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SPA 151/152: Country Portfolio: Finding Books & Media

Resources for country/culture portfolio assignment

A Sampling of Helpful Books (there are many more!)

Library Catalog

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what the Library has on your topic. Enter your search below to get started!

Keywords and subject headings

The MCC Library has many good books on countries.  Books on the culture of a country and on traveling in a country are particularly useful for this assignment.  To locate such books, enter the name of your country in the Library Catalog search box above, find the call number for books on the country, then go to the shelves and use the indexes in the back and the tables of contents in the front of books for the particular information you need. Try the following terms in both the catalog and other search tools.





Chile, Mexico, etc.

eating customs

Latin America--politics and government

business etiquette--Latin America

corporate culture--Latin America

Reference books: Print and Electronic (online)