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Political Science: Home

A general guide to political science resources available through the SF State Library and beyond!


Welcome to the SF State Library's Political Science Research Guide, which provides information on resources at the J. Paul Leonard Library and on the Web in addition to suggestions on how to do political science research. 

Types of Sources

Academic writing follows a set of formal rules for format and approach.  Scholarly books and articles go through a rigorous review process.  Particularly in political writing scholarly works analyze all kinds of sources, including news sources and blogs. 

Political Science Associations

Research and Writing Tips