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Resources and research tools for faculty interested in designing their own study abroad programs
Before you go abroad, there are some things you should consider doing to better prepare you for your trip. In this section we will highlight some things you consider doing and provide some resources to help.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Gain background knowledge or learn some aspect about your destination that interests you.
- Comprehensive authoritative online art encyclopedia. - Like an authoritative Wikipedia. - Will contextualize your object and provide you with more clues and search terms. - Search Options: artist, movement, concept, style, medium, country.
Ethnographic Sound Archives Online brings together over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, opening new paths for the study of music in its cultural context.