Statesman's Yearbook 2007 online
The UMC Library has subscribed to the print version of Statesman's Yearbook since 1977. Published since 1864 and held by nearly every library in the United States this resource provides accurate and comprehensive information on the current, political, economic and social status of every country in the world. Well written in an engaging style it is the first best resource to start any research on a specific country.
The publisher is now including access to the online version as a part of the subscription. The online version is at http://www.statesmansyearbook.com