Public Library Electronic Resource
CultureGrams Concise reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection. World Edition articles are aimed at high school users.
  • Click on the link above, and select Culturegrams from the list of databases.
  • Enter the card number and pin given to you by Ms. Miller (or your own card number and pin if you know them).
  • Select World Edition.
  • Select Afghanistan from the menu or the map.

CIA World Fact Book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
BBC News Country Profiles provides an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
US State Department provides information on the relationship between the United States and Afghanistan.
Nationmaster emphasizes statistics for various aspects of life and focuses on comparisons to other countries.


EasyBib A great tool to keep track of and correctly format your citations, and it works well with most databases. Chrome extension and Google Doc add-ons are available.