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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
Print Reference Sources with Country Profiles
On Book Truck: World Today series, 2019-2020 and 2018-2019:
- Africa. Ref DT1 .D6
- East and Southeast Asia. Ref DS502 .H53
- Latin America. Ref F1401 .L3252
- The Middle East and South Asia. Ref DS41 .C55
- Nordic, Central and Southeastern Europe. Ref DL1 .N67
- Russia and Eurasia. Ref DJK1 .R87
- Western Europe. Ref D967 .W47
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If you're off-campus and you can't open an article you found in a Taft online subscription database, you need to create a proxy link for the article by copying and pasting the following at the beginning of your article's permanent URL: http://lib2.taftschool.org:2048/login?url=
Find Country Profiles and Coronavirus / COVID-19 / Pandemic in Online Subscription Databases
Using the database search tips on the Main Course Guide Page and below, including the AND / OR operators, you will be able to find relevant sources in these databases:
More than 35,000 pages of cultural, historical, and statistical information, as well as current news on all the countries of the world.
Academic Search Complete
Access thousands of magazines and journals in all disciplines. Limit search to Full Text and Language: English. Copy the example below to craft your search, choosing Title and Geographic Terms in the search fields. NOTE: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
Gale in Context: Global Issues
News, global viewpoints, country information and more on the significant global topics in the news.
: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
TO FIND INFORMATION ON YOUR COUNTRY AND COVID
- Click on this link for the Gale in Context: Global Issues Coronavirus (COVID-19) Topic Page
- Enter your country name in SEARCH WITHIN RESULTS.
- At top of your search results page, choose Magazines.
- See FILTER YOUR RESULTS and click on Publication Title.
- Choose the Country Report for your country.
U.S. Major Dailies
Paste the phrase coronavirus OR covid 19 OR pandemic AND your country and change search field from Anywhere to Document Title to find articles in five major U.S. newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1985-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), New York Times (1980-present), Wall Street Journal (1984-present), Washington Post (1987-present). NOTE: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
Country Profiles Websites
Wikipedia's general disclaimer: "Wikipedia cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields."
- Search Tip: Limit your search to more reliable domains by using the phrase AND site:edu OR site:gov OR site:int (edu for educational institutions in the U.S.; gov for U.S. government agencies; int for organizations established by international treaties between or among national governments)
United Nations Links