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GLST 201 - The Global City: Get Started

Global City Profile


Gather Background Information

The Benefits of Starting With Background Information

  • Get a better idea of the subject and its related issues.  
  • Context: See how your city fits in with the rest of the world.
  • Identify experts so that their names can be researched in article databases

Background Resources

Explore Your City

Where to Find Ideas

Every city has its unique profile and set of issues. The resources below will help illuminate current issues and trends specific to your city.

  • Class discussions & readings 
  • A broad EBSCO search - Explore these results:
  • From subject specific websites:

    News articles about cities & globalization - Search "global cities" (in quotes)

    Trending Conversations

    Below is a curated list of tweets.

    To see all tweets for #globalcities please click the button.  

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