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Political Science

This guide is reflective of the resources available through the Library.

About This Guide

  • This guide is meant to provide an overview of Library resources related to Political Science, including databases, journals, and books/e-books. 
  • Check out this Research Process guide for more help with research and databases. 
  • The Library offers a number of workshops throughout the semester to help develop your research skills. Check out our calendar of events to register for an upcoming workshop.
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Off Campus Access

When accessing Library resources (databases, e-books, articles) outside of Xavier, you will be directed to the Library off-campus login page, like the one below. Follow the instructions to login with your Brightspace Username and Password.

Have questions about using OpenAthens? Visit the OpenAthens FAQ page.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Can't find the book or article you need in our Library Collection? You can request it through Interlibrary Loan or Document Delivery.

Request forms and details for the service are available on the Document Delivery page.