Use the resources on this page to find information about ALL cultures and countries.
The resources on the tabbed pages may provide additional information.
Encyclopedias and other reference books are the best place to start researching a new topic. (There are also library databases which contain online reference books.) Go to the 1st floor of the library and find the encyclopedias of Culture, Music, Folklore, Marriage, Food, etc., in these call number areas:
Use the library Search to find books on specific subjects. You'll find print books and some ebooks.
Your SCC Library has books on these subjects and more:
Databases of all types are available from the SCC Library homepage. Use them to find ebooks, art images, music, streaming video, articles, and more.
(Citation hint: Most libraries have citation generators making it simple to cite information you find.)
The library database Credo Reference contains encyclopedias of culture some of which include information on non-verbal communication, attitudes, gestures, and more. Here are a few titles:
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Books, articles, and websites about transcultural nursing or transcultural medicine in general will have cultural etiquette information, particularly about large immigrant and refugee populations. Try these suggested books and websites, and ask a librarian for help searching for articles in our article index databases (like CINAHL, ProQuest, and Academic Search Complete).