Country Profiles from BBC News 

A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions from the British Broadcasting Company. 

The Catholic Encyclopedia 

Articles on Catholic interests, doctrine, history and social issues. The scope of this online encyclopedia is varied and its use need not be limited to research for Religion or Theology classes. (Library has print version.) 

Internet Public Library (IPL) 

Links to information resources that have been evaluated and selected by reference librarians. 

Librarians' Index to the Internet (LII) 

Search here for websites that librarians have selected as relevant to your topic. The "Ready Reference" section provides links to sources for dictionaries, statistics, atlases, and more.