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Global Cities

This guide is intended to support the research activities of students in Dr. Koptiuch's Global Cities course.


ASU Library Catalog To find videos or DVDs held in ASU Library, add the word videorecording to your keyword search.

Example: global** videorecording

Note location (ie. West Media), and call number. This information is needed to locate the material in the library.

Not available on your campus? Use the REQUEST button to have books from other campuses delivered to your library. View more detailed instructions.

Films on Demand:  Huge collection of documentaries and other films.  Can isolate individual segments of films for presentation use.

YouTube is a free online video streaming service that allows anyone to view and share videos that have been uploaded by our members.

Search Catalog While in RefWorks for Easy Importing


The first half of this video from Yale University will show you how!

  • Use the Tools Menu
  • Select Search Online Catalog or Database
  • Choose Arizona State University


Advanced Catalog Searching

Use the ASU Library Catalog and EBook Collections to locate books:

ASU Library Catalog 

  • Note location (ie. West Stacks or Hayden Stacks), and  call number. You'll need these to find the book on the shelf in each library. 
  • Not available on your campus?  Use the REQUEST button to have books from other campuses delivered to your library.

Ebrary Collection  be sure to create an account and download the Ebrary Reader

This collection has over 22,000 full-text books, journals, and maps covering five main subject areas - Business and Economics, Career and General Education, Computers, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences and Life/Physical Sciences.


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