CIA World Factbook: Select a country and the facts you would like to know about the country.
Library of Congress Country Studies Collection: This resource contains 80 books, written in the 1990s, about information from various countries. They have been photocopied so you will need to select the "view images in sequence" to read the pages. If you select All Formats, found next to the search box, you can find other pertinent information about life, art, etc. that will be more up to date.
globalEDGE Type country name in the search box at top of the page
World Bank Databank: Select the Countries tab at the top of the page. Then, select the desired country. You will find an overview of the country's economy and data about business information, life expectancy, poverty, and more.
International Data Base (IDB): US Census Bureau General demographic and socioeconomic data for most countries in the world.
Gale In Context: College: This includes scholarly journals, newspapers, periodicals, images, and videos
The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business: This book helps to decode cultures different from your own.