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Country & Culture Resources: Library Databases
SFCC Library Databases
You will need to use your Bigfoot email and password to login to the SFCC library databases.
Username: First name first initial of last name last 4 numbers of your student ID @bigfoot.spokane.edu
Password: defaults to your entire student ID number if you've never changed it.
Need to reset your password? Contact IT Help Desk at 509-533-4357.
A to Z the World
Great cultural overviews for all countries.
Global Issues In Context
Supports global awareness. Authoritative content empowers learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
Hospitality and Tourism OneFile
Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural, and economic aspects of travel and tourism.
Facts on File History Databases
Choose Ancient & Medieval History or Modern World History for historical information about your country or culture.
You will need to have a Spokane Library card number to access these databases. All SFCC students and staff can get an SPL card online no matter where they live. Check out this guide for how to create your SPL card online.
eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Search the country name. Add additional terms to narrow results.
Search the country or culture name. Add additional terms to narrow results.
Search the country name.
Reference book content. Search the country name. Add additional terms to narrow results.
A searchable collection of the top 500 streaming feature films.
Kanopy Streaming via SPL
Stream thousands of fiction and non-fiction films with your Spokane Public Library card number.
All SFCC students and staff - no matter where they live - can get an SPL card online to access SPL's physical and digital collections.
Need to know how to get your SPL card online? Check out this guide. It will tell you how to create your SPL card, as well as how to set up your Kanopy account with your SPL card number.
Country & Cultures Resources: Free Web Sites
Consider the perspective of your content.
Look for information directly from that country or culture also.
- Check out official country websites.
- Check out related organizations or associations in that country.
- Don't forget that not all information has to be text - check out videos and podcasts.