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Using the Library When Abroad: Top Tips
Online Reference Resources
These online reference databases are extremely helpful for identifying theoretical frameworks in the disciplines, as well as basic historical background. Use the bibliographies in these to track down scholarly sources!
Provides full text online access to Gale electronic books, including encyclopedias and other reference resources.
Contains the complete texts of many Oxford companions, encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference titles in a fully indexed, cross-searchable database. Included in addition to articles are images, maps, timelines, bibliographies, photographs and much more.
The social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press books, reference materials and other content.
Europa World Plus Online
Online version of the Europa World Yearbook, covering political and economic information from over 250 countries and territories. Includes comparative statistical information, directories and maps.
More ebooks can be found by searching Primo and limiting your results to ebooks!
Top Academic Resources
The following databases will help you identify academic (peer-reviewed) sources.
For more country-specific resources, navigate to the additional tabs on this library guide.
For additional discipline-specific resources, go to the appropriate subject guide page and look under the "Articles" tab.
Bibliography of Asian Studies
Contains records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
Indexes material in the areas of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture and interdisciplinary studies.
Indexes articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of world history from 1450 to the present. Does not include United States and Canadian history, which is covered in America: History and Life.
Asian & European Business Collection
Information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices.
An interdisciplinary journal archive. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
Interdisciplinary database includes books and articles from scholarly publishers with focus on humanities and social science.
Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database containing full text journal, magazine & newspaper articles, many from peer-reviewed titles. This scholarly collection covers information in nearly every area of academic study.
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Images, News, and Film Collections
Films on Demand - Archival Films & Newsreels Collection
A collection of archival films and newsreels spanning the 1880s to the 21st century.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
Access to news, business, governmental and legal sources.
Access World News
Find global information on topics related to business and economics, the environment, global issues, health, international studies, literature, performing and fine arts, politics and government, science, social issues, technology and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.