Political Science

Political Science Books

Located in the "J" sections of Reference and General Stacks. Look up books by party name, political figure, or event name.

Journal Articles

Print Sources in our Periodicals area

  • Current History
  • First Reading
  • Governing
  • Illinois Issues
  • ...and many more.

Online Sources on the library website

For off-campus access, login and password information on Blackboard.

  • EBSCOHost
    • Academic Search Premier
    • History Reference Center
    • Military & Government Collection
    • Newspaper Source
  • Newsbank
    • America's News Magazines
    • Chicago Sun-Times
    • Daily Chronicle
    • Foreign Affairs
    • The Midweek
    • Newsweek
    • New York Times
    • Rockford Register
    • USA Today
  • CQ Researcher - The library has also created a video tutorial showing how to best use and investigate CQ Researcher.

Some online sources have the full text of the article online. Others have only an abstract of the article available. See a librarian for ordering any of these articles through Interlibrary Loan.

Websites/Internet Resources

World Factbook (CIA) - Information on all countries of the world.

Governments on the World Wide Web - Links to international government websites.

International Public Library: Law, Government or Political Science

Find It Illinois - Illinois government information.

Project Vote Smart - Research political candididates and issues, fine your state and federal representatives, and more.

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