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LAA 700: Latin American Library Resources

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

INDEXES

19th Century Masterfile

(http://poolesplus.odyssi.com/19centWelcome.htm)

American Statistics Index

(Z 7554 .U5 A46 Anschutz Microforms)
(Available online via LexisNexis Statistical)

Index to International Statistics

(HA 1 .I53 Anschutz References - Documents)
(Print version cancelled FY05. Available online via LexisNexis Statistical)

CIS INDEX - through LexisNexis Congressional (1970- )

Lexis-Nexis Congressional aka Congressional Universe Declassified Documents Catalog

(Z 1223.Z9 D4 Anschutz Reference)
(the documents themselves are received on microfiche)

Google UncleSam - http://www.google.com/unclesam

GPO Monthly catalog

Guide to Official Publications of Foreign Countries. 2nd. ed. Bethesda, Md.: CIS, 1997.

(Z 7164 .G7 G83 1997 Reference)

Index to U.S. Government Periodicals

(Z 1223 .Z7 I53x Request at service desk - Annex)

U.S. Government Periodicals Index

(Z1223 .Z7 .U5227 Anschutz Reference - Documents)

 

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS ABOUT LATIN AMERICA

OVERVIEWS

Area Handbook/Country Studies

(Anschutz - Documents)
Online at: (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html)

Each volume in this series deals with a particular foreign country, providing a detailed analysis of its social, political and economic institutions.

Background Notes

(Anschutz - Documents)
Online via US State Dept. (http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/)

Each of these pamphlets provides brief factual information on a country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations.

[Country name], Post Report

(S 1.127: ... Anschutz - Documents)

These booklets are prepared by the State Department to provide diplomats an introduction to their host countries. Each report includes information on geography, climate, population, transportation, communications, mail, radio, TV and newspapers, health facilities, clothing, recreation, social life, banking and currency, and national holidays.

 

ECONOMIC ISSUES

U.S. Government Export Portal

(http://www.export.gov/)

Country Commercial Guides.

Online through STAT-USA Internet via KU Libraries Electronic Resources home page

Foreign Economic Trends and their Implications for the United States.

(C 61.11 Anschutz - Documents)

A series of pamphlets, each focusing on economic trends in a particular country.

Globus & National Trade Data Bank.

Online through STAT-USA Internet via KU Libraries Electronic Resources home page

Includes international trade information, searchable by country

International Trade Library.

Online through Globus & NTDB on STAT-USA Internet via KU Libraries Electronic Resources home page

Marketing in [Country Name].

(C 61.12:85 ... Anschutz - Documents)

Provides information on: foreign trade outlook; economic trends; best export possibilities; industry trends' trade policy and regulations; distribution and sales channels; banking, credit, and monetary policy; investments; taxation; transportation, communications, and utilities; advertising and research; employment and labor; guidance for business travelers; entrance and residence requirements; and sources of economic and commercial information.

Minerals Yearbook.

(I 28.37:year/volume Anschutz - Documents)

Vol. 3, "Area Reports: International," gives country-by-country updates on minerals and mining.

U.S. Dept. of Commerce. International Trade Administration

(http://www.ita.doc.gov/)

U.S. Dept. of Commerce. International Trade Administration Trade Information Center.

Online via Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration home page (http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/tic)

U.S. Dept. of Commerce. International Trade Administration. Market Access and Compliance.

(http://www.mac.doc.gov/) or online via Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration home page

 

FOREIGN RELATIONS

American Foreign Policy Index 1993-1995

(JX 1417 .C66 Anschutz - Microforms)

Patterned like the American Statistical Index. No "dead" references; everything listed is received on microfiche or on depository status in Anschutz Reference - Documents.

American Foreign Policy and Treaty Index 1996-1999

(JX 1417 .C662 Anschutz Reference - Documents)
(Ceased with 1999)

Continues American Foreign Policy Index

Department of State. Diplomatic List. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1893- Quarterly.

(S1.8: date Anschutz - Documents)
(JX 1705 .A22 Watson Reference Desk) or online via U.S. State Dept. (http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/dpl/)

Lists foreign diplomats stationed in the U.S. Department of State.

Foreign Consular Offices in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1932- . Annual.

(S1.69:2/number Anschutz - Documents)
(JX 1705 .A28 Watson Reference Desk) or online via U.S. State Dept. (http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/)

Department of State. Foreign Relations of the United States. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1861- . Annual.

(S 1.1:year/volume, hard copy and microfiche, Anschutz - Documents) or online via U.S. State Dept. (http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/)

The official record of U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy. Volumes are published at least 25 years after the documents were written.

U.S. Foreign Affairs on CD-ROM, a Compilation of Documents. GPO, 1994.

(S 1.142/2:[CD-ROM] Anschutz Reserve, Reference Desk)
(Discontinued)

 

CURRENT EVENTS

World News Connection (WWW)

U.S. Dept of State (http://www.state.gov/)

 

NATIONAL ARCHIVES MATERIALS

National Archives and Records Service. Guide to Materials on Latin America in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by George S. Ulibarri and John P. Harrison. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1974.

(CD 3028 .L37 U54 1974 Law Library)

The National Security Archive. George Washington University.

(http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/)

The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The KU Documents Library has on microfilm many Dept. of State records relating to Latin America: consular dispatches dispatches of U.S. ministers records relating to the internal affairs of ... records relating to political relations between decimal files

 

HUMAN RIGHTS

Country Report on Human Rights Practice.

Online via U.S. Dept. of State home page (http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/c1470.htm)

Human Rights in Latin America, 1964-1980: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1983.

(LC 1.12/2:L 34/2/964-80 Anschutz - Documents)

 

SERIES PUBLICATIONS ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

International Organizations Series (Metuchen, N.J.) Dinan, Desmond. Historical Dictionary of the European Community. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993. (International Organizations Series; no. 1)

(JN 15 .D56 1993 Reference)

Humphreys, Norman K. Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993. (International Organizations Series; no. 2

(Hg 3881 .I58 H86 1993 Anschutz)

Urwin, Derek W. Historical dictionary of European Organizations. Metuchen, N.J. Scarecrow Press, 1994.

(JX 1995 .U79 1994 Reference)

Boczek, Boleslaw Adam. Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals. Metuchen, N.J. Scarecrow Press, 1994. (International Organizations Series; no. 5)

(JX 1990 .A2 B58 1994 Reference)

Talbot, Ross B. Historical Dictionary of the International Food Agencies. Metuchen, N.J. Scarecrow Press, 1994. (International Organizations Series; no. 6)

(HD 9000.1 .T34 1994 Anschutz Reference)

Gorman, Robert F. Historical Dictionary of Refugee and Disaster Relief Organizations. 2nd ed. Metuchen, N.J. Scarecrow Press, 2000. (International Organizations Series; no. 7)

(HV 640 .G66 2000 Reference)

Bennett, A. LeRoy. Historical Dictionary of the United Nations. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1995. (International Organizations Series; no. 8)

(JX 1976 .B395 1995 Reference)

Mays, Terry M. Historical Dictionary of Multinational Peacekeeping. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004.

(JZ 6374 .M38 2004 Watson Reference)

Arnold, Guy. Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1996. (International Organizations Series; no. 10)

(HC 60 .A738 1996)

Salda, Anne C. M. Historical Dictionary of the World Bank. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997. (International Organizations Series; no. 11)

(HG 3881.5 .W57 S25 1997 Anschutz)

International Organizations Series (New Brunswick, N.J.) Salda, Anne C. M. The International Monetary Fund. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1992. (International Organization Series; vol. 4)

(Z 7164 .F5 S2 1992)

World Bank. Anne C. M. Salda, compiler. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1995. (International Organization Series; vol. 9)

(Z 7164 .F5 W88 1995)

Baratta, Joseph Preston. United Nations System. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1995. (International Organization Series; vol. 10)

(JX 1977 .B284 1995)

Sheinin, David. The Organization of American States. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1996. (International Organization Series; vol. 11)

(F 1402 .S5 1996)

 

Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations

Gorman, Robert F. Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997. (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations; no. 12).

(JC 571 .G655 1997)

Spaulding, Seth. Historical Dictionary of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997. (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations; no. 13)

(AS 4 .U83 S69 1997 Reference)

Wilson, Larman C. and Dent, David W. Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998. (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations; no. 14)

(JZ 5331 .W55 1998)

Lee, Kelley. Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998. (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations; no. 15)

(RA 8 .L44 1998 Anschutz)

Schechter, Michael G. Historical Dictionary of International Organizations. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998. (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations; no. 16)

(JZ 4838 .S34 1998)

 

Organization of American States Indexes

Organization of American States. Documentos oficiales de la Organización de los Estados Americanos. Washington : Unión Panamericana, 1959-1970.

(1402 .A169 Ser.Z Watson Library Microforms)

Organization of American States. Documentos oficiales de la Organización de los Estados Americanos. Lista general de documentos. Washington, D.C. : Secretaría General, OEA, 1972-1987.

(F1402 .A169 Ser.Z1.1 Watson Library Microforms)

Organization of American States. Lista general de los documentos oficiales de la Organización de los Estados Americanos. Washington, D.C. : La Secretaría General, 1990-

(F1402 .A169 Ser.Z1.1 Watson Library Microforms)

 

INTERNET RESOURCES

Congressional Hearings on the Web (http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/hearings.html)

CQ Electronic Library (http://library.cqpress.com/)

Hein Online (http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Welcome)

KU Government Documents Library (http://www.lib.ku.edu/anschutzlib/govdocs/)

National Journal Group’s Policy Central (http://nationaljournal.com/about/policycentral/)

National Security Agency (http://www.nsa.gov)

PolicyFile: Public Policy Research and Analysis (http://www.policyfile.com/)

Public Documents Masterfile (http://pubdocs.odyssi.com/)

Source OECD (http://new.sourceoecd.org/)

Statistical Resources on the Web (http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html)

STAT-USA Internet (http://www.stat-usa.gov/)

U.S. House of Representatives (http://www.house.gov)

United States Information Agency (http://usinfo.state.gov)

U.S. State Department (http://www.state.gov)

U.S. State Department. Foreign Relations Series (http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/)

See also U.S. State Department home page - Related Foreign Affairs Sites.

 

UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATIONS

INDEXES

Bennett, A. LeRoy. Historical Dictionary of the United Nations. (International Organizations Series; no. 8) Lanham, MD.: Scarecrow Press, 1995.

(JX 1976 .B395 1995 Reference)

Fetzer, Mary K. United Nations Documents and Publications: a Research Guide. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University, 1978. (Occasional Papers - Rutgers University GSLS, no. 76-5).

(JX 1977.8 .D6 F47 Law Library)

United Nations Bibliographic Information System (UNBIS)

Online via United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library's Bibliographic Search (http://unbisnet.un.org)

 

YEARBOOKS

Demographic Yearbook.

(Anschutz - Documents)
(Latest edition in Watson Reference)

Handbook of International Trade and Development Statistics (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)

(Anschutz - Documents)

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics.

(Anschutz - Documents)
(Latest volume available at Anschutz Reference)

NAFTA Report Volume for Mexico, in Spanish.

(Anschutz - Documents)

National Accounts Statistics of OECD Member Countries.

(Anschutz - Documents)

OECD Economic Surveys. Organization for Economic and Cooperative Development, 1991- 1992. With annual updates for each country.

(Includes some non-OECD countries, Mexico the only Latin American one.)
(Anschutz)

Statistical Yearbook (United Nations. Statistical Office).

(Anschutz - Documents)

Statistical Yearbook, UNESCO.

(Anschutz - Documents)

Yearbook of Labour Statistics. (International Labour Organization)

(Anschutz Reference - Documents)

Yearbook of the United Nations.

(Anschutz Reference)

Trade Yearbook (Food and Agriculture Organization)

(Anschutz - Documents)

Production Yearbook (Food and Agriculture Organization)

(Anschutz - Documents)

United Nations Common Database (WWW) - Statistical series and data

 

ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (ECLAC-CEPAL)

Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latin y el Caribe. (ECLAC-CEPAL) - Home page (http://www.eclac.cl/) or via SPLAT home page

CEPAL Review.

(Anschutz - Documents)
(Electronic version available via KU Libraries’ online catalog)

Three issues published per year. Contains scholarly articles on the economy of Latin America.

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean.

(Anschutz - Documents)

Notas sobre la economía y el desarrollo de America Latina.

(Anschutz - Documents)

Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe.

(Anschutz - Documents)

 

INTERNET RESOURCES

Google Uncle Sam – (http://www.google.com/unclesam)

FAOStat - (www)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (http://www.fao.org)

United Nations Homepage (http://www.un.org)

UN Documents in Electronic Format (http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide)

UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (http://www.unctad.org)

UN Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN) (http://www.uncjin.org)

UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (http://www.odccp.org/odccp/crime_cicp_sitemap.html)

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) (http://www.undp.org)

UNESCO (http://www.unesco.org)

UNICEF (http://www.unicef.org)

UN Population Information Network (POPIN) (http://www.un.org/popin)

United Nations Scholar’s Workstation, Yale University (http://www.library.yale.edu/un)