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Off-Campus Access: Traveling with OWU LIbraries

Conducting research from abroad? Taking your Sagan course out of the country? Or just wanting to get some work done from the comfort of your own home? Near or far, the OWU Libraries have your research and information needs covered.

Why these terms??

These are suggested for use by searchers who want to approach their topic from a "geographic perspective."  That is, to view the topic through an historical, cultural, or political lens as well as considering the physical and spatial influences.

How to use Terms

Use the country name in conjunction with your terms.

Examples:

china and (social life and customs)

india and colonialism

haiti and health care

Subject Terms

Use the following Library of Congress Subject Terms for searches in either subject or keyword fields in conjunction with the name of the country:

Social life and customs 
Economic* 
Music 
Language 
Religion
Food 
Medical care 
Health care 
Public health 
Social conditions 
Economic conditions 
Economic development 
Politics 
Human rights 
Globalization 
Environment* 
History 
Democracy 
Capitalism

Thematic Terms

Use the following Thematic Terms for searches in keyword fields in conjunction with the name of the country:

Colonialism 
Imperialism 
Development 
Capitalism 
Culture 
Ritual*
Rites and ceremonies