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CRIM90034 Post-Conflict Justice library resources guide: Subject keywords

The library catalogue

To find books on a particular subject, use a keyword search on the library catalogue.

The following are some of the useful keywords for this subject:


transitional justice

post-conflict justice

"international crimes tribunal"

Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results. You can limit your search by using AND and adding more keywords to retrieve resources that have both words in the record. For example:

international AND justice

law AND state AND crime

supranational AND criminology

Use OR to broaden your search to find material related to similar keywords in the one search:

("human rights violations" OR war crimes) AND response AND international

Refer to the Help on keyword searching for tips on how to search on the library catalogue effectively. These tips also work with databases.

Another way to navigate the catalogue is to use the hyperlinked subject headings in item records. Once clicked on, these headings will show you related subjects around your area and the all the books that the library has related to that subject. Refer to the images below.

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