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INTRNAR 200: Issues and Inquiry in International Studies: Home/Books

An online course guide for finding library and online resources for use with International Studies 200

Books

Search for Andersen Library's books, both online and in print, using Research@UWW's "Books, Media, and more (UW Whitewater)." Searches may be for individual countries or regions, e.g.,

iran AND politics

"middle east" AND government

"arab countries" AND "foreign relations"

Search Books, Media, & More @ UWW

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AND, OR, * in searches

Venn diagram showing what using AND command between search words does: require the presence of ALL search words in each item found

 Venn diagram showing what using OR comand between search words does: requires at least one of the words to appear in each item found. OR is often used for synonyms for an idea or concept.

 Illustration of using a truncation symbol on the end of a word or word stem to have variable endings in your search results. In most databases truncate with * (asterisk), but in LexisNexis use ! (excalamation mark). It's the alternative to using OR between every possible variation, e.g., child* finds child childish childbearing children etc.

General Resources

Research@UWW  searches for "Everything" (articles, books, ebooks, videos, digital resources, government documents, etc.) from all disciplines. You also can search articles only, or the local catalog only (UWW's books, media, and more).

Google Scholar finds both books and articles. To use it from off campus configure the settings to access full text in Library subscription databases.

Google Books finds books and shows a summary of what they discuss. Sometimes you can search within the text and read portions of it online.

A to Z Databases lists Library subscription & other databases that help you find resources (articles, dissertations, statistics, etc.).

Find Journals is used to search for a particular journal, magazine or newspaper by title to see if the Library has access to it, online or not.

Login to Access Library Resources

Licensed resources require login with a UWW Net-ID (same as UWW e-mail & Canvas login). The Troubleshooting page may help with any difficulties.

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