International Team Project: Tanzania -- Research Checklist
Prepared for International Team Project Tanzania, Northwestern University School of Law, Spring 2011 semester, by Irene Berkey, Foreign and International Law Librarian.
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African Studies Web Sites and Databases
Web Sites for Tanzania
Laws and Legal System
Introductions and Research Guides:
Links to Selected Legal Materials:
Hints: Many subject areas are relevant - not just law. | Use indexes to identify relevant articles. | "Advanced search" often easier than "basic search." | Find relevant citation, then click on "subject headings" or "descriptors" to find more. | "Find it at NU" button often leads to electronic full text. | NUcat "journal title" search leads to print and/or electronic full text.
News: General, Legal, and Business
Note that both Lexis and Westlaw allow you to create and save a search, to be run on a periodic basis, such as daily or weekly. For links to tutorials, see the Research Alerts page of the library's web site. Always check scope notes (click on information icon) for dates of coverage. Not all publications are current.
Many organizations make it possible to monitor news by means of an RSS/XML ("Really Simple Syndication") feed. For information of setting up RSS feeds, see the Research Alerts: RSS Feeds section of the library's web site.
Online News Sites (English)
International Business Resources
Regional and International Organizations
Note: Tanzania is not necessarily a member of all the organizations listed below. However, these web sites are good sources of information about Tanzania.
African Regional Organizations
Additional Resources for Selected Topics
Environment/Land Use/Natural Resources
FAOLEX. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. A legislative database on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources.