APA style is required for course.
You can find a print copy of the APA Style Manual, 6th Edition in the Reference section on the 5th floor or the Learning Resources Division.
For citation assistance accessible online, I recommend OWL at Purdue. They cover all formats and provide examples.
Even if you get your citation from a database, I encourage you to always check it against the print manual or an online guide such as OWL at Purdue.
Any questions or concerns? Having trouble finding that last article? Need help focusing your research question? Not sure if you citations are correct? You can always contact Faith Rusk at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 202-274-1661.
To help develop a focused research question from a broad topic, students are asked to consider the questions in the quadrant below.
For a PDF of the question quadrant, click here.
This is a just a small list of all the databases available from the library for your political science research and assignments.
Remember that you can narrow your search by date, by source type (e.g. scholarly, periodical), and by additional search terms.
If you cannot access an article you need for your research, contact your librarian.
For our Evaluating Sources activity, we will be using the following two articles:
To evaluate these articles we will use the CRAAP worksheet.