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Featured Database: CountryWatch

August 4th, 2020

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights CountryWatch, brought to you by CountryWatch, Inc.


CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through key publications produced by CountryWatch. Publications include Country Reviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; and Country Wire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the word and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.


Click Getting Started with CountryWatch to see the basics of using CountryWatch.

How can I use this resource?

Our CountryWatch subscription also includes Elections Central which can be used to find current and past election data by country.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • GoinGlobal, includes country-specific career information such as business and networking groups, job search resources, cost of living data, and city career guides.
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