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Politics & Policy Studies: Articles

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In addition to these databases, which are more specific to Politics and Policy Studies, the library has a number of multidisciplinary databases that contain multiple topics, including Politics and Policy. 

Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed FAQ

What are "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?

  • Author is an expert in the field
  • Content has been evaluated by other experts
  • Information sources used by author are cited

How can I find "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" articles?

Most of our databases offer a feature to limit search results to only articles from scholarly/peer-reviewed journals.  If this feature is not visible on the main search screen, look for an advanced search feature.

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