POLITICS 234: CONGRESS AND THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS (Professor Alexander)

Fall 2017
http://libguides.wlu.edu/pol234

Introduction

This guide is designed to be help with research assignments in Professor Alexander's Politics 234 course in the Fall 2017 term -- specifically to identify appropriate scholarly or academic tools and techniques.

Questions and comments about this guide can be directed to Senior Reference Librarian Dick Grefe.

Further Opportunities

W&L students who are interested in focused off-campus experiences in politics or government are invited to explore fellowships and other opportunities.   There are all sorts of possibilities – domestic or abroad, paid or unpaid, summer or school-year, post-graduate or undergraduate, and more.

Table of Contents

  • News and Analysis
    Highly-respected non-partisan sources for analysis of contemporary political issues.
  • Reference Sources
    Academic encyclopedias and similar sources recommended for topic overviews and explanations.
  • Find Books
    Books at W&L and elsewhere.
  • Find Articles
    Recommended databases for finding journal articles and other appropriate in-depth resources.
  • Citation Styles and Plagiarism
    Guides to citing your research sources.  Help with avoiding plagiarism.
  • Help
    Have questions?  We will be glad to help.