The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. A generalized map of the country/entity is also provided. The World Factbook also includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Coverage: World; Current
Tags: Economics, Geography, Government

Database covers sources on Chinese political movements between 1955-1958. Included are more than 10,000 government documents and files, speeches, bulletins and articles labeled “Rightist” at the time. Searchable in both Chinese and English.

Coverage: 1957-1958
Tags: China, Government, History, Politics

A database of elections data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical materials to help researchers investigate and understand voting and elections in America from 1789-present.

USAgov was named FirstGov until a name change in December, 2006. (Firstgov) is an official gateway or portal to United States government information, services, and online transactions. It links to Federal government agencies, and to Federal government information by topic for citizens, business and government. The search engine finds government agencies or information resources. Quickly find out how to get a passport, contact your elected officials, look up a zip code and more.

The United Nations Official Document System comprises the full text of all United Nations parliamentary documents, including resolutions and decisions issued at United Nations Headquarters in New York and the United Nations Office at Geneva since 1993 (with selected earlier coverage), and at the United Nations Office at Vienna since 1997, as well as documents from the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific beginning in 1997. In addition to parliamentary documentation, all currently valid United Nations administrative issuances (ST/AI/-, ST/IC/- and ST/SGB/-) are included in the database.

Coverage: 1993-present.
Tags: Government

This guide provides an overview of the wide variety of information and documentation resources made available by various entities across the United Nations System. It lists resources by organization and by theme. It also lists library catalogs, statistical resources, and terminology databases within the United Nations system.