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GU-Q: IPOL- 318: Insurgencies

Searching Efficiently

Now that you have settled on a research question, break it down to its basic concepts and create lists of keywords. Watch the following video to learn how to proceed from your research question to a list of relevant keywords.

Watch the following video to learn how to find print books and e-books using GU-Q Library's HoyaSearch.

Subject Search

An effective way to retrieve the most relevant results is to conduct a subject search. In "Advanced Search"  on the library's website, use the "Subject" field. Some suggested searches for this course include:

United States -- Foreign relations

Japan -- Foreign relations

foreign policy

Diplomacy

Watch the following video to learn how to find peer-reviewed  articles using GU-Q Library's HoyaSearch.

You can easily find reviews about books and films in HoyaSearch:

  • enter the title of the book or film in the search box
  • in the results list, click on the "Review" filter on the left under the "Content" section and click Apply: