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ENGL3060: Business & Professional Writing (Gail Waller): Reference Resources

Chile, Nigeria, Poland, Vietnam

Click on the flag to learn more about the country from the CIA World Factbook.

The Library's database CultureGrams is also a good source of basic information about countries.

 Chile

 Nigeria

 Poland

 Vietnam

The following links lead to information on social and business culture produced by Communicaid.

Also check Geert Hofstede Cultural Dimensions for Chile and Poland.

Statistics & Currency Exchange Rates

The CIA World Factbook offers country comparisons for population, migration, the economy, communications, military, and transportation as well as basic information on countries.

Click on international statistics on the left side of the screen in Statistical Abstract.

Other sources for statistics: 

 Check current exchange rates for the Chilean peso, Polish zlotych, Nigerian naira, and Vietnamese dong.

Reference Books

Reference books are often an excellent starting place for finding a topic or background information on your topic.  These books are located in the Reference Collection on the 2nd floor.  They may not be checked out, but you can make photcopies from the books.  Listed below are some Reference books that might be useful as you begin your research.  Ask at the Reference Desk if you need assistance with locating the books.