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Global Studies: Home

This guide contains information and links to resources useful to students and faculty in the Global Studies program.

Featured Books

The Lexus and the Olive Tree

Call number:

HF1359 .F74 1999  

Location:

Stacks/Top Floor

Enduring innocence : global architecture and its political masquerades / Keller Easterling

Enduring innocence : global architecture and its political masquerades / Keller Easterling

Call number: 

NA2543.S6 E18 2005 

Location: Architecture Resource Center

Food and culture

Encyclopedia of food and culture

Call number: GT2850 .E53 2003 v.1-3

Location: Reference/Main Floor

Welcome

Welcome!

Welcome to the Global Studies LibGuide. Your academic success is important to us at the James White Library. This guide is designed to help you learn about library resources and services that will be useful to you as you complete the research assignments for your classes. 

Research Services

Librarians are here to help you. Walk in, contact the Information Desk by phone (471-3283), or use the Ask-A-Librarian electronic reference service. You can also make an appointment for an in-person or Skype consultation with a librarian.

Getting Started With Library Resources

In the Library Primer 2.0 tutorial you will learn how to

  • Develop a Search Strategy
  • Search the Library Catalog
  • Search Article Databases
  • Evaluate Web Sources

Library Catalogs

Use the Library Catalog to search for books, audiovisuals, and other documents owned by the James White Library. 

MelCat and Inter-library Loan (ILL)

Expanded access to library holdings not in the James White Library can be explored in the following databases.

  • MelCat
  • Statewide (Michigan) union catalog and borrowing system. Residents of Michigan can access resources through any participating Michigan library.
      
  • WorldCat
  • Open access WorldCat. This database can be used to explore libraries within your region by entering a local zip code.
  • WorldCat  
  • International union catalog of participating libraries. This licensed version has some enhanced searching options unavailable in the open access version.

Subject Guide

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Marianne Kordas
Contact:
Room 110, Hamel Hall
269-471-3114

Help

Librarians are here to help you. Walk in, contact the Information Desk by phone (471-3283), or use the Ask-A-Librarian electronic reference service. You can also make an appointment for a consultation.