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GS 201 (Horten)

A research guide for Global Studies 201

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Czech Republic AND (NATO OR "North Atlantic Treaty Organization")

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10 Tips for Searching

  1. Search with keywords, don't use full sentences or questions.
  2. Separate keywords by AND (Czech Republic AND "international relations" AND "United States")
  3. Don't include small words (like if, the, at)
  4. Include synonyms separated by OR (NATO OR "North Atlantic Treaty Organization")
  5. Put phrases in quotation marks ("North Atlantic Treaty Organization")
  6. Use the asterisk to truncate words with more than one ending (Bosnia* for Bosnia, Bosnian, Bosnians)
  7. Check or click on "peer-reviewed" if you need scholarly journal articles.
  8. Unless you need an article immediately, don't check "full text".
  9. Limit results by date if you need current articles.
  10. Use the Access Online and Get Article links to get to the full text of articles.
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