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NCJ Number: 156934 Find in a Library
Title: Illicit Drugs: Inter-American Information Resources
Corporate Author: Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Cmssn
Washington, DC
Sale Source: Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Cmssn
Washington, DC
United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English; Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This compact disk presents information related to illicit drugs and is to be used by persons professionally concerned with this issue, as well as the general public interested in the subject.
Abstract: It responds to the mandate of the Inter-American Program of Action of Rio de Janeiro approved by the Inter-American Specialized Conference on Traffic in Narcotic Drugs convened by the Organization of American States in Rio in April 1986. This CD-ROM is the first attempt to unite the collections of materials related to illicit drugs that are in the Documentation and Information Centers affiliated with the Inter-American Drug Information System (IADIS) and in those of IADIS' technical collaborators. It consists of three common databases, each with a different type of information. The first database contains monographic, serial, and audio-visual information. The second database provides more ephemeral material, such as leaflets and press cuttings. The third database consists of reference material that includes information on institutions that work on drug-related issues. This CD-ROM also contains the full texts of the principal legal instruments that provide the regional and international legal framework for combatting the illicit production, trafficking, and unauthorized use of narcotic drugs in the Western Hemisphere.
Main Term(s): Drug information
Index Term(s): Drug law enforcement; Information dissemination; International drug law enforcement
Note: CD-ROM accompanied by the original and translated descriptors of the ISDD thesaurus presented in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
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