Here you can find databases licensed for the WZB and other electronic
For information on WZB licensed and freely accessible databases please visit DBIS, the "Database Information System" of the University Library of Regensburg. Information on DBIS holdings in general can be found here. (german only)
Factual database, Reference book
Der neue Fischer Weltalmanach
Research area: Political Science, Geography, General / Interdisciplinary Language: GermanThis reference work on current events provides information on politics, business, the environment, and culture in all countries of the world. It includes a glossary, country comparisons, and data on states and individuals.
Fulltext database, Statistics, Factual database
World Bank e-atlas of global development
- free access
Research area: Geography, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, General / Interdisciplinary Language: EnglishThe database comprises the 175 development indicators from the printed Atlas of Global Development. One can select the facts either by using the search function or by browsing topics. The data are diagrammed and presented as comparisons between countries. Users must register to export the data, but there is no charge.
Fulltext database, Factual database, Annual
The world factbook
- free access
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Geography, Political Science, Economics Language: EnglishThis site gives access to material from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency about all counties in the world. The information is primarily political, economic, and geographic in nature.