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Globalization [SIB-101]: Types of Sources

Background Research

Research on Countries

World Political Map from the CIA World Fact Book, 2019

Map from the CIA's World Fact Book.

Research on Industries

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When looking for information within the theme of globalization, be aware that:

  • industries / companies may be part of the cause and/or solution to challenges;
  • it is likely that more than one country is impacted;
  • international organizations may play a role, or may provide information.

Analysis and Interpretation

Read articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers, to help you analyze and interpret trends.

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Podcast: Bike Shortage due to COVID-19

Consider the breadth and depth of research preparation that was necessary to produce this 3 minute podcast. 

Library Instruction: Video tutorials

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