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Adrienne Meier

Global Development Studies

Adrienne Meier - Adrienne is the librarian for Global Development Studies. She is available to help with research questions for all global development studies classes. To ask a question or to schedule an appointment, write to her at

For information on global development studies, see the resources below.

Below are useful and trustworthy websites on global development topics:

  • Environmental Policy Collection Maintained by the University of North Texas, this site is an archive of digital collections on climate change. The site includes reports from national and international governmental agencies and scientific organizations, most of which were published between 2000 and 2009. This is not an exhaustive collection, but is a good place to start for topics relating to environmental policies, ecology, climatology and climate change research. Note that the material can be very technical
  • Human Security Report Project Website of the independent research center, Human Security Report Project. It tracks trends in organized violence, focusing on terrorism and warfare, and the site features publications and reports regarding violence. Hosted by Simon Fraser University
  • Peace Corps Digital Library A searchable collections of digital Peace Corps materials from 1961 to the present. Includes published material and unpublished material generated by Peace Corps volunteers. The collection is a regularly updated work in progress
  • Red Cross and Red Crescent The official website of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The website is in English contains news, publications, and reports
  • Small Arms Survey A variety of articles and data on the global trade in light weapons, produced by the Graduate Institue of International Studies, a Swiss think-tank
  • United Nations The official website of the United Nations. A good place to go for news; information on UN conferences and events; UN publications and reports; and issues concerning the main councils of the UN