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Centre for Applied Human Rights


Human Rights Resources

You'll need to use a range of different sources and demonstrate your ability to find good results in order to impress your tutors and to develop your research skills.


All journal titles are listed on YorSearch, and can be found by searching the journal title.

If you don't have a specific title in mind, you can browse journals in your subject area on Browzine. Journals are organised by field of research, such as:

Journal abbreviations

References to journal articles will often just contain the abbreviated title. For example, the Criminal Law Review would be C.L.R.

To search YorSearch you will need to enter the full-title. If you are unsure what this is, you can use the following resources to look up the full journal title from an abbreviation:

Case law


Non-governmental organisations (NGO)