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Political Science: Home

This guide identifies resources useful for students taking political science classes.

Getting Started

The library owns and subscribes to a wealth of resources that students taking political science courses will find useful.  This guide will
introduce you to printed material, electronic material, and internet resources you will find useful.

Concepts and Resources

What are the differences between primary and secondary sources?
How do I find books on my topic?
What are the differences between popular and scholarly sources?
How do I locate articles on my topic?
How do I use the historic New York Times?
How can I locate historical images, film footage, or audio?
The articles I'm interested in don't have a PDF; what now?
Are there resources available for learning how to cite my sources?

Using the Library Remotely

Access to many UIW Libraries electronic resources is limited to current UIW users.  When searching our resources from off-campus, you may be asked to log in:

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If you can log in to your e-mail or Canvas but cannot access library electronic resources, please contact the UIW Libraries Reference Desk: 210-829-3835, chat, or


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