This guide will help you find resources in International and Area Studies. Click on the tabs to the left for more details. Because IAS is an interdisciplinary subject, you may need to consult resources from many different disciplines. See this page for a list of research guides.
Also see the library's tutorials.
If you are a distance education student, please see this page for more information on library services.
Citation Management Tools
- Zotero - free citation management tool. See this handout (PDF) and this research guide.
- ZoteroBib has a free citation generator; no account or software needed.
- APA Style - Williams College guide to APA
- APSA Style Manual (Political Science)
- Chicago Manual of Style (only manual completely online)
- MLA Handbook - Williams College guide to MLA
- The OU Writing Center has examples from various style guides.
- There are print copies of many style guides in the Learning Lab for use while in Bizzell, but the 2020 (7th edition) APA is on reserve at the circulation desk at call number BF 76.7 .P83 2020 TEXTBOOKS.
What is PowerNotes?
PowerNotes is a browser extension that allows you to annotate and highlight PDFs and webpages that are relevant to your research. With PowerNotes, you’ll be able to gather, organize, and keep track of your research all in one place!
How Does PowerNotes Work?
As you are researching online, when you have PowerNotes enabled, you are able to highlight pertinent quotes, save resources as links you can return to later, have a template outline to organize the data you are saving, as well as manage your progress as you do your research.
How to Add PowerNotes to Your Internet Browser?
What is Lean Library?
A browser extension for access and assistance. You will spend less time figuring out if you have access to information and more time researching!
How Lean Library Works?
When you access an article on a journal’s website or through a Google Search, the Lean Library extension recognizes OU Libraries’ e-resources then provides you with a GET ACCESS button that will authenticate your OU credentials for full text access.
How to get Lean Library?
Open the download link and add the extension to your browser. Select University of Oklahoma from the dropdown menu and click on Save.