Information on the world’s countries and cultures are available for students, researchers, and travelers through these resources.
Denotes resources suitable for students in elementary and middle grades
Web resource Available with Skokie Public Library card Available in Library only
CultureGrams provides country reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports cover 187 countries and all fifty United States.
The online version of the popular encyclopedia, good for students but also
valuable as a general guide to all fields of learning. The articles
provide cross-references and links to maps, charts, audio and visual clips,
animations, Bubble Views (360-degree virtual tours), websites, magazine and
newspaper articles, or other World Book articles and sections of articles
related to the article topic.
Skokie Public Library's guide to this database