Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Database of the Week

Country Watch is a Library database with up-to-date, dependable information about all of the countries in the world.

Global Literacy Rates
Source: Country Watch database

For each country in the world, you can discover more about demographic information, political systems, economic conditions, business data, the cultural background, and environmental information.

Map of Afghanistan
Source: Country Watch database

Country Watch is available to all currently-enrolled SWC students, staff, and faculty. 

Information in the database can be viewed a variety of ways, including via thematic, physical, and political maps. You may also access CountryWire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world.

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