About CIAO

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the world’s largest online resource of documents and articles devoted to research, analysis, and scholarship on international politics and related fields, including security studies, global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, global governance, development studies, and environmental studies.

With more than 500,000 pages aggregated from 300 international publishing institutions, CIAO is a unique and valuable archive and cross-searchable library of full-text articles from government research organizations, independent think tanks, university analysis centers, and scholarly journals.

The material in CIAO encompasses working papers, reports, policy briefs, and current analysis and commentary, as well as scholarly journal articles, e-books, and videos.

Nearly 500 institutions currently subscribe to CIAO. University libraries, high schools, government agencies, and global research institutions all benefit from this ever-growing resource with more than 40,000 new pages added each year.

Advisory Board

Amitav Acharya, American University, Washington D.C. • Neta C. Crawford, Boston University • Allan E. Goodman, Institute of International Education • Stefano Guzzini, Uppsala University • Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego • Monica Herz, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro • Bruce W. Jentleson, Duke University • Laleh Khalili, Queen Mary University of London • Melissa Labonte, Fordham University • R. Ned Lebow, Dartmouth College • James McGann (1955–2021), University of Pennsylvania • Helen Milner, Princeton University • Anne Norton, University of Pennsylvania • Thomas Risse, Freie Universität Berlin • Jack Snyder, Columbia University • Etel Solingen, University of California, Irvine

Praise for CIAO

“A modestly priced, highly focused collection of research-quality international relations material, CIAO is one of the true gems in the e-resources market.” —Library Journal

“CIAO's pedigree and its affordable price make it an excellent choice for academic libraries of all sizes . . . all in all, researchers, faculty, and students, both undergraduate and graduate, will find this database useful. Highly recommended.” —Choice

“This intuitive database offers a wealth of pertinent academic information on the theme of international affairs.” —Booklist

A Choice Outstanding Academic Website

For subscription information, contact Herbert Plummer.

For editorial matters, contact Daniel LoPreto.