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Spotlight on significant resources for P&IR purchased recently:
Peace Research Abstracts
Covers essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs and peace psychology. Records selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution and International Journal of Refugee Law.
Covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more.
Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service
MEF produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.
China Law Info
A bilingual database for China legal documents and information. The database provides both the original Chinese version and the English translation of China laws and regulations, judicial cases, tax treaties, white papers, law journals and gazettes
Very Short Introductions – Social Sciences
Online version of Oxford University Press’s Very Short Introductions series. Written by experts in the field they offer a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. Access to Social Sciences collection only.
Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for Social and Political Science