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World FactBook (CIA)

Subject: Categorical description of 268 countries by the Central Intelligence Agency of the U. S.  
Type: Summary description from CIA viewpoint. 
Materials Covered: Nine categories described are: introduction, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. 
Dates of Coverage:  Current edition generally lags date by one year. 
Special Features: Appendixes link from first screen includes abbreviations list; reference maps link from first screen has jpg and pdf versions of 15 world or regional maps. 
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Simultaneous Users:  Unlimited 
Online Help:  History of the World Factbook is explanatory. A frequently asked questions link is available. 
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/lurl/LibGo.php?TiPrimaryID=194 
Vendor: FREE resource 
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Use Restrictions: Accessible by all users 
Printing: Use browser's print key. 
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