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Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution: Background Information

Conflict Resolution Reference Sources

  • An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996 
    REF D842 .J47 1998
  • The ABC-CLIO Companion to the American Peace Movement in the Twentieth Century  
    REF JX1961.U6 L83 1994

Area Studies Reference Sources

  • An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996 
    REF D842 .J47 1998
  • Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations : Ethnic and National Groups around the World  
    REF D860 .M56 2002
  • The ABC-CLIO Companion to the American Peace Movement in the Twentieth Century  
    REF JX1961.U6 L83 1994
  • Atlas of World Political Flashpoints
    REF G1046.F1 A5 1993
  • Encyclopedia of the Palestine Problem
    REF DS119.7 .N2928
  • Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
    REF DS4 .E53 2002 (6 volumes)
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World
    REF DS35.53 .O95 2001 (4 volumes)
  • Jewish Encyclopedia
    REF DS102.8 .J65 (12 volumes)
  • Encyclopedia of African Nations
    REF DT14 .E43 2002
  • Countries and Their Cultures
    REF GN307 .C68 2001 (4 volumes)

Sociology Reference Sources

 

  • Encyclopedia of Sociology
    REF HM425. E5 2000 (5 volumes)
  • Demographics of the U.S.
    REF HB 849.49 R875 2003
  • Labor Conflict in the United States : an Encyclopedia
    REF HD5324 .L32 1990
  • Encyclopedia of Religion
    REF BL31 .E46 1987 (16 volumes)
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    REF HA202 .U52 2007
  • Encyclopedia of Environment & Society
    REF HM856 .E53 2007 (3 volumes)
  • West's Encyclopedia of American Law
    REF KF154 .W47 1998 (12 volumes)
  • Encyclopedia of Education
    REF LB15 .E47 2003 (8 volumes)
     
 


 

 

 

Military Reference Sources

  • Warfare and Armed Conflicts
    REF D214 .C55 1992
  • Chronicle of the First World War
    REF D523 .G634
  • World War II
    REF D743.5 .P57 1996
  • Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War
    REF DS557.7 .E54 1998 (3 volumes)
  • Korean War: An Encyclopedia
    REF DS918 .K5656 1995
  • Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations
    REF E183.7 .E53 1997 (4 volumes)
  • Reference Guide to U.S. Military History
    REF E181 .R34 (5 volumes)
  • Encyclopedia of the American Military 
    REF UA23 .E56 1994 (3 volumes)

Reference Sources

What is a reference source? 

  • A reference source is a resource that is used to uncover a specific fact or piece of information.  Reference tools are generally not intended to be read sequentially or cover-to-cover.
  • Reference sources contain specific facts, definitions, overviews, background information and citations to other relevant resources.
  • Reference sources are helpful in narrowing a topic.
  • Reference sources provide definitions of concepts.
  • Reference sources include encylopedias, dictionaries, biographies, bibliographies, handbooks, atlases, maps, and thesauri.
  • Reference sources are a great place to start research!
  • Reference books in Library are located on the main floor and have call numbers that start with the letters REF.