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.



Searching for Books

Search these library catalogs and other databases to find books related to human rights subjects. NOTE: Limit  to FORMAT==>ONLINE to view books accessible online.

Taylor & Francis eBooks

Access a variety of eBooks by this publisher.

Databases for finding articles

Regionally Focused Databases