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Get Started with International Relations Resources

This guide will help you learn how to search the databases most relevant to your work in the International Relations program.

Example Topic and Keywords

Example Topic: Explore the role of liberalism or realism theory in China's foreign policy.

You need to use specific keywords that are most important to the topic. So, before you start searching, think about keywords you're going to use for searching. Here are a few that are related to this topic.

Example Keywords:

  • China
  • Chinese
  • "foreign policy"
  • liberalism
  • realism
  • theory
  • "international relations"

Databases Covered in this Guide