Belk Library resources for Global Studies.
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2014
The Global Studies program is a unit in the University College at Appalachian State University is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary academic program devoted to the understanding of historical, social, political, geographic, cultural, and artistic dimensions of international, transnational, and global processes.
What is in this Guide?
- Background Notes
The U.S. Department of State produces this series of reports, each of which describes the people, history, foreign relations, and economy of countries worldwide.
- Business Source Complete - Country Reports
Select Industry Profiles or Market Research Reports, then Country Reports from the drop-down menu.
- CIAO (Interactive Atlas Tool)
The interactive maps provide access to country reports provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
- Columbia Gazeteer of the World
An encyclopedia of geographical places and features.
- Country Studies
Country Studies is a series offering detailed accounts of the political, social and economic institutions of the countries and their cultural milieu.
- World FactBook
The World FactBook provides succinct coverage of each country's current situation, in an almanac-like manner.
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