• Background Notes from the U.S. Department of State This site, from the Bureau of Public Affairs, contains the full-text to the "Background Notes" publications. Information is included on people, history, government, and political conditions from countries which the United States has relations.

  • International Affairs Resources, now with over 2000 carefully selected, annotated links in 37 international affairs categories. It is frequently maintained, and should be of use to faculty, students, journalists, researchers and businesspersons, among others.

  • Library of Congress Country Studies This website contains the online version of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army.

  • Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent This site includes a selection of the images and sounds from the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The collection includes images captured on slides and in photographs as well as sound recordings on reel-to-reel and audio cassette that have been reproduced and stored on digital files.
  • Foreign Information by Country This site allows you to search the University of Colorado at Boulders' Libraries webpage for country information by governments, international organizations, portals, territory guides and more.