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  • CultureGrams
    Country information includes statistics, maps, and in-depth information.
    Username and password required for access from home. Info is available in the LRC and your Redbook.
  • Background Notes
    U.S. Department of State: Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
  • CIA World Factbook
    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • World Atlas and Map Library
    Maps, country profiles, statistics, distance calculators and quizzes.

Global Issues and Success Stories

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Global sites that include information about Asia.

Asian Issues and Stories

World Health Organization


CultureGrams - South Asia

South Asia

CultureGrams password is in the Redbook and in the Learning Commons.

Books in the Library about South Asia

Behind the Beautiful Forevers The Namesake Imaginary Maps

World News


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