Travel & Study Abroad
How do you find books on travel and/or study abroad?
Whenever you want a book on a particular topic you can simply go to online
library catalogs to find books (as well as other items). Here are the online
library catalogs most often used to find books:
(University of Maine System, Bangor Public Library, Maine State Library,
Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library)
- Maine InfoNet (State of Maine)
WorldCat (United States)
Fogler Library Reference Books (library use only)
The following is a selected list of resources for traveling and studying abroad:
American Institute for Foreign Study -
"college study abroad,
au pair placement,
camp counselors and staff,
Schedules, fares, and online reservations for USA travel.
Background Notes U.S. Department of State "facts about the land, people,
history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations"
CIA World Factbook. Detailed information about individual countries.
Commonwealth Secretariat. Information about
British Commonwealth countries.
Consular Information Sheets
- Useful country by country information
Embassies in Washington D.C.
FXConverter: 164 Currency Converter.
Calculates currency conversions between 164 currencies.
Calculates rates back to 1/1/90.
Foreign Languages for Travelers Guide to basic phrases in approximately 50 languages.
Provides full bus fare and schedule information for all North American routes.
Searchable database of hostel locations worldwide.
Official US Time.
- Correct time in different U.S. time zones.
Online Cultural Training Resource for Study Abroad -
Tutorial developed by the University of the Pacific
Students Abroad - U.S. State Department information
for students planning to go abroad
Studying abroad - UNESCO resource for identifying educational
opportunities around the world
Where to go for assistance
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