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Library Research Lesson: Intro to Diplomacy Research

This research lesson will look at how to develop a research strategy and gives examples of searching in databases.

About Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier has the most comprehensive collection of full-text journal articles of any databases available through the library. 

Conducting a Search

The screenshot examples below search for articles about diplomacy and economics.

  • I put my keywords into different search boxes to make the search simpler.
  • Click the green Search button to start finding journal articles.

Put your keywords into the search box and click the green Search button to start searching for articles.

Reviewing Search Results

This search found 4,784 results for journal articles.

  • Check the box next to Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals from the options on the left to show just scholarly journal articles in your search results.
  • Results are sorted by relevance with the most relevant articles shown at the top of the list of results.
  • To read the article in full, click on either HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text (depending on what is available for that article).
  • If the full text is not available, click on the Check for Full Text button. This will allow you to search in other databases or request it through Interlibrary Loan. 

This search found 4,784 results for journal articles. Results are sorted by relevance and you would click the PDF - Full Text link to download an article.