Have some keywords to describe your research topic? Use them in Scholar OneSearch, (the Library Catalogs + Articles) option to locate materials on your topic!
Scholar OneSearch is a Google-like search engine. If you want to search the phrase, globalization theory, use quotation marks.
The above search leads to an article defining the terms used to describe globalization theory and poverty.
Get basic information from Dictionaries & Encyclopedias such as
International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Contains substantial, signed articles on philosphical aspects of social sciences; a search for poverty brings over 500 full-text results:
For interdisciplinary research, check suggested resources in subject guides developed by NU librarians
Global Issues in Context covers a wide range of topics. Browse Topics will get you an alphabetical list of all topics.
Opinion pieces are accessible in Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Browse Issues to see the complete viewpoints list.
PLAN your research-- thesis statement? more keywords? what type of research tools?
Other formats, such as
Social Progress Index TED Talk
Article and link to Ted Talk on "Why we Shouldn't Judge a Country by its GDP"
Social Progress Index measures 52 indicators on a country's social progress
The Pope’s encyclical ‘shifts the conversation’ on climate change
Sun Come Up
Documentary short film about the first environmental refugees, released in 2010.
Organizational publications, such as
NOTE: Combine EBSCOhost databases for interdisciplinary research. Also, use the citation output option to email or download citations and links to articles.
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