Keeping in Touch While Traveling

Books you can take with you are in this number range:

  • 910-919 (Travel books are in this section)

When searching our catalog use these subjects:

  • Country Name (i.e. Italy, France)
  • Travel

Helpful reference books:

  • Hotel and Travel Index Worldwide - R 647.9 HOT
  • World Travel Atlas - R 912 WOR
  • Michelin Europe - R 914 MIC
  • The Cambridge Guide to the Museums of Europe - R 914 HUD

Suggested online databases:

Gale's PowerSearch-Gale
This is a comprehensive periodical resource that puts more than 60 million articles at your fingertips with a single search query. More than 11,000 titles and backfile coverage from 1980 —Search ALL of Gale's database products with ONE SEARCH.

United States Geography-ABC-CLIO
State overviews, searchable by texts, included are individual summaries of each state, daily U.S. news items, and an exclusive online statistical tool.

World Geography-ABC-CLIO
Included are overviews of countries around the world, each nation's location and people, and recent political history, and economy, biographies of political figures, and daily world news items.

World AtlasOnline--Facts on File
World Atlas combines an extensive collection of more than 1,500 clear, printable, full-color original maps with a wealth of current statistical information in one interactive resource.

Websites:

Traveling Computers:

Places with Free Wi-Fi:

  • JiWire Global - Use the interactive map or search locations to find free wi-fi.
  • Free Wi-Fi Spot - Directory of free internet access points.
  • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Find Perkins Restaurants across the U.S. and Canada. They have free wifi, and are open 24 hours in some locations.
  • Panera Bread - Panera also has free wifi. Use this site to find the closest location to you.

Cell Phones:

Internet Emergencies:

Photos on the Fly:

  • Eye-Fi Wireless - Get an SD card for your camera that doubles as a wireless broadcaster for your phone.
  • Photoshop.com - Go online to fix your photos before you make them public.
  • Phixr - A free online photo fixer for quick touch-ups.