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Political Science General Research Guide: So, I Need Some Books/Reviews . . .

Recommended Reference

Excellent resource for building your literature review--Easy to search and covers most topics in the field.

Significant bibliographies; use in conjunction with either Google Scholar or EJournals to locate specific journal articles.

Example search on Gender and Electoral Representation


Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, which include Woodruff, Pitts Theology, Health Sciences Center, McMillan Law, Guy Chemistry, Science Commons and, Oxford libraries.

Book Reviews

Book Reviews & Literature Reviews


Political Science/Social Science Sources: Most of these databases have the means to limit your search to "reviews" or "book reviews"--


  • Book Index with Reviews

    Includes information on almost four million book titles with over 800,000 full-text reviews.

  • Choice

    Provides reviews for books and electronic resources of academic interest. The electronic version goes back to 1998. A print version (Z1007.C4) goes back to 1964.


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