Understanding the Global Information Society

How to use this Guide

This guide features online resources available at OSU Libraries on different regions of the globe and geography.  The objective of this guide is to introduce students to new sources that will support the International Studies 4850 Understanding the Global Information Society course. This guide is adapted from the Geography 2750 Guide developed by librarians from The Other State University, Ohio University, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Off Campus Access: If you are off campus, library-accessed resources will require log in with your name.# and password.   Please note that many of the electronic books listed on the guide have limited user access.  To assist your classmates in accessing the available content, please remember to download a source when available and/or to close your browser window when you have completed viewing an e-book.

Global News Sources

Global Information & Statistics

Global Reports & Reference Information

UN and EU Documents, IGOs; International Treaties

Check the library catalog for EU documents in the collection

United States


Other Treaty Series

Global Multimedia Resources (Videos & Music)