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Political Handbook of the World – new edition!

Date Posted: September 25, 2013

 Political Handbook of the World 2013 edition is now out.  Lansford_Political_Handbook_2013_3D_72ppiRGB_150pixW

For eighty years, researchers seeking government and political information on countries around the globe have turned to Political Handbook of the World for the most authoritative and complete presentation of facts and analysis.

Political Handbook of the World provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country’s government and political party system. As a convenient, one-volume print source for global political information, each edition features country profiles that include:

In addition to the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the Handbook profiles a number of intergovernmental organizations, such as the African Union, OPEC, NATO, the WTO, regional banks, and the International Criminal Court.

Online Edition

The online edition of Political Handbook of the World combines the same comprehensive country and intergovernmental organization profiles from the print edition with a convenient, user-friendly database that organizes the content with a number of browses. Major political events that have occurred since the publication of the print volume have been included as notes at the beginning of affected entries. Users can quickly access content from the Handbook by navigating a virtual table of contents, performing a keyword search, or browsing for country profiles by:

Two new Marketing References now available

Date Posted: September 23, 2013

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies

A continuation of Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (2007)and (1999: REF HF5837 .E53 2000 ), this new volume expands its international coverage through its 100 essays covering some of the top global and emerging brands that appeared from 2010 to 2013. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as “war stories” by professors.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies

Access to NBC-Learn K-12

Date Posted: August 30, 2013

NBC Learn K-12 makes thousands of historic videos, current events, and original resources available to K-12 teachers and students, all aligned to state standards and mapped to curriculum.

NBC Learn K-12 is used by the Philadelphia School District in its classes.  Education majors now have the chance to use the same tool as is used by Philadelphia and by many other school districts throughout the country.

You can search the State Standards (found in a drop down box at the top) by subject and grade level to see correlated videos in the database.




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