Friday, February 10, 2006

More new resources from the Library: the Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies (MECAS) database offers a bibliographic index of periodicals, including grey literature, covering research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. "Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology." Click here to check it out.

Another valuable new resource is that of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), an offshoot of The Economist, one of the world's oldest, best, and snarkiest magazines. This new database provides in-depth analysis of social and economic trends and developments in over 200 countries from a business perspective. Click here to check it out.