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There are many different definitions of globalisation, but much of it has to do with the movement of people, goods, capital and ideas. Globalisation can have both costs and benefits and these issues can provoke strong feelings and challenges.

It is like we are now living in a borderless world, but not everyone benefits from living in this "global village".

Library Resources
AV Resources
Web Resources

Library Resources

Globalisation is a large and complex topic. Therefore, you cannot just go to one area on the Library shelves to find the information you want.  Use the Library catalogue to quickly locate the following information:


Issues in Society

Reference Resources

General Encyclopedia

  • World Book Encyclopedia

Web Resources

Use the following websites to begin any Internet searches on this complex topic. They are very broad sites which may have resources on many of the topics you are interested in researching.



Use these websites to research topics in more depth.


Climate Change

Fair trade

Food security

Inequality and Poverty