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Political Science: News

Guide to resources in Political Science

Why Use News?

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News resources help you gather basic facts about your topic. They help you stay up-to-date on current events and provide a quick overview of an event, person, or research topic.

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Most of your major newspapers are covered in these three databases.

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U.S. and International News Databases

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Planning to do a Content Analysis?

  • Students and scholars are using this new research technique to mine news articles for keywords and concepts
  • Most databases have restrictions on how many articles you can download at a time.
  • Web crawlers, spiders, or robots are generally not allowed
  • Please reach out to your Political Science Librarian for questions!