Sometimes it seems easier to just look things up online, but don't overlook the great resources we have in the library. The books below are a small sampling of what's available. For more resources, search the library's catalog for terms related to your research, or ask a librarian for help!
Modern Germany : an Encyclopedia of History, People, and Culture, 1871-1990 / editors, Dieter K. Buse, Juergen C. Doerr.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture / edited by John Sandford.
Work, study, travel abroad : the whole world handbook / written by Marjorie Adoff Cohen.
The German way : aspects of behavior, attitudes, and customs in the German-speaking world / Hyde Flippo (http://www.german-way.com/)
Kohls, L. Robert. Developing intercultural awareness [electronic resource] : a cross-cultural training handbook / L. Robert Kohls and John M. Knight.