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Politics, Languages and International Studies: Search the literature

Recommended reading

To find a recommended book, journal or article, use the Library Catalogue.To research a subject area use the specialist Library databases listed below.  


New to a topic?

Reference works, such as dictionaries and encyclopaedias, can be a good place to start.

Finding literature

The following databases are listed from broad subject disciplines to the multidisciplinary.
  • When you find a reference of interest, click on links to find out whether the Library provides access to the full document, either online or within the Library's print collection. 
  • Try Learning at Bath for help with search skills and evaluating what you find.

Finding literature: film, languages, international studies

The following resources cover tracing literature to finding video clips and programmes.

The following resources help trace foreign language materials.

The following resources cover a variety of literature related to specific countries or themes.

New books

Find newspaper articles

Search for dissertations, theses and policy documents

Choose a research method

There are different types of research requiring different methodologies and considerations. Sage Research Methods and the CARMA video library are good starting points.  To find additional literature try the library catalogue and databases such as Web of Science and Scopus.

Please note: registration required.

What If the Library does not have the materials you need?

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