A guide for freshman Cultures classes.
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
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 sites that include information about Africa.
CultureGrams password is in the Redbook and in the Learning Commons.
- AllAfrica: Sport
African sports information from 130 African news organization and over 200 additional sources.
- Sport in South Africa
Get information about current sports in South Africa and profiles of some of South Africa's most outstanding sportsmen and women.