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Reference Corporation World Area Studies Reference Publications

The Reference Corporation World Area Studies reference publications deliver unparalleled interdisciplinary coverage of major world regions. Print and online resources provide bibliographic coverage of traditional scholarly sources and the complete text of an extensive collection of primary source materials not available elsewhere. All Reference Corporation content is intensively indexed with subject and geographic terms, using terminology drawn from the authoritative Reference Corporation Thesaurus of Subject & Geographic Descriptors.

The Reference Corporation information resources provide powerful tools for scholars and researchers in academic, government, nongovernmental, and commercial settings.

 

About Our Online Databases

The Reference Corporation products are rich resources of key primary source documents offering historical and current insight into the complex interplay of issues, people, and events impacting political, economic, and social development around the world. In addition to the complete text of primary source documents, the reference books and databases also provide bibliographic coverage of journals, books, and magazines. All database content is intensively indexed with both subject and geographic terminology. Collectively delivering more than 5 million records, with some 75% of the content comprising the complete text of primary source documents, the Reference Corporation suite of reference databases provide comprehensive information resources for researchers in academic, government, nongovernmental, and commercial settings.

Institutional access to the Reference Corporation databases is available on a subscription basis. Please contact us at info@referencecorp.com or by phone at 206-525-2188 for a free trial evaluation of the databases. Reference Corporation supports the NISO SERU approach to use of electronic resources.

About Our Print Publications

Reference Corporation is the publisher of Middle East, Abstracts and Index, which was first published in 1978 and is used in academic institutions, government agencies, and private-sector organizations worldwide. This print reference resource provides bibliographic coverage of traditional scholarly literature relevant to interdisciplinary study of this region, along with the complete text of an extensive collection of primary source documents. All content published in Middle East, Abstracts and Index is now available online as part of the Middle East and Africa Database.

Reference Corporation also has published nearly 200 titles on subjects ranging from the Middle East & Africa to Japanese corporate organization. Free, downloadable samples of two publications are available here: Women in the Middle East and Kurds & Kurdistan.

To order books from Reference Corporation, download our publications order form (pdf) or contact us at info@referencecorp.com or by phone at 206-525-2188.