Country Studies

Electronic Resources

Britannica Online Reference Center and Encyclopedia
Contains resources for older students and adults, including: a video collection, timelines, country comparisons, a world atlas, notable quotations, a Spanish-English dictionary and much more.

 

Nations of the World
provides a wealth of comprehensive, up-to-data country data all in one easy-to-use source

 

Web Sites

CIA World Factbook
Library of Congress Country Studies
Nation Master
U.S. Department of State - Background Notes
The Economist - Country Information and recent articles

 

Books on individual country topics and history can be found in Reference and non fiction - 940's.