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Cal Poly English Language Institute (CPELI) Library Orientation

This guide contains most of the topics explained during the orientation visit to the library.

States and countries

 

 

How to find information on your state

 

Almanac of the 50 States

     Ref HA 203 A5         

Congressional Quarterly’s Desk Reference on the States

     Ref JK 2408 W48  

County Name Origins of the United States

     Ref E 155 B33 2001

CQ’s State Fact Finder

     Ref HA 203 C75

Encyclopedia Americana – 30 volumes

     Ready Ref AE 5 E333

Fifty States

     http://www.infoplease.com/states.html

Indian Reservations: A State and Federal Handbook 

      Reserve E 93 I3828 1986

Reader’s Digest Atlas of America: Our Nation in Maps, Facts, and Pictures

      Atlas G 1200 R380

State Flags

     http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/flags/

State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State

     Ref HA 202 S74

State Rankings

     Ready Ref HA 203 U17

States and Capitals

     http://www.50states.com

World Almanac and Book of Facts

     Ref AY 67 N5 W7-newest editions on Reference Shelves and Reserve; older editions on 6th Floor).

 

 

How to find information on your country


Countries of the World

      http://www.infoplease.com/countries.html

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook

     Ready Ref G 123 C67

Encyclopedia Americana – 30 volumes

     Ready Ref AE 5 E333

Flags of the World

     http://www.flags.net/

World Almanac and Book of Facts

     Ref AY 67 N5 W7-newest editions on Reference Shelves and Reserve; older editions on 6th Floor)

World Factbook

     https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

World Geographical Encyclopedia

     Ref G 63 E5213 1995

World Reference Atlas

     Ref G 1021 D63 1998

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

      Ref G 63 W67 2004