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Political Science & International Affairs: Reference

Why Reference Books?

Use reference books to find:

♦  Definitions of unfamiliar terms

♦  Background material to help familiarize you with your research topic

♦  Bibliographies suggesting additional resources for your research topic


      Reference Books are located on the first floor of Simpson Library.

        Citing Your Sources

        While writing research papers, you may need to:

          List your sources in bibliographies or works cited, and

        ♦  Provide either footnotes or endnotes.

        Here is a link to the UMW Libraries' Guide to Citing Resources.

        Navigation Menu

        When looking for web resources related to any of the following topics,

        you may either click on these links or scroll down:

        Human Rights

        International Development

        International Politics

        Public Opinion

        Subject Headings for finding resources on U.S. public opinion:

        Public opinion -- United States -- Statistics. 
        Americans -- Attitudes -- Statistics. 
        Social surveys -- United States -- Statistics. 

        U.S. Government