Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016
Use these electronic resources to find background information on nations of the world. These resources include history, political, economic, religious, social, family and health conditions and practices.
- A to Z The World
Information on all of the countries of the world. Information such as business culture, health, culture and society, religion and other topics are included. A great way to get to know other peoples in other nations.
- Country Watch
Country Watch povides up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias on a wide variety of topics. Great place to start your research.
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- Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized for quick reference by continent, cover history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life and much more for culture groups such as Kurds, Amish, Germans and more than 500 others.
- Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.