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View Resource INCORE Internet Country Guides

Initially reviewed in the September 19, 1997 Scout Report INCORE's (Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity) handy Country Guide page has more than doubled its offerings. For each of the 42 countries currently featured, INCORE lists annotated resources for news and background information, related email lists and newsgroups, articles and documents, maps, NGOs, and other related resources....
View Resource Library of Congress: Country Studies

This online series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress presently contains studies of 100 countries. Each study has been prepared by a "multidisciplinary team of social scientists" and offers a textbook-like portrayal of the beliefs, values, institutions, geography, politics, and economics of each country. Texts include photographs, tables, glossaries,...
View Resource Country Briefings

The Economist has placed online a very useful reference collection of country profiles, which contain background information, forecasts and statistics, market updates, new headlines, articles from the newspaper, and links to more information. These profiles may prove helpful to a variety of users and can be browsed by country. Updates are listed at the bottom of the page.
View Resource Earthpulse

National Geographic magazine, long known for its educational maps and writing that is easily understood by a variety of readers, has added a feature to its Website. The first, Earthpulse, sponsored by Ford Motors, covers environmental conservation issues with features that change monthly. This month, readers can learn more about "humans and habitats," with an article on the state of the Penan...
View Resource Geoexplorer

With the recent announcement that American students are falling further and further behind in their knowledge of the world, the Geoexplorer site is truly a sight for sore eyes, especially to those attempting to impart geographical and geophysical knowledge to young minds. Alive with information of all sorts, Geoexplorer supports research and learning at all levels, with maps, images,...
View Resource Test Your Geography Knowledge

Provided by Web site creator Lyndsey Mania and, the Test Your Geography Knowledge interactive quiz gives students a fun way to learn geography. Users choose a region of the world; click on the state, country, ocean, or other feature requested; and are told whether they’re right or wrong and their total score. A simple yet effective learning tool for kids.
View Resource was created by the maps company Graphic Maps in an "effort to aid students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions." The information-rich site lets users explore countries of the world through a wide array of maps, descriptions, current times, flags, populations, land size, and links to other relevant sites. Other items of interest include geography...
View Resource The World Fact Book

New from the US Central Intelligence Agency comes The World Fact Book. This annual publication contains a wide range of information on every recognized country in the world. Once chosen, visitors can view a map of the country and its flag, as well as read facts on its geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues including international...
View Resource New Jersey Spatial Data Clearinghouse

The New Jersey Spatial Data Clearinghouse stores metadata from organizations across the state and makes the data available to the public. The 603 datasets cover all aspects of land information including climatic data, digital ortho-photography, environmental, forestry and wildlife, geodetic control, geographic names, geologic and soils data, landuse/ landcover, and water resources among others. A...
View Resource GeoGame

The online interactive GeoGame activity is provided by The game is intended to have students learn geography terms, learn how to read and interpret maps, and increase awareness of geographical and cultural diversity. After registering for free, users get to choose games that contain international, United States, Canadian, or seasonal questions. The games, which aren't easy,...
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