Selected Resources

LIBA 410 Global Society

Power Point Presentation

Feedback Survey

Basic Country Information

  • CIA World Factbook

    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

  • BBC Country Profiles

    Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.

Reference Material and Statistics

  • Credo Reference

    Credo Reference is a collection that has Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Biographies, Quotations and more for a good research experience. The search engine is made to help narrow down to a specific topic. There is also an image search, so all your research can be done in one place.

  • Statistia

    Statista gathers statistical information on over 600 industries from over 10,000 different sources, such as market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources.


  • Project Muse Standard Collection 

    Project MUSE is a full-text database of over scholarly journals covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. 


  • Academic OneFile (with InfoTrac Collections)

    The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, literature, and many other subjects.


  • ProQuest Central

    ProQuest Central brings together many of ProQuest's databases to create the most comprehensive, diverse, and relevant multidisciplinary research database available. It provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. 


  • JSTOR (Art and Science II and II)​

    JSTOR provides articles of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. You can search the full text, titles, authors, and abstracts, or browse by journal title or discipline. They add new issues of existing titles and new titles on an ongoing basis. The library subscribes to Art and Science II & III. 


Turning a Theme Into a Researchable Topic