Encyclopedias on modern-day cultures in Asia, Middle East, Africa, as well as information on food and arts by culture (see examples below) *Useful categories to select in Gale: History, General, Business
GREAT source for quick information on cultures and customs of different countries "People" section--population, language, religion, and more "Lifestyle" section--family, housing, diet, arts, and much more "Society" section--transportation & communications, education, and health
Arguably the best free online resource for global business information developed and hosted by Michigan State University. TIP: Select a country and the "Resources" in the left column for links to that country's government resources--great for statistics, labor regulations, costs, etc.
(Note: always have to select "Accept" on first screen) Unique consumer data provided covering many aspects of consumer lifestyles, particularly requirements under "Living Conditions" Tips: Dashboards-->Country Overviews under Vis Apps provides quick, useful info on Business Environment, Key Economic Indicators, and Social & Cultural Factors "Consumer Segmentation" is useful for population distribution Search Don't overlook this useful function because it allows you to select many components needed for your notebook