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United States Virgin Islands
(Territory of the United States)

Use the tabs below to find online resources about the U.S. Virgin Islands, 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
CIA World Factbook - U.S. Virgin Islands
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

ITC - U.S. Virgin Islands
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).

United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - U.S. Virgin Islands
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.

U.S. Department of Energy - U.S. Virgin Islands
Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.
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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."
ReliefWeb - U.S. Virgin Islands
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 Virgin Islands from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
Defense is the responsibility of the United States. See the guide to Military Resources.
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Virgin Islands.


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


Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources
Virgin Islands and econom* Virgin Islands and econom*
Virgin Islands and histor* Virgin Islands and histor*
Virgin Islands and politic* Virgin Islands and politic*
Virgin Islands
(government publications only)
Virgin Islands
(government publications only)
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.

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