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Brady Johnson Seminar in Grand Strategy (Marshall Plan): Home


This course guide is intended to assist students in their research project on the Marshall Plan for the Brady Johnson Seminar in Grand Strategy  taught by Professors Kaete O'Connell and Mike Brenes in Spring term 2024 at Yale University. The selection of material presented here is not comprehensive.

Library Contacts

Students in the Grand Strategy seminar should feel free to contact Joshua Cochran (, Curator for American History and Diplomacy as a starting point for research assistance with their project for this course.

Yale Library Search Tools

The main search tools for finding books, articles, databases, archival collections, and more at Yale (and beyond) can all be found on the "Find, Request, and Use" page of the library's website. Here are a few quick refreshers, but be sure to visit the page for a full overview:

Yale Library Special Collections

The Yale Library has seven different special collections units, all of which hold archival collections in addition to rare and unique books and other published and unpublished materials that can serve as primary sources for your research projects. Special collections materials are described in Orbis/Quicksearch and archival collections more specifically in Archives at Yale. Additionally, the following online guides will assist you in using Yale's special collections and finding primary sources for your research project.

Finding resources beyond Yale