John Holmes Library (at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs): Onward and Upward

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The snows have receded, reading week is over, and the rush of students completing final term papers is upon us. This is usually the busiest time of the year for the John Holmes Library. Students eager to get the most current and unique information to complete their papers have been coming to the CIIA throughout the year. Now everything - from newspaper clipping files from the 1960s to unpublished papers on Canadian foreign policy and primary source documents from the United States - is in high demand. The library staff have also been busy helping local high school students to prepare for this yearis Model United Nations with research on a wide range of countries from Cuba, Gambia, Tunisia, Somalia, Bosnia, and Ukraine to Britain.

The website now includes a `What's New' section to highlight upcoming CIIA branch events and recent additions to our homepage that we want to emphasize. Graphics and photographs have been added to the Behind the Headlines section of the homepage to highlight its big, bold, new format. Work on the `Links to Other Sites on International Relations' section of the homepage is continuous. If you have any sites you think we should add to this page, or if you have suggestions on how to improve the site, please let me know. To view our homepage go to http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/ciia/ind ex.htm.

The next edition of CFRBIB, the Canadian Foreign Relations Bibliography, covering the period 1991-5, is in the planning stages and should be ready for publication by the end of the summer of 1997. …