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HUMN 305 Global Issues

Search resources, research strategies, writing tips, and archived workshops compiled specifically for the HUMN 305 course.

International Organization for Migration

International Organization for Migration logo

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration.

IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.

Explore the Data and Research section of the IOM site to find reports, statistics, and additional immigration research sources.

Locating Religion, Ethnicity and Societal Information

To find information on the religion of a country, search Global Road Warrior or NewsBank

In Global Road Warrior  

  •  Select a country from the list or map
  •  Click on Religion.
  • Click on Religion and Religious Freedom.

In NewsBank:

  • Use the advanced search options. Use the drop-down menu to select Lead/first paragraph in the search text field.
  • Search Religion and your country.  For example Religion and China.

To find information on the ethnicity of a country, search Global Road Warrior  or NewsBank

In Global Road Warrior 

  • Select a country from the list or map
  • Click on Country Facts.
  • Click The People and then Language 

In NewsBank:

  • Use the advanced search options. Use the drop-down menu to select Lead/first paragraph in the search text field.
  • Search Ethnicity and your country.  For example Ethnicity and China.

To find information on a country's demographic, ethnic, or women's status, search Global Road Warrior and NewsBank

  • Select a country from the list or map
  • Click on Country Facts 
  • Click on Demographic Summary then Geography

In NewsBank:

  • Use the advanced search options. Use the drop-down menu to select Lead/first paragraph in the search text field.
  • Search Demographics and your country.  For example Demographics and China.

To find information on the culture, clothing or artifacts for a country, search Global Road Warrior and NewsBank

In Global Road Warrior: 

  • Select a country from the list or map.
  • Click on Culture and Society then areas like Greetings and Courtesies
  • Click on Holidays & Festivals then Holidays,
  • Click on Music
  • Click on Food & Recipes

In NewsBank:

  • Use the advanced search options. Use the drop-down menu to select Lead/first paragraph in the search text field.
  • Search Clothing and your country.  For example Clothing and China.

Cultural/Clothing Images

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Dress from 1887

Additional Resources

Sources of information regarding migration, immigration, and emigration in your assigned country.

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