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Task Force-specific Guides Spring 2022

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To use the catalog of books effectively, convert your keyword searches into Subjects

The library IS a good starting point.  Repeat after me:,,  

No need to Google it.

Let's practice converting a "keyword search" into a search using the "controlled vocabulary" of Library of Congress Subject Headings.


Try searching the catalog for Xi Jinping or "Rule of Law" or the conjunction of the two

I always look for a recent report by the Congressional Research Service (not really a book, but will show up in the Catalog).


China Quarterly


Joshua Seufert, the Chinese Studies Librarian, is an amazing resource.

Databases curated by Chinese Studies Librarian