This guide provides resources for conducting research in political science. The resources included are both informational and data-oriented in nature. Many are available online to UNC students, faculty, and affiliates.
This guide contains the following sections:
- General Sources - go here if you are just getting started or if you're still finding a good topic.
- United States - resources related to politics in the United States, including information related to federal and state government and foreign relations.
- Congress - resources about Congress and its members, the legislative process, and access to the full text of many Congressional documents.
- Elections - resources related to the electoral process in the United States, election data, and campaign information.
- International Politics - information about international governing bodies such as the UN and the European Union as well as other resources related to international policy.
- Scholarly Articles and News - includes databases for finding scholarly articles in political science and resources for finding both current and historical news via print and media sources.