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Martha S. Grafton Library

POLS215: Scholarly Resources

Using Scholarly Research

Scholarly Books and Articles should be the heart of your research! 

Books are a great place to get a wide range of knowledge about a country or area. They can provide background, analysis, data, and more. 

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar is a great resource for finding scholarly resources. It is also a great place to check for the full-text of an article before submitting an ILL request. 

News Sources

Newspapers can be a great way to discover how an event was viewed internationally, especially things such as wars, elections, coups, debates, policies, etc.