International Studies

Explore general resources for international research. For in-depth, esp. foreign language sources, please consult relevant reseach guides focusing on specific regions, such as guides for East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies etc.

Stay Current

Stay Current with Latest Publications

Sign up for a free account at JournalTOC and keep track of latest journal articles in your field. You will be sent an alert each time a new issue comes out for the journals you are tracking. You can track as many as 30 journals under a free account. 

Lean Library Web browser Extension

Lean Library from Sage includes a free web browser extension. Once downloaded, it can provide seamless connection to full text articles from your library when you search Google Scholar and other search engines. It also provides easy set up for journal toc alerts. 

Search for Latest Publications

  • Current Contents Connect (CCC) in Web of Science
    CCC tracks 10k plus high quality journals in Web of Science. You can browse the latest publications on a topic or in your favorite journal, and set up alerts for new publications. 
  • Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN)
    Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Users are encouraged to register for a free personal account at SSRN, in order to access the selected, freely available content.
  • Also see A list of Preprint Servers (mostly for life sciences)

Citing Sources and Citation Management


Our library supports Refworks, an online tool that manages citations and creates bibliographies in any style. Please consult the Refworks guide for details. 

Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

Please consult the Citing Sources guide for help with citation styles and how to avoid plagiarism. 

APA Academic Writer

If you need to follow APA citation style for your research paper, you may consider using APA Academic Writer, an official guide on how to write and cite in APA styles with sample papers. 

Reviews and Methods

Annual Reviews
Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Review volumes are published each year for 29 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.

Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal, research methods cases and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.