Global Issues

Your Global Issues Guide FDU Frank Giovatto Library 2017


Access world affairs resources on critical thinking skills in evaluating international systems, environmental issues, and human rights questions. Find course related global dimensions of crucial contemporary issues.Need more information? A librarian can help.

CoolCAT FDU Online Library catalog contains information about global issues found in print, electronic books, dvds, videos and in other materials available at Giovatto through our FDU Libraries. Search by keyword, subject, and country or choose from other search options. Giovatto Library books are on the shelves in call number order using the Library of Congress classification system.

For browsing in the collection see the general area on global issues below

JZ International relations


Global studies encyclopedias are good starting points to get an overview of your topic.

Encyclopedia of global studies. Helmut Anheier. Giovatto (FDU) Ready Reference

JZ1318 .E626 2012 v.1-v.4


There are subject specific global issues publications.

United Nations in the 21st century.Giovatto (FDU) Stacks JZ5005 .M56 2017

Global issues course reserves. FDU faculty set aside course reserves for their classes at the Giovatto circulation desk for exclusive use inside the library with your FDU ID card.


Global issues:university core.6th ed. Kuehl. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve.H62 .G46 2012

Introduction to global studies. Campbell. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve JZ1318 .C356 2010

The god species saving the planet in the age of humans. Lynas. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve QC981.8.G56 L976 2011


Commanding heights. DVD. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve HD87.C66 2002

The botany of desire. DVD. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve QK46.5.H85 B68 2009

A force more powerful. DVD. Giovatto (FDU) Reserve HM1281 F65 2000

Eleanor Roosevelt.PBS DVD.Giovatto (FDU) Reserve E807.1.R6 E43 2010

To find published articles on global issues in related journals, magazines and in newspapers, look for your topic in printed indexes or in the computer indexes found in our FDU Online Library datatbases.


For article computer indexes covering global issues, choose FDU Online Library from the FDU Library webpage for access to database listed below. Search by keyword, country or select other options.


Lexis/Nexis Academic

Access World News

A to Z Maps Online

Country Watch

Credo Reference



To find streamed videos choose FDU Online Library from the FDU Library webpage for access to the video database listed below.

.NJVid Video Collections

The botany of desire. Michael Pollan. Arlington, Va. PBS Distribution, 2009.

A force more powerful. Steve York. Washington, DC : York Zimmerman Inc., 2000.


Global issues news and current trends may be viewed in print through the Giovatto Periodicals department in the following publications, The New York Times, Paris-Match, UN Chronicle, and The Financial Times, among other periodicals.


How to cite your sources in global issues. Citation style guides are found by searching CoolCAT, the FDU Online Library catalog. Ask your instructor which citation style you should use for your assignment.


MLA Handbook. Eight edition. Giovatto (FDU) Ready Reference LB2369. G53 2016


Search non-FDU resources through the open web below.


United Nations homepage


CIA world factbook

Central Intelligence Agency almanac style information by country.


Organisation for economic co-operation and development(OECD)

World health statistics.


International Monetary Fund

International financial statistics.

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