CHECK IT OUT: Get the world view from your armchair

Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 01:49 PM.

"Nations of the World 2013: A Political, Economic & Business Handbook" helps business people interested in overseas commerce, prospective tourists and "armchair" travelers just seeking more global knowledge.

The comprehensive handbook profiles 231 nations and self-governing territories in an easy-to-access, single-volume format. More than 2,000 pages present political information, economic data, and social statistics.

Use the print reference copy or obtain free access at under “Electronic Resources.” Your 14-digit library card number is required.

Sandra Dreaden is the Crestview Public Library's reference librarian.

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