sites are recommended, but go outside the control and
maintenance of IWU.)
General Country Studies
Handbooks/Country Studies -- Country studies and
analysis provided by the Library of Congress.
Notes -- Information on geographic entities and
international organizations provided by the United States
Department of State.
- Centre for Intercultural Learning: Country
Insights (Canadian government site)
- CIA: The World Factbook Country information from the CIA.
Information: What you need to know. Research by
industry, country's industry, state, country, etc.
Briefings Includes articles from The Economist,
background profiles, forecast and statistics from The
Economist Intelligence Unit, market and currency updates,
news headlines and links.
- Cultural Profiles
Project Looks at culture, people, lifestyles and customs
- Doing Business
Provides downloadable PDF files that look at regional
areas of the world. Excellent information for establishing a
business in another courntry.
- Embassy World
A directory of the world's embassies and consulates
Business culture guides for selected countries.
- globalEDGE Your source for global business
knowledge, from Michigan State University.
Road Warrior This is a database that is available only
to IWU students/faculty. The access is your 14-digit library
access number from your student ID card. Contact the library if you do not have
Gateway: World Culture and Resources
- NationMaster Data
comparison of multiple countires.
- Persecution.Org: International Christian
Department of State: A-Z List of Countries
Regional or Country Specific