IIPS 30917: International Development Theory & Practice (POLS 30595) [DRAFT]


Reference tools provide background information, the who, what, where and when -- and a bit of the how and why -- for any topic. They include subject and biographical dictionaries and encyclopedias, almanacs, chronologies, directories and atlases. Many, especially dictionaries and encyclopedias, are now available online. Many others, especially historical atlases and chronologies are still only available in print.



Examples of reference tools available in the Hesburgh Library Reference Collection (first floor -- non-circulating).

  • The A to Z of world development.  HD 82 .A25 1998
  • Encyclopedia of international development.  HD 82 .E547 2005
  • The Europa world year book.  JA 51 .E89
  • The International year book and statesmen's who's who.  JA 51 .E89
  • Political risk yearbook Volume titles and calls numbers vary by region




  • World Bank Atlas / Atlas of Global Development 1046 .G1 I5
  • ONCs (Operational Navigation Charts - small scale with worldwide coverage)
    • "Google" "Operational Navigation Charts" and select vendor OR
    • Consult the Libraries map collection

In addition there is a large collection of current and historical atlases in the Hesburgh Library Reference Collection (first floor -- non-circulating).


Last Update: February 01, 2012 14:19 | Tagged with: international development poverty success failure