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Political Science: Find Books

Research Guide for students taking courses in Political Science.

Books in Frog Scholar

To find books using FrogScholar, select "Library Catalog" from the options on the left:

Select "library catalog" from the options on the left in FrogScholar

Social Sciences Librarian

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Robyn Reid
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Librarian for: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Communication Studies, Education, Geography, History, Military Science, Political Science

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Finding books @TCU

To find books or articles on your topic at TCU, start with your main ideas. For example:

  • Politics
  • Voting
  • Elections

Use quotes to keep phrases together. For example:

  • "Civil rights"
  • "human rights"

Combine ideas to  narrow down your results. For example:

"El Salvador" AND "social movements"

If you know the date of your event, you can add the date into your search. For example:

"Civil Rights" AND "United States" AND 1964

If you want to find books about a certain topic in a particular century, add that century into your search. For example: 

"El Salvador" AND politics AND "20th century"

Reference Books