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International Relations *

A guide to databases and scholarly online sources that support conducting research in international relations and comparative politics.

Additional Research and Writing Guides

The following guides can help you locate additional research resources or can help you develop, organize, and write a quality research paper.

Help with Research

  • Political Science -- a research guide that lists and describes databases and other scholarly resources that support the study of political science and its related sub-disciplines.
  • Primary Sources -- selective guide to finding databases and directories of archival primary source materials at USC or freely available online.
  • Public Diplomacy -- a research guide for locating newspaper and journal articles, research reports, and links to online resources that support research about diplomacy.
  • Spatial Sciences and GIS -- a resource guide that provides access to resources supporting academic scholarship in the spatial sciences and data visualization.
  • Statistics and Data -- guide to numeric sources in the social sciences available through the USC Libraries and on the Internet.

Help with Writing

  • Citation Guide -- a brief guide to citation rules covering a variety of commonly used styles.
  • RefWorks -- a guide to using RefWorks in the USC Libraries environment, a Web-based citation manager similar to EndNote.