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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Foreign Language Dictionaries


Handbooks and Almanacs

  • Background Notes (U.S. State Department)
    Full-text info on countries and international organizations; organized by region and country or organization. History, government and political conditions, economy, foreign relations and basic travel information. Also lists principal U.S. officials and consulate officers.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • The 50 States and Capitals
    Includes: latitude and longitude, birds, colleges/universities, constitutions, flowers, genealogical resources, mottos, national forests/parks, newspapers, nicknames, nonprofit organizations, populations, state/federal representatives, songs, and the date of entry into the union.
  • Information Please
    Includes the Information Please Almanac, the Entertainment Almanac, Sports Almanac, the Columbia Encyclopedia, and the Random House College Dictionary online.

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