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Political Science Research Guide

These authoritative, reliable, relevant, peer-reviewed, current  Xavier University Library electronic databases are tailored for all Political Science classes.

      

    Finding a Journal

    To find an article in a journal, magazine, or newspaper, select a relevant database from this research guide (see the list of recommended databases) or choose the database tab on the library website to find a particular database.  You may also search a particular journal title in A to Z Resources by typing a journal title in the search term box.

    Databases

    • America's News (Newsbank)
      Find diverse perspectives on topics related to business, communications, health, education, history, philosophy, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Times-Picayune, The Advocate and USA Today.
    • Annual Reviews
      Full-text of critical reviews written by leading scientists within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, Social Science and Economic disciplines.
    • Congressional Digest
      An independent publication featuring controversies in Congress, Pro & Con. It is not an official organ, nor is it controlled by any party, interest, class, or sect. Published monthly except for July and August.
    • CQ Global Researcher
      Full-text single-topic reports on world issues from multiple international viewpoints.
    • CQ Researcher
      Full-text single topic reports on issues in the fields of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
    • GPO Access
      GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.
    • Legal Collection
      Contains full text for hundreds of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. An authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
    • Military & Government Collection
      Full-text articles of current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
    • NewsBank: America's Newspapers
      Find diverse perspectives on topics related to business, communications, health, education, history, philosophy, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Times-Picayune, The Advocate and USA Today.
    • Newspaper Source
      Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers.

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    Citation Styles

    APA Style
    A printed copy of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition is available (for use in the Library) at the Reference Desk, 1st floor: REF DESK 808.06615 P976a 2010
    Online APA Tutorials:   www.apastyle.org/learn
    Purdue Online Writing Lab guide:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
    Long Island University online guide:  http://www2.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citapa.htm
    MLA Style
    A printed copy of the MLA Handbook of Reserch Papers, Seventh Edition is available (for use in the Library) at the Reference Desk, 1st floor:  REF DESK 808.02 G437m 2009
    Purdue Online Writing Lab guide:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
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