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LCOB International Retail - Study Abroad

This guide will direct you to the resources you need for study abroad and a couple of resources for international retailing as well. We can help you plan your trip, make the most of the study abroad, and welcome you back. You have access to library resour

About this guide

University of Cincinnati Libraries is happy and proud to  support the wonderful study aboard opportunities available at UC. We have resources for students, parents, and advisors. We can help you plan your trip, make the most of the study abroad, and welcome you back. You have access to library resources and reference assistance anywhere anytime!

Information for students covers all stages of the experience.

Preparing to go abroad: resources for optimizing your study abroad experience, learning about your country, and links to news, media, and language resources,

While abroad: resources for increasing your cultural and language proficiency and tips for using libraries, including access to UC collections and reference assistance.

Back from the trip provides links to sources on dealing with reverse culture shock.

Information for parents and advisors includes links to books, articles, and websites.

What can I expect?

What is studying abroad like? What skills and attitudes would help you get the most of your experience?

In a panel hosted by UC Libraries students shared their high and low moments and tips of making study abroad fun and productive. The panel is captured in the video below.

Where to find Company and Industry Information

International and Marketing Databases

How to Find Country Information at the Library

Summon searches for books, articles, and other materials available at the library (most of it is online). It is a library version of Google.

You can find country information available at the library by using some of the following searches:

Italy AND retailing
Italy AND economy
Italy AND "consumer trends"
Italy AND "cultural competency"

Search Summon for articles, books, & more

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