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Study Abroad

Information about resources and services available to Fresno State students who are studying abroad

Learn about your study abroad country

Learn about your study abroad country with the following resources:

  • The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Books in our collection

You may find the following books helpful in preparing for your study abroad trip. 

Find more books in the Library Catalog

Travel Guidebooks

The Henry Madden Library does not actively collect travel guidebooks, but you can request travel guidebooks for free through the Link+ system.

Search LINK+

• Request books not available at the Madden Library directly from another library via Link+
• For Fresno State students, faculty and staff
• Material is usually delivered in 3-5 days
• You will receive an email once it arrives
• Pick up and return material at the 1st floor Circulation desk
• Link+ loan periods
• Renew Link+ material via your Library Account

Additionally, the Fresno County Public Libraries have extensive travel guidebook collections.  

Research the culture

Travel information

  • From the US Department of State, travel documents, health information, travel tips, and more.
  • From US Department of State, travel information for specific countries, including alerts and warnings, visa requirements, and more.
  • From the CDC, health information for travelers, including vaccines, staying healthy during your trip, and illness prevention.

Other links