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Introduction to Political Science Methods

Course Number: 
PLS 201
Instructor: 
Burnett, Craig

This is a very selective guide to the resources you will find useful as you do research in the field of political science.  For more resources, consult the general research guide page for Public and International Affairs or contact your liaison librarian (on the right side of this page). Depending on your topic, you may want to consult the research guides for other disciplines as well.  For instance, if you are exploring the role of media in political science, try visiting the research guide for Communication Studies.

Starting Points

When you need a succinct overview, need to browse for topic ideas, or need to know a few key resources about a topic, a specialized encyclopedia such as this one is a great place to go.

CQ Press Political Reference Suite of Online Editions integrates many of CQ Press's reference titles on government and politics into a user-friendly, electronic format.

In-depth news and analysis of controversial issues. Limit to Academic Journals in the advanced search to restrict results to scholarly articles.

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