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Project Page by Louise Lankau - SCHS Librarian
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Assignment Details

See your teacher's web site for assignment details.


Sample ebook from Gale Virtual Library - addresses transportation issues

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New Encyclopedia of Africa - John Middleton; Joseph Calder Miller
ISBN: 9780684314549
Publication Date: 2007-10-08


Help with Citations


Plagiarism_2 SCHS Library "Cite it Right" page


 ( MLA, APA, and Turabian/Chicago ) available on this page


Find Books in the Library

Search for your country by subject or keyword. You can also browse through the resource list of all the countries. Also, the library has a display of Africa books available for your use.  Just ask a librarian!


Use our eBooks

Type the name of your country  for list of books you can use.  You might want to narrow your results by using the "search within this volume" option.


Here is an example book from the virtual library.

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Geo-Data - Gale Research Staff; John F. McCoy (Editor)
ISBN: 9780787655815
Publication Date: 2002-11-05


Use our Geography Databases

Facts on File/World Geography & Culture is an excellent source for many of the required maps and information.


  •  Search by country to locate the "At-A-Glance" section
  • Click on "Expand all menus" to find the information you need.

Search for your country. Check the "Country Reports" box.  


STUDENT RESOURCES and  OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS (below) are good sources for current information for your country.   

Also try the SCHS Library Online News page for links to national and international newspapers, magazines, and newswire services.












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Britannica Encyclopedia

Check Britannica Home Page and scroll down to Reference Desk.  Click on Compare Countries to analyze the Land, People, Economy, etc. of each country.


Another sample from the virtual library...

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Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures - Susan B. Gall; Timothy L. Gall
ISBN: 9780787617561
Publication Date: 1998-09-11


Sweet Search

This is an academic search engine that will produce great results. Check it out!  There is a link to Google from Sweet Search.


Don't forget to use the library!!


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