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Political Science

This is a general guide to resources for political science research.

How to cite your sources

The American Political Science Association (APSA) recommends the Chicago Manual of Style author-date style for all common publication types.

  • The Quick Guide will help get you started with basic publication types.
  • You can find the full-text of the style guide in print or online.

Here are some other citation resources: 

Writing and research methods

Peer review and academic publishing

This short video from NCSU Libraries explains the peer review process in academic journals.