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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.


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 show a 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.

Use diplomacy and economics as your keywords in the separate search boxes and check the box next to Articles under Item Type.

Reviewing Search Results

This search found 23,510 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 over 23,000 articles. Click the Download PDF button to save or print the article.