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Welcome to the research guide for The Global History of Human Rights course. This guide brings together many of the sources that you will need to use for your paper along with some explanatory information on various types of sources. 

The guide is organized by Research Topic. Each topic has starting points -- links to selected background info, secondary sources, and potential primary source material. The remainder of the guide provides links to additional resources for locating primary and secondary material.

  • More Background Info on human rights including current country based reports
  • More secondary sources - information on finding ebooks and databases to scholarly articles
  • Finding news and magazines - links to digitized historic newspapers and magazines
  • Finding memoirs and oral histories - information of finding ebooks that are primary sources 
  • Other primary sources -  collections of human rights documents, government sources & documentaries
  • Organizations - links to human rights organizations


 Additional resources can be found on the research guides for Human Rights, Political Science, Law & History

Have questions or need research help? Please contact Theresa Mudrock, the history librarian, via email at

Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.

Writing help is available via zoom during fall quarter. You can book an appointment online.

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