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Political Science: Welcome

This guide aims to help students taking classes in the field of Political Science at Illinois Wesleyan University.

What's in this Research Guide?

Using the Library
How to find books in the stack
How to read a call number
How to register for and request and item through I-Share
How to register for and request an item through ILLiad

Databases & Catalogs
MegaSearch Search Box
Links to book & videos catalog
Links to biology specific databases
Links to general science databases

Research Skills
Reading an Assignment
Developing a Topic
Searching for Information
Choosing your Sources

Managing Citations
RefWorks - A bibliographic/citation management tool
Write-n-Cite - a tool to make RefWorks integrate with MS Word
Refworks Tutorial
Comparing Citation Tools

Get Help
Research Tools & Collections KnowledgeBase/FAQs IWU Writing Center
ITS HelpDesk


Contact Me

Karen Schmidt
University Librarian & Professor
University Copyright Officer
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