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APS 339: Peace and Conflict Studies

Searching for Resources

In our library catalogue, type your topic, e.g.

Select a relevant book in your results list, and then View the Description for accurate subject headings (under Subjects). 

Once you know the subject headings for your topic, do a subject (su:) search.

You could also try an Advanced Search, combining keywords from several Subject Headings:

  • AND finds results with BOTH terms , e.g. peace AND Christianity
  • OR finds results with EITHER term, e.g., peace OR pacifism
  • peace*  finds any ending, e.g. peace, peace-building, peacekeeping 

For more help on searching, go to our library website.

Go to EBSCOhost services and select EBSCOhost Web.  Then choose your database(s), and create a search similar to the example below. Finally, you may limit your results by using the filters on the left-hand side of the screen. For example, recently published (in the past 5 years),  and full text articles in peer reviewed journals.  For more help with EBSCOhost databases, go to the library website.               




Go to our JSTOR database, and try a search after selecting Advanced Search. By placing quotation marks around a phrase, JSTOR will search this exact phrase only, bringing up more accurate results. You may also limit your results by item type, language and discipline and dates. For additional help with JSTOR, look under the Databases tab on the library website.


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