This guide is a collection of books and databases useful the IB History IA's and EE's. The books in the book tab are all recommended primary sources by the History department.
Another source is Katie Day's excellent History LibGuide for High School students.
Use AND to find all your search terms
migrant AND labour AND remittances
Use OR to find any of your search terms
migration OR remittances
Search for exact phrases using quotations " " (this is important to prevent confusion with "economic development".)
Use truncation (*) to find different word endings and plurals
econom* finds economist, economic, economics, economy, economical…
Use the Wildcard (?) to find variations in spelling
labo?r finds labor and labour
Use brackets ( ) for complex search statements
“development economics” AND (migration OR remittances)
Need a login or password for a database or subscription service? See Reference Sites under Learning Links on the UWCSEA website, which can be accessed directly via: https://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/links The same information is available via Google Docs: http://bit.ly/accessuwc
Search our library catalogs for books, ebooks, etc.
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