COUNTRIES & STATES
- Brief country reports with concise information on the history, people, customs, lifestyle, society, travel information and more for over 175 countries.
Electronic Resource of the Month, September 2010
- Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgo
- La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos está organizada de modo que los estudiantes puedan encontrar información rápida y fácilmente.
- Junior Edition (Gale)
- Periodical database designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, government, sports and more.
- Social Studies Fact Cards
- A quick reference, easy-to-use database filled with updated basic information for common school assignments
on Missions, Explorers, Indians, U.S. Presidents, Governors, Religions, Countries, Wonders of the World, etc.
Electronic Resource of the Month, May 2011
- World Book Encyclopedia
- Offers information on a range of topics.
Country and State Websites
- Any Flag
- A commercial site that has pictures of flags arranged by category. Enlarged picture page has brief information about state or country.
- Atlapedia Online
- Political and geographic maps, basic facts, and statistics about countries.
- CIA -- The World Factbook
- Basic information about countries. Similar in format but more extensive in information to the Background Notes.
- Country Studies: Area Handbook Series (Library of Congress / Federal Research Division)
- In-depth studies of political, economic, social, military, and geographical status of selected countries. An online version of the Area Handbooks.
- How Laws Are Made
- A step by step explanation of the process with links to hearings and bills.
- Geography Home Page
- Includes articles, annotated links, daily geographic quizzes, bulletin board, and chat room.
- Key to the City - Names of all Fifty States
- A commercial site. But it does have brief and basic information about cities in the U.S. Selectable by state and then by city.
- Our 50 States and Capitals
- Basic information about states with links to famous people and events.