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Political Science Subject Guide

Using Encompass Search for Books

Encompass Search finds information by searching through a massive collection of books and scholarly journals, as well as newspapers and magazines, dissertations, conference proceedings, music, video, maps, and more.

Using Databases to Find Books

While we typically use databases (like PAIS or Academic Search Complete ) to find journal articles, remember that many databases include citations to (and sometimes full text of) books and book chapters, as well.  Check the Finding Articles tab for links to helpful databases!