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Government & Political Science

This research guide contains resources that will be useful for students studying political science or who are simply interested in finding out more about how our government works.

Recommended websites

Search Tips

Searching the internet for reliable and current sources can be a challenge. Following the steps below can you help you effectively find and evaluate websites.

•Select a Search Engine
Which search engine are you going to use? (For example: Google, Bing, Yahoo) 

•Construct Search Terms and Phrase
What are you going to search? Avoid generic terms and phrasing.

•Evaluate the Results
Finding information is usually the easy part. The hard part is deciding what is considered a good source and what you should use. Check out the Website Evaluations page for some tips!