This guide offers databases, websites, and books on cultures and countries from around the world.
AtoZ Maps Online is a comprehensive collection of downloadable maps including more than 100,000 royalty-free maps designed for non-commercial use by students, teachers, and library patrons.
Interactive map, links, and information about the "962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value." From UNESCO.
"Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world." Online books published by the Library of Congress from 1988-1998.
Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference.
Offers in-depth information on world holidays.
Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. dependencies.
Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist.
Presents profiles of 194 countries of the world.
Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico.