Country Study

Government Documents:

Background Notes: 3-5 page synopsis that includes information on the country's geography, history, economy and business

Country Commercial Guides: a country's trade and economic information

Country Studies: full book on the country; hard copies in Government Documents, D101.22:550-


World Fact Book well known publication from the CIA

Northwestern University Library International Government Documents

Internet Sites: Business

Try these commercial sites for information on tourism and doing business in various countries:


Library Web Guides

Links to many international business and country study sites can be found on these web pages:

International Business Sources from Michigan State

Internet Sites: Culture

Try these sites for information on customs and culture:

Arabian Culture and Customs


Spain Culture and Customs


Intercultural Management Quarterly

Culture Machine The Journal


OECD Online

See also the government sites listed above.