• World Language and Culture Databases
    The 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 InformationGale 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. 2008
    Lands 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.
     Safari Montage Video on Demand Home Access Link. Safari Montage School Access Link.   Use district login and password to access video files.  Search by topic or browse under subject for relevant video clips.


    Travel Web Sites - the following web sites can be used to plan your trip.
Last Modified on May 7, 2014