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Global Issues

What is in this guide?

Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research on global issues. Pay close attention to the search tips and examples provided on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble, use the information on the Help page to contact a librarian.

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Start Here

Use the Global Issues search box to enter a keyword, or click Browse Issues to see a list of topic pages.

Click Browse Issues

Topic pages include an overview article (background information) and more resources such as articles, news, reference essays, and more.

Global Issues Topic Page

Need more? 

Keep moving through the pages in this guide to find more topic ideas and resources. Remember to ask a librarian if you have questions at any point.

Online Access

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