Articles at NU
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Books and eBooks
Provides information on 500 cultures of the world, covering twenty different areas of daily life including clothing, food, language, and religion.
Dissertations & Theses
The full text of over a quarter of a million theses and dissertations in the humanities and social sciences.
Working papers case studies, and proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. from NGOs, university research institutes, and foundations.
Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. Eldis aims to share the best in development, policy, practice and research.
The annual Human Development Report, commissioned by UNDP, focuses the global debate on key development issues, providing new measurement tools, innovative analysis and often controversial policy proposals.
The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
Every World Development Report published by the World Bank since 1978 in one convenient, cross-searchable website.
Data and Statistics
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics.
Comparative data for countries.