New Reference Book: International Relations, International Security, and Comparative Politics: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 8th, 2011

International Relations, International Security, and Comparative Politics: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources by Chad M. Kahl, Libraries Unlimited, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 016.32 K12I

A reference book about reference books!

This volume identifies and describes research sources related to politics/policy the world over, including international law, organizations, security, leaders and political parties and philosophy.

Examples include:
•    Statistical sources related to American and Caribbean Politics
•    Yearbooks related to International Law and Treaties
•    Chronologies related to International Security
•    Guides and Handbooks related to Middle Eastern Politics
•    Dictionaries and Encyclopedias related to Women in Politics

Helpful for: Global Studies, Politics, Economics, Model UN, Humanities

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Human Rights

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 25th, 2011

Encyclopedia of Human Rights edited by David P. Forsythe, Oxford, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 323 Ox2h

This five volume set presents articles related to the ideas, progress, people, politics and policies related to, created for and influencing human rights.

Examples: Simone de Beauvoir, Convention on the Rights of a Child, Peacebuilding, Sisterhood is Global, Universality

Helpful for:  Global Studies, Humanities, Humanities V Research Paper, Social Justice Club, Model U.N., Literature of Witness

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of the United Nations

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 19th, 2010

Encyclopedia of the United Nations 2nd ed., by Jerry Pubantz and John Allphin Moore, Jr., Facts on File, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 341.23 M78U

Two volumes of essays related to the U.N. including topics about and related to:

  • International law
  • Disarmament W
  • Women
  • Sustainable development
  • Human rights and more

A variety of appendixes conclude the second volume including:

  • Charter of the United Nations
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • United Nations Member States and year of admission
  • Statute of the International Court of Justice
  • Important United Nations Resolutions
  • Selected U.N. Conventions and Declarations
  • United Nations web sites
  • United Nations Chronology.

Helpful for: Humanities IV, Model U.N., Global Awareness, Humanities IV.