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POL 344: Politics of Reconciliation

Fall 2010


Table of Contents:

Reference Works
  • Encyclopedia of Genocide
    This two volume set provides coverage of the Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, and other instances of genocide throughout the world.
    • Location(s): Ref HV 6322.7 .E53 1999
  • Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations
    Published under the auspices of the Council on Foreign Relations, this work includes over 1,000 articles covering historical events, relations with countries, biographical sketches of leaders associated with foreign policy, treaties, doctrines, and key concepts. Includes chronology and comparative country data.
    • Location(s): Ref E 183.7 .E53 1997
  • Greenwood Encyclopedia of International Relations
    Offers brief articles on countries, regions, events, crises, diplomacy, international political economy, international organizations, and concepts of international law.
    • Location(s): Ref JZ 1160 .N65 2002
  • Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies
    • Location(s): Ref JZ 5538 .H36 2007
  • Political Handbook of the World
    Covers countries of the world, giving basic background information, discussion of political parties and structures, and analysis of current trends.
    • Location(s): Ref JF 37 .P76
  • World Encyclopedia of Peace
    A comprehensive work on topics in peace studies, with in-depth articles on concepts, events, and theories.
    • Location(s): Ref JZ 5533 .W67 1999
Finding Books
  • MnPALS Plus
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://plus.mnpals.net/catalog/GAC

    The online catalog to the library at Gustavus Adolphus College. Choose "All Libraries" in the search options to search other MnPALS libraries (such as Minnesota State schools) and request books through Interlibrary Loan. View our MnPALS Plus tutorial.
  • MnCat--University of Minnesota
    http://www.mnpals.net/F/IARYI3D7YMQ5CN6HIP689E6UCTXXI64KHSX1Y48CYV6Y3BNPTU-30988?func=find-a-0

    The library catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries.
  • WorldCat
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/autho=100096676/fsip?dbname=WorldCat&done=http://www.gustavus.edu/oncampus/academics/library/index.html

    Includes over 40 million bibliographic records representing cataloged resources in 400 languages owned by libraries around the world. Materials date back to the 11th century. Owning libraries can be identified for books, journals, archival resources and electronic resources. Access to WorldCat is provided by the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM); the database can also be searched through its free web interface, at worldcat.org.
Finding Articles
  • Academic Search Premier
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=aph

    The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier indexes nearly 8,050 publications and provides full text for nearly 4,600, including more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage also includes many newspapers and popular magazines and spans virtually every area of academic study since 1975. Updated daily. Access is provided by the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM). View our Academic Search Premier tutorial.
  • CIAO
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://www.ciaonet.org

    Columbia International Affairs Online contains references to working papers, conference proceedings, journals, books, policy briefs, economic indicators, and more, from 1991 to the present. The database focuses on theory and research in international affairs.
  • Congressional (LexisNexis)
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://www.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp

    Index to congressional publications from 1970 to the present, legislative histories for public laws, testimony at congressional hearings, and biographical and committee information. Also allows searching of the Congressional Record and Federal Register.
  • JSTOR
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/search/AdvancedSearch

    Full-text backfiles to over 350 scholarly journals from more than 25 academic disciplines published between the 19th and 21st centuries in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, and Language & Literature collections. JSTOR provides complete journal backruns from the date of initial publication up to a "moving wall" of 3 to 5 years before the present year. To limit your search to full text articles, make sure that the option to "include links to external content" is turned off.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic

    Search current news, business information (including business news and corporate financials), and legal news and information. International news sources are also included.
  • Public Affairs Index
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=p4h

    Covers global contemporary public policy issues, ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters. Draws on scholarly publications, conference papers, government documents and reference works.
  • SAGE Premier
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://online.sagepub.com

    Search the full text to over 500 scholarly journals published by SAGE in a range of disciplines, including many social sciences titles. Many journals include full backfiles - back to 1960s or earlier. To search articles by discipline, click on the "Browse" tab, then click on the "Articles by Discipline" tab.
  • Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
    http://gacproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=http://webofknowledge.com/http://webofknowledge.com/?DestApp=WOS&editions=SCI SSCI AHCI ISTP ISSHP

    The Science Citation Index Expanded, the Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Besides indexing a wide range of journals in the sciences, social sciences, and history, this resource allows you to search for articles that cite a specific author or published work. Coverage from 1997 to the present. Click on the "Web of Science" tab to limit your search to one or more specific citation databases.
Interlibrary Loan
  • Interlibrary Loan
    https://gustavus.edu/library/ill/

    Materials not available at Gustavus may be borrowed from other libraries and sent here for you to use.
    • Location(s): Library - Main Floor
Citing Your Sources
  • Citing Your Sources
    http://gustavus.edu/academics/library/Documentation.html

    Learn how to cite your resources in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. In addition to these online style guides, print style guides (and The Everyday Writer) are available both at the library reference desk and at the Writing Center (Confer 232). This page also includes links to RefWorks and EndNote Web.


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