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Instructions

Use the resources included on this page to locate information about countries and cultures around the world -- customs, history, geography, statistics and more!

Links for copyright-free / royalty-free photos and clip-art are also included.  If you need additional help, please ask.

Books & eBooks

DHS Library Catalog
Don't forget to use the library catalog to find both books and ebooks in the DHS Library.

      
     

    Images: Photos, Clip Art & More

    Looking for images to use in your presentation?  Check out the sites on the Digital Media page, created by DMS Library.

    Most of the images in these collections are in the public domain. Though you may not need to ask permission to use them when using them for educational purposes, you still must cite these images unless otherwise notified!

     

    Country Information

    CIA World Factbook
    Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials, this site provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

    CountryReports English edition
    Member-developed content that provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
    Please contact DHS Library for username / password.

    CountryReports Edition Française
    Member-developed content that provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
    Please contact DHS Library for username / password.

    CountryReports Edición en Español
    Member-developed content that provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
    Please contact DHS Library for username / password.

    Chile - Travel Information

    Planning a trip to Chile?  Check out some of these sites below for information on tourism and travel in Chile. The majority of these sites are Spanish-language sites.

     

    Spanish Encyclopedia

     

    Current Events

    Global Issues in Context
    Locate global issues, topics, and current events on a variety of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

    Immigration / Emmigration

    In order to locate immigration / emmigration statistics and related information, please use the suggested links below.

    Also, visit the Global Issues in Context database in the box above.  Click on Browse Issues & Topics (View All) and select Immigrants and Immigration.

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