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Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

Theoretical and research material covering international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Access via the category list on the left side of the main page (see below) and by searching. Materials are divided into the following categories:

  • working papers & conference proceedings
  • journal abstracts (with selected fulltext)
  • books (with selected fulltext)
  • policy briefs
  • case studies
  • course packs
  • Scholarly Events in Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
  • maps and country data (from the CIA World Factbook)

Also includes monthly topical features.

Resource Type(s): E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Map Collection 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Columbia University Press
Research Guides: Foreign Affairs, History, International Resources, Political Science
Coverage:1991 - present
Special usage notes:

CIAO includes selective links to the full-text of the items cited. For other full-text resources, consult the following: For magazines and journals, search the title in the E-Journals Database. To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in our online catalog, InfoKat. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.