CHOOSE COUNTRY WATCH for political, economic and social information. Also links to Country newswire for the latest new articles. This source is often difficult to access off-campus. Don't give up the first try and let the library know if you continue to have difficulty.
Specializes in non-western cultures. Especially good for Africa, the Middle East and indigenous peoples. Check the CULTURE SUMMARY tab for an overview of any cultural group listed. This information is useful if you are interested in a particular subculture within a country. The tutorial is very helpful.
The database features genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other more traditional genres such as Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku.
Very good for locating information on specific African native tribes and also some information on Native Americans. Includes detailed information on many ethnic groups. GREAT BOOK and NO ONLINE EQUIVALENT available.