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ProQuest Adds Multimedia Resources to CultureGrams Online

Posted Jan 19, 2008
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ProQuest is adding streaming video and slideshows to CultureGrams Online. The new CultureGrams multimedia resources include 45 videos covering 12 countries and 71 slideshows covering 13 countries. Additional multimedia on other countries will be added throughout the year.

The material features 2-5 minute video clips and slideshows of 10-15 images not contained in the CultureGrams photo gallery. Included are images, interviews, and sounds that focus on daily life in countries around the world.

The new content covers American Samoa, Belgium, Egypt, Fiji, France, Ireland, Italy, Mali, Morocco, the Netherlands, Samoa, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Vanuatu.

CultureGrams provides an insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people. The CultureGrams reports cover more than 200 countries, the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and Canadian provinces. In addition, CultureGrams provides images, maps, flags, bios, statistics, and a recipe collection with five authentic recipes for every country in the database.

ProQuest, www.proquest.com.  


 
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