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Political Science: Research Toolkit

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quick video overview of finding information and using this research guide can be found  by clicking here for Part 1,

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Field Research in Political Science: Practices and Principles. General JA 86 .K 37 2015
Questioning Numbers : How to Read and Critique Research. General JA 71.7 .W 55 2012
Thinking like a Political Scientist: A Practical Guide to Research Methods. General JA 71 .H 69 2017

Writing a Research Paper in Political Science:  A Practical Guide to Inquiry, Structure, and Methods.  General  JA 86 .B 24 2016

Writing in Political Science:  A Brief Guide.  General JA 86 .L 38 2015

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