Global Studies Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: Resources for global perspective
of topics such as business, culture, society, science, and other international
Keywords to search: global, globalization, global trends, international,
government policy, governments, culture, cultural, country profiles, society, trade.
Subjects to search (Library of Congress): Globalization, International relations, Names
of countries, International cooperation.
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r) and ebooks: use
subject and netlibrary (for example keywords "international
and netlibrary", "global
and netlibrary", etc.)
Education: An International Encyclopedia (LB1139.23 .E272 2007)
Global Business Etiquette (HF5389 .M375 2006)
Nation Building: A Reference Handbook (E840.W38 2004)
Factbook provides information on the history, people, government,
geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational
issues for 266 world entities.
Library Resources (r):
Images provides online access to more than 500,000 current,
almost immediate, and historical photographs from the Associated
Archive. Images available for presentation in educational
Columbia International Affairs Online covers theory and research
in international affairs. The database includes journal abstracts,
conference proceedings and the full text of working papers and
policy briefs from
over 60 contributing institutions. Also included are economic indicators,
maps and country data, and links to other resources. (Columbia University
Women's Issues database provides full text access to global
information on women. It includes information on women from 200+
countries, bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology,
education, and human rights.
Global Researcher meets the increasing demand for balanced,
reliable reporting on international issues and crises delivering
in-depth coverage of newsworthy global affairs from a multitude of
international viewpoints. CQ Global Researcher offers
focused, readable, single-topic reports on vital world issues.
Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas
of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources,
natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography,
pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental
law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Over
1,957,000 records from more than 1,700 domestic and international
going back to the 1940s (including
1,125 active core titles).
Issues in Context supports research in virtually every
corner of the library and in a wide variety of subject areas,
current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious
studies, women’s studies, human rights, English composition and
many more. Issues and countries form the core of this dynamic product,
which uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary
conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events.
International Complete provides full text of hundreds of
journals, books and other published sources from around the world and
includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than
and 2.47 million records)
plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other
databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum
of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet
academic research needs, including: national and regional newspapers,
broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language
sources U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal
reviews, and international legal information.
Online maintains data on 20,000 non-U.S. companies (active
and inactive) - more companies from more countries than any other
Subscribers have immediate access to companies representing 95% of
the non-U.S. global market capitalization.
Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international
newspapers and selective full text for more than 410 U.S newspapers.
The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts.
Studies International covers the core disciplines in Women’s
Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes
more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present.
globalEDGE Created by
the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC),
a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals
worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources
on global business activities.
Librarians' Index to the Internet searches
sites meeting specific selection
criteria and provides a well-organized point of access
for reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected website.