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POLS 331: Research and Writing in Comparative Politics (HC)

Political Science 331: Research and Writing in Comparative Politics (Isaacs) Fall 2023

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches are a sampling of possibilities.  To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword (Any Field) search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (rather than subjects) will pick up results from chapter titles.

      (gang* OR "mano dura") AND "el salvador" [Any Field]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

      (child OR children OR adopt*) AND (disappeared OR dirty OR "human rights") [Any Field] AND (argentina OR argentine*) [Subjects]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

      (anti-impunity OR "criminal liability") [Any Field]  AND (justice OR law OR legal OR "human rights") [Subjects]  Limited to publications 2000-2023   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

     ("social movements" OR resistance OR protest OR dissent) [Keywords] AND chile [Subject]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your research interest.

Going beyond the TriCollege Collections

WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million title records from libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.