UCB Libraries

 

Guide to International Publications

International Publications in the Government Information Library,
University of Colorado at Boulder

Compiled by Laura Lee Carter, August 1992


 

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ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK


I. Major serials:
  1. Asian Development Outlook, annual, 1989 - , latest ref.
  2. Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries,
  3. Publications available full-text on the ADB web site,
  4. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.
COUNCIL OF EUROPE


I. Major serials:
  1. European Yearbook, annual, 1955-
  2. Forum, quarterly, 1978-
  3. Naturopa, bi-annual, 1974-
  4. Yearbook of the European Convention on Human Rights, annual, 1955-
  5. The Libraries now have a standing order for the Council of Europe (COE). Consult Chinook for call numbers and locations of COE titles.
  6. Check out the Council of Europe guide for additional information.
EUROPEAN UNION


CU is a EU depository library, but does not receive all statistical publications. The latest copies of the main statistical publications are in the Reference Collection. All Eurostat publications are are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiches Microfiche Collection.


EU Statistical data can be found in: For additional information on the European Union check out the subject guide.

EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION


I. Major serials:
  1. Annual Report, annual, 1961-
  2. EFTA Bulletin, quarterly, 1959-
  3. EFTA Trade, annual, 1987-
  4. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY


I. Major serials:
  1. Annual Report, annual, 1984-
  2. ESA Bulletin, quarterly, 1986-
  3. ESA Journal, quarterly, 1986-
  4. News and Views, quarterly, 1991-
  5. Preparing for the future, quarterly, 1991-
  6. Reaching for the skies, quarterly, 1989-

II. Monographs:

  1. Special Publications, conferences and other monographs are ordered selectively.
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UN


CU maintains a comprehensive standing order for FAO publications through UNIPUB. For rare publications not available in the United States, copies can sometimes be obtained by writing directly to the Chief Librarian, David Lubin Memorial Library, FAO, Via Delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.

Statistical Databases:
  • AQUASTAT provides statistics on water management, focusing on developing countries and countries in transition.
  • FAOSTAT contains "over 1 million time-series records from over 210 countries and territories covering statistics on agriculture, nutrition, fisheries, forestry, food aid, land use and population."
  • FISHERS "contains the number of people engaged in fishing according to the working time devoted to the occupation, as national annual averages, from 1961 onwards. Starting with data for 1990, the database includes employment in aquaculture and separates inland and marine fisheries, on a gender disaggregated basis."
  • FISHSTAT contains statistics on fisheries.
  • FORIS "contains statistics on forest and forestry issues on a country by country basis including forest cover, plantations, volume and biomass and fires."
  • GLIPHA The Global Livestock Production and Health Atlas provides information relating to animal production and health through a combination of maps, tables and charts.
  • TERRASTAT "Land resource potential and constraints statistics at country and regional level. Statistics are based on various small scale maps and inventories that were not always up to date, reliable or both. "
GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE


Superseded by the World Trade Organization. CU was a depository of GATT

INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK


I. Major serials:
  1. Annual report, annual, 1960-
  2. Economic and social progress in Latin America, annual, 1972-
  3. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.
INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY


IAEA publications are received through a comprehensive standing order which provides all IAEA sales publications made available to the public.

I. Major serials:
  1. Annual Report, Annual, 1994-
  2. IAEA Bulletin, Quarterly, 1975-
  3. Yearbook, Annual, 1989-
For more information on the IAEA, check out our guide.

INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
(SEE WORLD BANK)


INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION


I. ICAO Journal, monthly, (Vol.45) 1990-
II. Monographs: Ordered individually through acquisitions.

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE


I. Major serials:
  1. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders, irregular, 1947-
  2. Yearbook of the ICJ, annual, 1947-
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY


I. Major serials:
  1. Coal Information, annual, 1983-
  2. Energy Policies of IEA Countries, annual
  3. Energy Statistics of non-OECD countries, annual, 1996-
  4. Energy Statistics of OECD countries, annual, 1987-
  5. World Energy Outlook, annual, 1983-
II. Monographs: Ordered through standing order.

III. Statistical information
  1. ETDEWEB CU
  2. IEA Energy Statistics
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION


I. Major serials, monographic series:
  1. Bulletin of Labour Statistics, quarterly, 1965-
  2. International Labour Documentation, monthly, 1979-
  3. International Labour Review, bi-monthly, 1921-
  4. Key Indicators of the Labour Market, 1999-
  5. Labour Law Documents, tri-annual, 1990-1995
  6. Labour-management relations series, irregular
  7. Management development series, irregular
  8. Occupational safety and health series, irregular
  9. Official Bulletin, Series A & B, both tri-annual, 1991-
  10. Social and Labour Bulletin, quarterly, 1974-90
  11. World Labour Report, irregular, 1984-94
  12. Yearbook of Labour Statistics, annual, 1935-
  13. LaborSta, database of labor statistics is available free of charge at the ILO web site
  14. Statistical publications are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection and are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU.
II. CD-ROMs: This CD-ROM product is only available in the CU Government Information Library.

  1. Key Indicators of the Labour Market.
INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION


I. Major serials:
  1. IMO News, quarterly, 1977-
  2. Status of multilateral conventions and instruments.., annual, 1981-
Established 6 March 1948, as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, the IMO is now a specialized agency of the United Nations. Publications are received through a depository arrangement.

INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND


I. Major serials, monographic series:
  1. Annual Report of the Executive Directors, annual, 1946-
  2. Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions, annual, 1955-
  3. Balance of Payments Yearbook, annual, 1938-
  4. Direction of Trade Yearbook, annual, 1979-
  5. Finance and Development, quarterly, 1964-
  6. Government Finance Statistics Yearbook, annual, 1977-
  7. International Financial Statistics Yearbook, annual,
  8. IMF Occasional Papers, irregular, 1980-
  9. IMF Staff Papers, quarterly, 1950-
  10. IMF Survey, irregular, 1972-
  11. World Economic Outlook, annual, 1980-
  12. Statistical publications are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection and are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU.
II. Monographs: In 1990 a blanket standing order for all IMF monographic titles was set up through Acquisitions. This SO also includes Option 1 (World Economic Outlook, the IMF Occasional Papers) and the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Restrictions.

For additional information, especially on access to electronic databases, see our guide.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION


The only publication purchased from this organization is the ISO Catalogue, which is available Online.

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN (INSTRAW)


The University Libraries began a standing order for INSTRAW monographs in 1998.

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION

I. Major serials:

  1. Radio Regulations, 1976, 1982 and updated.
  2. Report on the Activities of the ITU, annual, 1958-
  3. Telecommunication Journal, monthly, 1962-
  4. World Telecommunication Indicators. Only available in CU Government Information Library.
INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

As of January 1991, the CU maintains a standing order for all monograph and serial titles from this organization through the Island Press in the U.S. The only major serial received from them is the IUCN Bulletin and the only major series is the Red Data Books.

 

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION

I. Major serials:

  1. NATO Facts and Figures, periodic, 1959-
  2. NATO Handbook, annual, 1958-
  3. NATO Letter, monthly, 1953- which became the NATO Review, bimonthly, 1976-
  4. NATO Science and Society Newsletter, quarterly, 1988-93

II. Major series:

  1. NATO ASI Series B (Physics) and C (Math & Physical Sci.) This series is acquired through the Serials Dept., catalogued in LC and distributed to the branch libraries by block.
  2. The NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) publishes four report series which we originally received in paper and now receive on microfiche.
    • Advisory Reports (AGARD-AR-)
    • Conference Proceedings (AGARD-CP-)
    • Lecture Series (AGARD-LS-)
    • Report (AGARD-R-)
  3. AGARD reports are also selectively received from NTIS.

III. Monographs: Only occasional, received free of charge from NATO.

 

ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT


The University Libraries maintains a blanket standing order for all OECD monographs and serial titles. The University Libraries also subscribes to OECDiLibrary CU for books, periodicals and statistics. Statistical publications are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection and are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical. CU

CD-ROMs: These CD-ROM products are only available in the CU Government Information Library.
  1. OECD Statistical Compendium
ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES

The only paper publication the Libraries presently receives from the OAS is the serial Americas through a serials standing order. The only microfiche series is Documentos Oficiales de la OEA which is received also through a serial standing order.

 

UNESCO


I. Major serials:
  1. Copyright Bulletin, quarterly, 1968-
  2. Impact of Science on Society, quarterly, 1952-
  3. International Social Science Journal, quarterly, 1959-
  4. Museum, quarterly, 1948-92
  5. Nature and Resources, quarterly, 1965-99
  6. Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1969-
  7. Study Abroad, biennial, latest two years only
  8. UNESCO Courier, monthly, 1948-
  9. UNESCO Statistical Yearbook, annual, 1963-
  10. World Education Report, annual, 1991-
  11. Statistical tables available free of charge at the Unesco Institute of Statistics web site.
  12. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics Microfiche Collection.

II. Monographs: The Libraries maintains a comprehensive standing order through UNIPUB for most UNESCO monographs, including some co-published volumes. Because so many of their publications are co-published with a private publisher, they tend to appear in the main stacks under an LC number as well as in our collection under a 1000 number.

 

UNITED NATIONS


The University Libraries is a United Nations depository library. A subscription to UN publications in microfiche is also maintained. Prior to 1980 this subscription was in microprint. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics Microfiche Collection. The Libraries also have online access to the United Nations Official Document System (ODS) and the UN Treaty Series. Ask for help at the Government Information office.

CD-ROMs: These CD-ROM products are available in the CU Government Information Library.
  1. Demographic Yearbook Historical Supplement, 1948-1997.
  2. UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics.
  3. United Nations Statistical Yearbook.
  4. UNIDO INDSTAT3 2004 Industrial Statistics Database at the 3-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 2)
  5. UNIDO INDSTAT4 2004 Industrial Statistics Database at the 4-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 2)
  6. UNIDO INDSTAT4 2004 Industrial Statistics Database at the 4-digit level of ISIC (Rev. 3)
  7. WISTAT-CD: Women's Statistical Indicators
  8. World Population Prospects.
United Nations Databases
UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP)


The University Libraries began a standing order for UNDP publications in 2000. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection. Human development indicators available free of charge at the UNDP web site

CD-ROMs: This CD-ROM product is only available in the CU Government Information Library.

  1. Human Development Report and Statistical Database
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP)


The University Libraries began a standing order for UNEP monographs in 1998. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.
CD-ROMs: This CD-ROM product is only available in the CU Government Information Library.

  1. Global Environmental Outlook: Data Compendium.
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY (UNU)


The University Libraries began a standing order for UNU monographs in 1998. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics Microfiche Collection.

WORLD BANK

I. Major serials:

  1. Global Development Finance (previously call World Debt Tables), annual, 1982-
  2. Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries, 1992-
  3. Social Indicators of Development, annual, 1987-
  4. World Bank Annual Report, 1961-
  5. World Bank Country Study Series (previously called World Bank Country Economic Reports).
  6. World Development Indicators (previously called World Tables), annual, 1976-
  7. World Development Report, annual, 1978-
  8. World Bank Economic Review, tri-annual, 1987-
  9. World Bank Research Observer, 1986-
  10. Some statistical data, staff research, and reports and documents are available free of charge at the World Bank web site
  11. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.
II. Monographs: The Libraries maintains a blanket standing order for all World Bank monographs through Johns Hopkins Publishing Co., 1990-

III. These databases are available:
  1. Global Development Finance
  2. World Bank Africa Database, annual, 2000- This is a CD-ROM, available on computers in the Government Information Library.
  3. World Bank e-Library CU
  4. World Development Indicators
  5. World Development Report, annual, 1978- This is a CD-ROM, available on computers in the Government Information Library.
  6. Government Finance Statistics, annual, 1972- This is a CD-ROM, available on computers in the Government Information Library.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION


The Libraries maintains a "global subscription" to WHO publications. This includes subscriptions to their main journals, series, and official publications. Please see WHO file for a complete list of titles included in our subscription. It does not include, for example, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publications which are accessible from the Health Sciences Library. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection. WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) is available free of charge at the WHO web site

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION

I. Major serials:

  1. Copyright, monthly, 1966-94
  2. Industrial Property, monthly, 1971-94
  3. Industrial Property and Copyright, monthly, 1995-98
  4. Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties, monthly, 1999-
  5. WIPO Magazine, monthly, 1999-
WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION


I. Major series:
  1. WMO Annual Report, 1955-
  2. Operational Hydrology Report, #1-46
  3. Reports on Marine Science Affairs
  4. WMO Bulletin, quarterly, 1956-
  5. WMO Report Series
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION


Ratified in 1994 and supersedes the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Depository program cease in 2001, titles now purchased selectively.

I. Major series:
  1. Annual Report, 1996-
  2. Trade Policy Review
  3. Trade and Environment Bulletin, #1-38
  4. International Trade Statistics
  5. Statistical publications are indexed by LexisNexis Statistical CU and are included in the Index to International Statistics (IIS) Microfiche Collection.