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Global Perspectives on Society


This guide is designed to support students currently enrolled in the NYU Shanghai course Global Perspectives on Society.

Use this guide to locate library sources and services to support your studies in GPS and development as an academic.

If you need assistance, or have any questions, please contact Vanessa Lawrence ( or

On this guide...

Inside this library guide, you can find the following:

Library Sources for GPS Students

This section includes specific recommended items from the NYU Shanghai Library which may be useful for GPS students, along with recommendations on how to search through the library collection for more useful sources.

Library Events

This section of the guide lists library events that you might want to attend to learn more about using the library while you're an NYU Shanghai student. These events will count for your university engagement for GPS.

Citation Resources

This section connects you with NYU Shanghai Library resources to help with reading and creating citations and references in your academic work, including a set of MLA citation templates to help you cite contemporary sources for GPS.

Get Help!

This section helps you determine where to find support at NYU Shanghai, depending on what your needs are.