Human Rights Studies: Literature Search

Research guide for Human Rights Studies MA

Literature Search: Journal Articles, Books and other Documents

 

The literature search helps you situate your topic and question in the larger body of research that may exist.  Reviewing other research helps you refine your topic and helps you understand where your work may fit into the bigger picture.  This page highlights databases, catalogs and other tools that can be helpful as you explore and discover what's out there. The "News Sources" and "NGOs/IGOs" tabs guide you to specialized resources and search tips when navigating news and organizational sources and documents.

 

QUICKSEARCH

Searching for Books

Search these library catalogs and other databases to find books related to human rights subjects.

Book Reviews

 

A great source of book reviews and discussions. The journal hasn't been updated recently but their site holds a lot of useful information. See their Topical Research Digests:  summaries, bibliographies and reviews of books by topic/theme

Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network: "A platform for issues relating to historical dialogues, historical and transitional justice, and public and social memory."

 

Recommended Online Collections

Databases for finding articles