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2010-2011 Arab Spring

Collected by: University of South Florida School of Information

Archived since: Feb, 2012

Description:

These sites are about the 2010-2011 Arab Spring uprising.

Subject:   Government - National ,  Politics & Elections Society & Culture

2014 Iguala Kidnapping and Massacre

Collected by: Emporia State University Educational Account 2

Archived since: Nov, 2014

Description:

On September 26, 2014, police and unidentified gunman believed to be drug cartel gang members allegedly ambushed a convoy of buses carrying teacher-trainee student activists from Ayotzinapa College in the state of Guerrero. In the central plaza of Iguala, six persons were shot to death. Three of the victims were students. The other three were random citizens that happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. The attack was brutal. Seventeen other students were wounded, and forty-three others were kidnapped. The activists were committed to helping small rural farmers and farm workers and were opposed to the new education reforms implemented by the government. The drug traffickers, their bosses, and the local politicians did not like the students' activism for various reasons. Twenty two police officers are now in custody for homicide and kidnapping along with four alleged drug traffickers. The mayor of Iguala and his wife are said to be behind the kidnapping, and the Governor of Guerrero has resigned under pressure. In the weeks after the disappearance of the students, nine mass graves have been discovered in the hills outside of Iguala. The bodies had been doused with gasoline and set on fire. It is not known if these are the bodies of the abducted students. As of December 2014, the official word is that none of the kidnapped students have been definitively found.

Subject:   Government - National ,  Government Spontaneous Events Iguala Kidnapping

Congressman Ralph M. Hall

Collected by: Texas A&M University - Commerce

Archived since: Jun, 2014

Description:

A collection of websites and social media accounts created by Congressman Ralph M. Hall and the Hall Campaign.

Subject:   Government - National ,  Hall, Ralph M. (Ralph Moody), 1923- United States. Congress. House.

Cuba in the News

Collected by: University of North Carolina

Archived since: Sep, 2013

Description:

The updates from these news media sources range in topic and subject matter. They include but are not limited to the subjects of Cuban politics, government policy, economic status, international activity, as well as sports, culture, and various observed social phenomena.

Subject:   Government - National ,  Politics & Elections Society & Culture Cuba Politics Sports Current Events Culture Caribbean Island News Republic of Cuba Online Press Economy Society

Foreign Relations of the US

Collected by: Stanford University, Social Sciences Resource Group

Archived since: May, 2009

Description:

The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. The series is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian and printed volumes are available from the Government Printing Office.

FRUS begins with the administration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861. There are two cumulative indexes covering 1861-1899 and 1900-1918. The organization of FRUS is generally chronological, but the dates of the volumes do not necessarily reflect the dates of documentary history. For example, the volumes for 1900-1918 do not include the records dealing with World War I or the Russian Revolution. Each volume has a subject and author index. There is also typically a table of sources and abbreviations at the beginning of each volume. We're extremely interested -- for purely academic reasons -- in how this collection is being used and would be grateful if users would share that information with us. Please email James Jacobs, Government Information Librarian, at jrjacobs AT stanford DOT edu. User privacy is extremely important so of course any stories and personal information will be kept strictly confidential.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Society & Culture,  Government - National ,  United States--Politics and government US Department of State United States--Foreign relations Foreign Policy US Foreign Policy FRUS United States. Dept. of State

G-20

Collected by: Stanford University, Social Sciences Resource Group

Archived since: May, 2011

Description:

Collection of documents from and news regarding the Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

Subject:   Government,  Government - National ,  Society & Culture Group of Twenty International economic relations

Kansas Prairie Conservation

Collected by: Emporia State University Educational Account 2

Archived since: Nov, 2014

Description:

Websites featuring information on Kansas prairie conservation issues

Subject:   Society & Culture,  Government - National ,  Science & Health Kansas Midwest environment conservation nature prairie grassland tallgrass Konza Flint Hills

Latin American Government Documents Archive, LAGDA

Collected by: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, Latin American Government Documents Archive

Archived since: Sep, 2005

Description:

The Latin American Government Documents Archive (LAGDA) seeks to preserve and facilitate access to a wide range of ministerial and presidential documents from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. The Archive contains copies of the Web sites of approximately 300 government ministries and presidencies. Capture of sites began on multiple dates in 2005 and 2006, and will continue with regularly scheduled captures.

Content in the Archive includes not only the full-text versions of official documents, but also original video and audio recordings of key regional leaders. Archive contents include thousands of annual and state of the nation reports; plans and programs; and speeches by presidents and government ministers.

LAGDA is a joint project of the University of Texas Libraries, The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, and the Latin American Network Information Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Subject:   Government - National ,  government, ministries

National Government Statistical Web Sites

Collected by: Indiana University

Archived since: Jun, 2006

Description:

The web sites of statistical agencies of countries may contain data, reports, statistical yearbooks, press releases, methodological guides, and other information of continuing interest to social scientists and historians. Approximately 150 web sites from Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Eurasia, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Oceania, Russia and Eastern Europe, South Asia, and Southeast Asia are included.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Government,  Government - National

Ottawa Shooting October 2014

Collected by: University of Alberta

Archived since: Oct, 2014

No description.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  Government - National ,  Society & Culture

Our Digitized Web Collections

Collected by: University of Winnipeg

Archived since: Jul, 2013

Description:

The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study is an extensive new research study that has gone beyond the numbers to capture the values, experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples living in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Ottawa.

Subject:   Society & Culture Government - Cities,  Government - National ,  Indians of North America -- Canada -- Attitudes Indians of North America -- Canada -- Ethnic identity Indians of North America -- Canada -- Urban residence Indians of North America -- Canada -- Social life and customs Native peoples -- Canada -- Attitudes Native peoples -- Canada -- Urban residence Native peoples -- Canada -- Social life and customs Native peoples -- Canada -- Ethnic identity

Pacific - Tuvalu

Collected by: University of Hawaii

Archived since: Dec, 2010

Description:

Web resources for information about society, history, culture, science, statistics, and government of Tuvalu. Tuvalu was formerly known as the Ellice Islands. This collection includes the atolls of Funafuti and Nukufetau, among others.

Subject:   Government - National ,  Society & Culture Tuvalu

Stephen Schneider

Collected by: Stanford University Archives

Archived since: Apr, 2015

Description:

Website of Dr. Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010), Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor (by courtesy) of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University. Dr. Schneider received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Plasma Physics from Columbia University in 1971. He studied the role of greenhouse gases and suspended particulate material on climate as a postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. He was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in 1972 and was a member of the scientific staff of NCAR from 1973-1996, where he co-founded the Climate Project.

Subject:   Science & Health,  Government - National ,  Society & Culture Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Climatic changes Global environmental change Global temperature changes Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric Nature-- Effect of human beings on

U.S. Presidential Election 2016

Collected by: University of Michigan, School of Information

Archived since: Feb, 2015

Description:

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election web archive will be a resource to document how major U.S. presidential candidates’ web presences change and evolve through the election cycle. The archive will include the official websites, PAC websites, and Twitter pages of all Democratic or Republican primary candidates who poll above 5% in the CNN/ORC polls.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Politics & Elections,  Government - National

UNESCO World Heritage

Collected by: University of North Carolina

Archived since: Feb, 2015

Description:

The collection pertains to information about and created by the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Subject:   Society & Culture,  Government - National

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