As you prepare for your trip abroad, it's important to gather information about the logistics involved: visa requirements, travel information, safety tips, weather, and the local culture & etiquette. This website is a great place to start with up to date, user-generated information: Wikitravel
Below you'll find additional travel guides provided by the library (many in electronic form).
Websites of Major Newspapers from Costa Rica
Library Databases to Search for Specific News Articles
Full text of over 600 U.S. newspapers and over 260 English language newspapers from other countries worldwide.
Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper. [Access limited to 3 users at a time.]