Over the past few weeks, it has become common to hear students exclaim, “Flags!” when they enter Oesterle Library. The flags in question are a colorful new addition to the lobby area on the main floor of the library. They celebrate NCC’s international exchange programs and the home countries of our international students. Stop in and try to identify each flag. If you need help, check out Flags through the ages and across the world, located in the oversize section on the lower level of Oesterle Library. To find statistics and data from any country, look in the The Statesman’s Yearbook 2009 in the Reference collection or The World Factbook online. If you’d like more information on any one country, try a subject search in our online catalog. On the library’s web page, under the heading “Find Books, Movies and More,” type the name of the country and select “Subject” from the drop-down menu. For more information about study abroad programs or ways to get involved with international students at NCC, see the web page for the Office of International Programs.