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Human Rights

Resources and information for international human rights research

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Finding Ebooks

Most of the Libraries' ebooks are discoverable in BobCat.

However, please note that some of the ebooks we have access to can only be found by searching separate ebook databases. More guidance on finding ebooks is available here. If you can't find the ebook you're looking for, Ask a Librarian for help.

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Author searches:

To find material by an organization, use the drop-down menu to search for it "In Author/Creator."

Subject searches:

Use these formulas and phrases to do a subject search. Use the drop-down menus to search "In Subject."

human rights [country]
human rights government policy
human rights history
war crimes
civil rights [country]
women's rights [country]
genocide [country]
right to health [country]
human rights advocacy [country]
human rights case studies
social justice

Keyword searches:

Perform a keyword search by leaving all drop-down menus on their default settings. 

Example: "legal status" [group of people] will find materials on the history of the legal treatment of that group.

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