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Starting Points

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Global Road Warrior, The World Factbook, and Credo Reference are excellent starting points when trying to learn more about a country. These resources provide lots of background information about a country's culture, religion, economy, demographics, language(s), and much more.

Global Road Warrior

How to use Global Road Warrior

Choose a country from the list provided, or by clicking the country on the global map.

Choose a country from the list


From the country page, use the menu options on the left side of the screen.

Choose a topic

How to Cite

At the very bottom of the side navigation menu for each country, look for CITE THIS DOCUMENT.

Cite this document button

World Factbook

How to use The World Factbook

From The World Factbook homepage, choose Countries from the top menu.

World Factbook: Choose Countries

Once you've opened a country page, scroll down and look for menu options that will help you learn more about the country.

World Factbook side menu with topics

Credo Reference

How to use Credo Reference

Start by typing the name of a country into the search box. Explore the list of encyclopedia articles.

Credo Tunisia search results page

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.