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General websites for area studies
U.S. Department of State
This site provides links to policy and regional information and includes links to State Department publications.
CIA--The World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
According to the Asia Society website, the Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia.
Latin America and the Caribbean
Lanic: Latin American Network Information Center
This site is a comprehensive site that facilitates access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
Library of Congress HLAS Online: Handbook of Latin American Studies
This site is an annotated bibliography of books, book chapters, journal articles and conference papers about anthropology, art, economics, geography, government, history, international relations, literature, music, philosophy and sociology.
Russia and Eastern European
This website is the virtual library covering Russia and Eastern Europe and strives to point users to high quality content.
This site is the gateway to the European Union.
This site focuses on European cultural heritage.