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HUM 5: African Country Research Project: Home

How To Use This Guide

Use the resources in this LibGuide to find reliable, accurate information about the African country you are researching.

Begin learning about the country you are researching by searching for its homepage in the Kids Edition of CultureGrams.  Start by reading through the topic articles listed on the left side of the page.   

Useful Library Links






   Search library databases

 Find passwords to access databases outside of school

Encyclopedias - Middle School

Search for your topic in one or more of the encyclopedias listed below. Use important keywords for the best results.

Go to the Database Passwords page  to access online resources outside of school or ask your librarian for help. 


Search tip:  Start your search in the Elementary OR  Middle level. Move to the High School level as needed.


Search tip: Start your search in World Book Student and then search World Book Advanced for more detailed information. 


CultureGrams Database

CIA World Factbook

Political Map of Africa - CIA World Factbook