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(Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom)

Use the tabs below to find online resources about Bermuda from governmental and nongovernmental sources. Most of these sources are freely available to the public, but titles followed by a CU symbol are only accessible on campus or via VPN.


  • Country Profiles
  • Official Government
  • Articles and Databases
  • Diplomacy and Aid
  • Health
  • Military and Peacekeeping
  • Search Chinook
  • Related Guides
Australian Government - Bermuda
Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

BBC News Territory Profile - Bermuda
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.

CIA World Factbook - Bermuda
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

ITC - Bermuda
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).

UNdata Country Profile - Bermuda
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Bermuda
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.

United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Bermuda
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.

United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Bermuda
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.

U.S. Department of Energy - Bermuda
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration on production and consumption of energy resources.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Bermuda
This resource provides background information on issues such as the economy, history, politics, and foreign relations. The State Department also provides access to annual reports on human rights and terrorism.
Find Articles & More British History Online
A digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.

British and Irish Legal Information
Provides access to cases and legislation from the United Kingdom and links to law journals and other law-related information.

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Bermuda" as the search term.
  • National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
    Database of intelligence reports, National Intelligence Estimates, and other publications produced by the National Intelligence Council or its predecessor organizations, the Office of National Estimates and the Office of Reports and Estimates since 1946.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports CU
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the research arm of Congress, prepares reports (usually under 20 pages long) on topics of interest to members of Congress. Enter "Bermuda" as the search term.

Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Bermuda.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Department of Defense Scientific and Technical Reports Collection provides access to citations to unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports (TR) Database, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents.

Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)
"Public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations."

PAHO/WHO Databases
Regional Core Health Data Initiative Table Generator System from the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization. Provides national health statistics and other data on the health situation in the Caribbean and North, Central, and South American countries.

Spartacus Encyclopedia of British History 1700-1950
A free resource for all students of British history. The encyclopedia currently contains over 2,000 entries and is an attempt to show the history of Britain through the eyes of people from all levels of society.

Time Digital Archive, 1785-1985 CU
Searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times (London), available in full page images.

U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Bermuda
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Bermuda.

World dataBank
Contains data from the World Bank, including the World Development Indicators & Global Development Finance, Gender Statistics, Education Statistics, Health Nutrition and Population Statistics, African Development Indicators, Global Economic Monitor, and Millennium Development Goals. Users can select variables (some going as far back as 1960) to create customized tables, charts, maps, and reports.
CARICOM - Bermuda
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was established by the Treaty of Chaguaramas in 1973. It is a regional organization dedicated to improving development, trade and economics, international competitiveness and economic leverage, coordination of foreign economic policies, and standards of living and work.

Consulate General of the United States in Hamilton, Bermuda
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Bermuda.

EU's Relations with Bermuda
Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with Bermuda.

ReliefWeb - Bermuda
ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.

News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Bermuda from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.

United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) - Bermuda
"UKOTA exists to promote the interests of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories and co-operation between them. Specifically UKOTA demonstrates the collective and individual partnerships between the territories and Her Majesty's Government."
Official site of the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization.
Bermuda Defence Department
Defense is the responsibility of the United Kingdom. See UK Ministry of Defence
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Bermuda.


Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:


Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources
bermuda and econom* bermuda and econom*
bermuda and histor* bermuda and histor*
bermuda and politic* bermuda and politic*
(government publications only)
bermuda (government publications only)

The * replaces up to five characters in a word.


For additional foreign information, arranged by subject, see the Subject Page.