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POLI 1101 Research Guide: Country Studies: Resources in the Library

Resources for finding basic political, social, historical, and economic information and data about various countries.

Reference Books

The Statesman's Yearbook

This key resources includes key historical events, population, city profiles, social statistics, information on climate, recent elections, current leaders, defence, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, international trade, religion, culture, and diplomatic representatives, as well as fact sheets on every country in the world.

The 2017 edition is available at the Reserves Desk at the New Westminster campus on a 2-hour loan for in-library use.  Please ask for it by title. 

The 2016 edition is available in the Reference Collection on the main floor of the Library at the Coquitlam campus.  The call number is:  JA 51 S7 2016.