Useful Starting Points
Find a scholarly overview, background and context for a subject along with references to key scholars and related works
Find Journal Articles
- HOLLIS - Search Harvard's collection of books and articles.
- Google Scholar - Broad subject coverage; challenging to refine large sets of search results.
- Political Science Database - Covers political science and international relations, including American politics, comparative politics, and international development..
Helpful Services & Tools
- Harvard Guide to Using Sources - from the Harvard Writing Project
- Zotero: Getting Started - A tool for saving, organizing and formatting your research sources
- What is Peer Review?
- Five Common Strategies for Generating Leads from What You Already Have
- Interrogating Texts