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Click the maps in the World Edition to zoom in on facts and statistics about societies and cultures anywhere in the world. Cultural information, statistics, and more for nearly 200 countries and all states in the U.S.
Full-text reference entries, magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, podcasts, and images covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day news makers.
Search the full text of 400 journals in 20 disciplines including Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Ecology, Literature, Mathematics, Statistics, and Visual and Performing Arts.
Though a commercial website, this place is good for doing some initial browsing - check the various genres in International music, or check the Pop/Rock section for some popular musical styles from your regions!
Note: Google (or any other Internet search engine) can definitely be a good place to start exploring some possible topics. Just be careful - because there is so much stuff on the Internet, it can be difficult separating the reliable from the unreliable information! You'll need to be extra careful and research the website or author of the online article.
One Tip: Use Google to browse for some possible video topics. Then, go back to the databases at the library to check for reference articles, scholarly articles, or books on those topics. You may be surprised at what you find!