Or use the catalog's Advanced Search option to find books located at McKillop Library and other HELIN libraries. To limit your search to books located only at McKillop Library, select "Salve Regina University" under the drop-down menu labeled "View entire collection." A keyword search allows you to search for any term relevant to your research topic. Keyword searching simply matches your search terms to any word included in a book's catalog listing. For more detailed information on finding books, see our guide to finding books.
To find a book on the shelf, use the call number listed in the catalog. Below are some examples of terms which you could use to find information about different aspects of international relations.
REFERENCE MATERIALSThe resources listed below are located in the Reference area on the first floor of McKillop Library. Reference books do not circulate but portions may be photocopied.
REF G 59 .U5
Pamphlets published and periodically updated by the U.S. Department of State which provide a basic profile of the country. They are in alphabetical order by country in black binders.
Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought
REF JA 61 .B57 1987
Provides a guide to the major ideas and doctrines of political thought.
Encyclopedia of World Political Systems
REF JF 51 .D465 2000
Describes systems of government from throughout the world.
Europa World Year Book
REF JN 1 .E85 (Bi-annual updates)
Detailed surveys of international organizations. Information on all the world's countries includes statistical surveys of economics and finance, trade and industry, directories of government officials and the media.
The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who
REF JA 51 .I57 (Annual)
Detailed descriptions of international organizations. Basic information on the states and dependent territories of the world. Biographies of prominent politicians and diplomats are a special feature of this publication.
The Penguin Dictionary of International Relations
REF JZ 1161 .E93 1998
Over 700 entries relating to ideas, theories, concepts, organizations and events in International Relations.
Regional Surveys of the World Series - An indepth survey of these regions presenting the latest economic, social and political developments.
The Statesman's Year-Book
REF JA 51 .S7 (Annual)
Brief surveys of international organizations and of countries of the world.
Treaties in Force
REF JX235.9 A33
List of all U.S. treaties and international agreements in force as of January of each year.
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
REF J 80 .A284
1981-2000 in print
Texts of public speeches and statements, messages to Congress, transcripts of news conference and other presidential materials released by the White House each week.
The World Factbook
REF G 122 .U56 (Annual)
Brief, detailed descriptions of countries and dependencies of the world. Appendices provide information on international organizations of all types.
Yearbook of the United Nations
REF JX 1977 A37 .Y4 (Annual)
Summaries of the major issues and activities of the United Nations and its agencies in seven parts reflecting the major areas of its mission.
SELECTED PERIODICALS ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSUse the journals list to see all the library's holdings in International Relations. Below is only a subset of journals available in the library.
Specialized JournalsA selected list of print journals available in the library:
News and Opinion
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