January 21, 2022

New Reference Resource: Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2011

Now Available, Full Text: Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2011 Via UN Pulse: The publication presents comparable, cross-sectoral statistical data and analyses on population, the environment, the state of the economy and connectivity for the Asia-Pacific region, including subregional, regional and global aggregates which help place regional developments in a global context. The […]

Interactive Map: Levels of Internet Filtering in Asia and the Middle East

The interactive map is titled, “Censorship on the March” and shows Internet filtering in four areas: 1. Political 2. Social 3. Conflict 4. Internet Tools Data sources are OpenNet Initiative and the United Nations.  

Recently Updated: Business, Management & the Economy in East Asia: A Guide to Selected Information Sources

From the Business Reference Services at the Library of Congress: This guide provides a brief overview and information on selected books, periodicals, and electronic resources on business, management, economic trends in East Asia. The guide includes English language material that looks at larger macroeconomic policies and trends, as well as those microeconomic issues that involve […]

Digitization: "Online Archive Preserves Images from Christian Missions in Africa, Asia"

From a the Text of a VOA Report: An ambitious Internet project is bringing to light forgotten images from Africa, Asia, and other parts of the world during the period when missionaries were active.  The International Mission Photography Archive contains more than 60,000 historic photographs that show cultural interaction – through missionaries – with the […]