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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GLBL 499: Study Abroad Alternative Project

Resources for students researching how COVID-19 impacted study abroad destinations around the world.

News Databases

General Databases

Think Tanks, NGOs, and Grey Literature

Data and Statistics


The pandemic has lasted long enough for books to be written about it. Because the publishing process takes time, books are not as up-to-date as the most most recent news sources or journal articles. Consider looking for books anyway—the library is collecting a growing corpus of books about the pandemic and its effects. If you would like to browse the library's collection, you can search the Library Catalog for both ebooks and physical books.

Useful subject searches to build into advanced searches include: