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A guide to library resources in political science
Last Updated: May 20, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What's in This Guide

Welcome to the Political Science research guide! This guide will direct you to library resources to get you started researching in various topics related to political science.

The guide is divided into the following sections:

  1. Getting Started - find reference sources to help define your topic and become familiar with background information, terms, and topics

  2. Finding Scholarly Sources - presents the basics of finding academic books and articles using library and other resources
    • Finding Books and Articles - presents the basics of finding books and articles using key databases and the Knox and I-Share catalogs
    • Political Science Journals - a listing of the library's current subscriptions to political science journals
    • Google Scholar - get tips on searching Google Scholar and learn how to link it to resources at Knox
  3. News Sources
  4. Statistics - get access to statistical resources most commonly used for political science research

  5. Policy Papers and Reports
  6. Evaluating Sources - Strategies for determining scholarly information from popular information.

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