World Language and Culture DatabasesThe following databases can be used for World Language and Culture Information. There is also country information as well. Many databases require a login and password for home access. These may be found by logging into the NPHS/MS website and selecting Research Pathfinders on the library page menu.Culturegrams Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.CountryWatch- Up-to-date news and a wide variety of political, economic and social information on each of the recognized countries of the world for high school and college students. Country Watch Youth Edition- more graphical version, for grades 5-9.Gale Culture/Country Information: Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of over 300 e-book reference titles covering all subject areas, including countries and cultures. Available 24/7. Discovering Collection - Cultures Covers people, places and events that span the globe. Covers people, places and events that span the globe. Informe- Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. 1994 - Ene. 2008Lands and Peoples Encyclopedia of countries, cultures, current events, latest information on each and every country in the world: land, people, economy, history, government and maps.Country Studies This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.Geopedia National Geographic's encyclopedia of cultural and geographical information.Student Research Center- Use to search EBSCOhost databases for Country Reports, State and Province information, maps, flags, photos and more.Travel Web Sites - the following web sites can be used to plan your trip.
Last Modified on May 7, 2014