This guide has been designed to give you easy access to the resources most frequently used for political science. The home page of this guide will provide you with information about how you can contact the librarians and when. Additionally, you'll find information about establishing a PIN number for off-campus access and links providing access to the HillSearch and many other resources available on the Web. Use the tabs on the top of the page to access specific resources. Those resources include:
Article Types - Examples of two different types of scholarly articles published in academic journals.
Finding Articles- When you click on this tab, you will be presented with an annotated list of the electronic databases used most frequently for political science. These databases will provide you with access to scholarly articles in peer reviewed journals as well as items published in popular sources such as news magazines, newspapers, and trade publications.
Finding Books and Videos - This page will give you access to two library catalogs, HillSearch and WorldCat Catalog. Hillsearch will list all books, periodicals, and audio-visual materials. The WorldCat catalog contains records from libraries across the country and around the world. It can be used to order items from interlibrary loan.
Citation Guides - Individual pages to APA, Chicago, and MLA citation styles.
Literature Review - Access to a web page from the Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This handout explains how to form and write a literature review.