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Political Science: Encyclopedias

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Reference Books Online

Below are a few places you can find definitions and encyclopedia articles. Remember that you will have to login with your myNOVA username and password (the same ones you use to access Blackboard, student email, etc.) to use these resources when not on campus.

Search Tips

Use broad terms, as encyclopedias usually provide general overviews of topics.

political parties

Use quotation marks ( "  " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in a specific order.

"constitutional monarchy"