$$Databases$$ (public library card number required):
Free on the web:
- U.S. Department of State: Countries & Regions (When you get to your country, click on Background Notes.)
- CIA World Factbook
- Country Studies (Library of Congress -- Selected Countries)
- Atlapedia.com (Lapl.org: Political and geographic maps, basic facts, and statistics about countries.)
- Tierra.free-people.net (Flags/Banderas)
- Latin American Recipes (A dish from each country)
- Foods/Dishes by Country (University of Texas at Austin)
- Lonley Planet (Travel website. Good for the kind of information travelers need, like weather and famous landmarks.)
- Geography Homepage on About.com
- Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) (Websites in Spanish!)
Books!Search for BCCHS Library books in Destiny, our online book catalogue.
(Remember that information like climate won't change much from year to year, unlike information about population and government!)
ALT Codes for typing Spanish characters:
Directions for making a brochure in Microsoft Word can be found on the Microsoft website..