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Global Studies: Welcome

About this Guide

Welcome, this guide provides access to basic library materials and services as well as important resources to help you effectively use Global Studies resources.

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  • Find Reference Materials: Locate handbooks and encyclopedias 
  • Find Articles: Effectively use article databases
  • Find Books:  Use Library Catalog; explore sample searches
  • Find Country Information: Locate demographic, economic, and historical overviews
  • Find Videos : Use the Library Catalog to locate streaming videos. Faculty members can request DVDs for their class.  
  • Use Web Resources: Find photo and video resources, associations, and recommended websites
  • Chicago/Turabian: Links to resources about how to cite sources and format papers; also links to information on APA and Plagiarism

 

 

Get Started with Smart Search

Find articles, books, videos, and more with Smart Search. Refine your results by material type, date, and more.

For additional search options, use Advanced Search. To log into your account, see Managing Your Smart Search Account.


Mobile users: If you can't see the Search button, push Go on your device's keypad instead, or visit the Smart Search homepage for a mobile layout.

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