Student Resources



Before You Leave

Travel Guides

The library has many travel books that will provide country information and practical tips for eating and getting around in your destination country.  To see what we have, try this search in the Find Books search box: "travel guides [name of country]".  An example is "travel guides Italy," which brings up 35 results covering different parts of Italy and different aspects of travel.



Social Customs

Culture Crossing
"This user-built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other about how to navigate our increasingly borderless world with savvy and sensitivity."


Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands series:
HF5389.3.L3 M67 2007 (Latin America)
HF5389 .M673 2007 (Asia)
HF5389 .M67 2006 (60 Countries)
HF5389 .M674 2007 (Europe)


Doing Business series: Using the Find Books search box, enter "doing business in" and the name of the destination country.  We have many books in this series on culturally appropriate manners for internships and service learning situations.

Very Important:

Make sure you have your Concordia ID with you or that you have your 14-digit library number memorized!  This is the "key" to getting into the databases, requesting inter-library loan documents, and using the Concordia proxy server during your trip abroad.

Ornate Front Doors, Malta

                 Documenting the Journey

                                           
Blogging

                                    Mapping


                                Making Videos


                               
Taking Photos


  
Writing & Reflecting: Some Examples

Concordia's May Seminars Abroad Blog

Habitat for Humanity Trip to Guatemala Concordia Blog

DJEMBE An intercultural journal, written by members of the Concordia community and concentrating on travel, study and experiences abroad.