Before you visit any library for research, start by checking their collections to see if they have what you need. The best place to begin is the catalog for the library, usually available from their website. It will tell you the location and availability of the item.
Libraries can differ greatly around the world. Here are some things to consider:
Preparing for Overseas Research
In a three part webinar series, UChicago librarians Laura Ring and David Woken provide strategies for locating and using research collections (libraries, archives, museums) abroad, as well as how to anticipate and prepare for the pragmatic challenges of research while overseas.