Library Resources for Study Abroad
Resources for every step of the journey...
Before you go
Whether you’re in Oxford, Ohio or Oxford, England, you have access to the many resources provided by Miami University Libraries. All you need is your Miami UniqueID and password.
The library has a number of guidebooks on study abroad programs and funding opportunities, including the following titles:
- IIEPassport Academic Year Abroad [King Reference | LB2376 .U46 2008/09]
- IIEPassport Short Term Study Abroad [King Reference | LB2375 .S56 2007/08]
- Financial Aid for Study and Training Abroad [King Reference | LB2337.2 .F575 2008/10]
We also have many travel books and resources to help you learn about where you’re going:
- Guidebooks (Lonely Planet, Let’s Go, etc.)
- Atlases and maps
- Online factbooks
- International Newspapers (available online)
Want to blog about experience abroad and don’t know where to start? Check out the Libraries’ free workshop on blogging: http://www.lib.muohio.edu/workshops/register/609
While you’re there
While you are studying abroad, you can use the library’s online journals, ebooks and reference resources from our website. No need to set up anything--we’ve already taken care of that for you! All you need is your UniqueID and password.
Miami subscribes to many online databases that can help you with papers and projects anywhere in the world. Many of these contain full-text articles that you can print or read online. To get started, try:
Or for more in-depth or subject specific resources look at the library’s Libguides.
- Encyclopedias and factbooks
- Bilingual dictionaries
- Conversion tools for currency, measurements
- Health information
Or contact a librarian
We generally offer IM help service from 9am until 10pm. Please be mindful of time differences between your location and Oxford, Ohio. Check our Research Help Hours for exact times.Instant Message contact screennames:
- AIM: miamiulibraries
- Yahoo: miamiulibraries
- MSN: miamiulibraries at hotmail.com
After you return
Thinking about making a video or webpage about your experiences? Want to share your travels on an interactive map? Come to the CIM lab in King Library--an open computer lab equipped with multimedia software and hardware for your creative projects.
You can also learn how to do these things through one of the library’s free Technology and Information Management (TIM) workshops: www.lib.muohio.edu/instruction/workshops