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SPC 1017 - Culture and Perception: Library Resources

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior is an online database that provides overviews of countries and their cultures.

To use:

  • Select a country
  • Browse categories for that country in the left pane.
  • Sections such as Business Culture and Society & Culture will be particularly helpful.

Library Catalog

Search the library catalog for books or ebooks.

  • On the main search screen, type your country and culture, e.g. china and culture
  • For books, limit to West Campus, and change all items to books.
  • For ebooks, change all items to ebooks.
  • Books such as the Culture and Customs series and Cultureshock series will be particularly helpful.

Additional Databases

Use any of the following databases to find more information about countries, cultures and Hofstede's dimensions.

 Here are some possible search strategies:

Hofstede AND [country name]   e.g. Hofstede and Japan

[country name] AND [one of the dimensions] e.g. Mexico AND masculinity

West Campus Librarian

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Beth King
West Campus 6-326J