POLITICAL SCIENCE 105 - Comparative Politics

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Welcome to the Political Science 105 Research Guide


This guide provides Political Science 105 students information and strategies for accessing print and online sources in order to effectively research a topic of choice related to this course.  Ideally, this guide is used as a companion to the in-person library instruction session taught by a library faculty member.

Guide users come to a research task with a wide range of library experience. For some, this is your first research paper at Citrus, this may even be your first college class. For others the research process may be familiar, but our library resources and search strategies may be new to you. 

This guide is organized into major areas reflected in the page tabs above. Select each tab to find useful information.

Accessing Print Resources using the Online Library Catalog


If you do not yet have a specific topic, do a SUBJECT search using a term from your textbook. The system assumes an "AND" between any two words.

Example: SU: India

Other suggestions of search terms:

  • Country name
  • Comparative government
  • Politics and culture
  • World politics
  • Political Science

NOTE: Select the Print Book or eBook option and then look for the LOCATION, CALL # and STATUS of books in the catalog before retrieving the book.

Location, Location, Location

There are various locations you will see listed as you search the catalog. 

Reference-Use call number to locate in the Reference area. Ask staff if you need assistance.

2nd Floor Book Stacks-Use call number to locate on the 2nd Floor. Ask staff if you need assistance. Make sure it's available.

2nd Floor Media -Provide call number and Citrus ID card to Media Desk staff to check out these items. 

Select Gale eBooks

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