Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2016     Views: 65

SEARCH KEYWORDS

To improve your results in HOLLIS+, Academic Search Premier, and other multidisciplinary resources, try adding:

  • Geographic terms (Middle East, China)
  • Institution or Organization terms (United Nations, North Atlantic Treat Organization, Republican Party)
  • Time period terms (Iraq War 2003-2011, U.S. Politics and government 1993-2001, War on Terrorism 2001-2009)
  • Topic terms (economic policy, foreign relations, elections)

FURTHER GUIDANCE

Kathleen Sheehan, the FAS library liaison for Government, is available to support researchers via email or in-person consultation.

The librarians in Government Documents and Data Services are also available to provide support.

KEY DATABASES

There are many databases for doing research on government and political science.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts and PAIS are two major databases for scholarship in this area.

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