International Studies Research Seminar

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Using academic databases effectively to research international issues. Topic development, narrowing results, more. Using Gale Virtual Reference Library, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, LexisNexis Academic, OxResearch, ProQuest Reference Library

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International Studies Research Seminar

  1. 1. International Studies Research Seminar Fall 2012 Resources for Research
  2. 2. GVRL Gale Virtual Research Library
  3. 3. Gale Virtual Resources Library (GVRL)
  4. 4. Advanced Search
  5. 5. Check Topic Overviews Limit by Subject to Narrow Results
  6. 6. Opposing Viewpoints
  7. 7. OV Home Page Search Options
  8. 8. Browse by Issue
  9. 9. Narrow Issue
  10. 10. Search by Topic: Terrorism
  11. 11. Search by Field (Category)
  12. 12. LexisNexus Academic
  13. 13. Begin by Selecting News
  14. 14. Click Foreign Language
  15. 15. Search terms & Language
  16. 16. Too many results—Go back and Revise
  17. 17. Edit in Advanced Search
  18. 18. Limit by Subject & Sub-category Can Also Limit by Date
  19. 19. Our Revised Search
  20. 20. Can Narrow Further
  21. 21. Limited to Newspapers, Subject
  22. 22. OxResearch
  23. 23. Home Page—Go to Advanced Search
  24. 24. “Boolean” Search with 2 terms happiness AND economics
  25. 25. Results
  26. 26. ProQuest Research Library
  27. 27. Go to Advanced Search
  28. 28. Select Language
  29. 29. Results—Look for Language
  30. 30. Do NOT click “Translate” DO Print out PDF

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