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Internet Sites:

• Portals to the World
“Portals to the World contain selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world.” Provided by the Library of Congress.

• Library of Congress Country Studies
Facts and statistics about 71 countries. From a series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress describing and analyzing political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.

• CIA World Fact Book 2002
Detailed information about every country and territory in the world. Includes geographic, climate, economic, and political information.

• A+ Country Reports
“Country information from around the world. A resource for business, tourists, students and teachers.”

• InfoNation
Searchable database containing current statistical information on the Member States of the United Nations.

• Peace Corps: World Wise Schools
An innovative global education program that seeks to engage U.S. students in an inquiry about the world, themselves, and others.

• United Nations CyberSchoolBus
“The United Nations Cyberschoolbus was created in 1996 as the online education component of the Global Teaching and Learning Project. The vision of this Project is to provide exceptional educational resources (both online and in print) to students growing up in a world undergoing increased globalization.” (Excerpt)

• RETANET: Resources for Teaching About the Americas
Resources and curriculum materials for secondary educators teaching about Latin America. An outreach project of the Latin America Data Base.

• Australian Studies Network for K-12 Students and Teachers
A variety of lesson plans and other educational resources for teachers and students learning about Australia.

• Flags of All Countries

• Bucknell Russian Studies Department
Includes resources on the history and culture of Russia.

• Goethe Institut – Germany Online
A collection of Internet links to information on German society and culture.

• The Institute of Social Science University of Tokyo
Offers Social Science Japan, an online magazine containing articles on recent trends in economics, political science and legal research on Japan. An events diary of conferences, seminars etc. for social scientists interested in Japan.

• The India Network Gopher
Established to discuss and provide information about issues related to India facing Indians living abroad. The India Network and Research Foundation was established in 1993 to provide stable network resources and to fund a graduate assistantship to work on network related chores. The ‘welcome’ file includes detailed information about joining their mailing lists, such as the India News Digest and the list for faculty of Indian origin.

• Australia Guide

• Puerto Rico home page