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International Studies

Designed for international studies students, this guide takes you through the Library’s resources to improve your research.

Reference Resources


Find useful international studies reference books available at the Zondervan Library. If there are no print options shown for this subject be sure to search the online collections below.

Find The Reference Resources You Need

The Zondervan Library has an extensive collection of reference resources available to the International Studies student.

Here are three places to start:


Essential Resources

Here you will find extensive knowledge about the world and various topics related to international studies.


Studying The World

Check out this collection for reference resources on specific countries and cultures. 


Cultural Knowledge & Tools

Discover useful resources for understanding social interactions in different cultures.

Online Reference Tools

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference

Offers multidisciplinary and cross-searchable dictionary and reference works published by Oxford University Press.


Other Reference Resources

Biography in Context

Provides biographical information for thousands of significant people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Contemporary Authors

Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references to thousands of international authors.