions - for Politics, Languages & International Studies 

  • CEEOL: Central & Eastern European Online Library: humanities & social science documents on Central, Eastern & South-Eastern European topics

  • CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online: coverage from 1991 includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional NGO papers series, foundation-funded research projects, conference proceedings, books, journals & policy briefs - teaching materials include original case studies written by leading international affairs experts & course packs for history & political science classes
  • Digital National Security Archive (DNSA): contains a vast collection of important declassified U.S. government documents, providing the full-text of vital primary source material to advance research in twentieth and twenty-first century history, politics, and international relations 
  • EDC: European Documentation Centre: information about the Library's EDC and online resources for European Union 
  • ELDIS: gateway to information about developing countries including much full-text

  • ESO: European Sources Online: information about the European Union's institutions, activities, countries & regions - also covers other European organisations and issues of importance to European citizens & stakeholders
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750: search across European Americana, a chronological guide to works that were printed in Europe between 1493 and 1750, and that relate to the Americas - this guide is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide 
  • Global Terrorism Database (GTD): an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through to 2016. Includes systematic data on domestic as well as transnational and international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period and now includes more than 170,000 cases.
  • GreenFILE: well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment such as global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, recycling & renewable energy - covers scholarly, government & general-interest titles
  • Integrum Profi: the world's largest archive of mass media of Russia and the CIS states, with over 500 million full-text documents.  It provides a flexible search engine including a range of the professional analytic tools for research in any field of Russian studies. Interface available in both English and Russian, however the majority of sources are in Russian.      
  • Lexis Library: UK case law, legislation & law journals 
  • OECD iLibrary: enables access to all online books, reports, annuals, working papers, periodicals, databases, loose-leaf binders, the STI scoreboard & the OECD factbook from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).  Self-paced tutorial: Finding statistics with OECD iLibrary. OECD has its own range of official support videos including instructional videos
  • Translation Studies Bibliography: translation (intralingual, interlingual & multimedia), interpreting, adaptation, documentation, intercultural communication, language mediation, localization & terminology  
  • UK Parliamentary Papersfundamental to understanding current legislation, policy-making & the political environment of Britain - full-text papers available from 1688-2003/4 

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