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Global Studies Resources

This guide lists resources that students can use to find all types of information related to cultures, countries, travel, and more.

What is in this Guide?

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This guide lists library and internet resources that include information about various countries and regions of the world. There are a number of additional library research guides that are focused on specific global topics, which may be more helpful depending on your topic. This guide serves as a starting point and is not comprehensive. If you have any questions about how to find certain types of information, you can always ask a librarian for help.

Research Starters

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.