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GESM 130: Spy Novel Diplomacy: Other Research and Writing Guides

This is an online research guide for students enrolled in Dr. Patrick James' course.

Reearch and Writing Guides

The following research guides have been produced by other library faculty at USC that can also help you develop and organize a quality research paper.

Comprehensive Research Guides

  • Government Information - - lists links to databases and scholarly web sites that support access to and analysis of government information.
  • International Relations Research Guide -- comprehensive guide to databases and scholarly web sites that support the study of political science and related fields of study.
  • Statistics and Data - - provides access to social science numeric sources available through the USC Libraries and on the Internet.

 Writing Guides

  • Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper -- comprehensive overview on how to write a college-level research paper.
  • Citation Guide -- a guide to the rules for properly citing materials in your paper using APA, MLA, Chicago, and other formats.
  • RefWorks -- brief guide to using RefWorks, a Web-based citation manager supported by the USC Libraries.