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Countries & Cultures: Selected Book Sources

Facts about the land, people, culture, customs, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of countries of the world

Suggested subject headings for books about Countries & Cultures

Search by the name of the country. 

For example: Ghana, Brazil, India

Combine the country name with your specific topic. 

For example: Ghana AND Economy

How to obtain an Oakton Library/Student ID card

You need this!

The Oakton Library card (OWL card) also serves as an ID card for currently enrolled Oakton Community College students taking classes for credit. 

To get an Oakton Library library card, bring a picture ID (driver's license or state ID) to the Oakton Library circulation desk on the Des Plaines Campus (Room 1406) or the Ray Hartstein Campus (Room A200, Skokie).

Online Oakton course students: If you cannot come to campus, contact Gretchen Schneider ( at the Library for more information.

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