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Library Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. I need information about a specific culture/people group. Where can I look?

Where to look depends on what type of information you need, but there are a variety of resources available:

Cultural norms (e.g. personal space, perception of time)History, social, political, economic, business informationEtiquetteWe also have some subject-specific books on this topic in the library.
  • Nursing students: look at call numbers RA418.5 and RT86.54.
  • Social work students: browse around call number HV3176.
  • Others: try searching the catalog for the terms cross-cultural and your subject (for example, cross-cultural business).