The Global Sourcebook for International Data Management.(Previously: The Global Source Book for Name and Address Data Management)by Graham RhindThe Global Sourcebook, a solid, reliable and up to date resource with all you need to know about international data in one place, and published since 1994, is now a free resource, supported by donations, sponsorship and advertising!ENTER THE GLOBAL SOURCEBOOKThis resource, a recognised standard reference, contains over 2500 pages (when printed, over 3500 pages in the web version) of data pertaining to over 245 countries and territories. It is intended to help you to populate and utilize your international database in the most effective and accurate way; to ensure that you can put your data to its best use and to maintain your advantage, without causing any unnecessary irritation to those people within your database. It not only allows you not to irritate you customers, it can also help you to impress them with your knowledge and concern for accuracy and localized marketing norms. This is the most complete reference work of its type available. We have spent 20 years (and counting) in research to bring you this data, so that you do not need to spend years doing the same. Essential for the success of CRM, data management and database marketing initiatives.The contents include:Formatting an international addressAddress formats for web forms - sample web form layouts for optimal data collection and field labels in other languagesPlace names in EnglishWorld Personal Name FormatsWorld Address FormatsWorld Postal Code Formats - includes regular expressions to validate postal codes for all countries with codesWorld Post office box IndicatorsWorld Postal Country Code indicatorsWorld currencies and currency codesISO 3166 codes tableDiacritical Marks used in different languagesLanguage ScriptsJob Titles in different languagesForms of addressCountry names: country names (not all for all countries) in over 110 different languagesMuslim personal names: a short guideMail Return Codes and translations in 10 different languagesStandards and Coding SystemsNumber formatsCountry chapters: Afghanistan; Åland Islands, Albania; Algeria; American Samoa; Andorra; Angola; Argentina; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Armenia; Aruba , Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados, Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bonaire; Bosnia-Hercegovina; Botswana; Bouvet Island; Brazil; British Indian Ocean Territory; British Virgin Islands; Brunei; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Cayman Islands; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China (People’s Republic of); Christmas Island ; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Comoros; Congo (People’s Republic of - Brazzaville); Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa); Cook Islands; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cuba; Curaçao; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Timor; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Faeroe Islands; Falkland Islands; Fiji; Finland; France; French Guiana; French Polynesia; French Southern Territories ; Gabon; The Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Gibraltar ; Greece; Greenland; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guernsey; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; Heard and McDonald Islands; Holy See; Honduras; Hong Kong ; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq ; Ireland, Republic of; Isle of Man; Israel; Italy; Ivory Coast; Jamaica; Japan; Jersey; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Kosovo, Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia ; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macao; Macedonia; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritania; Mauritius ; Mayotte; Mexico; Micronesia, Federated States of; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Montenegro; Montserrat ; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands, The; Netherlands Antilles; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Niue; Norfolk Island ; North Korea; Northern Mariana Islands; Norway; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea ; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines, The; Pitcairn Islands; Poland; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Qatar; Réunion; Romania; Russia; Rwanda; Saba; Saint Berthélemy; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; San Marino; São Tomé and Príncipe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Sint Eustatius; Sint Maarten; Slovakia; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia/Somaliland; South Africa; South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands; South Korea; South Sudan; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan, The; Surinam; Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands ; Swaziland; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; United States Minor Outlying Islands ; United States Virgin Islands; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Wallis and Futuna; Western Sahara; Western Samoa; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe.Postal code maps, graphics and photographsThe country chapters contain (to a greater or lesser extent) information about:postal code formatsaddress formats/examplespersonal names and their formation personal forms of address language issuesstreet and building typespost office box indicatorscasing rulesplaces names in local and international languagesdate and time formatstelephone number formatsnumber formatsand much more!We expect this rich resource to be heavily visited. 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