The Fall 2012 Global Café series continues on Wed., Oct. 17th, from 5-6pm with a focus on Japan and London (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by the Center for Global Education and and International Student Association, international, study abroad, and travel study students talk about their home countries or international experiences.
Check it out! Andersen Library has resources on cross-cultural communication and travel.
Search HALCat, the online catalog, for books or videos, such as Manners and mischief: Gender, power, and etiquette in Japan (3rd-floor Main Collection, BJ2007.J34 M36 2011), Kiss, bow, or shake hands: Asia : how to do business in 12 Asian countries (2nd-floor Reference Collection, HF5389 .M667 2007), CultureShock! Japan (3rd-floor Main Collection, DS821 .B63 2008), London : 50 adventures on foot (3rd-floor Main Collection, DA679 .T39 2005), and Culture shock!. Britain (3rd-floor Main Collection, DA125.A1 T36 2001).
Or, check out the information on these and other countries in Library resources such as the Global Road Warrior! The Ultimate Guide to the World and Europa World Plus database. There also are authoritative free sources online, such as the State Dept.’s Country Background Notes or Fact Sheets and the CIA’s World Factbook.
Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.
Andersen Library is a federal and Wisconsin depository library with many federal and state government documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in many formats, including online. Check out your government at Andersen Library!
Great article in the Royal Purple this week about the meetings too! If you didn’t get a chance to read it you can also see it online at http://royalpurplenews.com/?p=8483