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Government Documents: International Governments

International and Foreign Information

Country Studies (Library of Congress) -- 80 online books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. The books offer "description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world. The series includes several books on countries that no longer exist in their original configuration—such as Czechoslovakia, East Germany, the Soviet Union, Sudan, and Yugoslavia.'

International Studies Resources (University of Michigan Library) -- Links to international studies resources curated by the University of Michigan Library.

List of Foreign Governments (Northwestern University Libraries) -- Links to federal and international governmental websites.

Government Policy & Information (Berkeley Library, University of California) -- Research guides that link to information and websites of domestic and international organizations and agencies.

US State Department Archive (items prior to January 20, 2001) -- This site is for archived content only "that was released online from January 20, 2017 to January 20, 2021.  Content in this archive site is NOT UPDATED, and links may not function. For current information, go to"

US Department of State (current data) -- Provides information on policy, countries & areas, and bureaus & offices.  

United Nations --  An "international organization founded in 1945. Currently made up of 193 Member States, the UN and its work are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter."