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Political Science Research Guide: Locating Books for PS Research

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Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, including Woodruff; Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library; Goizueta Business; Pitts Theology; Woodruff Health Sciences Center; McMillan Law; Science Commons; Music and Media; and Oxford libraries.

Book Reviews

Book Reviews & Literature Reviews

 

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

Multidisciplinary:

  • 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.

Searching For Books In discoverE

From the Catalog tab in discoverE:

  • Type in your keywords
  • When you get some results, use "Refine Search Results" on the left to narrow your search by author, item type, date and more.

Too many search results?

  • Add additional terms to your search
  • Limit your search by item type, exact phrase, and/or author/title/subject using discoverE's drop-down menus
  • Use discoverE's "Refine Search Results" feature (in the left column) 

Too few results?

  • Remove some terms from your search
  • Add synonyms using OR [in upper case] with parentheses - for example (women OR woman OR female)

Off-topic results?

Consult the discoverE help page for further tips.

Subject Guide

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