The Information Resource Center (IRC) at the U.S. Embassy in Rome is a research and reference service for Italian government officials, journalists, researchers and others with a professional interest in the United States. The Information Resource Center collections include online and CD-ROM databases, an up-to-date reference collection, recent U.S. government documents and extensive periodicals collections online and on CD-ROM.
The Information Resource Center can assist in locating and retrieving the following types of material: U.S. law or legal decisions, testimony before the U.S. Congress, U.S. policy towards Italy, the European Union or other regions, speeches and statements by the U.S. President or other U.S. officials, treaties between the U.S. and Italy, biographical information on American political, cultural or business leaders, recent articles from hundreds of American publications, web sites for official U.S. government policy and much more!
Qualified bilingual information resource specialists will assist you with inquiries and research by telephone, fax, mail and e-mail using the latest electronic resources. The center can also draw on specialized materials through a network of U.S. Embassy Infromation Resource Centers and contacts in the United States.
For specific information, please send queries addressed to Information Resource Center at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them to 06.4674.2701. The request should include the name, institution (if available), phone and fax numbers of the requestor plus a clear description of the specific information requested. The response will be sent by e-mail or fax, as appropriate.
NOTE: The IRC does not provide visa information. Please consult the Information on Visa webpage.