Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought
Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America
Encyclopedia of Drug Policy
Encyclopedia of Global Studies
Encyclopedia of Governance
Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics
Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics
Encyclopedia of United States National Security
Historical Encyclopedia of U.S. Presidential Use of Force
Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions
Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought
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Use the Library Catalog to search for books in Milne Library.
The Search Everything tool searches across the library's catalog and many of its databases in a single search. Because the results are so broad, learn to refine your results by using the toggle boxes on the left of the results screen. To narrow a search to books only, go to Location and check the appropriate box or boxes.
Political Science Resources
General Databases with Political Science Resources
Locating the full text of the article in electronic form
If there is no PDF or HTML full text with the citation for an article in a database, click on Linked Full Text, if available. This link will either take you directly to the full text of the article or another database or website. See a librarian for help.
Finding an article in a specific periodical title
If an electronic text is available, click on the link provided. If the library subscribes to the periodical in print or microform, click on the link Print Journals in Milne Library to check for the periodical’s location and availability.
Requesting an article on Interlibrary Loan
If you find an article from a periodical that is not available at Milne Library, you can request the article through the link Request item on Interlibrary Loan on the record for the article needed or through the link on the bottom of the homepage of the library website. See a librarian for help.
The advanced search feature of “Search Everything” (which is located on the Milne Library web site) is a good resource for locating book reviews published in scholarly journals. At the advanced search screen, enter the title of the book and the term “book review.” Check the box under Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals. Then click the Search button.
Virginia Tech University Libraries: Evaluating webpages for research
University of North Carolina University Library’s Evaluating Websites: Checklist
Revised February 21, 2018