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Country Profile Information
CIA World Factbook
The CIA World Factbook will be a central starting place for most of your basic research for your countries profile. It is a produced for US policymakers and coordinated throughout the US Intelligence Community. It provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Once you have learned a little about your country, look for areas to explore further such as their culture and religion, specifically their views around health, illness, and death. Use background resource materials such as encyclopedias and dictionaries to look up information about a particular concept or idea.
Britannica Library Suite
All content from the print Encyclopedia Britannica plus additional articles, videos, and multimedia clips. Britannica Online also contains primary source documents, World Data Analyst (statistics on the countries of the world), World Atlas, The Web's Best (a collection of websites), and full text journal and magazine articles.
Find quick facts and background information in over 600 reference sources. Then continue searching in the NOBLE catalog and other electronic resources right from the Credo search screen.
Government & Health Care
Global Access of Medical Devices
The WHO Baseline Country Survey on Medical Devices, last updated in 2014. Provides data on 177 countries on topics such as health technology policies, regulations, and innovation.
OSCA: Crime & Safety Reports
Use the Overseas Security Advisory Council Crime & Safety reports to get an idea of the current climate within the country and factors contributing to injuries and deaths.
Environment & Geography
Climate Change Knowledge Portal
The Portal provides an online tool for access to comprehensive global, regional, and country data related to climate change and development.
Use this portal to view how elements of your countries climate or geography impacts certain aspects of the country such as agriculture, water supply, mortality rates, population growth, and more.
Search in the NOBLE Catalog for books on your topic available at Jenks Library. Expand your search to by location to "NOBLE All Libraries" to view more books in neighboring libraries. All materials in Jenks Library are arranged by the Library of Congress Classification system.
Use the Journal Finder search interface to find academic journals available at Gordon both in print and online. You can also brown by discipline to view a list of journals publishing content in these fields.