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Country Research: Books & Articles

Keep up with your Books

What if Clemson Doesn't Own the Book I Need?

Library Catalog for Books/eBooks


  • Use an asterisk * to find varied word endings:  
    •  brazil* finds brazil, brazilian, and brazilians
  • Use quotation marks to keep phrases together:
    • "south africa"
  • To find E-Books, add "electronic books" to your search:
    • afghanistan "electronic books"
    • Try a search using a country name and standard categories in quotes:
      • india "social life and customs"
      • china "economic conditions"
      • iran "foreign relations"

    • Too many Federal documents?  Choose "Cooper (not fed docs)" from drop down menu under "View Entire Collection"

            Key Article Databases

            All are Clemson subscriptions, except Google Scholar (see note below).

            I want full-text articles!

            Use the journals search link to see if we own the journal volume you need.

            Don't search for article title.

            What if Clemson doesn't have the article online?