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Country Research Resources: Home

This guide is a starting point for researching Countries Resources include database recommendations, reference selections, catalog search tips, and internet resources.

How to use this Research Guide

The purpose of this Research Guide is to direct you to a few quality sources on different countries and to introduce you to the types of sources that include reliable information.  It is suggested that you learn about your chosen country from a variety of sources.  Visit the book and e-book tabs to find books on your country.  The databases tab includes a range of select databases that you may search to find articles.  In addition, there are a few great web resources that the librarians have evaluated.  

Please be aware that the Research Guide is not intended to provide neatly assembled packages of information about each country. The Search box at top is not for searching in this particular Research Guide, but to search for other Research Guides in our system. There are a few other Research Guides that may prove helpful.  Links are provided below.  

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Welcome to our Research Guide on Country Research. Use this guide as a starting point for your research. Please use the tabs above to find quality resources. If you need more assistance, please don't hesitate to contact a librarian. We're always happy to help!


A Maori performs a traditional haka. Photograph: MJ Kim/Getty Images (The Guardian 2/11/09)

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