This is a selective list of Encyclopedias available electronically
Find Articles Through the Library
You can find different resources online using databases purchased by the library. Databases are library tools that help you locate articles, book chapters, and more on a particular topic or author. Databases can vary by topic. Below are several resources that will be helpful for your research paper.
Articles for theory and research in international affairs, from 1991-present.
Find Books at the Claremont Colleges Library & Beyond
Use library search to find books and [some] articles. Books provide in depth information about any topic. Some books are primary sources - some are secondary. They provide more complete information to substantiate a topic or theory.
Use the "request" button to borrow books from other libraries
Primary Sources in International Relations
firsthand accounts (such as diaries or memoirs)
works of art
raw data (such as from polls or censuses)
works of fiction
To find primary sources specifically, couple the topic of your subject heading with relevant subheadings that relate to the historical time period, place of origin, and item format of the materials that interest you. Use the Library Search for materials.
These "complex subjects" (containing more than one idea) have their own particular notation.
Example: if you are looking for letters written by Russian revolutionaries, you might try searching for "Revolutionaries--Russia--Correspondence" for more targeted results.