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Paper Requirements

 "A minimum of five books and/or articles in refereed [peer-reviewed] journals" is necessary to receive a "C" on your research paper.  An "A" paper has a "large number of peer reviewed strong and academically respected sources."
See the syllabus for further information.

Article Databases

"Peer-reviewed [refereed] journals are publications that include only those articles that have been reviewed and/or qualified by a selected panel of acknowledged experts in the field of study covered by the journal" (Ebsco Help).
 

  • Explore the Suggested International Relations Journals.
  • JSTOR and Project MUSE only contain scholarly publications. For the other databases, make sure that you limit the databases to peer-reviewed.
     
Note: There are many strong journals that specialize in a particular geographical region or subject area.

 = Emmanuel Faculty, Staff & Students only

Suggested Scholarly International Relations Journals

Note: There are many journals that specialize in a particular geographical region ( such Europe, Asia, Africa) even a particular country such as Turkey or China) or subject area such as terrorism or the economy.

Foreign Affairs, although not peer-reviewed, is scholarly and will count towards the required sources.

Article Databases: Ranked by Relevance

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Research Starter

These do not count towards the required peer-reviewed (refereed) sources.

Search for Books

Paper Requirements:
Scholarly books are written by authors who have advanced degrees (e.g., PhD) in the field of study and the books are published by scholarly presses (e.g., university presses)

Selected eBook Collections

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