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Business: A Guide to McFarlin Library Resources: International Business Research Strategy

International Business Research Strategy

This is a selected guide for research on International Business in the McFarlin Library Collection.

Economic Data

The following reference materials can be used when searching for information on Economic Data for International Business:

McF Reference;JN1 .E85


Europa World Yearbook


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International Financial Statistics 


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World Economic & Social Survey




Reference Materials


The following reference materials on International Business can be found in McFarlin Library:

McFarlin Books; HG4057 .A2171  


Directory of corporate affiliations


McF Reference; HF3011 .E9 


Exporters' encyclopaedia


McF Reference; HD2721 .I63


International directory of company histories


McF Reference; HF54.U5 P74  Principal international businesses



Internet Resources


Listed below are some of the most well-established collections of  Websites for International Business:

CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials, and the style, format, coverage, and content are designed to meet their specific requirements. Information is provided by the National Science Foundation, Department of Commerce, Department of Labor, Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, and other public and private sources.

Country Briefings

View background profiles, forecasts and statistics from the Economic Intelligence Unit and articles from the Economist magazine.
Country Studies/Area Handbook Program
Studies of individual countries which describe economic, social and political systems.
International Data Base (U.S. Census Bureau)
Demographic and socio-economic statistics for over 227 countries and regions of the world.

International Trade Administration

 Links to worldwide industry data, trade statistics, and some country information.

 International Business
 (St. Ambrose University)