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Research Guides@Tufts

DHP 272: International Relations and Contemporary History: Case Studies from China's Frontiers: Getting Started

Cracking the Capstone

A Capstone Workshop Video Series

A video series featuring helpful tips and recommendations from Dean Gallagher, Professor Khan, and Ellen McDonald.

This series can be found on myFletcher in the Academics section under Capstone Project (bottom of the page):


Steps to Effective Research

Choosing a Topic

  • Choose a topic that interests YOU

  • Topic should be broad enough to find material but narrow enough for a Capstone

  • Do test searches: can you find information on your topic?

  • General databases to try:


Getting Help

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