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Political Science

Sources for political science.


Political Science


Hello! This Political Science Subject Guide provides links to databases to find articles, information on how to locate books in the library and through interlibrary loan, lists of government data sets, and news sources. Most of your research projects will involve finding scholarly, peer-reviewed articles. Use the databases listed to search for information about your topic. Congressional Digest, Credo Reference and NexisUni are good databases to start for government & political science information.

Best Bet Databases for Political Science

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Suggested Databases

Database Search Tips

Truncation *      

brings up any word ending 

such as politics or political



Quotation “     

to keep words together as a phrase       

“War on Terrorism”


Boolean OR     

to retrieve either word

Women OR Female 

Government & Political Science News

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