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International & Area Studies

Click on the links listed below to access databases and texts. Some databases listed below provide the full texts of cited articles. To find which databases contain the full texts of articles from particular journals (with inclusive dates), consult the A to Z List of Grasselli Library journal subscriptions on this page. For information about accessing Databases from Off Campus, click here.

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Academic Search Complete

Background Notes (State Department)

Bibliography of Asian Studies (1971 - Current)

Britannica Online Korea

Britannica Pocket Encyclopedia

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) (1991 - Current)

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Japan

Global Road Warrior

International Political Science Abstracts (1975 - Current)

Latin America Data Base (LABD)

LexisNexis Academic

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean

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China/Asia on Demand
Students and faculty at OhioLINK member libraries have access to the Arts & Humanities package at CAOD which includes the full text of more than 900 journals. While many articles are retrieved instantly, there may be a waiting period of a few minutes to 3 hours for delivery of other articles. Users must submit an email address to be notified of article availability. From Wanfang.

ClasePeriodica
An index of articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Together, they offer access to citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.

Doing Business (World Bank)
Open-access data from the World Bank, contains the full World Development Indicators (WDI); Global Development Finance (GDF); and Africa Development Indicators (ADI), as well as several other World Bank databases. Can be searched by country, by topic, or by indicators.

Fuente Academica
A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers, this database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
Citations in the social sciences and humanities for material published in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe.

World Bank data
Open-access data from the World Bank, contains the full World Development Indicators (WDI); Global Development Finance (GDF); and Africa Development Indicators (ADI), as well as several other World Bank databases. Can be searched by country, by topic, or by indicators.

World Data Analyst Online (2004 - Current)
For analyzing countries easily, this tool offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures, combined with the ability to create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching.

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