Juniors Abroad Research Guide


Academic Search Premier
The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains full text for more than 4,600 peer-reviewed publications, in nearly all academic areas of study.

Fuente Academica
Nearly 200 full-text periodicals from the Spanish-speaking world. Thirteen are peer-reviewed. Includes Revista de Arquitectura, Estudios Sobre Educacion, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, Comunicacion y Sociedad, Revista de Ciencia Politica, and Revista Historia.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
More than 25,000 entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Britannica's Global Reference Center
Comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages, including:

Global Road Warrior 
Provides business and travel information for countries around the world. Sections include Country Facts, Society & Culture, Health & Medical, Technical/Electrical and more. Also included is a Resource Guide that provides useful and practical information on how to do basic things such as making a phone call into or out of a foreign country.

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure
This collection of more than 800 journals and 29 subject specific reference titles provide well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields.


Full-text articles from the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals.

Political Science Complete
Contains full text for over 400 journals, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product, such as British Politics, Ethnopolitics and the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. 

Explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

Program Resources

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Searching by subject

Search the library system (Primo) by subject using the name of the country.
Combine name of country with "history", "manual and handbooks", "encyclopedia", or "guidebooks".


  • Costa Rica – history
  • Costa Rica – manual and handbooks
  • Costa Rica – guidebooks
  • Costa Rica - encyclopedia

Links to subject searches in Primo:

LC classification areas for browsing

D General World History
DA 1-995 Great Britain
DA 20-690  - England
DA 700-745  - Wales
DA 750-890  - Scotland
DA 900-995  - Ireland
DB Austria
DC France
DD Germany
DF Greece
DG Italy
DH Belgium
DJ Netherlands
DS Asia
DS 554-555  - Cambodia
DS 555-556  - Laos
DS 561-589  - Thailand
DS 701-800  - China
DS 785-786  - Tibet
DT Africa
DT 43-154  - Egypt
DT 365-469  - East Africa
DT 371-398  - Ethiopia
DT 1701-2405  - South Africa
DU Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand
GN 301-673 Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology
GT 1-7070 Manners and Customs