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BOS170: Global Business

I. Background Sources

Europa World Year Book 2001. 2 vols.
Ref. D 2 E8 2001
Contains chapters on each country of the world and the major international organizations. A brief introductory survey is supplemented by a comprehensive statistical survey. This is a good, quick source for recent statistics on a country.

Directory of Multimationals, 5th Ed.. 2 vols.
Ref. HD 2755.5 .S78 1998
Background and financial data on the world's top 500 companies.

D&B Principal International Business 2000/01
Ref. HF 54 .U5P74 2001/02
Directory of international companies arranged by country, products, and alphabetically.

International Business Information: How to Find It, How to Use It, 2nd Ed.
Ref. HF 54.5 .P33 1998
A guide to resources and search strategies.

The International Business Dictionary and Reference
Ref. HF 1359 .P74 1991

Dictionary of International Trade and Finance
Ref. HF 1373 .G57 1994

Country Reports on Economic Policy and Trade Practices annual
Ref. HF 1410 .C69 2002
Compiled by the State Department for Congress.

International Financial Statistics monthly, with an annual yearbook
Ref. HG 61 .I57
Financial data on every country, compiled by the International Monetary Fund

Hoover's Handbook of World Business 2001
Ref. HG 4009 .H66 2001
Profiles of major global enterprises.

II. Electronic Resources

Lancaster Intelligencer
Connections to full-text newspaper articles (including the New York Times), business information, and legal resources. Publications from other countries are included.

Indexing for magazines and journals, from 1983 to the present; contains some full-text material.

United Nations
Contains useful links to material about human rights and economic development.

International Monetary Fund
Includes extensive information on individual countries.

World Bank
Includes reports on global economic prospects, countries and regions.

Last updated: 9/23/02 ag, contact Tom Karel for assistance, 291-3845