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Political Science & Public Policy

This guide is geared toward explaining and understanding politics and public policy

Finding what you need

This section will help you navigate our library's collections, both physical and digital.

  • How to Search the Library Catalog 
    • Learn to use our website's catalog search.
    • Learn how our physical collections are organized and how to locate materials in the library.
  • Searching the Databases
    • Scholarly journals & articles, eBooks, primary sources, and images are just a few of the items found in our digital databases. Learn where to look for the various types of materials on this page.
  • Google Scholar
    • This page offers an overview of how to use Google Scholar. Google Scholar allows you to search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. 
  • Borrowing From Other Libraries
    • If we don't have it, we can probably borrow it from another institution through our Inter-Library Loan system (ILL). This page walks you though how to use that system. ILL is available for both physical and digital materials.