Model United Nations Research Guide - LSC-North Harris
LSC-North Harris will represent The Republic of Sudan at the Model UN Conference A, March 22 to 26, 2015 in New York City.
There are a number of resources available for Model UN students to search their countries.
International Information - Site includes United Nations and other international organizational sites. It also includes federal sites for international information.
(Be sure to check the Country Information at the bottom of the page, which also includes treaties and agreements)
United Nations links to organizations and Committees Republic of the Sudan (Includes Guiding Principles of Foreign Policy) Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Sudan Countries & Cultures Research Guide
Research Database Information
If you are off campus, you will need your library borrower card number to access these sites.
CountryWatch (LSC-North Harris only)
(CountryWatch, Inc.) Provides news, geographical, political, economic, and cultural information and maps on each of the 194 countries of the world.
Academic Search Complete
(EBSCO) Full text of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
New York Times (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from June 1, 1980 to the present.
ProQuest's National Newspapers Core (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) Full text of Christian Science Monitor, Houston Chronicle, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.
- Background Notes from the U.S. Department of State See also Background Notes archives.
- CIA World Factbook - country overview from the Central Intelligence Agency
- Country Studies Area Handbooks from the Library of Congress
- Global Gateway - from the Library of Congress
- Lonely Planet Travel Guides
- Scroll down the page to "Find a Country."
- Click on the country.
- NationMaster: World Statistics and Country Comparisons - massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations
- The Economist/Countries - lists countries including economic and background information. Up to date.
- UNESCO Photobank (10,000 digitized images including cultural topics from the United Nations - allows searching by country)
Additional Model UN links
National Model United Nations site. (New York)