CountryWatch

Summary

Offer Type: 

Online Database

Offer Year: 

FY 2016

For: 

LibraryLinkNJ Members

Offer Valid through: 

12/31/2016
Product Descriptions

CountryWatch Premium Online is an online resource that offers CountryReviews™, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information, and the CountryWire™ that provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers. Finally, CountryWatch’s Premium Service also features CountryWatch Data, the CountryWatch Map Gallery, the Image Gallery, the Global Guide, the weekly Political Intelligence Briefing and the associated Intelligence Wire.

CountryWatch CultureWatch (formerly Youth Edition) is a concise version of CountryWatch tailored to younger students exploring the countries of the world.  CultureWatch incorporates resources appealing to the younger audiences such as cultural information, recipes, quizzes, interesting facts, etc for each of the 194 countries of the world.

CountryWatch Forecast provides a 20-year projection for key variables in the areas of Macroeconomics, Energy, Metals and Agriculture for each of the 194 countries of the world. The Forecast also provides 5 years of historical data along with the forecasting models.  Not only is the CountryWatch Forecast a useful forecasting resource, it is also an excellent teaching tool. 

CountryWatch Elections Central is an online resource focused solely on international elections. Here, users can access the following:

  • Comprehensive list of past and upcoming international presidential and parliamentary elections around the world
  • Election Profiles – gives a summary of selected elections: the positions at stake (parliamentary and presidential), the names of the candidates running in the final election, and the past outcomes. The Profiles cover dates 2009 to 2015
  • Country Profiles – overview of the countries in which elections are held, including an outline of the current government structure
  • And, extensive coverage on elections in the United States, including the 2008, 2012 and 2016 elections.

Country Profile Video Series is a collection of short video documentaries using the information developed by CountryWatch in the Country Reviews™, Country Wire™ and the Political Intelligence Briefing™ as the guidelines for the documentary. The countries covered in this series include 24 high profile countries such as:  Iraq, China, Israel, Syria and Afghanistan.  The Country Profile Videos review the geography, history, politics and economics of the country.

Trial Offer

CountryWatch would like to offer LibraryLinkNJ member libraries a complimentary trial to CountryWatch.  The trial period will run through March 31, 2016.

Please go to the following URL’s and enter the username and password:  
NJtrial2016 / NJtrial2016

CountryWatch Premium Online:  http://www.countrywatch.com/login.aspx
CountryWatch Youth Edition:  http://youthedition.countrywatch.com/login.aspx
CountryWatch Forecasts:  http://forecast.countrywatch.com
CountryWatch Elections Central:  http://elections.countrywatch.com
CountryWatch Video Profiles Series:  http://videos.countrywatch.com

Pricing

LibraryLinkNJ members receive a 25% discount. Pricing is as follows:

Also, for NEW customers, CountryWatch is offering an additional 10% discount off the LibraryLinkNJ member price if purchased before March 31, 2016. This offer does not apply to current subscribers.

Order/Renew

To place an order, please contact Alisha Ansel-Davis:
1-800-879-3885 ext. 104
aansel@countrywatch.com

Contact

For more information and technical questions, contact:

Alisha Ansel-Davis 

CountryWatch, Inc.

5005 Riverway, Suite 220

Houston, TX 77056 

1-800-879-3885 ext. 104

Fax:    713-355-3770

aansel@countrywatch.com

Support
support@countrywatch.com

 

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