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Libraries and students -- Oregon, Academic libraries -- Oregon, Foreign Students -- Oregon, Information literacy


What do China, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, and India have in common? They're the five leading countries of origin for international college and university students in Oregon. Currently there are over 10,000 international higher education students in the state and the number is expected to grow. In this session you will get an introduction to the academic culture of the five mentioned countries, discuss the rewards and challenges of working with international students, and see how OSU and PSU Libraries are connecting with these students.


Presented at Oregon Library Association (OLA) 2014 Conference on April 18, 2014 in Salem, Oregon.

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