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World Guide: An Alternative Reference to the Countries of our Planet. (Ref 305 In7) Oxford: New Internationalist, 2007. Provides detailed country profiles with an eye towards issues of development, environment, human rights and more.
United Nations System: a Reference Handbook. (Ref 341.23 AL35) Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2005. Information on issues relating to the UN. Includes information on UN organizations.
Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements. (Ref 341.23 Os5) New York: Routledge, 2003.
War Crimes and Justice: A Reference Handbook. (Ref 341.69 B210) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002.
Women and International Human Rights Law. (Ref 305.42 As48) 3 vols. Ardsley, NY: Transational, 1999-
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Full text report from the State Department. You can access the most recent report, or go back through the archive beginning in 1999.
Freedom House.org - A non-profit, non partisan group focusing on human rights advocacy and analysis.
Human Rights Watch - News and information from this organization, plus annual world reports, accessible by country name.
Center for Defense Information: Terrorism - Links to papers written by the CDI, mainly about the US, but also including other parts of the world as well.
The Torture Archive - Over 83,000 pages from the National Security Archive at George Washington University. Includes legal documents from the US and foreign courts, information on practices of US military and intelligence sources, the complete Combatant Status Review Tribunal and the ARB files from the Pentagon. Searchable.
Annotated bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism and the Attacks of September 11, 2001 - An annotated linkable bibliography of around 250 federal government publications from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism - Discussions and materials on such issues asPsychological Effects of Terrorism, Protective Clothing and First Responders, and Communications and Terrorist Response.
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Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Title) - A guide from the SMC Library
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Quick Guide to Chicago Style from the Chicago manual publishers.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (Ref 808.02 T840c) 7th ed., Chicago: University of Chicago, 2007.
APA Style Guide (quick guide from the SMC Library)
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