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WorldCat

  • Finding Books, etc.
    Use WorldCat to find books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format. Your search will cover McGill's entire collection of resources, and can be expanded to include the collections of libraries worldwide.

Classic Catalogue

  • Finding Books, etc.
    Use the classic catalogue to search for print books, journals, DVDs, and other items that are in McGill's collection.

Dictionaries

Encyclopedias

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Journal Articles, Reports, and Working Papers

Area Studies

Legal Studies

  • GlobaLex
    Guides to international legal research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law. Highly recommended!
  • Constitutional Documents International Constitutional Law Project
    Constitutions of the world's countries.
  • EUR-Lex
    Official journal of the European Union; EU treaties, legislation, case-law, and legislative proposals.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Ovid)
    Access to legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books (Wilson)
    Indexes articles from the most important legal periodicals and law books.
  • JUSTIS
    Online legal library of UK, EU and Irish case law from 1163 to the present.
  • LegalTrac (Gale)
    Index to Canadian and American legal literature.
  • LEXIS-NEXIS
    Legal information, international news and business information.
  • PARLIT Database (Inter-Parliamentary Union)
    Parliamentary law and practice index.
  • United Nations Treaty Collection
    Includes League of Nations and UN Treaty Series.

International Security

International Organizations

  • AccessUN (Readex)
    Indexes UN documents and publications from 1946-present.
  • United Nations Official Documents (ODS)
    Full-text U.N. masthead documents from 1993-present, and resolutions from 1946-present.
  • Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE)
    Contains 15,000+ documents on the historical and institutional development of the European Union from 1945 to the present day. Includes photos, audio and video clips, posters and cartoons, maps, news articles, personal correspondence, government documents, and more.
  • MyiLibrary
    E-book collection of publications from international governmental organizations (International Labor Organization, International Organization for Migration, UN AIDS, WHO)
  • NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research)
    Economic policy working papers.
  • Source OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
    OECD publications and policy research working papers.
  • World Bank e-Library
    World Bank publications and policy research working papers.

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Country Profiles

* More country reports are listed here

Specialized Country Profiles

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Canada

International

  • Major U.S. Government Statistical Publications (Vanderbilt University)
    Guide to significant surveys and statistical publications published by various federal agencies and departments of the United Sates government.
  • International Historical Statistics (Palgrave Macmillan)
    Provides access to statistics covering a wide range of socio-economic topics. It is a collection of data sets taken from hundreds of disparate primary sources, including both official national and international abstracts – back to 1750. The new online edition provides updated statistics to 2010.

Elections

  • Manifesto Project Database
    This project is based on quantitative content analyses of parties’ election programs from more than 50 countries covering all free, democratic elections since 1945.

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Theses

Conferences Proceedings 

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General

International Government Information

  • Foreign Information by Country
    From the University of Colorado at Boulder 
  • PARLINE Database (Inter-Parliamentary Union)
    Information on the structure and working methods of 265 parliamentary chambers in all of the 189 countries where a national legislature exists.
  • GlobaLex
    Guides to international legal research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

Intergovernmental Organizations

  • IGO search
    Custom Google search of websites of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), comprising over 3000 bodies including the United Nations, the European Commission, the World Bank, etc. Created by the Union of International Associations.
  • NATO LibGuides
    NATO LibGuides are web-based research guides that contain publicly available information from the Internet on topics that are of current interest to NATO's mission.

Elections

  • ACE Electoral Knowledge Network
    Extensive information on electoral systems and theory worldwide. Includes electoral results, calendars, etc. for individual countries.
  • Election Resources on the Internet
    Links to Internet sites around the world which provide complete and detailed national and local election statistics, as well as other election resources.

 

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