International Resources

General Topics

Global Gateway: World Culture and Resources
Access to international collections and links to sites selected by Library of Congress subject specialists.

Foreign Aid

AidData
Free access to the world's largest database of individual foreign aid projects, data analysis applications, and a blog for discussion of international development. Hosted by the College of William and Mary, Brigham Young University and Development Gateway.

US Agency for International Development (USAID)
An independent federal government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid.

Country-Level Information

Country Profiles
Brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security. From the Library of Congress. Most were published before 2000.

Europa World Plus
Covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories and includes current and archival content. UNH subscription database.

International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) Country Guides
Resources on conflict and ethnicity by country.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)
Economic and financial data by country or data category.

NationMaster
Statistics for each country with multiple access points including lists and graphs.

Travel Abroad

International Travel Information
General and country specific information including travel advisories, location of U.S. embassy and consular offices, whether you need a visa, and crime and security information. Maintained by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, US Department of State.

Travelers' Health
Medical advice for travelers from the Centers for Disease Control.