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SUNY Old Westbury Library, Old Westbury, NY 11658
Demographic and geographic data as well as current news articles on all countries. Also offers The CountryWatch.com@School, a section of resources for teachers. Grade levels: 9 and up.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Human development Reports (UNDP)
The Human Development Report is an independent publication commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
BBC - Country Profiles
Full profiles provide 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.