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    Historical overviews

    Statistics

    • CEPALSTAT
      Published by the United Nations.
    • CIA World Factbook
      Authoritative. Widely used. Arguably the most current. Utilizes U.S. Census Bureau algorithms and definitions rather than U.N.
    • World Development Indicators
      Free resource from the World Bank. Authoritative. Documents all sources.

    Current events

    • Academic Search Complete
      By library subscription. Popular articles from a variety of news sources, especially magazines.
    • Google news
      Freely available newspaper articles online. Good for identifying current event topics.
    • LexisNexis Academic
      By library subscription. Search either major world papers in English, or news sources from the subject country in Spanish or Portuguese. Better searched than browsed. Current issues plus deep archive.
    • UlrichsWeb Periodicals Directory
      Database that provides bibliographic information, including if a journal is peer-reviewed or not, on international periodicals. It covers all subject areas.

    Citing sources

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