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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. In addition to human rights encyclopedias relevant to this course, it includes a topic page for human rights.

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#1 Tip: use subject heading hyperlinks

Subject headings describe the content of an item and give you more relevant results.​ Use the More like this subject links in item records to find other items related to the topic. 

A few examples of subject headings relevant to this course:

Human rights | African Americans Civil rights | Women Suffrage | Children's rights |Right to food | Sexual rights | Refugees | Slavery | Human rights movements

Use geographic limiters to narrow down subject headings on this list to a specific country or region. 

Use Worldcat@SU to search for books, articles, videos, and other items in Smith Library Center and libraries worldwide. Useful features include:

  • see items in other nearby libraries in addition to SLC
  • the ability to request interlibrary loans directly from the catalog
  • refine searches with a sidebar checkbox
  • place items on hold easily​
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EBSCOhost's eBook collection

EBSCOhost eBooks is a collection of full-text scholarly and professional books. Most, but not all, of the books in the collection can be downloaded to your mobile device or computer using EBSCO's eBook app. The brief video tutorials found at the next 3 tabs explain how to begin borrowing eBooks from our collection, and cover some of the unique features of EBSCOhost eBooks.

Use EBSCO's eBook app to download their eBooks to your mobile device. The free app is available for Apple and Android devices. eBooks can also be downloaded to your computer. These brief videos explain how to begin borrowing eBooks from our collection, and some of the unique features of EBSCO eBooks.

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