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Political Science: General Research Guide: Articles

A guide designed to offer help with Political Science research, including information on politics, government and current issues.

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Why Use GALILEO Databases for Information?

  1. Databases contain research-level articles from established sources.
  2. They have built-in quality control that you don't always get on the web.
  3. The articles don't contain advertising.
  4. The information has been approved for publication and may be written and reviewed by experts in the field.
  5. Ethics and integrity are important in academic research. Anyone can publish anything on the web.

Tips for searching

  • Limit your search to articles that are available in full text and that are scholarly or peer-reviewed.
  • Sort your results by relevance to get the best articles at the top of the list.
  • Read the abstract of an article to get an idea of what it's about.
  • Use the subject descriptors to find more articles or to revise your search.