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Development Studies

This guide gives an overview of recommended sources for development studies.


On this page you find a selection of databases that will be most relevant to Development Studies. 

Please note that due to the multidisciplinary nature of Development Studies, there are also many general databases available at the EUR/ISS Library that  will be of use.

Discipline-specific databases

Citation databases

Cited reference searching is a way of finding articles that have cited previously published research. You can follow a particular cited reference, or cited author, forward in time to find more current articles that have also cited that author or research.

Searching for cited references is useful to locate current research based on earlier research, see how a particular research topic is being used to support other research, track the history of a research topic, or to track the research of a particular researcher.