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Global Policy & Strategy: Academic Research

Selected links spanning the GPS curriculum.


There is no "one-stop shopping" for scholarly literatures spanning the GPS curriculum, so a proper retrieval strategy generally requires visits to several databases, each of which carries particular strengths and weaknesses (not to mention different search interfaces).

Among the products cited herein for this class, Business Source Complete and Academic Search Complete offer quick access to viewable article texts, drawn from strong sets of academic, trade, and general periodicals. Try the other databases as needed for extended disciplinary coverage.

Law Reviews

Law review articles often work well with GPS concerns in trade, investment, regulation, intellectual property, and human rights. Nexis Uni carries over 900 full-text law reviews. Still more are online via Westlaw Campus Research.

Core Databases

Pre-Publication Scholarship

The scholarly editorial and publishing process traditionally takes months to get new manuscripts into print, but these sites organize and distribute early versions of relevant academic papers for use now. Many, but not all, of these papers will eventually appear in journals or books.

UC Library Search