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Political Science Library Guide

Research Tools for Political Science


This section points to key reference tools--encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other background resources--to help you get started with your research and familiarize yourself with your research topic.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias provide expert background information and literature reviews on a wide variety of topics. If you find an essay related to your research area, it can open up a wealth of high-quality suggested readings.

Reference Databases

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