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Countries & Cultures

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This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

Web sites
Country and Regional Information
well-organized directory of web sites from Google, one of the most complete search directories on the web
Country Data on The Web
webliography of evaluated sites from Library Journal
Export.gov
U.S. government portal to exporting and trade services; includes country and industry market reports, trade agreements and statistics, broad country information and more

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You can find country data on the web that is often unavailable in more traditional sources.

Selected Reference Books In The Oakton Library
Atlas of Asian-American History
Call Number: REF E184.06A89 (DP)


American Immigrant Cultures: Builders of A Nation (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF E184.A1A63448 (DP)


Arab American Encyclopedia
Call Number: REF E184.A65A48 (DP)


Countries and Their Cultures (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF GN307.C68 (DP)

Countries of The World and Their Leaders (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF G123.C68 (DP:Reserve Desk & RHC)

CultureGrams (2 volumes)
Call Number: REF GT150.C85 (DP)

Encyclopedia of Community:From the Village to the Virtual World (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF HM756.E53 (DP)

Encyclopedia of World's Nations (3 volumes)
Call Number: REF G63.K874
(DP)

Facts About The World's Nations
Call Number: REF D421.F33 (DP)

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (3 volumes)
Call Number: REF E184.A1G14 (DP)

Folklore of World Holidays
Call Number: REF GT3930.F65 (DP)


The Hispanic American Almanac
Call Number: REF E184.S75H557 (DP)

Holidays, Festivals & Celebrations of the World Dictionary
Call Number: REF GT3925.T46 (DP)

Legal Systems of The World:A Political, Social and Cultural Encyclopedia (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF K48.L44 (DP)

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam
Call Number: REF BP40.095 (DP)

The Statesman's Yearbook
Call Number: REF
JA51.S7 (DP & RHC)

World Development Indicators
Call Number: REF HC59.15.W656 (DP)


World Education Encyclopedia:A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide (3 volumes)
Call Number: REF LB15.W87 (DP)


World Factbook
Call Number: REF G122.U56a (DP)

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life (4 volumes)
Call Number: REF GN333.W67 (DP & RHC)

Worldmark Encyclopedia of The Nations (6 volumes)
Call Number: REF G63.W67 (DP & RHC)

Full text Magazine, Journal and Newspaper Articles
Search Expanded Academic ASAP, an online periodical index, for magazine, journal and newspaper articles about countries and cultures. Many of these articles will be full text and can be sent to your e-mail account. You can search this index from any computer on campus. For off campus access, follow the directions below.
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To access Expanded Academic ASAP off campus, ID number is 23211 immediately followed by your social security number. (example: 23211xxxxxxxxx)


Tip
Information about countries changes constantly. Be sure your sources are current.

Note
This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.

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