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Database Of The Month: Global Road Warrior

lab-global-road-warriorPlanning a trip? Gathering information for travel – either business or pleasure — can be overwhelming and exhausting. Before you leave on your next trip, plan to visit our Electronic Resources section on our website.

Or maybe you are a student looking for information about a specific country.  Make your life easy and start by searching our online databases.  It is all at your fingertips.

That you are a traveler or a student Global Road Warrior is a great resource featuring 175 countries. A “country snapshot” will allow you to take a quick glimpse of a particular country’s geography, climate, languages, religions, history and current political and economic conditions. Learn more, by going into specific categories, about a country’s currency, customs, food, transportation, and so much more.  Get answers to questions like: How much do I tip in Bolivia? How do I greet my host in Mali? What is typical family life in Japan? Is punctuality important in Russia?

Our online databases are tremendous resources, and they are free for you to use.  All you need is a library card to log on to a world of information. Give it a try.  And if you need assistance don’t hesitate to ask a librarian.

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