War and Peace
War and Conflict Web Sites
- IISS Armed Conflict Database monitors conflicts worldwide
- Conflict Barometer (from the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research)
- UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia (Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research) See also their list of charts and graphs.
- International Crisis Behavior Database (coverage of crises from 1918 to 2007)
- Human Security Report Project
- Institute for Economics and Peace - Global Terrorism Index
- Center for Systematic Peace
- International Relations and Security Network
- Costs of War Project (looks specifically at the post 9/11 wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan)
- Migration Policy Institute – Refugee Protection Data
- Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
- Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Databases
- Bonn International Center for Conversion
Peace Process Web Sites
- Institute for Economics and Peace
- United States Institute of Peace
- United Nations
- International Peace Institute
- Global Peace Operations Review
- Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Multilateral Peace Operations Database
- Peace Research Institute Oslo
- International Crisis Group
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Amnesty International Country Profiles
- Fund for Peace Fragile States Index
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Find country reports in the top right corner
- Human Development Report (United Nations Development Programme)
- Human Rights Watch See "Countries"
- Europa World Country ProfilesEconomic Intelligence Unit ReportsglobalEDGE (Michigan State University)
- Bertelsmann Stiftung Transformation IndexBertelsmann Stiftung Sustainable Governance IndicatorsThe World Factbook (CIA)
- U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (US Department of State)
- Country Profiles (Library of Congress)
- Freedom House Country ReportsBBC Country ProfilesCountry Reports on Human Rights Practices (US Department of State)
- Coface Handbook of Country RiskNations of the WorldPolitical Handbook of the World
- Index of Economic Freedom (The Heritage Foundation)
- Economic Freedom of the World Reports (Fraser Institute)
Additional Sources of Country Statistics
- Worldwide Statistical Sources (OECD)
- World Bank DataBank
- Population Reference Bureau
- ProQuest Statistical Insight
Newspaper, Magazine and Journal Articles
- Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice edited by USF Faculty! See the journal's homepage for background information on the journal itself.
- Political Science Complete Citations and abstracts to political science literature, 1975 to present.
- Fusion Search, in one place, the majority of the library’s books and articles.
- Google Scholar Search across many disciplines and sources for articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions.
- Ethnic NewsWatch Full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press
- Access World News Full-text news from around the world.
- LexisNexis Academic Excellent source for articles from newspapers around the world.
- Newspaperindex.com provides links to newspaper websites from around the world, arranged by country.
- Inter Press Service News Agency a global news agency that seeks to provide a “fresh perspective on development and globalization.”
Books and Videos
- International Governmental Organization (IGO) Search Engine
- Non-governmental Organization (NGO) Search Engine
Encyclopedias and Reference
- Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
- Twentieth Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia
- Encyclopedia of War
- Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace
- Yearbook of the United Nations
- International Instruments of the United Nations
- Timelines of War: a Chronology of Warfare from 100,000 BC to the Present
- Warfare and Armed Conflicts: a Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500-2000