Countries & Cultures

Database Full Text Coverage
  • A to Z the World Authentication Required
    Country reports for 175 countries include basic geography and political information as well as descriptions of business culture, human rights and religious freedom information, and travel warnings.
all current
all varies
  • CountryWatch Authentication Required
    Includes Country Reviews for each of 192 countries comprise a 50-100 page report covering the demographic, historical, political, economic, business and environmental background and contemporary issues facing each country.
most current
all  
all  
  • Background Notes
    U.S. Dept. of State prepared background on countries of the world. Including, people, history, economy, flags, maps, government, etc. Indexes articles in biology, natural resources, and agricultural sciences.
all 1990-
  • FedStats
    Official statistical information from the federal government, including economic and population trends, foreign trade, energy use, and farm production.
most current
  • Statistical Abstracts of the United States
    Statistical tables on U.S. population, economics, vital statistics, education, energy, criminal justice, etc.
    Statistical Abstracts from 2011 to the present are available in print in the Library.
most 1879-
2010
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