25 June 2014

New e-Resource - Chatham House Online Archive

Following a successful trial, the Library has taken out a subscription to the Chatham House Online Archive, which is an an exceptional source of international affairs knowledge and expertise. 

The Archive contains almost 100 years of research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. 

Content goes back to 1920, and thousands of audio recordings are included from 1966 onwards. 

Chatham House, the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute, conducts high level analysis and research on global trends and key events and issues, by: 
  • engaging governments, the private sector, civil society, etc in open debates and confidential discussions about significant international affairs developments 
  • producing independent and rigorous analysis of critical global, regional and country-specific challenges and opportunities 
  • offering new ideas to decision-makers and -shapers on how these could best be tackled from the near- to the long-term 
The archive contains expert analysis, commentary, briefing papers, debates, special reports, conference papers, monographs, speeches by key figures, etc. 

The Chatham House Online Archive is an invaluable research resource for international affairs, economics, law, business, diplomacy, security and terrorism, environment, development, war and peace studies, and includes 'behind the doors' insight into the real movers and shakers, influencers and deal brokers.

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