If you're not sure which database to use, ask a librarian!
Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP contains scholarly journal articles as well as newspaper and magazine articles from publications like The Economist.
ProQuest News & Newspapers
Provides full text coverage of thousands of U.S. and international newspapers. Includes the former ProQuest Newsstand collection, now named Global Newsstream.
Newsbank Access World News
Newsbank World provides full-text access to thousands of newspapers from around the world. Users can limit searches to publications from particular regions or countries.
Academic Search Premier
- CountryWatch Country Reviews
An up-to-date source of information on countries of the world. CountryWatch provides both basic statistic and in-depth information on political and social conditions.
- A to Z the World
Country reports for 175 countries include basic geography and political information as well as descriptions of business culture, human rights and religious freedom information, and travel warnings.
- Statesman's Yearbook
This book is available in class and in the Library's Reference section: REF JA51 .S7
Statistical Data and Visualizations
Using data compiled from the CIA World Factbook, the United Nations, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), NationMaster.com allows users to generate custom tables and graphs comparing statistical data between any two countries.
- World Bank Databank
The Databank is a collection of statistical databases developed by the World Bank. The databases provide economic, gender, health, education, and poverty statistics.
- UN Data
This site searches all the UN's statistical databases (e.g. population, health, crime, environment, labor, etc.) at once.
Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.
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Library Faculty - Reference & Instruction
Your question may be directed to a librarian from another college when Normandale librarians are unavailable.
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.