POLITICS 235: THE PRESIDENCY (Professor Connelly)

Fall 2012


This guide is designed to be help with research assignments in Professor Connelly's Presidency course in the Fall 2012 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.

Table of Contents

  • News and Analysis
    Political news and analysis from respected, non-partisan sources.
  • 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. 
  • Federal Government
    U.S. Government studies and other publications, including Presidential documents.

  • Citation Styles and Plagiarism
    Guides to citing your research sources.  Help with avoiding plagiarism.
  • Help
    Have questions?  We will be glad to help.