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Global War on Terrorism (Knapp)

Course guide for Prof. Knapp's class, Global War on Terrorism (Spring 2021)

Subject Headings

Searching the catalog with Subject Headings narrows results to materials that are specifically identified with the topic. Use the term (sources) in a subject search to identify primary source collections. A wildcard (*) can be used to collect variations on a term, such as (terroris*) including both "terrorism" and "terrorist."

Sample Subject Headings:

War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Terrorism -- Prevention
Terrorism -- Computer network resources

A subject search for terrorism in Yemen may look like this:
SUBJECT: terroris* AND
SUBJECT: Yemen

A search about terrorism prevention and the United States could look like this:
SUBJECT: terrorism prevention AND
WORD(S): "united states"

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