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Assignment | Poli Sci Field Essay (Khatri): Find Information

GOVT 2304 | Professor Khatri (Fall 2021)

Accessing the Databases

Access 100+ databases organized by subject area from the Research Databases page. Also try our dynamic, sortable database list!

Student ID BadgeTo access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode.

Don't have one yet? Request a barcode number online.

Finding Scholarly Sources

Academic writing requires research utilizing credible information that is authoritative, unbiased, accurate and current. LSC databases contain collections of newspaper, magazines and journal articles for this purpose. The journal articles contain scholarly content. All of the articles meet credibility criteria. Below is a customized selection for this assignment.

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Key Journals

Political Research Quarterly (JSTOR)

* Below is a video demonstration on finding articles within this journal

Government Sources

The .gov domain is exclusive to US government agencies. To locate government publications through Google, just add site:.gov to your search terms, as in the example below.

Google Web Search

You can also search specific domains, e.g. site:congress.gov. Try it below.

Google Web Search