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POLS 3435: Law and Violence

Prof. Ayten Gundogdu, Spring 2021

About this guide

""Welcome! This page highlights key resources for conducting effective research for Prof. Ayten Gundogdu's colloquium, Law and Violence.

This guide highlights key resources for conducting effective information research in political science, including the following: 

  • Reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • Catalogs and search tips to find books in print and online
  • Databases for locating scholarly journal articles, reviews, and policy reports
  • Primary source collections, including tips for finding case law
  • Resources for citing your sources and writing in political science
  • Tips to to help keep textbook costs down
  • Remote library services during the Covid-19 pandemic

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please schedule a research consultation

If you need assistance organizing, analyzing, or visualizing data sets, please visit the Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC).

Image: Injustice - Families Belong Together Rally/March - Washington, DC, by ep_jhu, via flickr

 

Reference sources

Consult scholarly reference sources to get an overview of a topic, an introduction to a theory, definitions to discipline-specific terms, and more.