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Foreign and International Information



These CD-ROMS provide indexes or full-text access to foreign and international documents.

Indexes

Title Description of contents
British Parliamentary Papers 1990-
(Readex)
1990- Index to Official Documents and Command Papers of the British Parliament. There is an online guide to printed indexes.
Indexes of British Parliamentary Papers, 1801-1945
(Brunsie Shoin)
Index to Official Documents and Command Papers of the British Parliament. House of Commons: 1801-1944/45. House of Lords: 1801-1922. Includes biographical information on members of Parliament. There is an online guide to printed indexes.
Indexes of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1801-2000
(Chadwyck-Healey)
This database contains the first cumulative index of all House of Commons parliamentary papers published from 1801 to the current decade. It draws together material from Chadwyck-Healey's Subject Catalogue of the House of Commons parliamentary papers 1801-1900, the House of Commons decennial indexes covering the period 1900-1979, and data from the Parliamentary Online Information System (POLIS) Database from 1979 onwards. There is an online guide to printed indexes.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Index 1977-1996: This CD-ROM is no longer being updated. For current material, use World News Connection, ask for the password at the Government Information Reference Desk.
Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary General of the United Nations This publication provides information on the status of major multilateral instruments deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations (as of 31 December 2002) and covers a range of subject matters such as Human Rights, Disarmament, Commodities, Refugees, the Environment and the Law of the Sea.
UKOP: United Kingdom Official Publications A single source of information on the publications of official documents published by HMSO or directly by official organizations in the UK, from 1980 to 2002. Also included are publications of international organizations distributed by HMSO.
United Nations Development Program Index 1980- Indexes a microfiche collections of development reports for foreign countries.

Full-Text Reports

Title Description of contents
Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies, 1574-1739/td> This CD-ROM includes documents from 1574-1739 in over 40,000 transcripts and extended abstracts. This material covers a wide range of subject areas, including: correspondence to and from colonial governors; orders and grants from central government to local administration; information from the localities; information about the slave trade and piracy, and much more.
Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital. July 2005 The OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital (MTC) serves as a model used by countries when negotiating bilateral tax agreements. These agreements are entered into by countries to clarify the situation when a taxpayer might find himself subject to taxation in more than one country. The Convention is dynamic in that it is constantly monitored and updated as economies evolve and new tax questions arise. The Convention consists of Articles, Commentaries on the Articles which include OECD member country Reservations, Histories of the Articles, Non-Member Country Positions on the Articles, and Special Reports related to the Convention.
World Development Report Full-text versions of all editions of the World Development Report from 1978 to the present.

For additional foreign and international information, check out the Foreign Information by Country guide.