CPFR launches new online magazine
The Center On Politics & Foreign Relations just launched their first online magazine. The debut edition features President Elect Barack Obama, his staff, and his views on domestic and foreign policy issues.
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Looking for statistics on China?
True or false:
In the first 3 quarters of 2008, the construction gross output value was 3,755.2 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 22.8 percent. It's a burning question!Actually, we can help you find out the truth. Go to the Library's list of A-Z Online Resources and explore the offerings of China Data Online. JHU's subscription has been expanded (!) to include industrial data, provincial data and much more. The only part of the database not available to JHU is the census data.This is just one of many statistical resources available through the Library home page. If you're looking for specific data and having trouble, contact a reference librarian, or take a look at the Library's research guide on statistics resources.
Election '08: The whole world is watching...
Want a quick snapshot of what the press outside the US is saying about the election?
For authentic "local" coverage, try Press Display, where you can bring up full-image international papers by Country.
For more news pieces in full text, you can use LexisNexis:Connect to LexisNexisClick on NewsEnter BBC in Publication field (to restrict your results to reports from the BBC's Worldwide Monitoring service)Enter obama and mccain in the next search boxIn the search box labeled Sources, choose News, All (English, Full text)Choose a date range
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