The World Factbook from the CIA - provides "information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities."
Background Notes from the US Dept. of State - brief economic and political updates for countries around the world.
Country Profiles from the BBC - quick guides to the history, politics and economic background of countries and territories.
Countries & Regions from the World Bank - includes country briefs, overviews, statistics, analysis, and more.
Country Information from the International Monetary Fund - reports, press releases, and publications arranged by country
Europa World Plus Online
Covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories, with surveys that provide in-depth, expert analysis at the regional, sub-regional and country levels.
Business Source Complete
Search for your country by name, then under "Source Types," limit your results to "Country Reports" and check the box for "Full Text." Country analyses include: -Economic Surveys from the OECD -Country Profiles (annual) and Country Reports (monthly) from the Economist Intelligence Unit cover over 200 countries with overviews of economic, social, and political conditions. -Country Reviews from CountryWatch Incorporated -Country Monitor from IHS Global Insight
Search the Catalog
Use Puget Sound Worldcat to find resources on your topic at Collins Library and beyond. Request books held by Summit libraries for delivery to Collins Library in about 5 days. Books can also be requested from non-Summit libraries -- via Interlibrary loan -- if needed, for delivery in about 12 days.
Collins LibX Toolbar
The Puget Sound LibX toolbar can link any search on the internet to Collins Library resources. By installing the LibX toolbar:
- books and articles you find by searching the open web can instantly be searched in Puget Sound Worldcat,
- full text articles that we subscribe to but which you find on the open web can be reloaded at the touch of a button to identify you as a subscriber,
- and you can instantly search for citations you find in PDFs in Google Scholar and link back to Collins Resources.
For Firefox and IE, download the toolbar from LibX.
For Chrome, download the toolbar from the Chrome Web Store or from this link: