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Political Science Subject Guide

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and More

To find more print and online reference books for general political science topics, as well as specific subjects within or related to political science, search Encompass Search or ask for help..

Country and Government Information

Resources for Newspapers and Magazines

Think Tanks

Think tanks are institutions affiliated with universities, governments, advocacy groups, foundations, non-governmental organizations, and businesses that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity.

Getting Started with Reference Resources

The resources on this page can help you to brainstorm topic ideas, narrow your topic to make it more manageable, or learn background information about a topic you have picked.