Washington Consumers' Checkbook
Consumer reports and ratings of Washington-area services, professionals and establishments. Login/password available at reference desk.
Washington Information Directory
Published by CQ Press, this invaluable directory of U.S. governmental and non-governmental organizations. It covers federal agencies, governors and other state officials, U.S. and foreign diplomats, NGOs, policy groups, foundations, institutions, and Congress. You may search by keyword, organization name, or advanced search. You may also browse by organization type or public policy topic.
Comprehensive full-text coverage of law, business, news and reference sources, including periodicals.
White House: President Barack Obama
Official site of the President of the United States. Includes presidential documents, such as executive orders and proclamations, cabinet and subcabinet nominations and appointments, the President's weekly video address, and policy statements on agenda items. Also includes information about the administration, the White House and links to government agency websites.
Women's Human Rights Resources Programme
This site is made available through the Bora Laskin Law Library at the University of Toronto and is an excellent and current resource on issues relating to women’s human rights laws, with an emphasis on Canadian law.
Women, Business and the Law
The data was collected over a two year period, ending in March 2011.
Highlights differentiations on the basis of gender in 141 economies around the world, covering six areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit and going to court.
World News Connection
Non-U.S. media, including newspapers, magazines, media broadcasts and conference proceedings.
World Trade Online
The latest world trade news and developments, including the publications Daily News and Inside US Trade, and a trade-related documents library.
This is a comprehensive world trade law website. Anyone can do a full-text search of all GATT/WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports, arbitration awards, and decisions. They also have freely available lists of and basic information on those items, as well as subject-matter pages on anti-dumping, ATC, safeguards, SPS, subsides/countervailing duties, trade in services, and TRIPS. It you are on the WCL network, you also have access to their WTO Dispute Settlement Commentaries (these are summaries and critical analyses of all new WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports within 1-3 weeks after they are circulated to the WTO Members), complete with an index of legal provisions/terms and a full-text search capability, as well as Dispute Settlement Commentaries for selected WTO arbitrations and for NAFTA Chapter 20 Panel reports.
Worldwide Tax Laws on RIA Worldwide Taxes
RIA Worldwide Tax Law covers major laws for many countries, including income and corporate tax law, VAT, corporation law, trust law, commercial codes, environmental law, money laundering and other regulations affecting financial transactions, labor law, and bankruptcy.
If you are off-campus, our proxy server will ask you to login in with your Eaglenet userid and password (the ones you use on my.american.edu) when you click on the links above marked with an A or a W. More information on the proxy server is available.