The sources listed in this guide were chosen for the relevant coverage they provide. Direct links are provided to Internet resources and searchable databases, as well as links to LUCIA, the library's online catalog.
As always, if you have any questions be sure to ask a Reference Librarian.
For some of your research topics, you may want to consult sources marked specifically on this guide for theorists, wars or conflicts, countries and power, organizations and other non-state actors, or issues. You might also try the following:
- For more on countries and power look at the research guides for Government 140 : Introduction to International Relations
- For more on wars or conflicts, look at the research guides on History
- For more on organizations (non-state actors) see the research guide on Government 480: International Organizations
- For more on issues, look at the research guides on Government
- For more on theorists, look at the research guide on Biographical Information
As you work through any of your topics, you might want to keep in mind the ideas on our guide to Writing an Annotated Bibliography. It provides help on how to select and examine sources and how to structure your annotated bibliography.
Track Your Progress
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager provided by the library. Our subscription to RefWorks lets you create a database of your research. Entries, including abstracts of articles, can be downloaded directly from a number of online research sources, or you can create records for articles, books, websites, and more. RefWorks has the added benefit of allowing you to include notes on your research. Bibliographies can be drafted from the entries in your RefWorks database in AAA, ACS, APA, Chicago, and MLA style, plus dozens of formats for publication in specific journals.