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POLS 2401: Global Issues (Wedeman): Home


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Resources in this guide are a starting point for the research projects in Professor Wedeman's course

POLS 2410: Global Issues

Click on the various tabs above to find books, articles, websites, etc. for your research project.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions about how to use this guide or how to locate appropriate resources.. I am very happy to meet with you to discuss resources for your class assignment or with help in using the Library.

Finding Background Information

After choosing a topic, you may need to locate background information, especially if you are unfamiliar with the subject area. Background information, such as that found in encyclopedias and other sources can provide you with:

  • a broad overview of the subject,
  • an introduction to key issues,
  • major dates and events,
  • definitions of key terms,
  • names of people who are authorities in the subject field, and
  • bibliographies that lead to additional sources.

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The following are just a few of the books available in the Library that can provide you with background information on various global issues. Search the Library Catalog for additional books.

Your Librarian

Brian Kooy
Library South, Room 542