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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 JSTOR

JSTOR provides many full-text scholarly articles in different fields but does not provide access to the most current years; instead, coverage usually ends about 3-5 years ago, depending on the journal.

Conducting a Search

The screenshot examples below search for only articles about the impact of diplomacy on economics.

  • I put my keywords into different search boxes to make the search simpler.
  • I checked the box next to Articles under Item Type to show just articles in my search results.
  • Click the Submit Advanced Search button to start searching for articles.

Put your keywords in the search boxes and check the box next to Articles under Item Type. Click the Submit Advanced Search button

Reviewing Search Results

This search found 18,568 articles related to my keywords. 

  • Results are automatically sorted by relevance, so the most relevant articles are displayed first in the list of results.
  • To read an article, click on the Download PDF button and accept JSTOR's terms. 

This search found 18,568 results. Results are sorted by relevance with the most relevant articles showing first in the results. To print or save an article, click the Download PDF button.