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June 3, 2009

Winner of the 2009 Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award

The winner of the 2009 Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award is Lauren Harrison (Ezra Stiles College), for her International Studies senior essay "Of Rice and Riots: The Effect of Food Price Increases on Political Stability in Sub-Saharan Africa." The Applebaum Award, established by the family of Harvey M. Applebaum, Class of 1959, is conferred on a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research done in the collections of the University Library's Government Documents & Information Center. Data from the Food and Agriculture Organization were critical to Lauren's analysis.

Redesigned Government Documents & Information Center web site

The redesign of Yale University Library's Government Documents & Information Center web site features a new graphic design and navigation scheme, images from documents in the Center's collections, and direct home page access to the most frequently-requested information and resources. Comments and suggestions about the site are welcome and may be directed to Julie Linden, Librarian for Political Science, International Affairs, and Government Information.

June 25, 2009

FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service) Daily Reports: new content for Western Europe

The initial release of Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1974-1996: West (and Western) Europe is now available. The West (and Western) Europe release includes 380,595 articles in 4,458 issues of the Daily Report.

The content in FBIS Daily Reports, 1974-1996--which also covers the Middle East, Africa, Near East, Asia & the Pacific, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union--is nearly complete. Note on the release schedule
that geographic areas were named and grouped differently over the years that the FBIS reports were published.

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