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Global Studies

Finding Books

Try these words:

  • "development studies"
  • "economic development"
  • "developing countries"
  • "Latin America" and development
  • "international trade"

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FLO Catalog search tips:

-Put quotation marks around terms that are more than one word for an exact match: "climatic changes"

-Use a question mark to truncate your search terms: Child? retrieves child, children, childhood, etc.

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Featured Journal

Development Policy Review is a peer-reviewed journal that "makes the crucial links between research and policy in international development"

Development Policy Review

Finding Articles

To find articles on a topic related to trade or development, search the library databases

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Use AND and OR to make database searches more effective, for example:

  • education AND poverty
  • teenagers OR adolescents
  • history AND (Native Americans OR American Indians)

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