Model UN

UN Home

http://www.un.org/english/

 Model UN Resources

 Portal to many UN and country resources
 
Model UN info
 
Encyclopedia of the Nations
 
March of Democracy and other interactive maps
 
Nation Master
 This is a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.
 

Databases Available

Culture Grams
This is probably your best resource!
Ask your librarians for the User Name and Password.
 
Britannica Online
Great info and  includes some definitive websites
Username: pcslibrary2
The password is the usual one.
 
Worldbook Online
http://www.worldbookonline.com
 Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.


 

Darfur

Searching within Google for recent UN Darfur information:

  • Advanced Search
  • Find results: Darfur
  • Date - return results within the : past 2 months
  • Domain only results from un.org
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 Searching within ELibrary Canada for recent Darfur news:

  • In Search Tab go to Advanced Search Options
  • In Date Range: drop down before and  enter recent date
  • Click off all media types except News and Magazines
  • Click the blue Search button near the top of the page

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Searching within Google News Archive:

  • Type Darfur in Search Box
  • Click Search Archives
  • When results come up Click Past Month
  • Then click sort by date

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Darfur Timeline

 http://www.un.org/News/dh/dev/scripts/darfur_formatted.htm

 

UN and Darfur Fact Sheet

 http://www.un.org/News/dh/infocus/sudan/fact_sheet.pdf