Last Updated: Aug 7, 2014
- 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.