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Political Science

This library guide provides resources for students of political science, or anyone with an interest in the subject.

Welcome to the Political Science Research Guide!

Welcome to the Political Science Research Guide.This guide has a snapshot of the resources available at the DVC Library, so be sure to Ask a Librarian if you need more help! 

Woman holding a protest sign that says "We are better than this!" with other protesters in the backgroundBooks/eBooks will take you on a deep dive into a broader topic. You can get background, history, context, and multiple perspectives.

Articles are a good source if you need very specific or very recent information on a topic.You can search for articles in the databases that the library subscribes to.

Web searching can be a good place to start learning about a topic, but often it can take a lot of work to identify if a website is a good source or not.

Political Theory provides information on several notable political theories.

Exploring a career in politics or public policy? Take a look at this page to find career-oriented resources for political science.

Citations are how you indicate to your readers what in your paper are your ideas and what are the ideas of others. Plus they're a required part of writing a research paper.

Current Events

New York Times: Politics

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