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Genocide and Human Rights Research Guide

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Library Catalogs

Reference Works

Article Indexes and Databases

U.S. Internet Sites

Intergovernmental and Nongovernmental Organizations

Foreign Government Web Sites

East Timor



C.O.D. Political Science Academic Department

Related C.O.D. Library Research Guides

Evaluating Web Sites

Interlibrary Loan

Writing Bibliographic Citations

Contact Information


Library Catalogs

Look in the following catalogs for government publications, books, videos, Internet sites, maps, and other types of audiovisual items:

Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to shelve its books).


Reference Works

Some appropriate reference books are also included with each section of Internet sites listed below.

Article Indexes

You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.

Does the C.O.D. Library own the journal that I need?

Explanation of the Difference between Journals and Magazines .

Identifying Peer - Reviewed Scholarly Journals, Trade Publications, and Magazines (from ProQuest).

How to Read a Research Study Article.

United States

Intergovernmental and Non-Governmental Organizations

Foreign Governments




Government Information

Political Science

East Timor

C.O.D. Library Books about East Timor

Map of East Timor.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Background Notes on East Timor, from the U.S. State Department.

East Timor: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources.

East Timor and U.S. Foreign Policy: Making Sausage. (2000)

East Timor Maps and Geography from About.com.

Human Rights Watch - East Timor.

The Indonesia/East Timor Documentation Project. (declassified government documents)

The International Federation for East Timor (IFET).

Media Resources Center: South and East Asia and Oceania Studies.

Oxfam Australia Community Aid to East Timor.

The Political Futures of Indonesia and East Timor. U.S. Congressional Hearing, 1999.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. (Reagan up to G.W. Bush) General J 80 .A 280.

Tapol: Campaign to Expose Human Rights Violations in Indonesia, East Timor, and Aceh.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

United Nations Transitional Administrtion in East Timor.

World Health Organization (WHO) : Timor - Leste.


C.O.D. Library Books about Kosova

Map of Kosovo.

Map of the Central Balkan Region.

Atrocities and the Humanitarian Crisis in Kosovo. U.S. Congressional Hearing, 1999.

Balkan Returns: An Overview of Refugee Returns and Minority Repatriation. (1999)

Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia: An Encyclopedia. General DR 1232 .C 66 1998.

De-Balkanizing the Balkans: Security and Stability in Southeastern Europe. (1999)

Eastern Europe: An Introduction to the People, Lands and Culture. Ref. DJK 9 .E 25 2005.

Historical Dictionary of Kosova. Reference DR 2075.6 .E 46 2004.

Human Rights Watch - Serbia.

Kosovo: Escaping the Cul-de-Sac. U.S. Institute of Peace. (1998)

Kosovo: History of a Balkan Hotspot. CIA Intelligence Brief. (1998)

Kosovo / Operation Allied Force After-Action Report, from U.S. Defense Dept. (2000)

Lawless Rule versus Rule of Law in the Balkans. U.S. Institute of Peace. (2002)

Military Intervention during the Clinton Administration: A Critical Comparison. (2003)

Military Resistance ot Humanitarian War in Kosovo and Beyond. (2000)

Peace Operations: Update on the Situation in the Former Yugoslavia. (1995)

Public Papers of President Clinton. General J 80 .A 280.

Serbia and Vietnam: A Preliminary Comparison of U.S. Decisions to Use Force. (1999)

The Turbulent Decade: Confronting the Refugee Crises of the 1990s. General Collection HV 640.3 .O 45 2005.

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

U.S. Policy in the Balkans: A Hobson's Choice. (1995)

U.S. Policy in Southeast Europe: Unfinished Business in the Balkans. U.S. Congressional Hearing, 2004.

U.S. Policy towards Succession in the Balkans and Effectiveness of de facto Partition.(2001)


C.O.D. Library Books about Rwanda

Map of Rwanda and Burundi. (1996)

African Human Rights Internet Resource Centre

Confronting War Crimes in Africa. U.S. Congressional Hearing, 2004.

Historical Dictionary of Rwanda.

Background Notes on Rwanda, from the U.S. State Department

Disaster and Intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa: Learning from Rwanda. (1994)

"The Failure of the International Community to Prevent Genocide in Rwanda." (1998)

Human Rights Watch - Rwanda.

Humanitarian Assistance and Conflict in Africa. General HV 544.5 .S 6 1996.

International Red Cross in Rwanda.

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance: Rwandan After - Action Reports.

Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda. (1999)

"Legitimizing Inaction Towards Genocide in Rwanda: A Matter of Misperception?" (1999)

Military Medical Operations in Sub-Saharan Africa: The DoD "Point of the Spear" for the New Century. (1997)

Public Papers of President Clinton. General J 80 .A 280.

The Reluctant Peacemaker [The U.S.]: Rwanda April 1994. (2002?)

Rwanda: Accountability for War Crimes and Genocide. 1995. U.S. Institute of Peace.

"Rwanda: Ending the Silence." (1997)

Rwanda Maps and Geography from About.com.

Rwanda's Genocide: Looking Back. U.S. Congresssional Hearing, 2004.

United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) (Oct. 1993 - March 1996)

The U.S. and the Genocide in Rwanda 1994. (Declassified government documents)

The United States and the Transformation of African Security: The African Crisis Response Initiative and Beyond. (1997)

U.S. Human Rights Policy toward Africa. (2001)

World Health Organization (WHO) - Rwanda.


Evaluating Web Sites

Interlibrary Loan

The Library can obtain copies of articles or books from other libraries for you. Inquire at the Reference Desk. You may also consult journal title lists from other libraries in the area.

Citing Sources

Reference Desk:  630-942-3364
Dan Blewett, Reference Librarian
(630) 942-2279
Office: SRC 3033

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