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CORE 192 - PX Research and Writing: War, Peace, and Nonresistance (Kreider Spring 2024): Finding Books on your topic

Searching the Catalog

  • Go to the Library Homepage
  • Click on "books" above the catalog search bar
  • Put in something generic like "conflict resolution" OR "peace"
  • Use the Facets on the side to further limit your results.  In particular, pay attention to the "Subject" facet. 

Good Reads Lists!!

Good Reads wasn't originally owned by Amazon!  It was first started by librarians as a readers advisory and has since taken on a like of its own.  Some of these lists can give you a great start.  REMEMBER: Your book must ne non-fiction (meaning "real")!


You can search the lists here  (The search bar for the list is the smaller bar to the right)

Here are some examples of of the types of lists that can be found:

Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Nonviolence


Ecological Social Justice

Social Justice

Race, Racism and Identity in America



Oxford Encyclopedia of Peace

Browse the shelf!

You can always come into the "Good" ol Library and browse the shelves.  Areas to browse include ...


Here is a complete list of Library of Congress call numbers.  We would suggest the following in particular ...

BX Christian Denomination

HM Sociology (General)

HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

HQ The family. Marriage. Women  (It is in this section that you will find LGBTQ+ books)

HT Communities. Classes. Races

HV  Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration

JZ International Relations

U Military Science